Here's a short-term trade for crude, as the longer-term trend in oil remains bearish.
Wise investors should stick with those equities and stay away from high-yielders with no protection, like the MLPs.
Ecuador had asked OPEC for permission to produce above its quota, but it was never answered. It matters little to OPEC -- but for Ecuador, it no longer serves its interests to be part of this bigger organization.
There are several things that bug me right now about this stock.
The structure of your portfolio can change dramatically when you are managing through a recession. How to view the current economic picture and how it will affect the markets.
German manufacturing appears to be falling off of a cliff, which could be a precursor to a recession.
The buying power deployable by the bulls could be moderate at best.
it seems that consensus is to interpret anything that can be viewed as bad, as actually bad, and anything that could be good, as an aberration that will soon become bad.
I railed against it broken-record like for months on end. It's here now, it's hurting the market, and it's only going to get worse.
Plus, defense contractors remain stocks to own as geopolitical risk isn't going away.
This big oil giant pumps out big dividends.
If they didn't move after the Middle East burned, I don't know what they will do if the economy keeps slowing.
Plus, here's a strategy for investing in oil that even the retail investor can employ.
Over the past decade, not fighting the Fed has been the single best piece of advice any market strategist could offer.
Recent events in the Middle East and the oil market's reaction dramatically changes the landscape.
That the market didn't plummet following the strikes on Saudi oil facilities shows big differences in our economy and reliance on foreign oil compared with just a decade ago.
Chevron and Exxon Mobil appear more attractive than this stock right now, and the oil sector as a whole should be watched for at least the next couple days.
Despite big news headlines recently and the looming Fed rate decision, market players appear to show little emotion.
I would add, but not aggressively, to energy holdings, following the developments in the Middle East and signs that the potential for the global economy is not as bad off as previously believed.
Remember that 'gaps always fill,' and while I would avoid entering the name on Monday if you haven't already, here's how and why to look for a way in at the right time.
We are stuck in the middle.
The Russell 2000 had a strong week last week, but whether smaller names can outperform their large-cap brethren going forward remains to be seen.
The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.
Algorithmic traders, along with the Chinese and the Saudis, will feel the outcome of the oil attacks.
The news on momentum stocks, bonds and oil has not roiled the market as many would expect.
The problem with the oil market is not one of supply, it is one of demand.
But the short-term overbought reading should lead to a market pullback, and that should be followed by another rally attempt.
This weekend's attack on Saudi refineries adds one more variable to bolster prices.
The risks around oil have changed with the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia -- but while disruption in supply should be easily absorbed by the rest of the market, sentiment changed before price.
A market repricing...which are the 'true' growth stocks now?