What to Expect from Me This Week

This week’s action will be relentless. At this minute, I’m researching all of this. It’s intelligence every investor should have… 1. I’m nvestigating Trump’s “announcement” of an OPEC+ (OPEC plus Russia) cut in crude oil production. Frankly, my Russian, Saudi, Persian Gulf, and European fiduciary contacts are livid. There was apparently no conversation among the[…]

This Could Be a “Make or Break” Week for Markets

There is a rising assumption among experts that this week could decide whether the market can withstand additional weakening from COVID-19. As a result, three of the four areas I’m investigating this week directly involve the pandemic crisis, while the fourth is drawn from new reactions to it… 1. I’m crunching new data on advancing[…]

Oil Developments and the Way to Invest in an Age of COVID-19

In the last Oil and Energy Investor I laid out what is coming for the U.S. economy and asset the stage for today’s outlining of an investment posture during the pandemic. COVID-19 (coronavirus) is likely to become a recurring cyclical problem, ebbing during certain times of the year and then coming back in others. As[…]

What Investors Should Do as “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Apologies to Ray Bradbury, but the title of his 1962 novel seems quite apt these days. Yesterday, markets posted the largest single rise since 1933 on the expectation of a massive Federal package of financial assistance. Of course, you’ve got to remember what was happening before and after 1933 in the United States. Putting yesterday[…]