Will Iran Threaten Russia's Share in the Oil and Gas Market?
Last week, Iran’s oil minister announced a new model of contracts for foreign oil and gas companies during the two-day conference in Tehran.
The FHFA’s House Price Index differs from other house price indexes in that it only looks at houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Sector ETF Analysis
On Monday, November 30, 2015, natural gas prices rallied due to lower natural gas prices. Lower natural gas prices boosted bargain buying, and short covering supported natural gas prices.
SKYY closed at $43.9 with a positive return of 0.23% on November 27, 2015, generating a profit of 0.07% for the week.
Consumers spent around $8 billion between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, an increase of 15% compared to 2014.
The Carnegie Way transformation was expected to restore the glory days of U.S. Steel. However, looking at the stock’s performance, the company’s value today is lower than what it was a century back.
Trafigura, one of the world’s leading trading groups, announced its decision to close its Galena Metals Fund.
On Wednesday, November 25, the Federal Reserve approved rules to amend the existing capital plan as well as stress testing guidelines. These will be effective in 2016.
IBB closed at $334.37, and was trading 2.8% below the 100-day moving average and 0.65% higher than the 20-day moving average.
Housing is steadily becoming a bright spot for the US economy. The iShares US Home Construction ETF (ITB) has risen 3.9% over the past month, as of November 23.
SUPERVALU reported sales of $17.8 billion in fiscal 2015 and $18 billion during the last 12 months. Its trailing-12-month net margin stood at 1.2%.
Global ETF Analysis
The Eurozone’s gross domestic product (or GDP) growth rate was 1.4% in March 2005. The European Central Bank’s (or ECB) fund rate at that time was 2.1%.
Income ETF Analysis
While high yield bonds could be an avenue for higher yields, they seem risky given the slowing global economy and low oil prices. In such a scenario, preferred stocks could offer some value.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Post Properties is structured as an REIT and completed its initial public offering in 1993.
Amid the sell-off in the midstream energy sector, Kinder Morgan is one of the worst-affected midstream companies.