When temperatures plummeted across the Northeast last winter, spot natural gas prices along the Eastern Seaboard spiked to eye-popping levels causing many to call for additional pipeline capacity. However, as is often the case with energy issues, the situation is more complex than it may first appear. read more
By Aamir Chaudry: I used the following screener to find the following plays: Independent Oil & Gas PEG (click to enlarge) Forward P/E Two of the following stocks may currently trade at a fair price based on historical P/E, however they are bargains when you look at their forward P/E and future growth opportunities. Show More Summary
SOLAR SUCCEEDING ON PRICE Solar Continues Trumping Fossil Fuel Pricing, With More Innovations To Come Chip Register, Sept. 11, 2014 (Forbes) “…America’s energy landscape looks significantly different. Natural gas has come well off its pre-recession highs and is now trading steadily around $4 per mmBtu, with little to no volatility. Show More Summary
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is posed for a rise in the stock price, so what could be the best option play with the oil and gas company? Recently on Bloomberg, Chief Options Strategist Alan Knuckman of Barchart Bulls-Eye Options, discussed his options strategy for BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) with Scarlet Fu. Knuckman suggested buying April […]
According to AAA, gas prices in the U.S. are at a seven-month low. Plus, HBO is considering offering a standalone subscription to HBO Go. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
By Anup Singh: At the end of June, natural gas fueling company Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) looked like a turnaround candidate. However, the company's stock price has declined ever since, dropping almost 22%. But, investors should...Show More Summary
Since earning his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of London, Elliott Gue has dedicated himself to investment in the energy sector, and was been referred to in the official program of the 2008 G-8 Summit in Tokyo as "the world's leading energy strategist." read more
By Bret Jensen: The stocks of exploration and production companies have been on the defensive recently as both oil and natural gas prices have fallen throughout the past three months. The dollar index has recently hit a 14 month high this week which has provided a significant headwind to the energy complex. Show More Summary
Americans spent more going out to eat and shopping in August — maybe because they filled the gas tank for less.
In today's retail sales report for the month of August, only two of the thirteen sectors tracked (Gas Stations and General Merchandise) saw month over month declines in sales. The largest decline was in Gas Stations where sales fell by 0.8%. Show More Summary
After peaking around $3.70 per gallon in June, gas prices dropped steadily for two months—and they're expected to keep declining for months to come.
By The Energy Report: With gas prices stuck at historic lows for the foreseeable future, bored investors can look toward master limited partnerships to increase profit yields on energy portfolios. Elliott Gue, energy investment strategist of Capitalist Times, spends his day finding great energy deals in the margins and curves. Show More Summary
Gas prices continued to ease in most parts of the country after the Labor Day weekend, and motorists in some areas are now paying the lowest pump prices in months. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas...
By Alpha Strategist: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), the leading player in the global oil and gas industry, operates in over 85 countries and employs about 126,000 people worldwide. Schlumberger offers the broadest range of products and services for oil and gas exploration and production. Show More Summary
By Apex Financial Consultants: On the back of rising energy demand and relatively high oil and gas prices, the activity level in the oil and gas drilling and production industry has jumped bringing positive future earnings growth outlook for energy exploration and servicing companies like National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV). Show More Summary
By David White: Athlon Energy Inc. (NYSE:ATHL) is a newly minted oil and gas E&P company. The IPO was August 2, 2013. The stock priced at the high end of its range at $20 per share. Since then the stock price has gone almost straight upward; and it has done so based largely on fundamentally good to great results. Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo… There’s good news about the cost of energy: It’s getting cheaper. The cost of oil has been falling for weeks on global markets. West Texas crude is now just under $91 a barrel. The International Energy Agency has again cut its oil...
By IAEResearch: Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) is one of the largest natural gas and oil producers in the U.S. The company has been facing a declining trend in the stock price since the start of July, and it looks like the trend in price will continue in the short-term. Show More Summary
A sharp decrease in prices at the pump this year is expected to bolster the recovery
By QuandaryFX: It has been a traumatic year for natural gas (NYSEARCA:UNG). The winter of 2014 was so extreme that supply strains caused record prices around the United States. In some areas, gas prices increased 10 times the prices set in previous weeks. Show More Summary