Archive for December, 2007


Thursday – Oil Inventory Day

As expected, yesterday was a low volume trading day for both stocks and commodities. Window dressing is in full swing with the solar stocks (see below) being the must have  item of the season for every fashionable fund manager and I spent the day updating tables and strongly considering taking some profits both there and […]


Welcome Back Wednesday

I hope everyone had a great and peaceful Christmas. We had four of them which explains the brevity of this post. I'll be back in better or at least more long-winded form on the morrow.   Commodity Watch: Crude: closed up $0.82 at $94.13 in Monday's lightly attended session. Oil is trading up $0.50 in […]


Merry Monday Eve

The week ahead: Monday: Markets close at 1pm EST. Tuesday: Markets closed for Christmas. Thursday: The EIA's Oil Inventory Report will be released at 1:00 pm EST. Friday: The EIA's Gas Inventory Report will be released at 10:30 am EST. Energy Outperforms Broad Markets…Again. So much for every single one of the talking heads who […]


Expiration Friday

Broad market is looking to open nearly a percent higher this morning with oil looking for a slight boost as well. I'll taking the few remaining profitable positions off the table pretty early as I expect pinning action to quickly set in on this pre-holiday light trading day.  Commodity Watch: Crude Oil closed down $0.18 […]


Thursday – Oil Review & Natural Gas Preview + A Few Stocks of Interest

The story of yesterday: Bigger than expected draw in crude and heating oil and a bigger than expected build in gasoline stocks. All three close higher. Stocks rally on the oil numbers despite a minor loss for the broad markets. In Today's Post A) The oil report review B) The gas report preview C) Stocks […]

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