Archive for December, 2017


Wrap – Week Ended 12/29/17

. . The ZLT was up 1.7% last week and ended the year off 11.9% having gained traction since mid year (up 12.4% in 2H17). We remain ~ 20% cash with 17 positions (2 in Service, 3 in gassy weighted names and the balance in oilier upstream holdings).  There were no trades in the final week […]


Friday Morning

. Market Sentiment Watch: Ending with traction. In today's post please find the natural gas inventory review (in line, much bigger series around the corner), the oil inventory review (another bullish one (as weeklies go)), the Wattenberg Players short form table (with with debt adjusted metrics and upside 6 month targets), and some other odds and ends.  The oil and […]


Thursday Morning – Dualing Inventory Reports, NFX

. . Market Sentiment Watch: In today's post please find the natural gas inventory preview, oil inventory preview, comments on NFX (still well over done to the downside, strong balance sheet, rapid growth and near cash neutral 2018 likely), and some other odds and ends.  Ecodata Watch: We get jobless claims at 8:30 am EST (F = 239,000, last […]


Wednesday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Signs of renewed traction as we close on the end what has been a divergent year for equities and that which they sell. In today's post please find the early read on inventories (oil reports a day delayed this week due to the holiday), the early read on natural gas […]


Tuesday Morning

. . Market Sentiment Watch: Happy Boxing Day and welcome to the last short week of the year. The energy groups have been searching for traction as oil prices have squeezed higher in the wake of a favorable OPEC outcome and improving U.S. crude stocks and we remain roughly 80% long in 17 names in […]

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