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Energy News Beat: #169 – 11/30/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #169 – 11/30/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Investors sell off and take profits from a historically strong November.  Major indices down overalls with tech stocks turning green rolling into the end of the session.

  • S&P 500: -0.63%
  • Nasdaq:  0.01%
  • Dow Jones: -1.30%

Market sentiment took a hit

Energy News Beat: #168 – 11/27/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #168 – 11/27/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Half day for traders leads to small rally in the equities markets, with each major indice up over 0.25%. On Thanksgiving Day, online sales rose to a record $5.1 billion, according to Adobe Analytics.

  • S&P 500: 0.25%
  • Nasdaq:  0..83%
Energy News Beat: #167 – 11/25/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #167 – 11/25/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat #167: 11/25/2020

 

Slow day in the markets (50% drop in volume) leads to a slumping of major indices as traders (who are still trading…) react to not ideal unemployment data.  The 30-stock Dow slid 136 points,

Energy News Beat: #166 – 11/24/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #166 – 11/24/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

30,000 DOW JONES!!!!!!!! Pour the champagne, crack that beer its all time highs amid surging cases in COVID-19, but markets enjoy positive bullish vaccine and easing of worries of a transfer of power issues

  • S&P 500: 1.63%
  • Nasdaq:  1.44%
  • Dow
Energy News Beat: #165 – 11/23/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #165 – 11/23/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Stocks up higher after yet another positive vaccine announcement, this time from AstraZeneca and Oxford.  The Dow Jones traded 218 points higher, or 0.5%. The S&P 500 gained 0.3%

  • S&P 500: 0.50%
  • Nasdaq: -0.06%
  • Dow Jones: -0.05%

On Monday, Goldman

Energy News Beat: #164 – 11/20/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #164 – 11/20/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Flat day for the markets as both bears and bull hold market in check with major indices holding flat for the day. On Thursday, over 180,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded, bring the new 7-day average up over 160,000,

Energy News Beat: #163 – 11/19/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #163 – 11/19/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #162 – 11/18/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #162 – 11/18/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Pullback day for the market fresh off all time highs, traders used today to collect some profits, with major indices slumping.  $ES roll flat while $NQ trades slightly in the green after Amazon launch pharmacy business

  • S&P 500: -0.33%
  • Nasdaq:
Energy News Beat: #161 – 11/17/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #161 – 11/17/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Pullback day for the market fresh off all time highs, traders used today to collect some profits, with major indices slumping.  $ES roll flat while $NQ trades slightly in the green after Amazon launch pharmacy business

  • S&P 500: -0.33%
  • Nasdaq:
Energy News Beat: #160 – 11/16/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #160 – 11/16/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

More positive vaccine news, this time from Moderna, lift markets green and sending energy stocks soaring.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 356 points, or 1.2%, and reached an intraday record. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite

Energy News Beat: #159 – 11/13/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #159 – 11/13/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Market sentiment back bullish as traders eye these new vaccines as a way to curb what are now rising COVID-19 in the US. “This week’s positive vaccine news is a game-changer in our view, as it allows the market to

Energy News Beat: #158 – 11/12/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #158 – 11/12/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Stocks turn red amid rising COVID-19 cases, with Wednesday breaking a new record with over 140,000 confirmed cases. On the data front, initial weekly jobless claims fell last week to 709,000 from 757,000 in the prior week, the Labor Department

Energy News Beat: #157 – 11/11/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #157 – 11/11/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Tech stocks lead the way today as investor buy back shares of larger tech companies dragged down by the recent news of a coming vaccine.  Apple gained 3%. Netflix climbed 1.1%. Facebook and Amazon rose 1.1% and 3%, respectively. Alphabet

Energy News Beat: #156 – 11/10/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #156 – 11/10/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Rotations happening among the major indices as Dow Jones (composite of the top 30 capitalized companies) gains over 1% while other indices drop, with large losses in NQ, down over .5%

  • S&P 500: -0.07%
  • Nasdaq: -1.7%
  • Dow Jones: 4.5%

Amazon

Does The 2020 US Election Mark A Turning Point for Energy Stocks?

Does The 2020 US Election Mark A Turning Point for Energy Stocks?

As the 2020 election appears to be moving towards a close, what is in store for energy stocks…

Energy News Beat: #155 – 11/9/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #155 – 11/9/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Stock up HUGE amid Pfizer and BioNTech announcing a vaccine for COVID19 that is 90% effective. Major indices hit all time highs, notably the S&P 500 and Dow Jones, NQ finishes flat (Zoom down BIG) as the pullback from the

Energy News Beat: #154 – 11/6/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #154 – 11/6/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Stock up HUGE amid Pfizer and BioNTech announcing a vaccine for COVID19 that is 90% effective. Major indices hit all time highs, notably the S&P 500 and Dow Jones, NQ finishes flat (Zoom down BIG) as the pullback from the

Energy News Beat: #153 – 11/5/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #153 – 11/5/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Day three of the US presidential election leads to another rally in markets as the projected blue wave seems to have sputtered out.  With a predicted split Presidential/Senate/House, markets run wild

  • S&P 500: 2.9%
  • Nasdaq: 4.55%
  • Dow Jones: 2.36%

Oil

Energy News Beat: #151 – 11/4/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #151 – 11/4/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Day two of the US presidential election leads to another rally in markets as the projected blue wave seems to have sputtered out.  Even with a projected President Biden, the Senate looks to stay red which is generally supportive of

Energy News Beat: #151 – 11/3/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Energy News Beat: #151 – 11/3/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #150 – 11/2/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #150 – 11/2/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Markets open this week up ahead of the US election, with polls opening nation wide tomorrow morning.  Stocks rose mainly of the theme that the election with be smoother than expected. Majors indices traded mostly flat, with NQ seeing a

Throughout the Trump Years, Renewables Sector Has Employed Nearly Three Times as Many People as Fossil Fuels Industry

Throughout the Trump Years, Renewables Sector Has Employed Nearly Three Times as Many People as Fossil Fuels Industry

Morning Consult

Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Excellent article from the Morning Consult. Lisa Martine Jenkins brings up great points aligned with data.

Over the course of this election season, energy in the United States has been debated through the

Daily Energy Market Summary: #149 – 10/30/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #149 – 10/30/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Markets end the week red off fresh highs in COVID-19 cases and stimulus talks break down, driving the Dow Jones down over 450 pts.  Tech shares lag as $AAPL reports weaker earnings off the back of slumping iPhone sales.

  • S&P
Daily Energy Market Summary: #148 – 10/29/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #148 – 10/29/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Bulls are back! Stock soar ahead of big tech earnings and better than expected GDP growth for the US. U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter expanded at a 33.1% annualized pace, its fastest growth ever. The reading came

Daily Energy Market Summary: #147 – 10/28/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #147 – 10/28/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Another day, another red showing for all major indices as COVId-19 lockdown concerns sweep over the markets.  Dow Jones finishes below 27,000 for the first time since mid April as investor swarm to save-haven assets.  Even NQ takes a hit,

Daily Energy Market Summary: #146 – 10/27/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: #146 – 10/27/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Stocks fall again amid renewed COVID-19 pressures ahead off the 2020 presidential election. Major indices (beside NQ) turn red toward the end of the session, with NQ finding slightly green action due to stay at home orders

  • S&P 500: -.09%
Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/23/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/23/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Indices remain flat as hopes of a stimulus agreement before the election were dashed by poor sentiment and a tweet from President Trump.

 

 “We’ve offered compromises, the speaker on a number of issues is still dug in,” said Treasury

Trump, Biden clash over climate, oil industry in final debate

Trump, Biden clash over climate, oil industry in final debate

Reuters

Oil & Gas Publishers Note: Almost broke my crayon fact checking the debate, but have to admire the moderator for trying to be fair. 

Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden clashed over the country’s response to …

Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/22/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/22/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

More stimulus news inches major indices green as Pelosi said Thursday a deal on new coronavirus aid was “just about there.” She also said: “If we were not making progress, I wouldn’t spend five seconds in these conversations.

Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/21/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Daily Energy Market Summary: 360 DCB – 10/21/2020 – Hosted by Michael Tanner

Markets chop between gains and losses as stimulus talks continued into the afternoon, with major indices flat to end the trading session.  S&P 500 was up .25%, while positive SNAP earnings pump tech stocks higher at .7% for NQ.  Dow