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.
The management team at Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) threw investors for a loop when, on December 18th, news broke that the company would merge with McDermott International (MDR) in a deal with an enterprise value of $6 billion. This announcement has interesting implications for investors, but if synergies can be achieved as promised, the value proposition for shareholders is still attractive.
American Woodmark Corp (NASDAQ:AMWD) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on April 30, 2017. American Woodmark Corp manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. American Woodmark Corp has a market cap of $1.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $94.15 with a P/E ratio of 21.71 and P/S ratio of 1.50.
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>>>
March 20, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Monday and traded close to the break-even line all day. Leading indicators and consumer sentiment readings were both strong. Only the materials sector traded high late in the afternoon while energy and utilities were the laggards. The blue chips were performing best. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $48.22 a barrel, down 1.2% on the day. April....More>>>
One of the biggest challenges for investors is filtering out bad, useless or even costly “information.” I have a method for screening out the noise and using my time more effectively. Part of it is keeping the TV on mute and using TIVO to check out anything that is really significant. You can also just skip articles that obviously do not meet the test.
Energy investors are making a big mistake… They're "bottom fishing" in the major oil and gas stocks… trying to catch the bottom. This, of course, is a bad idea. Energy stocks have been crashing this year. But expectations are still high. History tells us this kind of bottom fishing won't end well. The smart move is to wait for a better entry point....More>>>
As oil nears $50, some investors fret that a new round of production could begin, undermining the nascent recovery. Not so, say Guggenheim’s Subash Chandra and Marshall Coltrain, who expect good things from WPX Energy (WPX), Devon Energy (DVN) and Continental Resources (CLR). They explain why:
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As oil approaches $50, we believe oil supply....More>>>
Goldman Sachs thinks it’s time to pull the plug on Tesla’s stock.
David Tamberrino, an analyst at the influential Wall Street investment bank, downgraded Tesla’s stock to a “sell” rating on Monday morning. It’s pretty rare for analysts to be that negative about a high-profile company.
Tesla’s stock fell nearly 5% Monday and shares are....More>>>
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) was crawling higher long before the market started to price in Trump’s plans. In fact, it has shown relative strength all year, bottoming a month before the wider market (NYSEARCA:SPY) in January, and +54% from that low until the close before the election. If someone tells you CAT performed well this year because of Trump, it is simply not true.
One of the best things about Seeking Alpha is the availability of research regarding stocks so risky that virtually no Wall Street advisors or analysts who care about keeping their jobs would ever consider recommending them – however large these stocks’ upside might be. The subject of this report is a company sufficiently dicey to earn its latest audit report a going concern qualification,....More>>>
Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.
With President-elect Donald Trump leading GOP control of Congress — and possibly the Supreme Court — what does this mean for your retirement?
Well, it’s unlikely there will be any draconian changes to retirement savings vehicles, but watch out for other potential game-changers. Some of them may hurt your ability to save and achieve financial security in your golden years.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) is one of the few highly leveraged energy companies that did not file for bankruptcy during the 2015-2016 energy price crisis, but it still faces significant headwinds and need to deleverage by selling assets. Some investors have asserted that the company s
Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI) is one of those smaller E&Ps that constantly is on my watch list, but I've never taken the time to go through it. This is an under-analyzed company by the investment community, so it's time to dig in to see if there's hidden value. Laredo is an E&P operating ou