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Halliburton Tests Price Resistance One More Time

Oil prices may be surging, but the rising tide of crude so far isn't lifting up shares of Halliburton.

What Oil Shortage? Just a Case of Supply Being Redistributed

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.

Halliburton Stock Is No Bargain

Until the production and exploration companies start gaining momentum it will be hard for service companies to do the same.

There Are Many Reasons Why I Prefer Schlumberger Over Halliburton

For those willing to play the oil services game, SLB is the better long position going forward than HAL.

Permian Basin Stocks, DIS Reaction, AAPL/QCOM, GDP, Railroads: Market Recon

What I see from 10,000 feet above... in the age of suddenly profitable fuel as cargo, are the railroads.

Who Might the Oil Majors Acquire Next After Chevron's Anadarko Deal?

A rundown of several oil companies that could soon be on the block.

These Exploration Names May Also Pop With Chevron, Anadarko Deal

This deal will certainly strengthen Chevron's position in the Permian Basin, while also adding to global reserves of both petroleum and LNG.

Anadarko Deal Rewards Shareholders Betting on the Beleaguered Stock in 2019

Anadarko is surging as its planned, $33 billion acquisition by Chevron recognizes its underlying value.

Tech Stocks and Oil: Can This Unlikely Pair Stay Hot?

Interestingly, these two asset classes have been positively correlated in recent months.

Jim Cramer: What Will It Take to Hit a Bottom in Oil?

When you have watched oil stocks go nowhere despite a huge run in crude, perhaps it is time to take the other side of the trade.

Novice Trade: Exxon Mobil

XOM looks ready for a LEAP back to $90.

Saudi Arabia's Tough Balancing Act on Oil

The Kingdom must balance between pleasing their key ally, the U.S. -- and the president's prolific tweets -- and their own domestic needs.

Chinese PMI Data, Valuation Expansion and Playing Energy: Market Recon

I am taking profits on energy names on WTI's 32% quarterly gain.

8 Great Ways to Play the Energy Sector: From High-Yield MLPs to Royalty Trusts

An unusual play on liquid natural gas, a one-of-a-kind royalty trust, a low-risk, diversified mutual fund, two high-yielding midstream MLPs, and a trio of oil ETFs.

Listen to the Wise Traders of the Bond Markets

They are more seasoned than traders of any other asset class.

Jim Cramer: How a Strong Start to the Market Tuesday Unraveled

Let me tell you what I am hearing is the big sticking point in the talks with China.

Jim Cramer: Buy an Oil Stock?

Here's the problem with these oil breakouts.

Even an Energy Security Can Be a Security Blanket

The apple of my eye is still the 10% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock issued by Callon Petroleum.

Oil Prices Can Rise Further -- Plus ULTA and Cloud Stocks to Watch: Market Recon

This recent oil price surge in price is not over, and not priced in. Here is how I am playing it.

We're in the Middle of a Sucker Rally Right Now

In a market full of noise it pays to focus on individual fundamentals. One of my favorite phrases is 'cash flow never lies.'

Does the Market Have the Right Type of Oil?

It appears it may not, as supplies of heavy oil are becoming short even as there is an excess of light sweet oil.

Defense Stocks May Have Bumpy Ride Amid Boeing News: Market Recon

After the Ethiopian Airlines crash, watch your Aerospace and Defense stocks.

Is Oil Cheap or Expensive Right Now?

Crude oil is a highly emotional market and will always surpass a reasonably fair price to reach levels the market has no fundamental justification for.

Two Months Into 2019, It's Time To Take Stock of My Winners and Losers

And the winners so far outnumber the losers among the six stocks that include a cannabis company, a couple financial giants and two oil plays.

Beware the Ides of March -- Maybe Shakespeare Was an Investor?

Between options expiry and seasonality, March is a tricky month to navigate.

Kass: 10 Surprises That Could Cause Stocks to Drop 5%+ in One Market Session

I continue to be of the view that 2018 marked the beginning of the end of the 10-year Bull Market.

Stick to Larger E&P Outfits for an Oil Play, Plus a Trade on PLNT: Market Recon

And stay away from under-capitalized, over-indebted shale producers that face pressure to limit capital expenditures.

The S&P 500 Is Close to All-Time Highs -- Now What Do We Do?

To break higher from here, the market will need substantially good and incrementally positive new news, beyond just 'talks are going well.'

Is the Worst Over For McDermott? Maybe.

Let's explore the latest charts and indicators.

Turning My Attention to Petrobras

I believe a call or call spread strategy that defines risk is the optimal approach here.