Elliott H. Gue

Analyst Articles

Alternative energy companies are probably getting the most attention as potential beneficiaries of HR 2454; after all, the use of these technologies would be mandated by the RES, and putting a price on carbon tends to make energy sources that don’t emit carbon more attractive. But don’t go overboard; the bill isn’t a legitimate reason to aggressively buy alternative energy stocks. Read More

Alternative energy companies are probably getting the most attention as potential beneficiaries of HR 2454; after all, the use of these technologies would be mandated by the RES, and putting a price on carbon tends to make energy sources that don’t emit carbon more attractive. But don’t go overboard; the bill isn’t a legitimate reason to aggressively buy alternative energy stocks. Read More

Every week we review our selections under a different segment of our MLP Profits Portfolio, alternating between “Conservative,” “Growth” and “Aggressive.” But sometimes an event will occur during off weeks or even in between issues that merits your attention. That’s where our “Alerts” section comes in. Generally, we’ll be keeping… Read More

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was famously fond of obscure economic statistics and data points. But economic models and analyses that rely on the conistent application of fewer indicators can often yield better and clearer forecasts. Read More

In the company’s October conference call, Schlumberger (NYSE: SLB) suggested that if oil prices remain depressed, drilling activity would begin to slow. It appears we’re now seeing that slowdown. Read More

The temporary pullback in prices has hit most stocks in the energy space hard, driving down valuations to the lowest levels since 1998, when oil was trading below USD20 a barrel and natural gas sold for less than USD2 per million British thermal units (MMBtu). This marks an outstanding opportunity for investors to buy stocks at depressed prices ahead of the next up-cycle. Read More