Energy Stocks Are Getting Hammered

There are myriad concerns across the energy complex, the most prevalent one centered around declining global growth reducing the demand for energy.

Is the Fed Making Matters Worse With Plan to Buy Treasuries?

There are a multitude of issues that can take the markets down, even as the Fed FOMC meeting approaches.

Quick Trade for Crude

Here's a short-term trade for crude, as the longer-term trend in oil remains bearish.

Jim Cramer: REITs and Utilities Have the Right Kind of Yield

Wise investors should stick with those equities and stay away from high-yielders with no protection, like the MLPs.

Ecuador Is Leaving OPEC, Is It a Sign of Things to Come?

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.

Time to Take Another Look at Exxon Mobil

There are several things that bug me right now about this stock.

Houston, We Have a Problem: We Are in a Recession

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.

These Fresh Signs Point to a Slowdown

German manufacturing appears to be falling off of a cliff, which could be a precursor to a recession.

WTI Bulls Will Likely Be Disappointed

The buying power deployable by the bulls could be moderate at best.

Gloom and Doom Could Lead to Several Positive Surprises

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.