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Wrap – Week Ended 10/23/20
October 24, 2020
. . Modestly negative week for the ZLT due to renewables space profit taking with the help of some fears that we see as likely unfounded surrounding Chinese solar names. In the oily upstream (and maybe...
Wrap – Week Ended 10/17/20
October 17, 2020
. . Tread in place week last week (down about 1%) which is fine given the prior week's 21% pop. We are seeing small signs of traction in the natural gas names, takeover speculation in some of our oily...
October 12, 2020
. . Market Sentiment Watch: Market eyes on stimulus hopes. Busier week on the energy data front as we get reports from OPEC and IEA, WHO says to expect vaccines late this year or early next and that...
Wrap – Week Ended 10/9/20
October 10, 2020
. . Biggest week of the year with the ZLT up ~ 21%. Performance was driven by sharp gains in our renewables segment and by some slight upward edging in some our oil, natural gas and service names....
Wrap – Week Ended 10/2/20
October 03, 2020
. . Holdings Watch: We had one addition in the ZLT last week with an add to a smaller fuel cell position. The Trading Blotter is updated. The ZLT was up 8% last week. Renewables are > 60% of the...
September 28, 2020
. . Market Sentiment Watch: The broad markets have fallen for 4 straight weeks and this week is heavily laden with key economic data. Flight tracker data may be showing some modest improvement...
Wrap – Week Ended 09/25/20
September 26, 2020
. . Key items from last week watch: JKS reported a big beat taking many on the sellside by extreme surprise. Please see our coverage of earnings day here and our follow up post here. JKS is our 4th...
Wrap – Week Ended 09/18/20
September 19, 2020
. . Holdings Watch: Solid week for the ZLT with the portfolio up 6.1%. We added to one of our wind positions last week. The blotter is updated. Notable: Prompt gas has 10 days left in its contract, and...
Wrap – Week Ended 9/11/20
September 12, 2020
. . This Wrap is in progress. Questions and comments will be addressed in the Monday post. . Holdings Watch: We added to one smaller name in the last week. The blotter is updated. .
Wrap – Week Ended 09/04/20
September 06, 2020
. . Charts for thought: a) the strip continued to improve last week (even as prompt took a breather). b) Like others, our 2020 peak range has ebbed. Holdings Watch: Only one trade in the portfolio last...
Wrap – Week Ended 8/29/20
August 29, 2020
The week: DJIA up 2.6%, SPX up 3.3% Energy benchmarks ranged from down 1.7% (majors) to up 4.8% (oil service) The ZLT was up 4.2%. The Trading Blotter is updated. There were 3 additions to the...
The Wrap – Week Ended 08/21/20
August 22, 2020
. . Energy was weaker in general last week ranging from down between 3 and 12% (service names took a hit though not our one holding in the space) despite modest improvement for oil and natural gas. The...
Wrap – Week Ended 8/14/20
August 15, 2020
. . Solid week for the ZLT with the portfolio up nearly 5% on the back of strong renewables and gassy segment wedges. Our oily segment continues to edge higher as well. The portfolio is now: 53%...
August 14, 2020
. . Market Sentiment Watch: China / U.S. relations continue to sour. Stimulus is on hold as congress goes on vacation. Marketing link for you to share because caring is sharing. Our thanks in advance...
Thursday Afternoon and Hello From Z
August 13, 2020
. . Hello, we know you have a choice about where you go to get your energy research these day so thanks for stopping by. For those of you who subscribe to the site, you have our heartfelt thanks! For...
August 10, 2020
. . Market Sentiment Watch: Increased U.S. China tensions, Busier week on the energy data front (EIA STEO, OPEC Monthly, IEA Monthly) In today's post please find: The Week That Was, The Five Things, an...
Wrap – Week Ended 8/7/20
August 08, 2020
. . Nice week with the ZLT ending up 11.7%. We are now 53% renewables / 18% gassy / 20% oil We own 15 energy names, down one position from last week, as we removed our "risk" gassy trade GPOR from the...
Tuesday Morning – Earnings Avalanche Day 1
August 04, 2020
. . Market Sentiment Watch: Still waiting on stimulus and employment assistance deal from DC (both sides said Monday's talks were productive), Please note this is a busy earnings week for us. Some of...