Archive for April, 2017


Monday Morning – HAL

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Nervous market and group conditions persist. In today's post please find The Week That Was, the Energy Earnings Calendar Week 2 (relative calm before the storm of earnings next week) and week 3 (preliminary but definitely a heave week as it now stands), comments on the HAL quarter (solid, penny beat), […]


Wrap – Week Ended 04/21/17

. . The ZLT was down 3.8% last week with (oil off 6% on the 12 month strip while the gas strip faded 3%) and is down 13.8% on the year. The XOP was off 3.4% last week and is down 15.2% on the year.  The Blotter is updated after we added our first shares […]



. . Market Sentiment Watch: Nervous / tractionless in the face of potential forced selling. We continue to sit on hands, as we has since March 1st, with regard to new trades … this is something that we see as not needing to be rushed.  In today's post please find the natural gas inventory slide […]


Thursday Morning – Catalyst List Part III Update

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Sloppy, nervous group action. In today's post please find the oil inventory review (in line with API from the prior night, in line crude draw on flattish imports,record refiner demand for this week of the year, and a smaller than recently sized increase in Lower 48 production (still up but less […]


Wednesday Morning – Catalyst List Update Part II

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Sloppy market and group (potentially due in part to hedge fund closures) … awaiting traction and news flow.  In today's post please find the oil inventory preview (Street expecting another week of across the board inventory draw downs and API out after the close yesterday was "OK"), the early read on natural gas […]

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