NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The short-term picture for tanker stocks has grown a little muddy.First and foremost, the widely watched fixture or cargo count -- the number of oil tanker ships booked each month to transport oil from the "Arabian Gulf" -- will possibly not reach the expected century mark for May, which could weigh on shipping rates going forward, some market watchers and investors say. ("Arabian Gulf" is tanker-industry shorthand for the Persion Gulf-Arabian Peninsula region.)
Short-Term Tanker Outlook Cloudy
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