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Jim Cramer says foolish traders believe a trade war will trigger a recession, but they're wrong. Fight the crosswinds with a game plan for next week.
Global oil prices have gained nearly 15% since March as investors count the cost of continue OPEC production cuts and the threat of supply disruption from Iran linked to nuclear treaty sanctions, but most energy-related stocks have yet to follow suit.
After a mass exodus from the space in recent years amid the worst commodity downturn in decades, investors are finally thinking about energy stocks, including oilfield services firms.
Commercial Properties of Energy Services Firm Sell Without Reserve
U.S. futures were indicating a more than 200 point drop for the Dow.
Buyers of WFT turned more aggressive in late October so now is a good time to look closer at the charts and indicators.
Investors in Weatherford International plc saw new options become available this week, for the August 2018 expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 241 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
Both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 closed the day at record highs, up 0.32% and 0.21%, respectively.
Firms that adapted to hard times are now doing exponentially better.
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Weatherford International plc was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example News Corp , according to The Online Investor. Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons.
The trajectory of U.S. oil production may further upset the balance of global crude supply and demand, sending commodity prices plummeting once again, one firm argues.
Energy stocks and the auto industry were in focus Wednesday.
Investors in Weatherford International plc saw new options become available today, for the July 28th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the WFT options chain for the new July 28th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
The deals with top U.S. companies such as oilfield services firms Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and Weatherford are part of the Saudi Aramco's push to develop local manufacturing.
Jim Cramer says he respects Buffett's judgment. Cramer's also bullish on some airline stocks.
Jim Cramer says a rally on French election results is fine, but don't forget great U.S. corporate earnings and merger activity.
New short-term catalysts are unlikely for Weatherford, Goldman Sachs analyst Waqar Syed noted.
Here are Thursday's top research calls, including new buy ratings for Concho Resources, Devon Energy, Six Flags and Marathon Oil.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ends Monday in the red, its eighth day of losses in a row and its longest losing streak since August 2011.
Stocks are mixed on Monday as Wall Street shakes off worries over the way forward for the Trump White House.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average stumbled triple digits to begin the week after Republicans shelved an unpopular health- care bill on Friday.
Stocks fall on Monday morning as Donald Trump's failure to push through health care reform raises doubts over his ability to enact other promised changes.
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