Archive for August, 2010


Thursday -Oil Review and Natural Gas Preview Plus

Market Sentiment Watch: Summer is winding down and volatility has come only at the hands of data. Investors seem less focused on selling now and they've been less than focused on buying for quite some time. I will continue to play the hit and run market where I see a few opportunities from time to […]


Wednesday – Oil Inventory Preview Plus Enercom Plus More

Market Sentiment Watch: Another slow summer day, another broad market thumping at the hands of more pathetic economic data. In energy land the interesting comments kept rolling out of Enercom (check out the HK comment in the commodity section) and we have a pretty good day of trading in a redder than not market backdrop. […]


Tuesday Morning Risk Aversion

Market Sentiment Watch: Potential buyers are more than a little leery of participating before the week’s important economic data and probably before Labor Day to any great extent. After a number of negative days, futures are again called sharply lower today. Not much of a concern for the ZLT and the option portfolios are running […]


Monday Morning – Enercom Day 1

Market Sentiment Watch: Look for the weak ahead to be dominated by fears over housing, jobless claims, and the GDP revision at week's end. Pretty much everything is pointing to a fairly rapid deceleration. In energy land this week, all eyes should be focused squarely on presentations at Enercom, the first of the energy conferences […]



Market Sentiment Watch: Negative sentiment going into expiry with no economic data to provide any sort of turning point today and numbers from Dell and HP doing little to impress the Street. Energy land is pretty quiet this morning and I expect a bored, probably red trading.  Next week we get presentations from a number […]

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