EUROPE’S ENERGY CRISIS IS KEEPING ENERGY PRICES AND INFLATION HIGH

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US Oil And Gas Production Growing

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US Oil And Gas Production Growing
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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) published their Short Term Energy Outlook last week. The EIA produces an enormous amount of data and is apolitical. For energy investors it’s really all good news. US crude production is expected to grow, but slowly. Natural gas production will increase at a faster pace with export growth more […]

Bearishness Is Holding Back Energy

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Bearishness Is Holding Back Energy
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Michael Wilson, Morgan Stanley’s chief equity strategist, thinks stocks could fall 22% this year. Wall Street is bearish, and the mood has spread to consumers. Earnings forecasts are falling and households report expectations close to the depths of the 2008 great financial crisis. A lot of smart people are negative. We don’t spend any effort […]

Don’t Bet On A Return To 2% Inflation

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Don’t Bet On A Return To 2% Inflation
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The Fed has a poor forecasting record, something Wall Street never tires of pointing out. The chart below from Barclays shows the FOMC’s constant self-correction on inflation through successive meetings. Fed chair Powell downplays the blue dots but often refers to them at his press conferences. Usually, the dots move towards the market as the […]

Last Year’s Most Popular Blog Posts

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Last Year’s Most Popular Blog Posts
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You might think last year’s 39.5% outperformance of the S&P500 by the pipeline sector was a record but in 2016 the margin was 42.0%. This followed a harrowing 41.0% underperformance the prior year. However, the past two years have been the best on record, with the American Energy Independence Index (AEITR) beating the S&P500 by […]

Looking Back on 2022

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Looking Back on 2022
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Readers know not to expect bearish views on energy from this blog. A year ago, we offered ten reasons why we thought the outlook was positive (see The Upside Case For Pipelines – Part 1 and Part 2). We were right about the direction but not all our reasons played out. Below is a report […]