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Waiting Out The Long Oil Crash

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Whenever an industry hits the skids there is value to be found. That is, unless the whole industry is going under. In that case value would take a while to surface. An active example is oil. There have been plenty of opportunities over the past two years to invest in oil and lose it all. While oil was attractive last summer when everyone thought it hit a bottom, the buy calls were short lived as oil continued to fall. At the same time we had commodities slowing down as an asset class. Now an August '16 crude futures contract is at $36.82 per barrel compared to a $93.11 closing price February 25, 2013. Brent Crude is at $34.26. 




Despite the carnage there will be equities (and bonds) worth buying. If you are dividend focused it will pay to do your research if you are going to buy new investments as dividends are being slashed, cut back or stopped.

Kinder Morgan $KMI is a name that has popped up since they crashed - despite the gloomy future of the industry that lies ahead - as a gro…

Chart 100 Years of Silver

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Ping Zermatt Credit if you want the data points

- Chad Hagan