Oil Prices Bound to Snap Back Up 09-29-2016

OPEC met informally this week at the International Energy Forum in Algiers. Despite the hesitancy on production cuts, especially from countries like Iran, OPEC has agreed to lower oil production for the first time in 8 years. Read more about Oil Prices Bound to Snap Back Up 09-29-2016

Long-term Demand for Oil Should Grow 09-22-2016

OPEC will hold an informal meeting in Algiers next week at the sidelines of the International Energy Forum conference and it could turn into a full-blown formal session, according to Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Bouterfa. Read more about Long-term Demand for Oil Should Grow 09-22-2016

Lack of Confidence in Our Leaders 09-15-16

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Fed’s decision-making board, will meet again next week. It will also reveal its quarterly economic projections, which provides a glimpse into how the committee members’ views are evolving. It appears highly unlikely that the U.S. central bank will raise the benchmark federal funds rate, but commentary from top officials lately have served to confuse, leading to a week of choppy markets. Read more about Lack of Confidence in Our Leaders 09-15-16

Oil holds high $40s but Long Term, Expect Higher Prices

Oil and the broader equity markets for that matter, have been surprisingly calm through the end of the summer past Labor Day. For all the worry and panic that investors endured last summer after a surprising late-August crash, it seems we have been rewarded with a summer that a casual observer might call boring. Read more about Oil holds high $40s but Long Term, Expect Higher Prices

Happy Labor Day 09-01-16

In lieu of our weekly update for Leeb's Real World Investing, we would like to remind readers that our monthly issue will be published at the beginning of next week. We will continue again with our regularly scheduled Real World Investing Market Updates next week. We wish all our readers a safe and happy Labor Day weekend spent with family and friends. Read more about Happy Labor Day 09-01-16

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