oil stocks

Three Must-Watch Energy Stocks as Oil Prices Decline

By Friday, December 12, 2014

Three Must-Watch Stocks for Energy InvestorsThe price action in oil is dramatic. It’s really significant considering it traded so consistently in a range around $100.00 a barrel prior to its recent drop.

The breakdown in oil prices is suspicious for the simple reason that both growing supply and stagnant demand have been such a constant over the last several years. There’s nothing new in the marketplace, only that OPEC (the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting … Read More

Crushed Oil Sector a Profitable Opportunity?

By Friday, October 24, 2014

Crushed Oil Sector

The big news so far this earnings season isn’t corporate financial results but the price of oil, which continues to be under pressure.

Domestic production has finally caught up to spot prices and combined with reduced expectations for the global economy, oil prices continue to be vulnerable.

Resource investing is inherently volatile; risk related to commodity-based investing is always higher. But as oil prices have given oil stocks a well-deserved … Read More

My Top Value Play in Bakken Oil

By Monday, September 15, 2014

Top Value Play in Bakken OilThe weakness in oil prices was pretty sudden and has changed the financial dynamics for many producers. Typically, weaker oil prices are slow to translate into lower prices at the pumps.

Domestic junior oil stocks have been hot commodities until recently. Many of the market’s best growth stocks in this sector continue to be expensively priced and finding value has been a difficult endeavor.

One company we’ve considered before in … Read More

How to Profit from the Surge in Domestic Oil Production

By Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Best Investment Opportunity in Oil-Related StocksCrude oil has pulled back from its recent price strength, but it’s still holding up pretty well above the $100.00-per-barrel mark for West Texas Intermediate (WTI).

Energy is still a top sector for equity portfolios, but it is the case that many oil stocks have already moved up tremendously and valuations are a little stretched.

I’m a big believer in energy infrastructure and pipelines for income-seeking investors and junior energy … Read More

Big Growth Ahead for These Three Shale Oil Plays

By Friday, July 11, 2014

Three Shale Oil Plays with Good UpsideI was listening to hedge fund guru and energy baron T. Boone Pickens on CNBC the other day and, as he always has, he wants to stop the flow of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil into this country. This, folks, is not fiction; it is actually realistic, given the surging production of domestic shale oil and natural gas. Pickens wants to create a North American energy partnership … Read More

Why It’s Not Too Late to Enter the Hot Oil Sector

By Friday, June 6, 2014

Oil Sector Hot Here's How to Get in on the ProfitsThe spot price of oil is holding up and there are countless oil stocks pushing their highs.

If the 1990s were the decade for technology stocks, then the 2010s are the decade for independent oil producers.

While the largest integrated oil and gas companies are struggling to grow production, mid-tier, independent producers are filling the gap, and there are countless growth stories in the marketplace.

EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) has … Read More

Investment Theme with Legs to the End of This Decade

By Friday, May 9, 2014

One Domestic Industry That Continues to BoomIf there’s one sector of the stock market still poised for more capital gains, it has to be in domestic oil and gas producers.

This sector continues to be a top wealth creator. Most of the action is in the junior and mid-tier producers, as well as the limited partnerships focused on storage and distribution.

On the other hand, large, integrated producers are running into oil equivalent production issues. Both … Read More

The Unavoidable Risk in Resource Investing

By Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Oil Stocks Attractive Beware Unavoidable RiskThe spot price of oil has pulled back to the $100.00-per-barrel mark, but oil stocks are holding up extremely well and the price strength is almost across the board, from related services to the big integrated producers.

Earnings expectations for many within the oil group have been going up for this year and next, while valuations, even among fast-growing producers, aren’t generally overdone. Earnings have caught up to share prices … Read More

My Top Energy Pick with Market-Defying Momentum

By Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Top Energy Stock Pick for This Slow-Growth MarketThe strength in this market is with oil, as both the spot price and oil stocks are holding up very well.

While the broader market has been experiencing a well-deserved price retrenchment, both large- and small-cap oil stocks have been on the comeback trail. The price strength is helpful as speculative fervor continues to come out of equities. The performance illustrates how helpful sectoral portfolio diversification can be when asset … Read More

If This Indicator Turns, the Stock Market’s in Trouble…

By Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Factors Now Creating a Positive Backdrop for This Stock MarketWith the stock market jittery due to geopolitical events, its underlying strength is highlighted by the relative outperformance of the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Transportation Average, and the Russell 2000. If these indices are doing relatively better than the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average, then there is still an underlying strength to a market that hasn’t experienced a material correction for far too long.

The stock market … Read More