Archive for September, 2015


Thursday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: In energyland the last week has seen a return to a lack of traction as news flow remains minimal which is normal for this time of year. Shopping list names are treading water (in fairly wide bands) and mostly not breaking down while names with 2 to 3+ debt /EBITDA situations or with […]


Wednesday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: China data was weak overnight with flash PMI coming in at a six and a half year low. In energyland all eyes are again squarely focused on the weekly EIA report (API was fairly bullish last night for the headline inventory changes but we're also watching the ongoing drop in U.S. production […]


Tuesday Morning – MRD

. . Market Sentiment Watch: YoYo Markets. Equity futures are tilted sharply lower this morning after a plunge in Europe brought about by fears of a U.S. rate hike before year end brought about by multiple Fed members making hawkish comments and by renewed fears about a slowdown in China (despite Asian markets not being roiled overnight […]


Monday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Much less economically sensitive week in terms of data flow vs last week's big non event although a mid week reading on China likely causes turbulence.   In energyland, oil continues to dominate group performance and oil is holding up fairly well and trying to form a sideways trade though as noted […]


The Wrap – Week Ended 9/18/15 (in progress)

. . ZLT portfolios ranged from down 0.8% to up 4% last week with the largest, broadest account, the ZLT up 2% on the week but still down 27.4% on the year (roughlly in line with the XOP and XNG). Questions and comments under the Wrap will be addressed in the Monday post. The Wrap table […]

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