Month: December 2021

Consumer Spending

Americans will be forced to draw down their savings in 2022

In 2022, Americans are going to be dipping into their savings as pandemic-related support from Congress and the Federal Reserve recedes. As of November, workers were putting away less money from their wages into savings compared to what they were saving pre-pandemic. This spells the end of the higher levels of saving seen during the […]

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Dry Bulk Shipping
Seaborne Shipping
Shipping Transportation
Trade Of The Day

Is Danaos (DAC) Stock Outpacing Its Transportation Peers This Year?

Danaos Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates containerships in Australia, Asia, Europe, and the United States. The company offers seaborne transportation services, such as chartering its vessels to liner companies. DAC $74.3500 1.9900 % 2.7500 Danaos Corp Sector : Transportation Industry : Transportation – Ship Signal Short Term Trend Long Term Trend BUY […]

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Leading Stocks
Top Stocks
Top Stocks To Watch

3 Best Construction Stocks To Buy For 2022

Smith-Midland Corporation (SMID) Smith-Midland Corporation, through its subsidiaries, invents, develops, manufactures, markets, leases, licenses, sells, and installs precast concrete products primarily for use in the construction, highway, utilities, and farming industries. It offers SlenderWall, a lightweight construction panels for the exterior walls of building; Sierra Wall that provides sound and sight barrier for use alongside […]

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Interest Rates
Low Interest Rates
Rising Interest Rates

Erdogan’s Push for Low Rates Backfires as Borrowing Costs Soar

(Bloomberg) — The cost of borrowing money in Turkey is surging, a sign that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policy of driving down interest rates is starting to backfire. Since the central bank began slashing rates in September, the yield on 10-year government bonds has climbed more than 7 percentage points, touching an all-time high of […]

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Banking Sector
Daily Rundown
Ocean-Going Transportation
Specialty Tea

Metal Oxide, Ocean Transport, Banking, Coffee and Tea

Camtek Ltd. (CAMT) Camtek Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells inspection and metrology equipment for the advanced interconnect packaging, memory, complementary metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, micro-electro mechanical systems, radio frequency, and other segments of the semiconductor industry. Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (GNK) Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, together with its […]

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One Hot Stock
Royalty Trust

Permian Basin Royalty Trust (PBT) – Buy Price: $11.00 or better

Buy Price: $11.00 or better Sell Price: TradersPro Sell Signal Permian Basin Royalty Trust, an express trust, holds overriding royalty interests in various oil and gas properties in the United States. The company owns a 75% net overriding royalty interest in the Waddell Ranch properties comprising Dune, Judkins, McKnight, Tubb, Devonian, and Waddell fields located […]

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Inflation Hedge
Inflation Stocks

Worried about inflation? You may want to rethink this ‘rule’ about how much of your income to invest

Getty Images When thinking about how much money to invest, it may be tempting to look at how much money you have, but you should also think about how much money you will need. While it’s not always a “fun” question to think about, ask yourself: “What are my goals and what am I trying […]

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Stock Market Timing
Stock Market Top

This indicator flashed warnings in 2000 and 2007 — and it’s buzzing now

They don’t ring a bell at the top, the expression goes, but here’s an indicator that topped in 2000 and 2007. It has to do with margin debt. According to Ned Davis, senior investment strategist at Ned Davis Research, falling margin debt growth, from high levels, triggers a sell warning. When the 15-month rate of […]

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Retirement Accounts
Retirement Plan
Retirement Planning

Getting serious about retirement planning in the new year? Try these tips

Envisioning a retirement by the beach, or with a relocation? It all takes planning, and there are plenty of tools to help with that. Retirement Tip of the Week: If you’ve decided to get serious about planning for retirement, no matter your age, think through what you will need then and how to get there. […]

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Dry and Refrigerated Containerships
Ocean-Going Transportation
Trade Of The Day

Why Costamare Inc. (CMRE) Is Headed Higher

Costamare Inc. owns and charters containerships to liner companies worldwide. As of June 14, 2021, it had a fleet of 81 containerships with a total capacity of approximately 581,000 twenty foot equivalent units and 16 dry bulk vessels with a total capacity of approximately 932,000 DWT. The company was founded in 1974 and is based […]

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Financial Sector
Leading Stocks
Top Stocks
Top Stocks To Watch

3 Top Financial Transaction Stocks To Buy Now

EVERTEC, Inc. (EVTC) EVERTEC, Inc. engages in transaction processing business in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company operates through four segments: Payment Services – Puerto Rico & Caribbean; Payment Services – Latin America; Merchant Acquiring; and Business Solutions. It provides merchant acquiring services, which enable point of sales and e-commerce merchants to accept and […]

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Labor Shortage
Warren Buffett

Buffett Dismisses Senator Sanders’ Request to Intervene in Labor Dispute

(Bloomberg) — Warren Buffett is not going to get involved in labor disputes of any company he owns, despite a request from Senator Bernie Sanders. The Vermont independent asked Buffett to support a group in a labor strike within Precision Castparts Corp., a company Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. purchased in 2016 that makes equipment for […]

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Basic Materials
Crude Oil
Daily Rundown
Ocean-Going Transportation
Precious Metals

Coal, Fiber Optics, Construction Materials, Metals, Ocean Transportation

Ramaco Resources, Inc. (METC) Ramaco Resources, Inc. produces and sells metallurgical coal. The company’s development portfolio includes the Elk Creek project consisting of approximately 20,166 acres of controlled mineral and 25 seams located in southern West Virginia; the Berwind property comprising approximately 31,200 acres of controlled mineral and an area of Squire Jim seam coal […]

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Crude Oil
Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Energy Production
Energy Sector
Energy Stocks
Energy Technology
Fibonacci Retracement
Free Cash Flow
Fundamental Analysis
Offshore Drilling
Oil Production
Oil Products
Oil Stocks
Oil Supply
Shale Oil
Technical Analysis
Value Investing
Value Stocks
West Texas

SLB’s fundamentals are getting stronger – does it also make the stock a useful value?

Since the beginning of 2021, the energy sector has rebounded strongly from the pandemic-driven pressures that had kept prices – particularly in crude oil – depressed throughout 2020. From a November 2020 low point at around $34, for example, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude more than doubled to an October peak at around $85. The […]

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