Archive for October, 2016


Monday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Bigger week on the economic data front with the Fed unlikely to move this Wednesday but likely to highlight an increased likelihood to move before year end. We don't really care as we don't see an impact on demand from the small action but if they are going to do it […]


Wrap – Week Ended 10/28/16

. . The ZLT ended last week down 5.5% and is up 28.9% year to date.  The XOP and XNG ended the week down 4.5% and 5.3% respectively and are up 19.8% and 35.3% year to date respectively.  We remain nearly 20% exposed to gassy names.  The OIH was off 5.1% on the week and […]


Friday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group remains in the sideways trade. In today's post please find the natural gas storage review (in line with expectations as a pickup in heating more than offset easing generation demand), comments on the COG quarter (meh),  comments on the OII quarter (no light in tunnel), and several other odds and ends.  […]


Thursday Morning – AR

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Group action continues to be sideways trade oriented. We do not see signs of rotation away from the energy groups but rather normal signs of profit taking with recent stronger names seeing greater weakness on down commodity weakness. We write this with one notable exception. Gassy names are now coming […]


Wednesday Morning – RRC

. . Market Sentiment Watch: The sideways trade continues.  In today's post please find the oil inventory preview, the natural gas inventory preview (mildness has pushed thoughts of near term injections to above average levels after a summer of smaller than average injections), comments on the RRC quarter (nice beat, strong guidance vs Street through 2018), comments on […]

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