I believe a call or call spread strategy that defines risk is the optimal approach here.
China trade discussions will continue to be a key driver in Wednesday's market action.
Royal Dutch Shell and Total boast solid balance sheets, high free-cash-flow generation, top-quartile production growth and attractive valuations.
There has been some considerable options action today in XOP.
Next week we'll be at the tail end of earnings season. It's been a blast, at least until this past week when we got some iffy news about trade.
The market can still go higher, but the time has come for the slope of price discovery to normalize a bit.
Macondo may be moving off the mind of investors soon.
BP's BHP buyout is a big catalyst for 2019 if oil prices rise.
BP is separating itself among the supermajors
For the firm's fourth quarter, results were truly impressive.
BP stock was surging higher after its earnings report.
The departure of the company's lead finance executive while the SEC and DOJ are -- presumably -- still investigating the company is a jaw-dropper.
Jim Cramer sat down with Rusty Braziel of RBN Energy for the latest read on the energy markets.
Even if Maduro steps down or is forced out, it will take years to rebuild the country's oil industry.
Let's see what the charts and indicators suggest ahead of the earnings report.
Replacing fear with pragmatism, that is our goal.
Stocks are ears of corn and they all pretty much look alike to these louts.
It's like oil is some sort of wizard that knows all.
Let's see what AAPL does with this next key price decision and trade accordingly.
Now that it looks like crude oil has bottomed, let's check out the charts and indicators for XOM.
Market participants are smart enough to know by now that when one must venture across thin ice, one does not linger.
We investors have the task of sifting through the 'Umwelt' -- the worldview perceived and forecasted by the various organisms that live in our trading world ecosystem.
Until there is a clear outcome on the trade front, choose your investments wisely -- the market can very easily go back to retest lows.
As oil recovers and begins to stabilize both the stock price and cash flow of companies in the space, dividend payments could drive strong portfolios.
The Saudis are the ONLY country in the world with a spigot that can be turned on and off.
The markets will continue to be volatile as global economic data shows bearish signs into the start of the new year.
Let's see what's in store for TLT, WTIC and GLD early in the new year.
Sorry, purists, but the market has become downright dysfunctional on a regular basis.
We've been scouring the weekly chart of crude oil for weeks in search of clues on when the bleeding might stop.
Where is the money that's supposed to take advantage of the declines? Nowhere.