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Here's your 'silver linings playbook' for what promises to be a nerve-wracking week of unpredictable politics, mixed corporate earnings and volatile energy prices.
A strengthening dollar coupled with traders taking profit on last week's crude gains caused a pullback in commodity futures Friday, leading to a market droop despite an uptick in rigs.
The company squeaked out another earnings beat Thursday after markets closed despite revenue declines in all of its operating regions including North America, but analysts are content with the results.
On Friday, October 21, General Electric reports quarterly results and investors will be watching to see what the industrial conglomerate has to say.
A larger-than-expected crude oil stockpile drawdown saw the commodity soar to one-year highs Wednesday, and with it came an energy industry longing for a comeback.
Oilfield services executives are likely to come out bullish this week, but investors should note a rebound is not underway until these companies start hiring and spending money on equipment.
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U.S. exploration and production companies have put another 3 oil rigs back in play this week, while internationally rigs fell by 3 in September.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for September 2016 was 934 down 3 from the 937 counted in August 2016, and down 206 from the 1,140 counted in September 2015.
Despite markets at record highs, companies are satisfying their appetites to grow and find value by buying others.
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U.S. exploration and production companies have put 107 oil and gas rigs back in operation since late May, after taking about 300 offline in the first half of the year.
Experts say mutual funds' stakes across an industry can thwart competition and that anti-trust regulators should require them to pare their holdings in that case.
On Friday, September 30, investors will get more data on the U.S. consumer.
Conditions seem ripe for continued upward momentum in stocks, as long as the Federal Reserve or unexpected shocks don't get in the way.
The U.S. rig count is stalling in response to a mid-summer oil price rout, but the news follows troubling indications that Saudi Arabia won't agree to cap production.
On Friday, September 23, investors await commentary from a variety of Federal Reserve officials.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that it will release its third quarter financial results on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 6:30 a.
Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have been rising, in defiance of market volatility. This trend appears set to continue in the week ahead.
The Houston oilfield service provider reported Friday a much more moderate gain in U.S. oil rigs than the industry has recently seen and said natural gas rigs were down again.
On Friday, September 16, investors will have the opportunity to parse key inflation data.
The U.S. Department of Energy agency said crude stockpiles fell by 600,000 barrels, which was enough for a blip on the radar but not enough to keep these players up.
Growing crude supplies and continued aggressive drilling globally are negative signs for energy stocks.
Copper and crude have been a good measure of economic activity, but both are at historically low levels.
The week has been dominated by big deal news in the energy industry, but analysts continue to see macro trends and data as the driving factors for stocks.
Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for August 2016 was 937 down 1 from the 938 counted in July 2016, and down 200 from the 1,137 counted in August 2015.
Baker Hughes reported Friday the number of U.S. active oil rigs was up by just 1, meaning gloomy fourth quarter predictions for a flat to down frame may prove true.
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