Why Energy Might Be The Best Performing Sector Again In 2017

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From Nilus Mattive: History never repeats itself exactly. But it’s a lot easier to figure out where things might be going when you know what direction they’re coming from.
NYSE:XLE January 31, 2017 11:43am

Russian Oil Minister Says Oil Could Go To $60 Soon

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From Irina Slav: Crude oil prices will trade in the range between US$50 and US$60 a barrel this year, Russia’s Oil Minister Alexander Novak said on Sunday. The minister met with counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Venezuela, Algeria, and Oman to discuss ways of monitoring the compliance of the signatories to the oil production cut deal from last November and December.
NYSE:XLE January 23, 2017 11:16am

Money Keeps Pouring Into The Largest, Top-Heavy Energy ETF

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We have seen some nibbling this week in Energy Equities via XLE (SPDR Energy Select Sector, Expense Ratio 0.15%), as the fund has found some support above its 50 day MA but it is still well off of its mid-December intraday high of $78.04 (more than 4% below these levels presently).
NYSE:XLE January 20, 2017 12:40pm

This Energy ETF Could Rise Another 25% This Year

From Taki Tsaklanos: We said in our crude oil price forecast that there was a potentially bullish scenario in 2017. “Prices could certainly move higher, but will find secular resistance at $75 where the 2014 gap down started” was what we wrote a while back.
NYSE:XLE January 4, 2017 7:23am

Trump Could Usher In A New Nuclear Energy Boom

From OilPrice.com: With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and the politics of economy.
NYSE:XLE December 7, 2016 8:12am

BlackRock Sees Big Opportunity in Renewable Energy

WindmillsAmid growing investor interest in real assets, BlackRock Head of the North American Investment Team David Giordano talks about the changing global energy landscape, highlighting the investment opportunity in renewable power infrastructure.
NYSE:XLE October 7, 2016 8:11am

Energy Market Vulnerable to Electric Vehicle Revolution

BatteryAnalyst Tony Daltorio explains that the energy market's biggest long-term threat is electric vehicles, which are rapidly gaining traction around the globe.
NYSE:XLE October 2, 2016 8:15am

Energy Markets Still Shaky, Regardless of OPEC Agreement

Image of oil derricksFrom Chris Ciovacco: The market had low expectations heading into this week’s OPEC meeting. Then the story broke Wednesday afternoon, and oil futures surged.
NYSE:XLE September 29, 2016 6:15am

T. Boone Pickens Blames Obama for Energy Sector Woes

From OilPrice.com: According to energy magnate T. Boone Pickens, Obama has been a loser for the energy industry. And not just a loser, but “a complete loser”.
NYSE:XLE September 23, 2016 6:32am

Energy ETF in Focus as M&A Heats Up

The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLE) is bound to see increased attention this week, with a couple of big M&A deals just announced.
NYSE:XLE September 6, 2016 8:25am

Oil Prices Fall on Iraq Production Increase: Short Term Top?

oil600X300The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLE) is on watch this morning, with oil prices pulling back amid reports that Iraq will boost its export levels.
NYSE:XLE August 23, 2016 9:23am

Four ETFs to Buy and One to Sell if Donald Trump Becomes President

donald-trumpThis weekend's issue of venerable business magazine Barron's took an in-depth look at what types of equities would likely feast or famine if Donald Trump becomes president.
NYSE:XLE August 13, 2016 12:51pm

Energy ETF Testing Key Level Could be Catalyst for Wider Market Gains

alternative energyChris Ciovacco: While the performance ratio of stocks to bonds may be a good indicator of where the markets are headed, the energy sector may well prove to be the biggest catalyst for the next push higher.
NYSE:XLE July 20, 2016 4:43pm

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

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
NYSE:XLB June 24, 2016 12:36pm

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