Oil's Springtime Swoon Looks Overdone

Hey, I go away for a tiny week in Europe, and what do you guys do? You go and ruin a whole good market in oil and oil stocks. It's not your fault, though -- this seems to be a regular event in oil and nothing to get overly excited about. Let's see if I can put together some of the pieces I missed.

Even from a perch 3,500 miles away, the panic accompanying this "spring swoon" in oil and energy shares appears to be a bit of an overreaction. Relax, people. This is hardly an unusual move for oil. In fact, we saw several small drops in the price of crude in both springs previous, in 2011 and 2012. And if you're looking ahead, another mini-swoon historically happens in the late summer....424 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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