Opportunities in Oil?

Kathy asks: I just read your recent post on Seeking Alpha discussing opportunities in the energy sector. If you had 10K would you put it in COP or one of the major integrateds now? Or where? RIG or SLB? Thanks for writing, Kathy. I won’t be making any specific recommendations but I’ve put together a [...]

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Oil Headed To $25? Time To Accumulate For The Long-Term

Before discussing the current CW on oil prices, I’d like to direct readers to a previous commentary I posted back in July 2007: Goldilocks’ Housing Porridge Still Too Cold Please keep in mind back then, 10-year interest rates were hovering around 5% and the prevailing theme of the financial media asserted the most likely outcome [...]

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Portfolio Performance: -13.6% YTD through Oct 2008

Click here to view the spreadsheet containing all disclosures for my complete equity portfolio, including initial entry points, YTD returns, total returns, etc. THE ENLIGHTENED-AMERICAN PORTFOLIO SPREADSHEET Enlightened-American Portfolio: -13.6% YTD (including dividends) DJIA: -29.7% Nasdaq: -35.1% S&P 500: -34.0% DJ WIlshire 5000: -34.1% Russell 2000 (smallcap): -29.8% Ten months through the year and all I [...]


2008 Q1 13F-HR Filings: Speculative Edition

T. Boone Pickens, via BP Capital, was fairly active in adding and building positions. Pickens made headlines earlier this year by predicting a drop in oil prices for the first half of 2008 and then quickly backtracking as oil has smashed through record prices. Here are some highlights from the filing: Reopened a big position [...]

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