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Michael Kern


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Michael Kern

Michael Kern is a newswriter and editor at Safehaven.com and Oilprice.com

Latest articles from Michael

  • 5 Electric Vehicle Companies To Watch In 2022

    Published 21 December 2021 | viewed 3,466 times

    The electric vehicle boom is in full swing…And though company valuations have already skyrocketed in the past couple of years…This new market trend has legs.Think…

  • Gas Markets Could See Sudden Bout Of Volatility

    Published 20 December 2021 | viewed 5,669 times

    Weather forecasts are among the biggest factors driving natural gas prices, especially during the winter when heating demand is at its peak. At the same…

  • Three Risks All Investors Need To Consider In 2022

    Published 16 December 2021 | viewed 3,495 times

    With the current trading year drawing to a close, experts are already making forecasts about the coming year largely based on the trends that have…

  • Oil And Gas Industry To Spend $15 Billion On A Tech Transformation

    Published 15 December 2021 | viewed 3,399 times

    The oil and gas industry is set to spend $15.6 billion on digital transformation by the end of this decade to enhance cybersecurity, maintain safe…

  • Meme-Coins Are Exploding As Bitcoin Stumbles

    Published 10 December 2021 | viewed 2,990 times

    Seasoned cryptocurrency traders are, perhaps, no stranger to the excessive volatility that comes with the territory. But events in cryptoland sometimes seem to push their…

  • 3 Stocks To Watch As The Lithium Boom Kicks Into High Gear

    Published 09 December 2021 | viewed 3,050 times

    A boom in electric vehicles is expected to drive a phenomenal amount of demand for lithium, but that’s just the beginning.  We’ve set out to…

  • OPEC+ Confidence And Caveats Calm A Crazed Oil Market

    Published 03 December 2021 | viewed 10,377 times

    OPEC+ managed to stabilize oil prices after what had been an incredibly volatile week, with the cartel adding plenty of caveats to its decision to…

  • The Oil Industry Is Facing A Labor Shortage

    Published 30 November 2021 | viewed 10,382 times

    The oil and gas industry worldwide faces a talent gap as workers contemplate moving to renewables or leaving the energy industry altogether, a survey by…

  • Cushing Crude Inventories Are Rising As Oil Prices Fall

    Published 30 November 2021 | viewed 10,158 times

    Crude stocks at Cushing have been rising in recent weeks, with another build expected for the last week, amid the sell-off in WTI Crude on…

  • Saudi Aramco: Oil Markets Overreacted To Omicron Fears

    Published 29 November 2021 | viewed 14,158 times

    The oil market’s knee-jerk reaction to the new Omicron COVID variant on Friday was overblown, according to the CEO of the world’s largest oil company…

  • 3 Chip Stocks To Watch As The Semiconductor Shortage Worsens

    Published 28 November 2021 | viewed 11,863 times

    A global shortage in semiconductor chips has been wreaking havoc on the tech sector, automotive industry, consumer electronics industry, and everything in between thanks to…

  • Green Fintech Is A New Trend Investors Can’t Ignore

    Published 27 November 2021 | viewed 3,485 times

    Back in 2019, Goldman Sachs made waves after becoming the first mainstream Wall Street bank to renounce fossil fuel investments. GS said it would cease…

  • Biden's Bluff And Covid Cases Drag Oil Prices Down

    Published 19 November 2021 | viewed 15,409 times

    Oil prices have continued to fall this week as rumors of President Biden tapping into U.S. oil reserves combined with a resurgence in covid cases…

  • Hackers Are Threatening The Global Supply Chain

    Published 14 November 2021 | viewed 5,059 times

    As the global supply chain struggles from the aftershocks of the pandemic, spreading the suffering to nearly every industry, cyber criminals vultures are descending on…

  • Oil Prices Under Pressure As Bearish Factors Mount

    Published 12 November 2021 | viewed 26,660 times

    A plethora of bearish factors is driving oil prices lower, with both WTI and Brent set for a third weekly loss in a row. Friday,…

  • U.S. Shale Is Finally Ready To Open The Taps

    Published 05 November 2021 | viewed 20,938 times

    Oil prices are on course to post a weekly loss despite OPEC+ refusing to increase production. A combination of U.S. producers preparing to ramp up…

  • The End Of A Remarkable Rally In Energy Prices

    Published 29 October 2021 | viewed 43,671 times

    Oil prices are on course to post their first weekly loss in two months, with both coal and natural gas prices falling as well. Whether…

  • Is $85 The New Normal For Oil Markets?

    Published 22 October 2021 | viewed 9,829 times

    Oil has now comfortably settled above $80, with Saudi Arabia refusing to alter its strategy and U.S. shale companies maintaining their spending discipline.For a deeper…

  • Oil Markets Unfazed By Falling Imports From China

    Published 15 October 2021 | viewed 4,827 times

    Oil prices continued to climb on Friday despite worrying import data from China, with traders choosing to focus on increasing oil demand elsewhere. Friday, October 15th,…

  • Prepare For A Prolonged Period Of High Energy Prices

    Published 08 October 2021 | viewed 10,782 times

    WTI temporarily broke the $80 mark on Friday morning as the global energy crunch continues to drive prices higher.Friday, October 8th, 2021 The global energy crunch…

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