First Russia, Then Turkey, Now Sanctions on Venezuela -- What About Oil?

Even if Maduro steps down or is forced out, it will take years to rebuild the country's oil industry.

Is Renewable Energy the Defensive Stock Opportunity You're Missing

AMSC CEO discusses that and China challenges.

It Is Time for Some Clarity on Trade Talks

The statements out of the U.S. and China on this week's talks provide no detail whatsoever.

'Widow Maker' Natural Gas Market Is Poised for a Recovery

At least one large hedge fund blew up in November largely at the hands of an out-of-control futures and options markets.

Is This a Bull Trough or a Bear Peak? It Depends

We investors have the task of sifting through the 'Umwelt' -- the worldview perceived and forecasted by the various organisms that live in our trading world ecosystem.

Powell Speech Gives Market Boost, Now Back to Trump and Xi

Until there is a clear outcome on the trade front, choose your investments wisely -- the market can very easily go back to retest lows.

What Acquisition Targets Could Chevron Shoot For?

It might be time to examine some possible oil peers to poach.

Chart of the Day: Dividends Make Oil Stocks a Strong Defense Against Volatility

As oil recovers and begins to stabilize both the stock price and cash flow of companies in the space, dividend payments could drive strong portfolios.

A Low-Risk Option Play in Corn Might Make Sense

Corn appears to be poised for gains, but it's important to limit risks when setting up a trade in the commodity.

Adding (Carefully) to Energy Longs: Market Recon

And watching the Fed rate-hike decision.