The higher-yielding oil companies are down to very attractive levels.
The trend in offshore drillers is still bearish.
They are the only stocks that have lagged in the sector this year.
Why Arabella Exploration is a star performer in my portfolio.

Chevron Is Fading Real Money Pro($)

The stock appears to be on the verge of a fresh leg lower.
The message being sent to the oil patch is anything but good.
It's a good time to add dividend-paying shares of this solid oil-rig operator.
Aggressive traders could go in now, but I'd wait on this trigger.
The only trade that's worked consistently is to buy independents.
The companies profiting from the energy revolution are still some of the best investments out there.

Columnist Conversations

Market gives up most of its afternoon gains after investors have time to digest comments from Federal Reserve ...
Quick service restaurant Panera Bread (PNRA) carved out a new 52-week low of $142.41 back on July 25th. It has...
My first entry in EOG ended up failing....but here's something to be aware of....IF it can clear the 106.80 ar...
With much of the talk in Monday's drubbing about selling high beta in front of Alibaba, it seems that issue wa...


Columnist Tweets


Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.

TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.