Tag: energy

  • Chevron employees strike at California refinery

    Chevron employees strike at California refinery

    Chevron (CVX) has a current dividend yield of 3.45% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold CVX in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total CVX is 0.7% of my portfolio. More than 500 Chevron Corp. employees went on strike at a refinery in California on Monday amid a contract stalemate. The strike comes after the […]

  • Windows 10 mayhem

    Windows 10 mayhem

    Windows 10 upsets my apple cart, Russia continues to dominate the news, public pension stock dependency, companies continue to isolate Russia, and much much more!

  • Individual investors jumping into energy stocks

    Individual investors jumping into energy stocks

    The Energy Sector makes up 21% of my total portfolio. On Monday, retail investors purchased a net $340 million of U.S.-listed energy stocks and exchange-traded funds, the most in one day in VandaTrack data going back to 2014. Over the five trading days through Tuesday, they bought a net $122.05 million of Chevron Corp. shares […]

  • Shell to withdraw from Russian oil and gas

    Shell to withdraw from Russian oil and gas

    Shell owns 68.5% of Shell Midstream Partners. Shell Midstream Partners (SHLX) has a current dividend yield of 8.41% and is rated as “Borderline Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold SHLX in my High Yield Portfolio. In total SHLX is 1.7% of my portfolio. Shell had previously said it would pull out of a number of joint ventures in […]

  • Russia killed COVID-19

    Russia killed COVID-19

    Russia continues to dominate the news, oil tops $130, Gold surges, Natural Gas prices spike in Europe, and much much more!

  • Putin on the blitz

    Putin on the blitz

    Russia invades Ukraine sending markets on a ride, Dow goes into correction (briefly), bank stocks clobbered, and much much more!

  • Frackers are fracking again

    Frackers are fracking again

    Private oil producers are leading an industry return to places like the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma and the DJ Basin in Colorado, where drilling had almost completely stopped in mid-2020 when those areas became unprofitable because of lower oil prices. Oil production in these marginal regions isn’t expected to move the needle in the global […]

  • Winter of discontent

    Winter of discontent

    Exxon & Chevron gush cash, Microsoft purchase of Activision to get FEC looksee, J&J to pay $150 million settlement, and much much more!

  • Sometimes we sweat in winter

    Sometimes we sweat in winter

    Chevron more profitable, Bank of America sees 7 interest rate hikes, Caterpillar has supply chain issues, and much much more!

  • Chevron reports most profitable year since 2014

    Chevron reports most profitable year since 2014

    Chevron (CVX) has a current dividend yield of 4.37% and is rated as “Safe” by SimplySafeDividends. I hold CVX in my Low Yield Portfolio. In total CVX is 0.6% of my portfolio. The U.S. oil giant’s annual earnings were a dramatic turnaround from 2020, when Chevron lost $5.5 billion after the global pandemic routed demand for oil […]