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

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Profit from the “End of OPEC”

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There are lots of reasons for Americans to be excited about the US oil boom - lower gas prices, a boost to the overall economy, investment opportunities, etc. But there is one group that's not too keen on the resurgence of the US oil industry... And as Matt Insley explains, the cracks in its facade are starting to show. Read on...


How To Profit When Oil Drops to $60 a Barrel

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Based on projected supply and demand, some analysts think the price of crude oil in the United States could drop as low as $60 a barrel. And with a host of new technologies unlocking an additional three million barrels of oil per year (and no way to legally export it), that number makes a lot of sense. Matt Insley explains...


Why You Should Ignore the Negative Noise About Fracking

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If you're even remotely aware of the U.S. oil and gas renaissance, you've probably heard some harsh criticism of hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking"). But the truth is, much of the criticism is either flawed, misguided or downright wrong. Today, Matt Insley attempts to set the record straight. Read on...


Why a Strong U.S. Dollar is a Commodity Killer

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What's green and white and absolutely killing the commodity sector? Answer: The U.S. dollar... That's right the ol' greenback has been on a tear since the beginning of July, and it doesn't show any signs of slowing down. Today, Matt Insley explains why this is such a huge blow for commodities... and oil in particular. Read on...


Your Front Row Seat to the Next “Big Oil” Event

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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...


Buy the Dips: Why the Pullback in US Shale is Only Temporary

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Since early July, there's been a sharp pullback in the prices of most major U.S. shale players. Is this the start of a long-term meltdown, or is this simply a great opportunity to "buy the dips"? Matt Insely explores, and offers four specific ways to play the trend. Read on...


Why “Fair-Weather Investing” is a Winning Strategy

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A "fair-weather fan" is someone who only roots for his team when the team is winning. And while that's usually a derogatory term, Matt Insley explains why, at least when it comes to investing, being a "fair-weather fan" can be the best strategy to making huge gains in any kind of market. Read on...


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...