Readers' Stock Picks for the Oil Futures Trade

Since my last column pointing out the vast value I saw in back-month crude futures, I wanted to try to translate that opportunity into stock ideas. I invited subscribers to email me with their thoughts using these criteria: liquids' potential over dry gas, direct investment in the "hot" plays in shale but probably excluding the Bakken (which is mostly overpriced and overhyped), and underperforming, most likely because of a less than stellar balance sheet.

Stocks that met all of these criteria would benefit marvelously from a crude barrel price that was under $90 less than two years from now but which could be hoped to be projected at closer to $110 a barrel or more as they arrived at the "spot" (current) month....668 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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