There are myriad concerns across the energy complex, the most prevalent one centered around declining global growth reducing the demand for energy.
There are a multitude of issues that can take the markets down, even as the Fed FOMC meeting approaches.
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.