Plus, the Saudis look to press their oil agenda while Europe prints some ugly economic data.
Demand is something that cannot be forecast as a science. One has to take a view of the economic cycle and make a call.
While the majority of other IPOs have struggled, this stock is in a position to test recent highs.
Plus, a look at the uncertain prospects for a Saudi Aramco initial public offering.
Ecuador had asked OPEC for permission to produce above its quota, but it was never answered. It matters little to OPEC -- but for Ecuador, it no longer serves its interests to be part of this bigger organization.
The president's efforts to damp negative impeachment headlines could involve Iran and/or trade.
U.S./China trade, Iran, and Brexit top the list.
If they didn't move after the Middle East burned, I don't know what they will do if the economy keeps slowing.
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 Russell 2000 had a strong week last week, but whether smaller names can outperform their large-cap brethren going forward remains to be seen.