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Rising energy prices and geopolitical instability could force more nations to explore shale gas reserves, leading to wider opportunities for fracking.
Chevron (CVX) set its investment budget for 2019 at $20 billion, while Schlumberger (SLB) warned of weakness in the North American hydraulic fracturing market.
Houston's largest public companies added 24 independent female directors to boards in 2018, up from seven female directors a year ago.
Last week, the oil rig count fell sharply by ten to 877. The rig count tends to follow US crude oil prices with a three- to six-month lag.
Short interest is low for XYL with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. The net inflows of $9.22 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold XYL are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing.
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The fourth quarter was a rough one for most investors, as fears of a rising interest rate environment in the U.S, a trade war with China, and a more or less stagnant Europe, weighed heavily on the minds of investors. Both the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 sank as a result, with the Russell 2000, […]
On November 30–December 7, oilfield services stock Superior Energy Services (SPN) fell the most on our list of energy stocks. The VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) fell 6.6%—the most among the major energy subsector ETFs that we discussed in Part 2.
Chinese officials summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the arrest of chief financial officer of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou in Canada. U.S. officials are investigating her role in the companies operations in Iran.
The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
It was a rough fourth quarter for many hedge funds, which were naturally unable to overcome the big dip in the broad market, as the S&P 500 fell by about 7% during October and average hedge fund losing about 3%. The Russell 2000, composed of smaller companies, performed even worse, trailing the S&P by about […]
Amid an overall market correction, many stocks that smart money investors were collectively bullish on tanked during the fourth quarter. Among them, Amazon and Netflix ranked among the top 30 picks and both lost around 20%. Facebook, which was the second most popular stock, lost 14% amid uncertainty regarding the interest rates and tech valuations. […]
Like everyone else, elite investors make mistakes. Some of their top consensus picks, such as Amazon, Facebook and Alibaba, have not done well in October due to various reasons. Nevertheless, the data show elite investors’ consensus picks have done well on average over the long-term. The top 30 S&P 500 stocks among hedge funds at […]
How do you pick the next stock to invest in? One way would be to spend hours of research browsing through thousands of publicly traded companies. However, an easier way is to look at the stocks that smart money investors are collectively bullish on. Hedge funds and other institutional investors usually invest large amounts of […]
Short interest is extremely high for SLCA with more than 20% of shares on loan. This means that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are currently targeting SLCA. Over the last month, ETFs holding SLCA are favorable, with net inflows of $3.09 billion.
In 2014, WTI crude oil prices were north of $100 per barrel. Not surprisingly, energy stocks, and in particular oil stocks, were doing pretty well back then. The oil market was left with this massive oversupply glut, and that sent oil prices tumbling.
Anyone researching Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) might want to consider the historical volatility of the share price. Modern finance theory considers volatility to be a measure of risk, and there Read More...