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Several geopolitical factors could result in continued gains for the energy sector.
The stock continues to be attractive for income investors, especially those looking for high yields above 5%.
I would love to see a real implosion in the Shanghai market caused by trade tremors. Why? Because I don't own any Chinese equities and yet still believe in the country's long-term growth stories.
Putting the BLS nonfarm payrolls into perspective, and how I am thinking about Planet Fitness after earnings.
Investors attempting to select between the two stocks have a fairly straightforward choice.
I have been preaching that we need to stay focused on price action more than anything else. This week was a particularly good illustration of why.
It is easy to argue that this market should be rolling over but it is not and that means we stick with what is working which are long plays.
Businesses are spending. If you're making stuff... if you're buying stuff, then the railroads are moving stuff.
For those willing to play the oil services game, SLB is the better long position going forward than HAL.
This was an opportunistic, fair deal and will boost other shale operators.
We never thought, 24 hours ago, that it could possibly be this good.
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.
Probably more important to focus on than the FOMC Minutes on Wednesday, will be the impact of energy prices on headline March CPI.
The Kingdom must balance between pleasing their key ally, the U.S. -- and the president's prolific tweets -- and their own domestic needs.
Both U.S. and Chinese economic data is coming in stronger than expected, which will help support this rally.
Let's look at the top-five performing stocks in the Dow for the first quarter. They are incredibly illuminating.
I am taking profits on energy names on WTI's 32% quarterly gain.
I think sometimes the best way to parse the temperament is to go over the most obviously 'wrong' moves and address why they might not be wrong at all.
The apple of my eye is still the 10% Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock issued by Callon Petroleum.
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.'
No one wants a Kraft Heinz moment.
And stay away from under-capitalized, over-indebted shale producers that face pressure to limit capital expenditures.