UPDATE: U.S. Rig Count Declines 75 to 1,192 - Baker Hughes Mar 6, 2015 01:07PM

(Updated - March 6, 2015 1:07 PM EST)

U.S. rig count declined 75 to 1,192, said Baker Hughes.


Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 295K vs 235K Expected Mar 6, 2015 08:35AM

(Updated - March 6, 2015 8:35 AM EST)

Change in Nonfarm Payrolls 295K vs 235K Expected

UPDATE - More from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 295,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, construction, health care, and in transportation and warehousing.... (continue reading...)


Natural Gas Inventory -228 bcf vs -223 bcf Expected Mar 5, 2015 10:30AM

Natural Gas Inventory -228 bcf vs -223 bcf Expected

Traders are watching nat-gas futures and ETFs like United States Natural Gas (NYSE: UNG) and VS 3x Long Natural Gas ETN (NYSE: UGAZ).

Several nat-gas -related equities include Westport (NASDAQ: WPRT), Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE), and Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK)


UPDATE: Crude Inventory 10M Barrels vs 3.9M Expected Mar 4, 2015 10:32AM (Updated - March 4, 2015 10:32 AM EST)

Crude Inventory for the week ending Feb. 27 increased 10.3 million barrels vs 3.9 million expected.

Cushing inventory grew 536 thousand barrels.

Gasoline inventory increased 46 thousand barrels vs a decline of 1.8 million expected.

Distillate declined 1.7 million barrels vs a decline of 2.19 million expected.

Related ETFs: iPath Dow Jones-Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Fund (NYSE: OIL), United States Oil Fund (NYSE: USO), Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLE)


Legendary Energy Trader Andrew Hall Exiting Bearish Oil Bets Mar 3, 2015 12:34PM

(Updated - March 3, 2015 12:34 PM EST)

Legendary Energy Trader Andrew Hall is exiting his bearish oil bets, CNBC's Kate Kelly reported citing his March Investor letter.

Hall said the likelihood of new oil lows - except in front-mo TI - is "relatively small.". Hall is looking to declines in US production, better oil demand, lower rigs, capex, deceleration in Brazil, Russia, to support oil prices.

Related ETFs: iPath Dow Jones-Goldman Sachs Crude Oil Fund (NYSE: OIL), United... (continue reading...)


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Feb 27, 2015 01:03PM US Rig Count Down 43 to 1267 - Baker Hughes
Feb 26, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -219 bcf vs -241 bcf Expected
Feb 25, 2015 10:33AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 8.4M Barrels vs 3.7M Expected
Feb 24, 2015 04:37PM API crude inventories reported up 8.9 million barrels
Feb 23, 2015 02:42PM UPDATE: OPEC Has No Plans for Emergency Meeting - Bloomberg
Feb 23, 2015 01:38PM OPEC May Hold Emergency Meeting - FT
Feb 20, 2015 01:10PM Baker Hughes Total U.S. Rig Count Down 48 to 1310
Feb 19, 2015 11:46AM Crude Prices Pressured; Data Shows U.S. Stockpiles at All-Time Highs as Record Production Continues (OIL) (USO)
Feb 19, 2015 11:03AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 7.7M Barrels vs 3M Expected
Feb 19, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -111 bcf vs -109 bcf Expected
Feb 18, 2015 04:41PM API Crude Supplies Rose 14.3 Million Barrels
Feb 18, 2015 02:02PM Many Fed Officials Inclined to Stay at Zero Longer; Dropping 'Patient' May Lead to Date Focus - FOMC Minutes
Feb 13, 2015 01:05PM Baker Hughes (BHI) U.S. rig count down 98 to 1358
Feb 12, 2015 11:01AM Case Grows Stronger for Technical Bottom in Crude - Evercore ISI
Feb 12, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -160 bcf vs -168 bcf Expected
Feb 11, 2015 02:34PM Goldman's (GS) Cohn Sounds Off on Fed's Move to Raise Rates (FXE) (UUP) (OIL)
Feb 11, 2015 10:33AM Crude Inventory 4.87M Barrels vs 3.6M Expected
Feb 10, 2015 04:58PM Crude Supplies up 1.6M Barrels - API
Feb 9, 2015 02:15PM Oil Could Plunge to $20 Before Recovering
Feb 9, 2015 07:02AM OPEC Cuts U.S. Oil Output Forecast as Price Rout curbs Drilling (OIL) (USO)
Feb 6, 2015 01:04PM WTI crude futures rise 5% in New York trading (OIL) (USO)
Feb 5, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -115 bcf vs -120 bcf Expected
Feb 4, 2015 10:34AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 6.3M Barrels vs 3.94M Expected
Feb 3, 2015 05:43PM API Says Crude Stockpiles Increased 6.1M Barrels
Feb 3, 2015 03:13PM Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Ramps on Rising Crude Prices (WLL)
Feb 3, 2015 01:18PM Crude Seeing Textbook Bullish Reversal - Technical Analyst
Feb 2, 2015 10:58AM E&P Stocks May Price in Positive Metrics Ahead of Crude Rebound - Noble Financial (BHI) (NBR) (FTK) (OIL)
Jan 30, 2015 02:48PM WTI Settles Up 8.3% as Kirkuk Comes Under Attack by ISIS
Jan 30, 2015 02:04PM Oil & Gas Drillers Rise with Gaining Crude Prices (NBR) (PDS) (HP)
Jan 29, 2015 02:31PM Gold Remains Active Following FOMC Rate Commentary (GLD)
Jan 29, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -110 bcf vs -94 bcf Expected
Jan 28, 2015 02:02PM UPDATE: Fed Expects Inflation to Rise Gradually Toward 2%; Can be Paient in Raising Rates - Minutes
Jan 28, 2015 12:17PM Continental Resources' (CLR) Hamm Sees Potential Bottom for Oil Prices at $45/Barrel
Jan 28, 2015 11:48AM Oil Names Slump as Weekly Crude Inventory Shows Increase (NBR) (OIL) (USO)
Jan 28, 2015 10:33AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 8.87M Barrels vs 4M Expected
Jan 27, 2015 12:11PM U.S. Proposes to Open from Virginia to Georgia for Oil Drilling Under Draft Proposed Program (OIL) (USO)
Jan 27, 2015 09:35AM Gold Names Pop Early (AUY) (GLD)
Jan 26, 2015 07:57AM Oil Reacts to Comments from OPEC Secretary-General (USO)
Jan 26, 2015 06:58AM Goldman Sachs Lowers Long-Term Gold Estimates, Downgrades Kinross Gold (KGC) to Sell; B2gold Corp. (BTG) Cut to Neutral
Jan 23, 2015 01:08PM U.S. Rig Count Down 43 to 1,633 - Baker Hughes
Jan 23, 2015 09:43AM Prince Alwaleed said 'we'll never see $100 oil again' - CNBC
Jan 23, 2015 09:04AM Goldman Sachs Lowers Copper Price Forecast (FCX)
Jan 23, 2015 07:32AM Goldman Sachs Downgrades Vale S.A. (VALE) to Neutral
Jan 23, 2015 07:03AM Death of Saudi King Abdullah Unlikely to Change Long-Term Strategy (USO) (OIL)
Jan 22, 2015 06:49PM Saudi Arabia's King Abulllah Dies at 91
Jan 22, 2015 02:22PM Oil Perks Higher on Vague Rumor
Jan 22, 2015 12:46PM Carl Icahn said he thinks oil will go lower
Jan 22, 2015 11:04AM UPDATE: Crude Inventory 10M Barrels vs 2.67M Expected
Jan 22, 2015 10:30AM Natural Gas Inventory -216 bcf vs -229 bcf Expected
Jan 21, 2015 02:01PM FXCM, Inc. (FXCM) to Increase Margins on FX Instruments, Gold in Overseas Jurisdictions
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