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Royal Dutch Shell offers over a 6% dividend yield and is in growth mode.
Looking for value? You will find opportunities across a variety of energy markets.
Chevron is a safe name in the oil and gas industry -- and offers a 4% yield.
I do think that this Fed Chair has learned to be cautious, in reflection of the policy errors made in late 2018.
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.
Let's check out the charts and indicators of WEX this morning.
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.
The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.
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.