Q: Pat, I may want to invest 10% to 15% of my portfolio into flow-through shares. It looks like a great way to buy junior resources companies at a discount. Please tell me specifically about CMP’s 2018 Flow-Through Resource Limited Partnership. Thanks.

A: Flow-through limited partnerships developed out of a Canadian government plan to encourage the exploration and development of the country’s natural resources. Under the plan, companies involved in oil and gas, mining and base metals and other natural resource industries are permitted to fully deduct… Read More

Norway’s fund reevaluates assets

At $1 trillion U.S. in assets, Norway’s sovereign wealth fund made headlines in November 2017 with the news it would consider selling its oil and gas stocks over time. Those stocks make up around 3.6% of the fund’s total assets.
Environmental groups in the Scandinavian country—itself… Read More

Natural Gas Stocks Are Volatile But Can Have Long-Term Value

Natural Gas Stocks Are Volatile But Can Have Long-Term Value

There are seven main reasons for the volatility of natural gas stocks. However, even with this volatility, there are some ways that investing in natural gas can lead you to long-term gains from a sector that is often considered a hedge against inflation
Successful energy stocks… Read More

Investing In Oil Stocks With Less Risk

Investing In Oil Stocks With Less Risk

Investing in oil stocks and other resource sector investments can be profitable if you choose technologically advanced, well-run companies
We continue to advise against overindulging in oil stocks. That’s because the Resource sector (including oil) is highly volatile, and no one can accurately predict future oil… Read More

Oil vs Solar Energy: Which is the Best Investment?

Oil vs Solar Energy: Which is the Best Investment?

For energy stock investors, the oil vs solar debate needs to consider changing technology, plus supply and demand.
Short of radical advances in solar-power technology, the long-term prospect for true “grid parity”—the price at which it will be equally cheap to produce a kilowatt-hour of electricity… Read More

How to find the best energy stocks to buy for your portfolio

How to find the best energy stocks to buy for your portfolio

The best energy stocks aren’t guaranteed winners, but you can avoid the worst energy stocks by staying away from those in the limelight and being skeptical of renewable energy.

Many investors who are looking for an energy investment would likely think of oil and gas first… Read More