Media headlines are saying President Trump inked several hundred billion dollars of deals and investments with Saudi Arabia. Investors reading the reports are naturally asking which companies will benefit and, more importantly, what the investment potential is. In this column, I will address six energy companies to watch, as others have covered defense/aerospace companies. Six screens I follow the ZYX Change Method of investing and trading. The method consists of six screens. The premise behind the ZYX Change Method of investing is that the most money is made with the lowest risk by successfully predicting the change before the crowd. American companies have always done well in Saudi Arabia.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday tightened the location requirements for U.S. patent litigation, which will likely end the Eastern District of Texas’ long reign as the country’s most prolific host of the cases. The high court ruled unanimously in favor of TC Heartland, who had asked for a relocation to Indiana of a patent infringement case brought by Kraft Foods in Delaware. Plaintiffs have long taken advantage of rules that have effectively allowed them to have their pick when it came to venue. Over time, as the Eastern District of Texas gained a reputation as both efficient and plaintiff-friendly, the cases funneled to the area in droves. By 2015, 44 percent of all patent cases were held
Oil prices rose on Monday as growing confidence that top exporters would agree to extend supply curbs this week and speculation that the cuts could be deepened further pushed prices to their highest levels in more than a month. India's petroleum and natural gas minister said Monday the country is considering U.S. and Canadian suppliers, as well as encouraging it to turn to renewable energy.