Defense, Energy & Semiconductors ETFs Leading the Market

winnersThere are three areas of the market bucking the early selling we have seen today. Particular investor interest thus far in the three areas of the market that continue to outperform: energy, semiconductors, and defense contractor-related companies.
NASDAQ:ADI July 26, 2016 12:50pm

This Oil Segment Continues To Perform [Chevron Corporation, Linn Energy LLC, Valero Energy Corporation]

crudeoilSteve Mauzy:  Weak oil prices have been a challenge for most oil producers over the past 12 months. This is to understate the obvious.
NYSE:USO August 26, 2015 12:41pm

Time To Own The Oil & Gas Leaders [BP plc (ADR), Enbridge Inc (USA), Valero Energy Corporation, Western Refining, Inc.]

money and investingU.S. shale oil producers have responded to the oil price collapse so quickly, and with such discipline, that they've shown they are able to turn production on and off as if with a light switch. As Keith Schaefer tells The Energy Reportthat means it's time to be nimble,
NYSE:XLE May 27, 2015 3:55pm

Now Is The Time To Own The Oil & Gas Leaders [Enbridge Inc (USA), Valero Energy Corporation, Northern Tier Energy LP, Western Refining, Inc.]

buy-nowU.S. shale oil producers have responded to the oil price collapse so quickly, and with such discipline, that they've shown they are able to turn production on and off as if with a light switch. As Keith Schaefer tells The Energy Reportthat means it's time
NYSE:XLE May 19, 2015 2:53pm

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P., Valero Energy Corporation, Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR): Best Oil Stocks To Buy Now

buy-nowAlex McGuire: Spotting the best oil stocks to buy now is tricky for many investors because of the current low-price environment. Oil prices have fallen more than 45% in the last year. For the past three months, they've hovered at their lowest levels since the financial crisis.
NYSE:USO April 7, 2015 11:49am

Phillips 66, Valero Energy Corporation, Marathon Petroleum Corp: Dividend Stocks To Buy Now

dividendsMarshall Hargrave: Anything and everything remotely tied to oil has been selling off hard. But the market is missing the bigger picture: some of these stocks will actually benefit from lower oil prices.
ETF BASIC NEWS October 23, 2014 11:38am

Fight China’s Smog With Ethanol [Valero Energy Corporation, Pacific Ethanol Inc, Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc.]

ethanol etfsIn decades past, we have seen that any commodity China really wants goes through the roof. We saw it in copper. We saw it in oil. We saw it in liquefied natural gas. If China starts mandating a 5% blend of ethanol to gasoline, ethanol should trade on par with gasoline.
NYSE:XLE February 6, 2014 3:32pm

Time To Go Long Oil Refiners and Coal Stocks?

Kent Moors: Without fail, every year there are January surprises. They occur when investors receive a pop in selected stocks because of the way fund managers readjust their holdings to dress up their fourth quarter performance.
NYSE:KOL December 18, 2012 2:05pm

Bloomberg’s Most Influential People In Finance; Who’s Connected To Commodities

Mark Cussen: Many of the key figures in the financial industry have made their fortunes in businesses that are related to tangible commodities such as oil, steel, agriculture and precious metals. Some have invested directly in one or more of these while others have made their marks

NYSE:GLD December 14, 2012 12:08pm

Did Turkey Just Declare War On Syria? (TUR, USO, VLO, COST, XOM)

The Turkish Parliament has "authorized military operations" against Syria.  So exactly what does that mean?  Did Turkey (NYSEARCA:TUR) just declare war on Syria?  For now, the government of Turkey is making a clear distinction between "military operations" and "declaring war". 
NYSE:TUR October 5, 2012 12:55pm

ETF Showdown: Guggenheim Insider Sentiment vs. Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment (NFO, KNOW)

Eric Dutram: With today’s uncertain market, stocks aren’t trading on fundamentals as much as they are on rumors, conjecture, and fear. Thanks to this, a number of securities
NYSE:KNOW June 26, 2012 11:33pm

The Oil and Natural Gas Ratio Explodes To 52:1 (UNG, USO, VLO, DOW, WLK, POT, CF)

EconMatters: The ink on our last article is barely dry when its dire prediction actually came true 48 hours later--natural gas price dropping below $2, a level not seen in over a decade.  Henry Hub natural

NYSE:UNG April 17, 2012 10:38pm

The ‘High Oil Prices = Recession’ Fallacy (USO, XLE, XOM, CVX, VLO, COP, BP)

Jeff Harding:  Every time we see oil prices go up we hear that it will cause inflation and/or the economy will go into the tank.

ETF BASIC NEWS February 28, 2012 12:14am

Charting and Stepping Inside The Crude Oil Price Breakout (USO, CVX, XOM, VLO, BP, COP, XLE)

Corey Rosenbloom:  Though it’s been mentioned frequently on the news, the recent crude oil price breakthrough has been impressive on the charts as well.

NYSE:USO February 25, 2012 4:17pm

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