Archive for December, 2017


Wrap – Week Ended 12/22/17

. . The ZLT was up 7% last week (second strongest week of the year for the portfolio) and is down 13% YTD. Our top 10 of 17 positions in the ZLT were up 10.9% on the week. Group is finding traction and valuations remain largely compelling.  Questions and comments under The Wrap will be addressed in […]


Thursday and Friday Post – COG, NOG, Bakken and Happy Holidays

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group finding traction as a last flurry of news hits. Expect a bit of early softness on the Forties fix noted below but traction is building in a number of areas and we have a few names approaching 52 week highs and names making technical breakouts with reasonable valuations which […]


Wednesday Morning – WPX

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group seeking traction into year end.  In today's post please find requested comments and a cheat sheet update for WPX, the oil inventory preview (another big crude draw on the way according to estimates and API), the natural gas inventory preview (as expected, looking for a mid triple digit withdrawal), […]


Tuesday Morning – Permians, XOG

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group seeking traction. In today's post please find the early read on oil inventories, a set of projected free cash flow or outspend notes for the Permian added to the weekly multiples table (more of these to come in the next few days for other groups along with some requested […]


Monday Morning

. . Stuff That Stocking Watch: Gifts big or small, some with rewards.  Contact for details.  . Market Sentiment Watch: Expect slow group action until year end with one last mini surge of news flow this week (likely from a historical perspective). Expect tax loss selling in equities, which is completely misaligned with commodities, to abate before year end. […]

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