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Expect Big Changes In The Energy Sector

January 28th, 2014

oil gasLatest predictions are calling for a drop in oil prices over the next two years, while natural gas prices are expected to rise. This is a major change from recent years when just the opposite was true. Read more…

NYSE:BOIL, NYSE:UNG, NYSE:USO, NYSE:XLE

Nuclear Restarts Spells Trouble For LNG

January 27th, 2014

LNG natural gasThere are two major factors that have emerged in the last five years that have sparked a surge in LNG investments. First is the shale gas “revolution” in the United States, which allowed the U.S. to vault to the top spot in the world for natural gas production. Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Best and Worst ETFs In The Energy Sector

January 20th, 2014

oil gasDavid Trainer: The Energy sector ranks eighth out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Dangerous rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 19 ETFs and 86 mutual funds in the Energy Read more…

NYSE:FENY, NYSE:GASL, NYSE:IYE, NYSE:XLE

What Is Relative Demand Telling Us About Stocks and The Economy?

January 8th, 2014

economyChris Ciovacco: The U.S. economy is highly dependent on consumers buying and consuming. It is much easier to buy and consume when you are employed. Consequently, investors monitor the labor market very closely. Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:VT, NYSE:VTI, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

Where To Drill For Portfolio Outperformance

December 19th, 2013

oil-refineryLooking into 2014, Chad Mabry, an analyst at MLV & Co., is more focused than ever on company-specific fundamentals and relative performance indicators, which help him identify the outperformers. In this interview with The Energy Report, Mabry Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Reasons To Be Positive On Oil Stocks

December 17th, 2013

oil gasPrzemyslaw Radomski: In our previous commentary, we examined the situation in oil stocks. Back then, we wrote in the summary: Read more…

NYSE:XLE

Has Shale Broken OPEC’s Grip?

December 12th, 2013

fracking shale gasThe Shale Age is the age of the nimble junior, and exploration has revealed oil and gas resources that could forever alter the global production profile. Peter Dupont, oil and gas analyst for Edison Investment Research, tells The Energy Report how companies Read more…

NYSE:XLE

The Outlook For Oil Stocks Is Bullish

December 12th, 2013

oil gasPrzemyslaw Radomski: In our last essay on oil stocks from Dec. 2, we checked the oil-stocks-to-oil ratio to find out what impact it could have on future oil stocks’€™ moves. Back then, we emphasized the strong positive correlation between Read more…

NYSE:USO, NYSE:XLE

A Multi-Decade Investment Opportunity In Oil Stocks?

December 11th, 2013

mexicoSasha Cekerevac:  In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry, taking over all aspects from production to final distribution. This ban on ownership by foreign companies continues today; however, changes are underway. Read more…

NYSE:XLE

What Are The Credit Markets Telling Us About Stock Market Risk?

December 10th, 2013

Wall streetChris Ciovacco: When bond investors are worried about the economy and default risks, it is concerning for stock investors. When bond investors are worried about rising interest rates, it is much less concerning for the equity markets. Read more…

NYSE:FEZ, NYSE:FXI, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:TLT, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

A Negative Signal For Oil Stocks?

December 2nd, 2013

oil gasNadia Simmons:  In our last commentary on oil stocks from Nov. 20, we examined the NYSE Arca Oil Index (XOI) to find out what the current outlook for oil stocks was. Read more…

NYSE:USO, NYSE:XLE

2008-Like Plunge In Stocks Not Likely

December 2nd, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: The table below puts some context around the impact of the Fed’s bond buying program. It tells us several billion dollars of freshly printed money will be pumped into the global financial system this week. The Fed’s actions greatly Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:XLE

Digestion Needed After Thanksgiving Feast

December 2nd, 2013

happy thanksgivingScott Redler: World markets are mixed this morning after a very quiet holiday weekend. Stocks had a tremendous move the past two weeks and could use some digestion before Santa tries to ring the bells for one last 2013 move Read more…

NASDAQ:IBB, NASDAQ:QQQ, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:RTH, NYSE:XHB, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

Should Investors Be Shorting Stocks?

November 26th, 2013

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: If you have been around the financial markets for any length of time, you are familiar with the expression don’t fight the Fed. The corollary is don’t fight global central banks when they are injecting new cash into the global financial system. Read more…

NYSE:VTI, NYSE:XLE, NYSE:XLF

A New Normal For Oil Stocks

November 20th, 2013

crudeoilKent Moors: There is something very interesting developing in the oil markets (NYSEARCA:USO) right now. Read more…

NYSE:UCO, NYSE:USO, NYSE:XLE




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