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Just before the carnage I said avoid the oils; I’ve decided to start buying again.

Having been through numerous energy cycles, I’ve learned on valuable lesson: Sell high and buy low.  Sounds simple enough but its always difficult.  Just a few weeks ago I recommended avoiding energy stocks (which turned out to be perfect timing). … Continue reading

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Oil stocks still worth avoiding – usually fall more than crude prices.

I suggested in prior post that oil would be in trouble due to the COVID-19 impact on fuel demand. The stocks are being clobbered, and one might be tempted to ‘buy low.’ After all, Chevron’s dividend yield is above 5%.  … Continue reading

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Oil, inflation, the dollar and stock markets

The headline you see here is from 2005.  It appeared at the height of the last frenzy in energy markets, and  I fear we are at that stage again.  Here is a headline (Bloomberg) from today: “Oil increased for the fourth … Continue reading

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