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Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for Safehaven.com. 

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    A bankruptcy boom has hit the oil and gas industry, and it’s just getting started. Investors have lost their appetite for shale, and energy debt…

  • Why Oil No Longer Rules The Stock Market

    Published 24 December 2019 | viewed 20,426 times

    Things are looking pretty good for the average American investor at the moment, with the S&P 500 still taking out new highs and a 27.3…

  • A Record Number Of Oil CEOs Dethroned In 2019

    Published 19 December 2019 | viewed 16,217 times

    Is this the end of the era of the all-powerful, imperious, untouchable CEO? A record number of CEOs and other high-ranking executives have been dethroned…

  • The Worst Performing Oil Stocks Of 2019

    Published 16 December 2019 | viewed 21,923 times

    As the smart money continues to double down on the battered energy sector, it’s time for investors to also consider playing the contra trade.  In…

  • Russia’s Economy Is Signaling An Oil Price Rally

    Published 12 December 2019 | viewed 24,307 times

    The Russian bear is a decidedly different animal.  Even as the oil price outlook has become clearly bearish, Russia knows little fear. It’s defying the…

  • The Best Way To Invest In The Energy Sector In 2020

    Published 08 December 2019 | viewed 22,422 times

    A record number of energy companies filing for bankruptcy coupled with poor performance by the industry in 2019 has made it incredibly hard to find…

  • Powering The $1 Trillion Black Friday Shopping Spree

    Published 28 November 2019 | viewed 15,684 times

    The famous trifecta of American holidays is already knocking at the door: Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It forebodes a massive amount of food,…

  • Is Big Oil’s Plastic Gamble A Misfire?

    Published 23 November 2019 | viewed 33,603 times

    The oil industry is no stranger to constant criticism and ire, getting more than its fair share of stick for its role in climate change…

  • The 5 Most Promising Foreign Oil Stocks

    Published 17 November 2019 | viewed 19,572 times

    With U.S. energy companies enduring another torrid year, foreign oil stocks are looking increasingly attractive for local investors.  One of their big draws: Many non-US…

  • A Bear’s Guide To Oil Markets

    Published 12 November 2019 | viewed 36,464 times

    Oil trades have not exactly shot the lights out this year. With the bulls getting kicked more times than a pigskin at the Super Bowl…

  • A Bull’s Guide To Oil Markets

    Published 11 November 2019 | viewed 50,817 times

    Hedge funds know something you don’t: There are still reasons to be bullish about oil.  Right now, there’s nothing moving the oil price needle in…

  • Is Cold Fusion Making A Comeback?

    Published 04 November 2019 | viewed 14,697 times

    Three decades ago, we threw cold fusion in the sci-fi trash bin. But if the idea was so outrageous, why is a multi-billion-dollar defense company…

  • What Broke The Bond Between Oil And Gold?

    Published 03 November 2019 | viewed 36,860 times

    For decades, two of the world’s most-watched commodities, oil and gold, have typically moved in tandem. But lately, gold has been on steroids while oil…

  • The Worst Oil Trades Ever Made

    Published 29 October 2019 | viewed 44,180 times

    It’s a poorly kept secret that honesty is the rarest commodity in financial circles. Greed, insider dealings, questionable ethics and all manner of corporate malfeasance…

  • How The Internet Is Killing The Planet

    Published 28 October 2019 | viewed 23,302 times

    Beyond the painfully obvious plight of a planet addicted to fossil fuels, climate change has another bogeyman that few--with the possible exception of Keanu Reeves--would…

  • Five Oil Billionaires Living The American Dream

    Published 24 October 2019 | viewed 32,997 times

    Nothing has defined the American Dream more succinctly than oil wealth. This isn’t Saudi Arabia, where princes inherit the wealth of their kingdom based on…

  • The 4 Oil Stocks You Should Have Bought In January

    Published 22 October 2019 | viewed 36,922 times

    Despite a tough year in oil markets, a handful of small-cap energy stocks have seen year-to-date returns of up to triple-digit percentages. But finding these…

  • The Holy Grail Of Energy Is Finally Within Reach

    Published 21 October 2019 | viewed 200,475 times

    Theoretically, two lone nuclear reactors running on small pellets could power the entire planet, safely and cleanly. That’s the promise of nuclear fusion. So, why…

  • The Best Way To Invest In Modern Day Oil Exploration

    Published 20 October 2019 | viewed 22,743 times

    Although modern oil companies operate in a very different world from that of the villainous oil baron JR Ewing, the fictional Texan character can still…

  • The Complete History Of Oil Markets

    Published 14 October 2019 | viewed 38,379 times

    Like most other commodities in the markets, crude oil prices have routinely experienced wild price swings alternating between times of great shortages, high demand and…

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