Making a Bet on the Oil Patch

An industry that for decades has experienced turmoil, nowadays seems almost calm and steady. That industry is oil. So commonplace was the turbulence in this industry, the phrase "oil shocks" entered the vernacular.

Whether it was the oil shocks of the 1970s, when gas lines formed throughout the country, or the shocks of the 1980s, when oil prices fell through the floor, to shocks of recent years, when unrest in the Middle East and elsewhere caused the price of a barrel of oil to reach upwards of $145, the industry seemed in almost continual motion and commotion....412 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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