Kinder Morgan (KMI) is one of the largest transporters of natural gas in North America. Natural gas is one of, if not the, cleanest fossil fuels. Future demand growth, coupled with Kinder Morgan's massive network of midstream pipelines, make it a fantastic bet for investors looking for both gro
U.S. equity indexes sank Thursday afternoon, pitching sharply lower amid an announcement that President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, raising concerns of protectionists trade policies that could hit U.S. corporations and consumers.
Oil prices steadied on Thursday, on the heels of a 2% plunge that came after data showed U.S. oil production hit a new weekly record.
The stabilization in crude prices came as a sense of calm appeared to be returning to global equity markets. The resignation of top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn late Tuesday fueled concerns about a trade war and spiked a selloff for perceived riskier....More>>>
Steve Sjuggerud has been keeping close tabs on oil prices… In recent months, Steve has highlighted several bearish signs for crude oil, including extreme sentiment among oil speculators and persistently bullish behavior in energy stocks. This week, he shared another. As he wrote in his latest True Wealth Systems Review of Market Extremes… Oil prices....More>>>
Like the tobacco industry, the oil and gas industry is also undergoing consolidation, and the Fund has benefited from its holding in Baker Hughes, Inc. (NYSE:BHI) (“BHI”). The Fund’s position in BHI was initiated in late 2015 as an arbitrage opportunity when Halliburton Company (“HAL”) bid for BHI, and as a proxy for an anticipated return to growth in the oil services....More>>>
In 1956, geologist M. King Hubbert came up with what seemed to be an accurate prediction of “peak oil”, a theory regarding the maxing out of U.S. oil production that goes back to 1919, using statistical modeling. Hubbert projected that U.S. oil production would peak between 1965 and 1971.
With the onset of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo and ensuing energy crisis, Hubbert’s theory....More>>>
U.S. equities finished mixed in trading on Monday, with all the excitement centered on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) as the two tech giants pushed the Nasdaq Composite to another new record high. This was the 13th gain for the index out of the 15 trading days so far this month — a melt-up on a scale not seen since February.
Related CAFD Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Hooker Furniture Climbs After Strong Q4 Results; Resources Connection Shares Slide 12 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Thursday The Vetr community has downgraded $CAFD to 4-Stars (Vetr) Related FSLR Both 8point3, First Solar Should See Further Downside Amid Divestiture News....More>>>
Gasoline futures soared Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to wreak havoc on Texas, knocking major Gulf Coast refineries out of action.
And while the storm is also expected to curtail offshore crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, crude futures are under pressure. Thats because the supply impact is more than offset by the hit to demand for crude by the refinery shutdowns.
U.S. equities pushed to new records, with large-caps gapping higher at the open to extend above its two-month uptrend channel. Geopolitical events, from a van attack in London to U.S.-Russia tensions in Syria, were largely ignored. Instead, investors piled into big-tech stocks in the wake of Friday’s Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) deal,....More>>>
December 8, 2016: Markets opened higher again Thursday after another record-setting day in U.S. markets. Financial and basic materials stocks are trading highest among the 11 S&P sectors while industrials and consumer staples lag. Financials have been on a tear, partly because everyone expects a Fed policy rate hike next week. Is it already priced in? WTI crude oil for January delivery settled....More>>>
As Texas considers a “bathroom bill” aimed at transgender individuals, top executives have sent a clear message to the state’s governor: We oppose it.
On Monday, more than 50 business leaders from the Houston area sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, asking him to “avoid any actions, including the passage of any ‘bathroom bill,’ that would....More>>>
Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. This week, we want to start off with a couple of charts from the most recent update of the Haynes And Boone “Bank Oil Patch Bankruptcy Monitor” report.
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Source: Haynes And Boone “Bank Oil Patch Bankruptcy Monitor.”
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Top 5 Oil Stocks To Buy Right Now: ONEOK Partners....More>>>
Investors have been flocking to index funds, both mutual and exchange-traded versions, in ever-increasing numbers. In doing so, theyve yanked tens of billions of dollars out of actively managed funds, which try to beat an index and normally charge more than unmanaged index funds.
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On May 31 of last year I published an article about Carter's Inc. (CRI), a manufacturer and retailer of children's clothing and accessories. Please take the time to read it here, as it explains my initial long thesis and will provide context for this article. Had you invested in Carter's on that
For me, Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY) is an example of why valuation always matters. Generally well-valued (if not richly-valued) for its high-quality timberlands and wood products operations, Weyerhaeuser has lagged the S&P 500 for total returns for quite some time. Even when you account for the t
In May of 2017, I wrote my first piece about AV Homes (NASDAQ:AVHI). The article outlines key aspects of the company's business as well as my original thesis for buying the stock. The piece was titled, "AV Homes - Homeownership Rates Are Climbing And So Is AVHI". My main thesis was - and still i
President Donald Trump ran on a ticket of making America great again. While the consensus on that point is very much split, what’s not deniable is the markets’ response. Trump’s pro-business agenda was credited for sparking an impressive rally. With enthusiasm overshooting rat
Zscaler's (NASDAQ: ZS) upcoming IPO, slated for Friday, March 16 according to the NASDAQ IPO Calendar, will be the first software unicorn to go public in 2018 after a particularly volatile first quarter. This IPO will be an interesting one to watch - coming off a strong first and second quarter