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

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.
NYSE:XLE March 28, 2016 12:33pm

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

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.
NYSE:XLE January 29, 2016 5:06pm

Drilling Down For Bargains After Oil’s Decline

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.
NYSE:XLE December 22, 2015 4:05pm

Market Sectors To Buy In 2016

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.
NYSE:PEJ December 15, 2015 3:37pm

Energy Sector Is Ready To Rebound

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.
NYSE:XLE December 11, 2015 4:02pm

The Best Choices In Oil Stocks

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.
NYSE:USO December 10, 2015 4:06pm

The Best Energy Stocks For 2016

energy independenceMarshall Hargrave:  If you’ve been looking for income in the energy space, you haven’t had a problem finding it.
NYSE:USO December 7, 2015 3:37pm

Safe, High-Yield ETFs For Retirement Investors

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.
NYSE:CVY November 19, 2015 5:07pm

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Its Peers

microsoftJon Markman:  In the last week of December 1999, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) crested after a magnificent decade. It was the largest company in the world as the dot-com boom raged. Its performance that year helped the Nasdaq 100 achieve a 101% gain.
NYSE:XLE November 10, 2015 1:40pm

Best Sectors To Buy In The Fourth Quarter

investingKent Thune:  The third quarter marked the worst quarter for stocks since 2011. But the fourth quarter is beginning to take a different turn. Will the weakest sectors of Q3 turn south again, or will early Q4 momentum carry through the remainder of the year? What sectors will perform best in Q4?
NYSE:XLE October 12, 2015 3:44pm

Volatile Oil Prices: What Should Investors Do?

oil etfsLawrence Meyers:  By now you have figured out that oil prices are going crazy. What few investment professionals mention is that, besides always being beholden to supply and demand, commodities like oil will always be extremely volatile.
NYSE:OIH September 14, 2015 12:40pm

M&A Will Strengthen The Oil Market

crudeoilAlex McGuire:  Oil Price Forecast 2015:The WTI crude oil price is coming off one of the most volatile months since the Great Recession.
NYSE:USO September 3, 2015 1:48pm

Don’t Be Fooled By Any Oil Bounce [Marathon Oil Corporation, Oasis Petroleum Inc., EOG Resources Inc, BP plc (ADR)]

crudeoilHarry Dent:  The global economy has $57 trillion more debt now than it did at the last bubble peak in 2008.
NYSE:USO September 1, 2015 4:18pm

What Happens Next For Oil Prices? [Total SA (ADR), SandRidge Energy Inc., ConocoPhillips, Chevron Corporation]

whats nextNick Cunningham: Oil prices crashed last week only to rebound at lightning speed. On August 28, oil prices surged 10 percent, the largest one-day gain in seven years. So, what happens next for oil prices?

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