In our Aug. 11 Private Briefing report "What Does This 'Mysterious Signal' Tell Us About CB&I?" we said we suspected that super-investor Warren Buffett would use the sell-off in Chicago Bridge & Iron to boost his stake in the Netherlands-based infrastructure specialist.
That's exactly what happened.
Here's why and here's how to profit by following the same techniques...
Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) Stock Rises as It Ditches MLP Structure to Make Energy Giant
Richard D. Kinder, the Houston billionaire behind the Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) empire, announced late Sunday he is combining his pipeline offshoots under one roof. KMI stock soared on the news 15% intraday to a 52-week high of $42.49.We have the full details of this massive energy deal...
Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) Stock Flat on Earnings; This Is CHK's Most Important Figure
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) stock closed up nearly 0.5%, despite the fact that the company reported a net income loss of 67% compared to the previous year.
CHK reported Q2 net income of $0.22 per share, which was down from $0.66 per share in the same quarter last year. Excluding one-time items, earnings per share (EPS) was $0.36. That was down from the $0.44 per share analysts polled by Bloomberg had anticipated.While the net income figures were down drastically, much of the other figures from the earnings report were quite positive. Especially this one…
Our New Best Stocks to Buy List Focuses on Commodities, Small Caps, Dividends
While commodities have been dominating our best stocks to buy lists lately, that's not the only asset hitting our radar...
Our new best stocks list includes a blue chip giant that's beating the broader market by roughly 50%, five small-cap stocks on the rise, and one generic drug-maker to buy now.Get these, plus a full-year outlook on dividend stocks, in this roundup...
What Thomas Piketty's Best Seller Has to Do with Investing in Energy
No one would have ever thought that a 700-page book on economics like Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century would hit the best-seller lists and become a lightning rod for political controversy.
What does Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century have to do with making money in energy? A lot more than you might think.You can't make big money investing in energy without understanding how it works...
Will the Energy Crisis Hit Home This Winter?
It's hard to imagine as we swelter in the summer heat, but many countries are going to be in real trouble this winter. Wars, rebel activities, and geopolitical struggles will mean a possible energy shortage throughout Europe and Asia.
It's one thing to watch these struggles from afar. It's something else entirely when it hits closer to home.And this winter, there may be a genuine energy crisis in New England...
New List of the Best Stocks to Buy in Tech, Emerging Markets, Energy, and More
Each week our experts dish out the latest profit plays for our Money Morning Members - all for free.
Last week our picks included two ways to cash in on sub-Saharan Africa's $1 trillion resource rush, a leader-turned-laggard that's about to reverse course and bring tremendous upside to investors, and a way to profit from the end of the U.S. oil export ban.Get the full list of our best stocks to buy now and start profiting today…
The Wild Card in the Ongoing Global Energy Crisis
The conflict in Iraq is escalating beyond all hope of control - and it's impacting a huge number of investments worldwide. So we reached out to Dr. Kent Moors, one of very few people who've advised both the Kurdish regional and Iraqi federal governments.
What he told us was incredible, bringing crystal clarity to what had been an extremely murky picture.
More importantly, Kent's showed us a way forward through the supply crisis, and, as we'll see shortly, a way to profit from it.Here's Kent...
$40 Trillion in Energy Spending Is Needed to Keep the Lights On
Supplying enough energy to meet skyrocketing global needs will take at least $40 trillion in energy spending over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.
For countries that don't have the money to invest in new energy resources, the future looks bleak.
Andfor American consumers, the outlook is even worse.The one bright spot is liquefied natural gas (LNG). Here’s how LNG stocks will hand investors one of the best investment opportunities of the decade…
Three Stocks to Buy Now to Profit from this “Untapped” Energy Market
When Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn into office at the end of 2012, one of his major initiatives was to reform the country's energy sector as a whole.
And that's had investors searching for the best energy stocks to buy to profit from Mexico's energy reform.After 76 years, the government is reworking the national constitution and creating a slew of new laws. And these three companies could see huge profit opportunities…
Clean Energy Stocks That Add Green to Your Portfolio
Clean energy stocks are looking sweet for investors in the long term. That's because clean energy will account for 33% of all U.S. electricity generation by 2016 - up from 16% today, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Moreover, solar, wind, and geothermal production are expected to double over the next 25 years, according to the same report.
The following are clean energy stocks that promise to benefit most from the alternative energy industry's burgeoning inclusion into our daily lives...
Two U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Companies You Can Bet Will Ride the Energy Boom
The introduction of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has led to a production renaissance for U.S. oil and natural gas companies.
By 2015, the U.S. will surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer, according to the International Energy Agency. Just on Tuesday, a number of energy companies surpassed their 52-week share-price highs on the Standard & Poor's 500, including EQT Corp. (NYSE: EQT), Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES), and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI).
And recently, Deutsche Bank placed "Buy" recommendations on several producers and master limited partnerships (MLPs), saying that the "fundamental outlook of U.S. gas demand is compelling."Two stocks are poised to soar as the U.S. marches toward greater energy security and increased production of oil and natural gas...
Energy Stocks 2014: Follow Warren Buffett's Strategy to Pick the Winners
Energy stocks 2014:The North American oil and gas boom is setting the energy sector ablaze right now. A boom in supply, coupled with a projected 56% increase in the global consumption of oil and gas by 2040, means that some of the best investments are in energy.
But it's important to know which energy stocks give the best returns with the lowest risk.To continue reading, please click here...
Alert: These Energy Stocks Are Most at Risk in the Ukraine Crisis
The Ukraine crisis has taken another turn.
A referendum is now set to take place on Sunday (March 16) to decide if the Crimean peninsula will become part of Russia, and the outcome is hardly in doubt.The overwhelming majority of the population there is Russian ethnic, speaks Russian, and will almost certainly vote in huge numbers to become part of Russia.
Why First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) Stock Is Among Today's Biggest Losers
First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) stock is down 12% today (Wednesday) after reporting Q4 adjusted earnings of $0.89 per share on revenue of $768 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had projected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on revenue of $973 million.
The adjusted earnings added $0.25 per share related to a recent agreement for First Solar to sell its facility in Mesa, Ariz. Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) earnings were $0.64 per share, which was down from $1.74 the year before.
Revenue for the full year 2013 was $3.31 billion - down 1.8% from 2012. Analysts at Zacks Investment Research had projected yearly revenue of $3.53 billion.Read More...
Teekay LNG Stock (NYSE: TGP): Get 6.7% Yield from This LNG Shipping Leader
We've been covering how companies that export liquefied natural gas are a good buy today - but investors can double their profits by also investing in the industry's shipping sector with Teekay LNG stock.To continue reading, please click here...