Tag Archives: Oil

March 13

Reality Bites! – The End of the Trump Rally?

By David Nelson, CFA U.S. markets struggled last week closing modestly lower after several weeks of gains. Perhaps it was the exhaustion gap higher following the President’s speech or the building reality that there’s a disconnect between investor perception and the actual timeline of administration proposals. The President has said they are committed to a […]

March 09

China Surprise

David joins i24 News Editor in Chief to discuss the latest surprise out of mainland China along with some key issues driving markets.

October 24

The U.S. Dollar – Public Enemy #1

By David Nelson, CFA A myriad of factors seem to be colliding forcing some of the world’s top strategists to the sidelines. The approaching election, a confused Fed and stretched valuations weigh on sentiment as the markets here continue to churn forcing investors to bounce from one sector to the next searching for the Holy […]

August 20

6 Charts Showing How Oil Still Drives the Market

6 months ago oil turned taking stocks along with it. David put together 6 stocks for Yahoo Finance to show the role oil is playing in both credit and stock markets.

August 15

What’s Driving the Market?

By David Nelson, CFA In the face of so-so data and an economic pulse that looks more like an EKG going into cardiac arrest investors want to know “What’s driving the market?” The earnings season is drawing to a close and as Goldman points out in a recent note one consistent theme seems to ring […]

August 03

It’s All About Oil – The Movie

David discusses the days action in the market and why oil has been a leading indicator. He also talks about the election and how it is playing out for investors.

August 02

It’s Still All About Oil

The Top Strategists are tripping over themselves to call the top in the market on the heels of Jeff Gundlach’s call to sell everything. To be fair there are a lot of red flags but it isn’t all doom and gloom either. The biggest challenge is the election cycle. We haven’t been here before. Two […]

March 27

6 things I’m watching this week: Pakistan, Oil, Yellen, Trump, Profits & Jobs

By David Nelson, CFA When I started this article I had 5 key observations to make as we start the trading week post the Easter holidays. Now of course we have a 6th following a deadly attack in Pakistan where the suicide bomber’s target seems to have been innocent women and children. As of this […]

February 13

Cheap oil is a curse and it’s about to get worse

For the last year Oil and Stocks have been joined at the hip. It took just a single tweet to push both oil and stocks higher. I’ll admit Jamie Dimon’s purchase of JPM shares helped quite a bit but the story begins and ends with oil. Cheap oil is a blessing when we pull up […]

February 08

Global Banks Lead the Sell-Off

David Joins the Fox Business Panel to discuss the Global Sell-Off