|Day Low/High||58.31 / 58.76|
|52 Wk Low/High||54.56 / 70.09|
The problem with the oil market is not one of supply, it is one of demand.
Should competitors act in a way that puts the U.S. economy at a disadvantage, then by all means the FOMC must act with a level of anger that intimidates.
About the upcoming U.S./China talks, call me skeptical, but I trade the environment, and not my starchy views on what is versus what should be.
OPEC has no idea how much oil prices can fall, but current prices are not acceptable to the organization.
The Fed chairman's news conference threw markets for a loop with hawkish words that did not support the Fed's dovish actions.
Oddly enough with a stronger U.S. dollar (the U.S. Dollar Index has been above 98 all afternoon), both gold and WTI Crude remain up for the day, even if off lows. The Energy sector, by the way, is today's underachiever, eleventh out of eleven sector...
Jamie Dimon also expresses concern about the impact of China tariffs and a fresh GDP estimate is at hand.
The stock continues to be attractive for income investors, especially those looking for high yields above 5%.
Putting the BLS nonfarm payrolls into perspective, and how I am thinking about Planet Fitness after earnings.
For the major indices, Wednesday offered up a dangerous bearish reversal.
For those willing to play the oil services game, SLB is the better long position going forward than HAL.
A rundown of several oil companies that could soon be on the block.
This deal will certainly strengthen Chevron's position in the Permian Basin, while also adding to global reserves of both petroleum and LNG.
Anadarko is surging as its planned, $33 billion acquisition by Chevron recognizes its underlying value.
Both U.S. and Chinese economic data is coming in stronger than expected, which will help support this rally.
I am taking profits on energy names on WTI's 32% quarterly gain.
This recent oil price surge in price is not over, and not priced in. Here is how I am playing it.
In a market full of noise it pays to focus on individual fundamentals. One of my favorite phrases is 'cash flow never lies.'
And stay away from under-capitalized, over-indebted shale producers that face pressure to limit capital expenditures.
Cash is a lazy asset, but the genesis of Berkshire's underperformance has been choosing the wrong investments.
Taking short-term profits across BP plc Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil , and a small loss in Chevron ... I did not time that one as well. These are all part of my "exposing oneself to growth trade while getting paid to do so in the form of divid...
The market can still go higher, but the time has come for the slope of price discovery to normalize a bit.
BP stock was surging higher after its earnings report.
Many see the Fed as done for the year. Never assume. Read the words as they are written.
OPEC reports the largest monthly drop in production in almost two years. Oil prices head north on Friday morning. WTI Crude trades above $53 per barrel. The EIA earlier this week, adjusted expected U.S. output to more than 12 million barrels per day...
This shutdown is starting to feel different from those that we have experienced in the past, is it not?
This is the kind of reversal that happens in a bull market.