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Ryan Vanzo

Ryan Vanzo


I've had a deep passion for financial markets since childhood and will discuss almost any topic, so don't get me started. I have a Finance and Accounting degree from Bentley University and have worked for multiple mutual funds doing fundamental research.

Recent articles


Canadian Oil Stocks Are in Trouble Again

Oversupply may be here to stay.

PotashCorp: What Will Halt the Slide?

Will an end to the supply glut save the day?

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How SunEdison's Bankruptcy Impacts TerraForm Power and TerraForm Global

The future remains cloudy for these two yieldcos.

Agrium Inc.: It's Only Just Beginning

An activist hedge fund is helping Agrium keep shareholders happy for years to come.


Top Takeaways From Transocean's Fleet Status Update

Analysts are split on Transocean's latest report. What should you make of it?

Is Imperial Oil the Next ExxonMobil?

If you're looking for a diversified oil producer with the capital focus of ExxonMobil, Imperial Oil is for you.

Will Chemicals Save ExxonMobil?

During the recent downturn, investors have found renewed appreciation for Exxon's chemicals business.

Cameco Corp.: Will Uranium Prices Ever Recover?

A perpetual promise of higher prices meets the reality of oversupply and tepid demand.

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Eastman Chemical Is Becoming a Cash-Flow Machine

In five years, free cash flow has grown by nearly 500%. Management still has plenty of room left to boost shareholder value.

Can ConocoPhillips Really Break Even at $45 Oil?

Big spending cuts underpin management's goal of being cash flow-neutral this year.

How Much Longer Can Baytex Energy Survive?

A strong hedging program may keep Baytex alive this year, but 2017 may see a major restructuring.

Dividend Investors: Prepare to be Disappointed by Enbridge Inc.

Management is still confident, but the future rate of dividend increases will likely disappoint compared to historical results.

What Will Become of Royal Dutch Shell's 8% Dividend?

Even if the dividend ends up being maintained, investors must ask themselves if it's creating shareholder value.

Halliburton and Baker Hughes Are in Trouble If Their Merger Falls Through

The odds are increasing that a tie-up won't happen. That's bad news for both companies' shareholders.

Atwood Oceanics Suspends Its Dividend: How Much Will It Help?

Dividend cuts were a must for offshore drilling companies, but will they be enough?

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Can Occidental Petroleum Avoid Cutting Its 4.2% Dividend?

The dividend looks safe as long as shareholders are willing to trade the high yield for increased debt.

For Some Producers, $10 Oil Is Already a Reality

Oil sands production sold for less than $10 a barrel last month. Faced with high costs, these projects may not survive if oil prices remain low.

Can Chesapeake Energy Avoid Bankruptcy?

A complete restructuring may be Chesapeake's only option.

Seth Klarman is Going All In On Cheniere Energy, Should You?

You can buy cheaply into one of Seth Klarman's best ideas, but only if you're as patient as he is.

Is Another Dividend Cut Around the Corner for Potash Corp?

Potash prices are facing some serious long-term headwinds. That doesn't bode well for PotashCorp's lofty 6% dividend.