If the currency markets come back to life it will put oil back on the trading screens of speculators.
Inflation will be a big theme for 2020 and commodities will benefit the most -- especially copper and iron-ore.
Company takes on challenges to cut risk and raise return, and now the technical picture shows it's primed for a quick $5 to $7 move over the next few weeks.
The Fed is on pause as far as targeting short term rates goes, and that is how it should be at this time.
And we could be in the middle of the perfect storm for oil markets, where prices can rise aggressively through the first quarter.
Plus, the Saudis look to press their oil agenda while Europe prints some ugly economic data.
Royal Dutch Shell offers over a 6% dividend yield and is in growth mode.
At a time when OPEC is bent on keeping their cuts in place and U.S. shale might start to produce less and less, we could be entering an era of higher oil prices.
There are a few plays to consider in the energy arena, but it still looks like a place to be underweight going into 2020.
Energy can be a volatile place to put your money, so here are some points to look out for with natural gas.