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Martin Tillier


Contributor since: 19 Mar 2014

Martin Tillier

Latest articles from Martin

  • The No.1 Contrarian Play In Oil

    Published 25 March 2017 | viewed 4,569 times

    Regular readers of my ramblings will be aware that I don’t believe that this drop in oil will be of any long term significance. It…

  • Investing In The Nuclear Renaissance

    Published 18 March 2017 | viewed 4,791 times

    Since the election in November energy stocks have soared, with most of the attention being on conventional oil and gas producers. That makes sense, but…

  • Oil’s Big Drop: The Contrarian View

    Published 11 March 2017 | viewed 4,795 times

    One of the first things I learned as I started my career in a dealing room was that, unlike in a marriage, on a trading…

  • Range Trading 101

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 10,226 times

    Let’s face it; you don’t have to be a chart reading genius to know that WTI has been trading in a pretty tight range for…

  • OPEC Deal Looks Shaky Despite ‘Good’ Compliance Rate

    Published 11 February 2017 | viewed 5,740 times

    The oil markets were boosted overnight by the news from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that compliance to the schedule of cuts agreed by OPEC…

  • The Dollar Will Decide Oil’s Next Move

    Published 04 February 2017 | viewed 5,682 times

    Regular readers will know that I believe that one of the most important fundamental influences on the price of oil is the relative strength or…

  • Fundamentals Be Damned – Oil Price Correction Likely

    Published 29 January 2017 | viewed 30,407 times

    There are basically two ways to analyze markets and make trading decisions, the fundamental and the technical. Logically speaking, fundamental factors and analysis always have…

  • Bullish Fundamentals Can’t Prevent A Correction In Oil

    Published 28 January 2017 | viewed 6,108 times

    There are basically two ways to analyze markets and make trading decisions, the fundamental and the technical. Logically speaking, fundamental factors and analysis always have…

  • Tesla Is Overweight, Time To Short It

    Published 21 January 2017 | viewed 5,719 times

    First, let me apologize if, given that this is inauguration day, you were expecting me to write another piece about investing under President Trump. It…

  • Prepare For Another Shift In Mood In Oil Markets

    Published 14 January 2017 | viewed 5,500 times

    No matter how many times I witness it (and after nearly thirty years in and around financial markets that number is probably in the thousands)…

  • Could 2017 Be A Banner Year For Natural Gas?

    Published 07 January 2017 | viewed 8,837 times

    2016 was, in the main, a decent year for those who believe in the huge potential of U.S. natural gas. Chronic oversupply and a consistent…

  • Oil & Gas Predictions For 2017

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 8,341 times

    This will be my last article of 2016 as I am taking a couple of weeks off to return to England and spend Christmas with…

  • Coal – Don’t Try To Catch A Falling Knife

    Published 10 December 2016 | viewed 5,326 times

    When a particular market or stocks in a particular industry have been under pressure for a while traders and investors tend to search for some…

  • Why Shorting NatGas Makes Sense Now

    Published 03 December 2016 | viewed 10,893 times

    That rare and wonderful thing, the regular reader of my ramblings in these pages, may remember that four weeks ago I wrote that, while natural…

  • Playing The Overreaction To The Election Results

    Published 19 November 2016 | viewed 3,803 times

    One of the most basic things that those new to the world of trading have to understand is that markets overreact to news. Traders are…

  • How To Play The Trump Election In Oil & Gas?

    Published 12 November 2016 | viewed 4,796 times

    Given what we know from the seemingly eternal Presidential election campaign it would seem that the answer to the question “What does Trump’s election mean…

  • Why I Am Holding Off On Natural Gas Even Though It Looks Like A Buy

    Published 05 November 2016 | viewed 9,886 times

    One of the things that it is important for traders to understand is that markets have a natural tendency to overshoot. The classic zigzag pattern…

  • Why Oil Bears Should be Alert to the Possibility of a Reversal Next Week

    Published 29 October 2016 | viewed 5,004 times

    Regular readers will be aware that I have, for the last few weeks, been generally bearish on the price of oil, and for two main…

  • How To Trade The U.S. Election

    Published 22 October 2016 | viewed 4,216 times

    In case it has escaped your attention, the U.S. has a Presidential election coming up in a few weeks, on November 8th to be precise.…

  • Near Term Oil Prices Can’t Go Much Higher

    Published 16 October 2016 | viewed 23,510 times

    Looking back at the last couple of weeks’ price action in WTI one thing stands out. OPEC or no OPEC, the benchmark U.S. oil futures…

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