US oil production appears to be bottoming, but investors seeking to profit in an environment where prices will likely range between $40 and $60 per barrel must pay attention to basin-specific trends as well as companies' balance sheets and acreage quality.
It's been an active year for mergers and acquisitions in the utility sector. We discuss our key takeaways from a major deal that closed ahead of schedule and highlight some of the main themes that will be in play going forward.
Mining stocks have moved to a momentum-driven phase, a change that suggests it’s time to close positions and book profits. In the meantime, oil prices and global growth are two critical factors when considering new investments.
A quick review of productivity and wage-inflation theory explains the difference between the current slow-growth period and previous bull markets. It’s time to be cautious and be ready to take action if the Federal Reserve increases rates.
The velocity of money has slowed significantly since the Great Recession, blunting the effectiveness of the Federal Reserve’s efforts to stimulate the economy through quantitative easing and ultra-low interest rates.
DISCLAIMER: Capitalist Times, LLC is a publisher of financial news and opinions and NOT a securities broker/dealer or an investment advisor. You are responsible for your own investment decisions. All information contained in our newsletters or on our website(s) should be independently verified with the companies mentioned, and readers should always conduct their own research and due diligence and consider obtaining professional advice before making any investment decision. As a condition to accessing Capitalist Times materials and websites, you agree to our Terms and Conditions of Use, available here including without limitation all disclaimers of warranties and limitations on liability contained therein. Owners, employees and writers may hold positions in the securities that are discussed in our newsletters or on our website.