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The Fed has attacked developing problems in real-time -- and as China shows signs of life, the semi stocks are benefitting.
Markets appear stable. Do we trust it? Can we trust it? Of course not.
Perhaps investors would be wise to invoke the Jim Cramer 'three day rule' where energy is concerned.
These Dow stocks all yield above 3.3% right now, but are they worth the risk?
Plus, a bit of coaching on how to put your money to work opportunistically amid the uncertainty.
The answer to that question depends on several factors, so let's break them down.
Joining the ranks of BlackRock and Microsoft, BP has come out with a plan to address climate change, and that gives it added appeal.
BP has set goals of reaching net-zero emissions from its own oil and gas operations and production by 2050.
I don't think any of the takeaways have to do with the political mess in Iowa, nor the 'State of the Union' address scheduled for Tuesday night.
How will Chinese demand for goods and services as well as dramatically reduced Chinese production impact U.S. corporate performance?
You asked for it, so here it is: This is where to put your money if the conflict with Iran gets out of control.
Watch for analysts and strategists to turn into armageddonists forgetting that China's the real issue.
What you have is a geopolitical event that markets were not positioned for.
This company made headlines in 2019, and I'm betting on it as a great play -- in many senses of the word -- for this new year.
Looking for value? You will find opportunities across a variety of energy markets.
When an issue this big comes to market, institutions and fund managers make room in their portfolio ahead of the IPO. This means oil names will be a source of shorts in any portfolio.
You have to realize that when you have billions of dollars of stock out there without a natural home you are going to get pressure on this market.
If there was not a sizable addressable market for Beyond Meat, the competition would not be building as quickly as it is.
Dow chemicals are finding a bottom, higher-yielding stocks are trading well, macro is improving and the consumer is getting stronger.
Right now, AbbVie is the best way to capitalize on the moment and on the future.
Wise investors should stick with those equities and stay away from high-yielders with no protection, like the MLPs.
How much has central bankers' environment been impacted externally? We will see.
Chevron and Exxon Mobil appear more attractive than this stock right now, and the oil sector as a whole should be watched for at least the next couple days.
Remember that 'gaps always fill,' and while I would avoid entering the name on Monday if you haven't already, here's how and why to look for a way in at the right time.
The stock price was already moving up ahead of this supply shock.
The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.