Tag Archives: Oil

November 12

Are earning’s estimates starting to rollover?

By David Nelson, CFA With a few unresolved close calls in some of the key battleground states, Election results came in as expected. The consensus outcome prevailed with Democrats retaking the house and Republicans holding on to the Senate. There are several issues that enjoy bi-partisan support including infrastructure and the lowering of drug prices […]

June 26

Recession Obsession

By David Nelson, CFA I look at my watch, it’s already noon as I go through my Sunday reads getting ready for the start of trading Monday. Every week seems to have a theme and it looks like the obsession this week, is what the next recession will look like. On Friday, the Bank of […]

June 23

Why falling crude prices may not be as bad as you think – i24 News

Maybe falling oil prices aren’t such a bad thing after all – David Nelson

May 08

Can The Hammer Save Oil Bulls?

By David Nelson, CFA Healthcare and the French Elections topped the Wall of Worry list for the last several weeks. As of this writing a Macron win seems all but certain with early exit polls giving him 65% of the vote. Here in the states Healthcare is once again center stage as a partisan Congress […]

April 10

Market Assassins

By David Nelson, CFA Investor concern has been rising and reflected in the sideways price action over the last several weeks. We’ve rounded up the usual suspects including valuation, politics, military action and the Fed as potential assassins to a bull market now entering its 9th year. Before we break out the cyanide capsules it’s […]

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 […]