Two Compelling European Oil Plays

As a trader, you're looking for several fundamentals to start coming together to create a value in the market and give you a great investing idea. I've found more than a few reasons to put together a trade for two European oil companies that I believe are going to make some great strides in the next few weeks: BP (BP) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A).

The oil trade has been a bit difficult to understand. All the other commodities have faltered, and gold and copper and the grains are finding lower levels, but oil has continued to hover very close to $100 a barrel. I highlighted the reasons for this in several other Real Money columns, but the bottom line is clear to me: Oil is going to be a strong storehouse of value in the second half of 2013, and all the price risk definitely continues to be on the upside....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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