Matt Insley

Matt Insley

Matt Insley is the managing editor of The Daily Resource Hunter and now the co-editor of Real Wealth Trader and Outstanding Investments. Matt is the Agora Financial in-house specialist on commodities and natural resources. He holds a degree from the University of Maryland with a double major in Business and Environmental Economics. Although always familiar with the financial markets, his main area of expertise stems from his background in the Agricultural and Natural Resources (AGNR) department. Over the past years he's stayed well ahead of the curve with forward thinking ideas in both resource stocks and hard commodities. Insley's commentary has been featured by MarketWatch.

Matt Insley's Recent Articles

How to Claim Your Spoils from Shale’s Latest Victory

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Despite thousands of wells being drilled without a single case of groundwater contamination, environmentalists still have it out for fracking. That's especially true in Colorado, where a potential roadblock could've hindered production. Luckily, common sense has prevailed. And as Matt Insley explains, that could mean a huge boon for energy investors. Read on...


How to Shield Yourself from the Next US Debt Crisis

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With the pain of the 2008 financial crisis squarely in America's rear-view mirror, consumer credit and US debt are steadily on the rise. My how quickly we forget... Today, Matt Insley explains why you should not be sleeping on the severity of the US's debt load, and how you can avoid the coming crunch. Read on...


Look Who’s Taking Credit for the U.S. Shale Boom

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Matt Insley is optimistic about America's economic future - all thanks to the oil and gas boom taking place right under our feet. But there's something that he has to get off his chest... an injustice that goes back two whole years... to the floor of the House of Representatives. Read on...


Why the Dollar Will Be King Longer Than You Think

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How is it that the US dollar has maintained such a strong foothold as the world's reserve currency, despite its continued decline and the steady erosion of its purchasing power? According to Matt Insley, it has to do with something called "path dependence"... And it's precisely why the dollar isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Read on...


2 Stats That Will Change How You See the US Oil Boom

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As the U.S. "shale gale" nears its 10th birthday, it appears the America energy renaissance has outlived its critics. Still, it's natural to wonder whether all the big gains are behind us. Today, Matt Insley reveals the newest shale hotspot, and explains why there's still plenty of opportunity left in the U.S. energy boom. Read on...


What the Turmoil in Iraq Means for U.S. Investors

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Thanks to ongoing conflict in Libya and lackluster production growth in Iran (not to mention the news out of Iraq this week), the Middle East is facing an unprecedented oil crisis. Good thing the U.S. is awash in its own wealth of oil. Because if oil prices surge as this conflict intensifies, U.S. oil producers could profit handsomely. Matt Insley explains...


What the Experts Don’t Know About America’s Oil Boom

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On May 6th, Jeopardy featured the following answer: "Between 2006 & 2013 it went from 39th to sixth in per capita income and its unemployment rate dropped to the nation's lowest." Of course, for those who've been following the ongoing U.S. oil boom, the corresponding question may be obvious. Matt Insley explains...


Update: An Even Better Way to Play “Big Oil”

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Just as Exxon got its start back in the U.S. oil patch, a few companies are set to ramp up production and grow larger than most Wall Street analysts would ever believe. Over the last several months, Matt Insley has been researching which of these companies are set to explode. Today, he details 4 of them...


A 4-Letter Word That Could Make You Filthy Rich

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Thanks to America's second oil boom, Matt Insley has a "glass half full" view of the U.S. economy. At the very least, the "shale gale" is helping to narrow the trade deficit... and make investors filthy rich. Today, Matt reveals a simple, four-letter word that could show you how to tap into the shale opportunities that still pay...


The Price Floor That’s Key to Gold Mining Profits

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Gold has had a rough go of it since the 2008 financial crisis. But according to Matt Insley, there is now a very clear price floor for the yellow metal. And what's more interesting, he comes to this conclusion by way of a glass of chocolate milk and Janet Yellen's actions from here throne at the Eccles Building. Read on...