Ugly Scenarios, Ugly Stocks, Ugly Bonds... You Get the Picture: Market Recon

Plus, a bit of coaching on how to put your money to work opportunistically amid the uncertainty.

3 U.S. Shale Stocks to Buy: It's All About the Permian

As Chinese factories move back to production and with other stimulus in place, the oil sector is increasingly attractive, but be selective.

Here's a Handful of Stocks to Consider Amid Sagging Energy Prices

Midstream names appear to be oversold and American Airlines should benefit from lower jet fuel costs.

Have I Warmed Up to BP? Let's Just Say I'll Give It a Chance

Joining the ranks of BlackRock and Microsoft, BP has come out with a plan to address climate change, and that gives it added appeal.

BP's Charts Don't Look as Ambitious as the Environmental Goals It Is Setting

BP has set goals of reaching net-zero emissions from its own oil and gas operations and production by 2050.

In This Market, Where Do We Draw the Line?

Everyone seems concerned that non-technology stocks are as vulnerable as the industrials and energy stocks.

Evergy Looks Like a Way to Go Green and Make Some Green

Activist investor Elliott Management has taken a stake in the utility.

China Reduces Tariffs, 20 Year Treasury Bonds, Pricey Peloton: Market Recon

This move by Beijing comes on top of massive injections of liquidity into that nation's financial system earlier this week.

Exxon's Just Running Out of Gas

It's not just the lousy profit picture: XOM posted its third least profitable year in 2019 since the turn of the millennium. So how can I get my 87 cents?

Coronavirus Triggers a Buying Opportunity

My first trading move in February will be to do some buy-write orders Monday using just out of the money call options on the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF.