Posts Tagged ‘Energy’
Are Investors Too Optimistic?
Stocks rallied last week into last Friday’s close – an encouraging development! But dare I say… investors are optimistic. You see, if you’ve been paying attention, you’d know that many Fridays this year have experienced sizable sell-offs. Why? Because traders wanted no part in holding positions over the weekend. The risk was too great. What…Read More
Now Is Not the Time to Be Greedy
With a PhD in economics, “Dr. Copper” is widely followed as an important economic barometer. Demand for Copper is known to foreshadow things to come. And in an ominous sign, Copper is breaking down. One method to visualize this breakdown is through a simple Relative Strength comparison. Check out this chart comparing the Relative Strength…Read More
Proceed With Extreme Caution
Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson was famous for saying, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” My Question: Did Energy just get punched in the mouth? Because it sure looks that way. Until now, the Energy sector has been immune to the rout hitting the rest of the market. Energy has been…Read More
Buy the Dips or Sell the Rallies?
Earlier this week, I put out a short video addressing current market conditions using price, breadth, and Relative Strength ratios as our guide. The reasons we had moved all but a small portion of investor funds to the safety of cash are still very much in play, and based on the data, we believe the…Read More
It’s All Bullish for Energy and Financials
One of the most important themes these days is the rotation between growth and value stocks. To be clear, we’re not seeing a rotation out of stocks into risk-off alternatives, we’re seeing a rotation within the equity market. Groups like Energy and Financials have been breaking to new highs while growth and Tech indexes have…Read More
Is It Only Temporary?
Inflation is grabbing a lot of headlines these days – and for good reason. Another jump in consumer prices last month sent inflation up 5.4% from where it was just a year ago, which matches the largest increase since 2008, as a tangled global supply chain continues to create havoc, not just here in the…Read More
Analysis: Energy Sector Falls in Rankings
After several months of sitting securely in the top half of the eight broad sector rankings, the major Energy sector plummeted to #6 (of 11) over the past two weeks. While this doesn’t necessarily mean investors with money in Energy stocks or ETFs should cut and run, it’s a good opportunity to explore why this…Read More
Are You About To Become a Victim of the Tariff War?
So, it appears the next BST (big scary thing) for investors to worry about are TARIFFS… And here’s what investors should know… The world’s two largest economies, the United States and China, have squared off in what is shaping up to be an historic trade war – a war that threatens to disrupt international commerce.…Read More
What’s Driving the Strong Momentum in the Energy Sector?
Last month, I alerted investors to a new trend emerging in the Energy space. Crude oil prices were on the rise, and I advised some investors to consider Commodities over Energy stocks. To read the full article, “Two Ways to Play the Energy Breakout” click here… As the geopolitical storm continues to heat up between…Read More