Slippery slope: oil prices, production shocks, and energy stocks

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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September 17, 2019—This past weekend, we witnessed unprecedented developments in the oil market and are sharing our thoughts on the key questions that investors should be asking.

What is happening in the Gulf?

The Abqiaq oil-processing plant in eastern Saudi Arabia was hit by a series of drone strikes this past Saturday, disrupting 5.7 million barrels of crude oil production per day for the Kingdom.

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Capital Perspectives September 2019

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
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In the September issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he delves into the persistent uncertainty and lack of clarity on a variety of fronts—U.S.–China trade, Fed rate cuts, Brexit, etc.—that makes it advisable for us to maintain our neutral portfolio positioning on risk assets at this time.

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Yield Curve Inverted: Start the Clock

Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire
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August 18, 2019 – Last week was another incredibly volatile period for financial markets, with trade tensions, mixed economic data, and an inverted yield curve contributing to wild swings in stock and bond markets. While the recession risks have risen, it is still not our base case that the U.S. will enter recession or experience negative government interest rates prior to next year’s election.

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