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Which U.S. Companies And Sectors Have The Most Exposure To Brexit

June 24th, 2016

market cautionTyler Durden:  After the dust settles and some fundamental analysis is attempted, what analysts will try to calculate is which S&P500 sectors, and companies, have the most exposure to a post-Brexit UK, a country whose growth expectations have been slashed in angry Read more…


Why You Should Be Paying Attention To Energy ETFs

May 23rd, 2016

ETFsDavid Fabian:  Everyone hated energy ETFs last year as plunging oil and natural gas prices eroded valuations of companies engaged in this sector.  The weakening demand for global commodities wrought havoc among large oil producers, exploration companies, and even storage conglomerates.  Read more…


Exxon Mobil Corporation, Chevron Corporation, Phillips 66: Integrated Majors Up To Bat

May 5th, 2016

crudeoilBob Ciura:  It’s been a disastrous past two years for the energy sector. With the price of oil falling from over $100 per barrel at the 2014 peak to the February low of $27 per barrel, Big Oil has taken a big beating. Revenue and earnings have fallen off a cliff, even for the best-of-breed companies. Read more…


Oil Breakout Projects $51.50

April 13th, 2016

crudeoilBillionaires Portfolio:  As we said yesterday, oil on the mend is the key proxy right now for global economic stability.  With that, after closing above $40 yesterday, oil continued its surge today, up 4%.  And global stocks had a good day, up 1% in the U.S. Read more…


Charts On Energy Stocks Giving 2 Different Signals

April 8th, 2016

crudeoilRick Pendergraft:  When I ran my daily scans last night I couldn’t help but notice the number of energy stocks that were on the bullish list. Read more…


Crushed By The Record Oil Squeeze, This Is How Energy Bears Are Shorting Crude Now

March 30th, 2016

crudeoilTyler Durden:  The “short energy” trade worked great for a while and then, as we first warned in late Januaryjust as everyone jumped onboard leading to record WTI (and oil and gas equity) shorts, it very suddenly stopped working in early February Read more…


ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.: Is The Oil Bottom In?

March 29th, 2016

natural gas-bottomMarshall Hargrave:  The pain in the oil markets has scared away a number of investors, and for good reason. Read more…


The Energy Forward P/E Multipe Is Now Off The Charts

March 28th, 2016

crudeoilTyler Durden: Back in January 2015, when we looked at the utterly disconnected fundamentals of the energy sector, we were stunned to note that the forward 12-month P/E for the Energy sector has risen above 22.4, the first time it had done so since April 8, 2002. Read more…


Financial Sector ETF: Breaking Down or Primed for a Bounce?

January 29th, 2016

financial banksRick Pendergraft:  The materials sector has been the worst-performing sector so far in 2016, but do you know which sector is the second-worst performer? Most people would probably say energy because there has been so much press coverage about the fall in oil prices and the noticeable drop in gas prices each time we stop to fill up. Read more…


Drilling Down For Bargains After Oil’s Decline

December 22nd, 2015

buyers and sellersThe recent collapse in oil prices has placed pressure on a range of asset classes related to energy. Russ shares where to look for bargains. Read more…


Market Sectors To Buy In 2016

December 15th, 2015

money and investingLawrence Meyers:  2015 is drawing to a close and it has not been a grand year for the overall market. The S&P 500 is down 2% year-to-date and the Nasdaq up a mere 4%. That performance isn’t fantastic, but most investors are probably happy if they escape the year with a gain. Read more…


Energy Sector Is Ready To Rebound

December 11th, 2015

crudeoilRick Pendergraft:  The energy sector has been out of favor with investors for the last year and a half, and the declines in oil prices and energy stocks have deepened in recent weeks. But I think it is time to step in and buy the sector. Read more…


The Best Choices In Oil Stocks

December 10th, 2015

crudeoilLawrence Meyers:   Crude oil prices are crumbling again. The black gold isn’t so shiny anymore, with prices falling to $37.69, and seven-year lows. This is wreaking havoc throughout the energy sector, particularly the companies struggling with high-interest debt. Read more…


The Best Energy Stocks For 2016

December 7th, 2015

energy independenceMarshall Hargrave:  If you’ve been looking for income in the energy space, you haven’t had a problem finding it. Read more…


Safe, High-Yield ETFs For Retirement Investors

November 19th, 2015

yieldLawrence Meyers:  Retirement investors tend to be a conservative lot, yet with interest rates at all-time lows, it has become very challenging to remain true to conservative investing principles and yet also capture the yields necessary to keep up with inflation. Read more…


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