Energy Sector Earnings Have Been Surprisingly Good So Far

From Steven Vannelli, CFA: So far in this earnings season, with over half of companies having reported, the energy sector has experienced the biggest earnings surprise. Earnings have come in almost 23% ahead of analyst estimates, nearly double the surprise of the consumer discretionary sector.
NYSE:XLE April 29, 2017 7:02am

These Sectors Are Most Vulnerable As Corporate Debt Nears Record Level

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From David Dutkewych: Years of cheap credit have not only helped the U.S. economy recover, but the world’s economy. There’s no doubt about it.
NYSE:XLE April 28, 2017 6:25am

After Years Of Turmoil, It’s An Exciting Time To Be An Energy Investor Again

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: Oil is back in the news, with the price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude roughly doubling from last year’s lows driven by steady demand and coordinated supply cuts by Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers.
NYSE:XLE April 26, 2017 6:26am

An Important Oil Index Is Testing A Major 30-Year Support Level

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From Dana Lyons: Beleaguered oil stocks are testing important support stretching back 3 decades.
NYSE:XLE April 22, 2017 7:16am

Time To Get Bullish On Energy Again?

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Crude oil had a good week, heading sharply higher from $47.10 to $50.85. Is April 2017 shaping up to be bullish?
NYSE:XLE April 3, 2017 6:13am

Increasing Numbers Of Investors Are Betting On An Energy Rebound

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, today focusing on the world's largest energy ETF, which has seen a big bounce lately and is beginning to rake in new assets as a result.
NYSE:XLE March 30, 2017 11:53am

BlackRock: Opportunities Abound In The Energy Sector Right Now

From BlackRock: A recent drop in energy-related assets appears overdone given our outlook for oil prices, creating opportunities in selected energy equities and credit. Richard Turnill explains, with the help of this week’s chart.
NYSE:XLE March 29, 2017 7:35am

These Sector ETFs Are Looking Pretty Bearish Right Now

From David Fabian: I’m normally an optimistic, “glass-half-full” kind of guy. I roll my eyes every time I see a headline decrying the next market crash or cataclysmic event that will cripple the global economy. I’m quick to discern speculation from truths and prefer taking the opposite side of most mainstream assumptions.
NASDAQ:IBB March 23, 2017 6:26am

Oversold Energy Sector Could Be A Safe Haven If Wider Markets Get Dicey

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From Steven Vannelli, CFA: In a market experiencing the largest pullback since the election, investors are rightly looking for places to hide. At present, according to our work, the US energy sector is the only truly oversold sector.
NYSE:XLE March 22, 2017 6:27am

Energy ETFs Could Collapse If Oil Falls Much Further From Here

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From Taki Tsaklanos: If anything, the team at InvestingHaven avoids at all times to be sensational. Their focus is to be objective and report as many as possible important events that are ‘hidden’ to most investors.
NYSE:XLE March 14, 2017 9:44am

Avoiding Losers Proves Just As Important As Finding Winners

From Contrarian Outlook: In a crazy bull market like this, you may feel like it’s impossible to lose. That’s a dangerous feeling. Because there are a few loser stocks out there—although admittedly there are far more winners than losers.
NYSE:XLE March 10, 2017 6:08am

Energy Sector’s Recovery In Jeopardy As XLE Approaches Critical Level

From Taki Tsaklanos: The energy stock market sector is losing momentum. The XLE ETF, representing the energy stock market sector, lost 2.30 percent on Tuesday. The longer term chart shows that a potentially bearish trend could start once the 69 to 71 area in XLE is broken to the downside.
NYSE:XLE February 8, 2017 6:32am

Energy Among A Handful Of Sectors To Stand Out Amid Trumpflation

Omar Aguilar, Chief Investment Officer of Equities and Multi-Asset Strategies at Charles Schwab Investment Management writes that in today's inflationary environment, a handful of sectors are primed to stand out.
NYSE:XLE February 7, 2017 11:53am

Investors Are The Most Bullish On Energy That They’ve Been In Two Years

From Michael McDonald: Notwithstanding Monday’s big stock market drop, the outlook for investors is getting cloudier. While President Trump and the Republicans have made many promises that appeal to investors such as corporate tax reform, and easier access to natural resources for E&P firms, the actions that have been prioritized so far, have little relation to business.
NYSE:XLE February 3, 2017 3:14pm

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