5 Worst Sectors to Avoid This Week

This week, the Service, Marine, Communications Equipment, Service, and Energy Services sectors look weak according to Portfolio Grader. More 

Options: Does ‘Active’ Mean ‘Profitable’?

The options that are the most active also tend to be low-yield hedges that aren't really suited toward retail investors. Here are five such examples. More 

IPOs Taking the Rest of Summer Off

Hi-Crush Partners LP is set to go public this week, then kiss the IPO market goodbye for a few weeks. More 

Should I Buy Schlumberger? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

The oil services company had a solid Q2, but will the slowing global economy and a higher U.S. dollar drag the stock down? More 

7 Oil Service Stocks Better Left in the Dust

The oil and gas sector is undergoing a rapid changes, and these 7 seven stocks are having a hard time making it in out of the fields. More 

6 Energy Stocks Out of Steam

While much of the energy sector enjoys solid growth and gains, it may be time to sell these 6 laggards from your portfolio More 

7 Deceiving Energy Equipment Stocks With Poor Fundamentals

These seven energy equipment stocks have fundamental and quantitative measures that have not impressed me enough to place them on a buy list. More