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John Manfreda

Contributor since: 01 Apr 2015

John Manfreda

Biography

John majored in Pre-Law at Frosburg State Universtiy and received his MBA at Trinity University. He has co-authored The Petro Profit report and dividend stock report, and is a former Bullion Broker. He has been featured in Forbes, the Edmund Burke Institute, The Money Show, the Examiner, and the Smart Money investor.

Latest articles from John

  • China To Continue Expanding Its Influence In The Oil And Gas Sector

    Published 12 October 2015 | viewed 12,281 times

    Since 2009, China has been taking a much more active role in its pursuit of international oil contracts. In 2009, for the first time, Saudi…

  • Support For OPEC Production Cut Is Increasing

    Published 28 September 2015 | viewed 17,706 times

    Recently, Bloomberg reported that Iran’s oil minister had spoken with Mexican officials with regard to stabilizing the oil market. Iran claims that, if OPEC decides…

  • Does Selling Oil From The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Make Sense?

    Published 08 September 2015 | viewed 6,962 times

    Recently, some members of Congress have made a proposal for the government to sell 101 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum reserves (SPR),…

  • Are Big Oil’s Dividends Sustainable?

    Published 15 August 2015 | viewed 6,174 times

    Most investors have been attracted to the oil and energy industry due to its history of paying out large dividends. Blue Chip oil stocks have…

  • Nuclear Is Not Dead, Uranium Supply Deficit Could Be On The Horizon

    Published 09 July 2015 | viewed 15,828 times

    Since the Fukushima incident, investors have given up on the idea of investing in nuclear power and anything that pertains to it. The Economist even…

  • The Media Is Wrong About The Fed

    Published 23 June 2015 | viewed 4,022 times

    Earlier this year, most of the financial stories were about how the Fed will start to raise interest rates in June. Much of this speculation…

  • The Evolution Of The Oil Weapon

    Published 01 June 2015 | viewed 17,279 times

    In the age of derivatives, swaps, and electronic money transfers, a new form of warfare has emerged: financial warfare. Recently, the US has passed sanctions…

  • Who Is The Biggest Player In Energy?

    Published 13 May 2015 | viewed 12,434 times

    PetroChina (NYSE: PTR) just surpassed Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) to become the largest energy company in the world, on a market cap basis. PetroChina was…

  • What Is Triggering Recent M&A Activity In The Energy Sector?

    Published 25 April 2015 | viewed 13,525 times

    The large increase in M&A activity is garnering the most attention in the energy space. This increase in M&A has investors wondering what companies are…

  • How To Spot An Undervalued Oil Company

    Published 24 April 2015 | viewed 11,963 times

    Oil executives have been making headlines recently, due to large purchases of their own company’s stock. In fact, insider buying in the oil industry is…

  • The Real History Of Fracking

    Published 13 April 2015 | viewed 122,331 times

    Over the past decade, the biggest story in the US energy sector has been hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. This drilling technique has enabled…

  • Is Warren Buffett Wrong About Oil Stocks?

    Published 01 April 2015 | viewed 26,346 times

    Recently, Warren Buffett has made headlines by selling all of his shares in Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM), the rest of his position in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP),…

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