Katie Bays of Height Securities said 2017 may be a turning point for LNG markets as buyers – who have sat on the sidelines for several years and refrained from signing new contracts with LNG export terminals – begin to change their tune.
“U.S. gas production remains robust and prices are low, bolstering confidence that Henry Hub-linked contracts can offer long-term savings....More>>>
Asian shares were mixed early Friday in the last trading session of 2016, with a weaker dollar hurting the competitiveness of exports in the region, while an overnight drop in oil prices sent key energy stocks lower.
The greenbacks rally has shown signs of slowing in recent days as doubts rose over the assumption of the U.S. Federal Reserves rapid interest rate increases. Earlier this week,....More>>>
“Mors tua, vita mea” (literally “your death is my life) probably was the motto that gladiators, in the ancient Rome, recited before entering in the Coliseum and fighting for their life. Over and above its literal translation, this Latin expression means that what is a damage for one person is often an advantage for another. There can only be one winner in a competition; that is....More>>>
ExxonMobil missed the invitation to America’s big oil party.
Booming shale oil production could soon make the United States king of the oil world. Yet Exxon, the nation’s most powerful oil company, is still in decline in large part because of its late arrival to the shale game.
Exxon (XOM) delivered a fresh reminder of its difficult position on Friday, reporting oil....More>>>
The Middle East’s biggest airlines are suspending flights to Qatar as a major diplomatic crisis roils the region.
Etihad, Emirates, Fly Dubai and Gulf Air said Monday they would halt all flights in and out of Doha, the Qatari capital, starting Tuesday morning.
The news comes after the governments of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen and Egypt broke off....More>>>
Oil company ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has been kicked to the curb in 2015 and 2016 on the back of a devastating energy price rout that has even pushed some companies into bankruptcy. Levered upstream companies Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ:LINEQ) and Breitburn Energy Partners L.P. (OTCPK:BBEPQ) filed for bankruptcy earlier this yer because of falling price realizations, and a high debt load that....More>>>
HDFC Securities’ research report on LIC Housing Finance
In a seasonally strong quarter, LICHFs results were largely uninspiring. Sequential NIM expansion was curtailed (16bps vs. and average of 23bps over FY12-17) despite a 34bps drop in CoF and rising share of higher yielding project loans (4.9% vs 4.0% QoQ) and LAP (14.3% vs. 13.2% QoQ). Asset quality uptick also lacked....More>>>
No, I am not saying ignore what happens in Syria. I am not oblivious to what President Trump might be saying about Russia, particularly when I think he mistakenly says this is the worst that it has been, even during the Cold War. Perhaps he’s not familiar with the Cuban Missile Crisis. But the fact is that the “Bristol-Myers (BMY) Theorem” — as in: “What does....More>>>
&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-493057015&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/493057015/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;638&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; The holiday buying season is getting underway at the Maine Mall as stores are beginning to promote their Christmas discounts. The new Bon Ton store in the Maine Mall was the first to....More>>>
While Crestwood Equity Partners (NYSE:CEQP) isn’t a well-known name, it should be, especially by income-seeking investors. That’s because the high-yielding master limited partnership (MLP) offers an increasingly compelling combination of current income and future upside backed by strong financial metrics and clearly visible growth prospects. The company’s strong core and upside....More>>>