The market is cheering for rates to be cut, but forgets they are being cut on the back of global growth collapsing, which is negative for risk assets.
Recent insider buys in Occidental Petroleum and Flotek Industries during the energy dip may be sign of potential investment opportunities.
Jamie Dimon also expresses concern about the impact of China tariffs and a fresh GDP estimate is at hand.
Contrary to logic, breadth was strong Thursday, bonds rose, metals were bought and even Walt Disney rose by more than 4%.
Product demand remains tepid at best and OPEC has downgraded its oil demand growth for 2019.
It can be enlightening to embrace the idea that no one really knows what will happen next and to approach the market from that standpoint.
Be patient on oil names, as June brings a trifecta of macro events -- the Fed FOMC meeting, OPEC meeting and the all-important G-20 meeting.
My primary way to add some additional 'dry powder' to energy on declines is via buy-write option orders.
Here's how I'm trading the oil and energy markets amid the collateral damage from risk-off sentiment.
3 ways to play United Continental and American Airlines.
It is tough to build a position in this murky market.
No one wants to be fighting the market when that headline appears.
What is undeniable is that the S&P 500 reached an intraday six-month high the morning of May 1, and then began to slide.
As stocks rally after ignoring the trade wars for a fourth time some money should find names such as XOM.
As global growth is slowing down, the last thing American consumers need is a spike in oil prices.
Several geopolitical factors could result in continued gains for the energy sector.
The stock continues to be attractive for income investors, especially those looking for high yields above 5%.
Over the past several years, Dominion's exposure to the oil and gas MLP industry has helped fuel its above-average dividend growth.
The big portfolio managers get ahead of the turn in cycles -- as we can see in oil services, semiconductors and autos, among other sectors. Here's how to play their game.
We see signs that tell us not only is this market not expensive, but there are whole sections that might be ridiculously cheap. The recent merger announcements are a prime example.
Plus a possible setup in Amgen as earnings approach.
Oil prices may be surging, but the rising tide of crude so far isn't lifting up shares of Halliburton.
Saudi Arabia is primed to pick up the slack in the oil markets with the impending loss of Iranian crude as the Trump Administration ratchets up the pressure on Tehran.
Until the production and exploration companies start gaining momentum it will be hard for service companies to do the same.
For those willing to play the oil services game, SLB is the better long position going forward than HAL.
What I see from 10,000 feet above... in the age of suddenly profitable fuel as cargo, are the railroads.
A rundown of several oil companies that could soon be on the block.
This deal will certainly strengthen Chevron's position in the Permian Basin, while also adding to global reserves of both petroleum and LNG.
Anadarko is surging as its planned, $33 billion acquisition by Chevron recognizes its underlying value.
Interestingly, these two asset classes have been positively correlated in recent months.