Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDS.A)

58.94
0.66 1.13
NYSE : Energy Minerals
Prev Close 58.28
Open 58.57
Day Low/High 58.50 / 59.34
52 Wk Low/High 54.56 / 66.48
Volume 3.30M
Avg Volume 2.86M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2.11B
Market Cap 229.18B
EPS 5.60
P/E Ratio 24.46
Div & Yield 3.20 (5.54%)
The Big Consolidation Pattern on WEX Can Support a Rally - Go Long Here

The Big Consolidation Pattern on WEX Can Support a Rally - Go Long Here

Let's check out the charts and indicators of WEX this morning.

What Have Central Bankers Learned? Trading Apple: Market Recon

What Have Central Bankers Learned? Trading Apple: Market Recon

How much has central bankers' environment been impacted externally? We will see.

I Certainly Won't Be Filling Up on BP

I Certainly Won't Be Filling Up on BP

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.

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

Oil Attack's Ripple Effects and the Case for Defense Stocks: Market Recon

The drone attacks on Saudi oil operations even could influence the Fed's thinking on inflation and rates.

Brent Oil Went Up on Saudi Attacks, But Where Does It Go Now?

Brent Oil Went Up on Saudi Attacks, But Where Does It Go Now?

The problem with the oil market is not one of supply, it is one of demand.

Value vs. Growth, ECB vs. FOMC, Dividend Stocks, Positive on Apple: Market Recon

Value vs. Growth, ECB vs. FOMC, Dividend Stocks, Positive on Apple: Market Recon

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.

China and Tariffs, Oil Patch Stocks, Lockheed Martin a Winner: Market Recon

China and Tariffs, Oil Patch Stocks, Lockheed Martin a Winner: Market Recon

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 Won't Let On, but Oil's Price Scares the Cartel

OPEC Won't Let On, but Oil's Price Scares the Cartel

OPEC has no idea how much oil prices can fall, but current prices are not acceptable to the organization.

Powell's Verbal Fouls, an Equity Beatdown and Silence of the Lam: Market Recon

Powell's Verbal Fouls, an Equity Beatdown and Silence of the Lam: Market Recon

The Fed chairman's news conference threw markets for a loop with hawkish words that did not support the Fed's dovish actions.

Checking in on Big Oil

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...

Oil Keeps Slipping, a Broadcom Broadside and a Disney Thumbs Up: Market Recon

Oil Keeps Slipping, a Broadcom Broadside and a Disney Thumbs Up: Market Recon

Jamie Dimon also expresses concern about the impact of China tariffs and a fresh GDP estimate is at hand.

Royal Dutch Shell: Earnings Beat Shows New Projects Fueling Growth

Royal Dutch Shell: Earnings Beat Shows New Projects Fueling Growth

The stock continues to be attractive for income investors, especially those looking for high yields above 5%.

Watching Jobs Report, Buffett's Amazon Play and Planet Fitness: Market Recon

Watching Jobs Report, Buffett's Amazon Play and Planet Fitness: Market Recon

Putting the BLS nonfarm payrolls into perspective, and how I am thinking about Planet Fitness after earnings.

Watching This Bearish Chart Pattern, and Why I Like Twilio Here: Market Recon

Watching This Bearish Chart Pattern, and Why I Like Twilio Here: Market Recon

For the major indices, Wednesday offered up a dangerous bearish reversal.

There Are Many Reasons Why I Prefer Schlumberger Over Halliburton

There Are Many Reasons Why I Prefer Schlumberger Over Halliburton

For those willing to play the oil services game, SLB is the better long position going forward than HAL.

Who Might the Oil Majors Acquire Next After Chevron's Anadarko Deal?

Who Might the Oil Majors Acquire Next After Chevron's Anadarko Deal?

A rundown of several oil companies that could soon be on the block.

These Exploration Names May Also Pop With Chevron, Anadarko Deal

These Exploration Names May Also Pop With Chevron, Anadarko Deal

This deal will certainly strengthen Chevron's position in the Permian Basin, while also adding to global reserves of both petroleum and LNG.

Anadarko Deal Rewards Shareholders Betting on the Beleaguered Stock in 2019

Anadarko Deal Rewards Shareholders Betting on the Beleaguered Stock in 2019

Anadarko is surging as its planned, $33 billion acquisition by Chevron recognizes its underlying value.

GDP Growth Rising, Plus My Take on Amazon: Market Recon

GDP Growth Rising, Plus My Take on Amazon: Market Recon

Both U.S. and Chinese economic data is coming in stronger than expected, which will help support this rally.

Chinese PMI Data, Valuation Expansion and Playing Energy: Market Recon

Chinese PMI Data, Valuation Expansion and Playing Energy: Market Recon

I am taking profits on energy names on WTI's 32% quarterly gain.

Oil Prices Can Rise Further -- Plus ULTA and Cloud Stocks to Watch: Market Recon

Oil Prices Can Rise Further -- Plus ULTA and Cloud Stocks to Watch: Market Recon

This recent oil price surge in price is not over, and not priced in. Here is how I am playing it.

We're in the Middle of a Sucker Rally Right Now

We're in the Middle of a Sucker Rally Right Now

In a market full of noise it pays to focus on individual fundamentals. One of my favorite phrases is 'cash flow never lies.'

Stick to Larger E&P Outfits for an Oil Play, Plus a Trade on PLNT: Market Recon

Stick to Larger E&P Outfits for an Oil Play, Plus a Trade on PLNT: Market Recon

And stay away from under-capitalized, over-indebted shale producers that face pressure to limit capital expenditures.

5 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy or Invest in Now

5 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy or Invest in Now

Cash is a lazy asset, but the genesis of Berkshire's underperformance has been choosing the wrong investments.

Trading Energy

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...

Take Some Profits on This Strength: Market Recon

Take Some Profits on This Strength: Market Recon

The market can still go higher, but the time has come for the slope of price discovery to normalize a bit.

BP: The Best of Big Oil

BP: The Best of Big Oil

BP is separating itself among the supermajors

BP Stock Fuels Up on Earnings Beat, Bullish Outlook for Oil

BP Stock Fuels Up on Earnings Beat, Bullish Outlook for Oil

BP stock was surging higher after its earnings report.

The Human Response Factor, Fed Moves, China Talks, MSFT Results: Market Recon

The Human Response Factor, Fed Moves, China Talks, MSFT Results: Market Recon

Many see the Fed as done for the year. Never assume. Read the words as they are written.

Beautiful Oil

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...