Weekly Update – 12/26/2014

Weekly Update – 12/26/2014

The United States released a revised Q3 GDP growth estimate restating the number to 5% annually – the strongest quarter of growth since 2003.

Weekly Update – 12/19/2014

As oil prices continued to slip, a desperate Russia with failing solutions to stem the ruble’s slide came out with a surprise interest rate increase from 10.5% to 17%.

Weekly Update – 12/12/2014

The market does not know what the price of oil should be. After the International Energy Agency (IEA) revised demand down, again, oil prices just dropped.

Weekly Update – 12/5/2014

In the last ECB meeting of 2014 where expectations were high that the Euro-area would finally emerge from the doldrums, the President of the multi-national monetary body moved only his mouth – not the needle of balance sheet growth.

Crude Oil Impact on MLPs and Energy Renaissance

Dramatic swings in the price of a high-profile, globally-traded commodity such as oil have had significant short-term impact on the prices of our favored investments in MLPs and the broad energy value chain.