Jason Hall

Jason Hall

TMFVelvetHammer

Born and raised in the Deep South of Georgia, Jason now calls Southern California home. A Fool since 2006, he began contributing to Fool.com in 2012. Trying to invest better? Like learning about companies with great (or really bad) stories? Jason can usually be found there, cutting through the noise and trying to get to the heart of the story.



Recent articles

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Why Oasis Midstream Partners Shares Crashed 23% Today

Today marks an important date to get out and still get the next dividend payment.


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Why You Must Not Dismiss Phillips 66

Phillips 66 could be a big winner coming out of the coronavirus crash.


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Stocks Are Rallying: 2 I Bought While They're Still on Sale

A century-old stalwart on sale and a disruptor in the future of advertising.


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Where Will Ford Motor Be in 5 Years?

The work-from-home movement and growth of ridesharing have implications for the Blue Oval's future.


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Could Nordic American Tankers Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

The oil tanker giant is well-positioned thanks to the current glut of crude, but what are its long-term prospects?

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Warren Buffett Sold Phillips 66 -- Here's Why I'm Holding (and May Buy More)

Berkshire Hathaway sold its remaining stake in Phillips 66. I don't plan to follow Buffett's move.


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Here's Why Chart Industries Stock Is Up 13% Today

Optimism that the oil market is showing signs of a recovery has positive implications for this major energy-industry supplier.


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3 Reasons These 6 Offshore Oil Stocks Are Up Big Today

A positive report about one vaccine candidate, a major central bank figure sparking optimism the Fed has more weapons at its disposal, and word out of China that oil consumption is on the rise all have investors buying.


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Oil Stocks Are Surging on This News From China

Chinese oil demand is said to be closing in on pre-coronavirus levels. If true, that's a big boon for an oil industry that's still deep in crisis.


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These 3 Oil Stocks Are Surging Today

Optimism about recovering oil demand has investors plowing into these oilfield services and equipment providers' stocks today.

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Worried About a Second 2020 Market Crash? 3 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The pandemic could keep the economy from fully recovering before next year. If so, stocks might crash, but this trio looks good no matter what.


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5 Experts Predict the Next Oil Stocks That Could Go Bankrupt

Just because oil prices have started going up doesn't mean the worst is over for these companies.


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5 Top Stocks for the 2020 Oil Crash

The oil patch is still filled with risk, but there are opportunities to profit from the 2020 coronavirus crash.


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The Oil Stock Subsector That Turned $10,000 Into $77

Almost all of the publicly traded companies in it are at risk of bankruptcy this year.


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The Single Most Important Oil Stock Chart You May Ever See

Oil prices are at record lows, and investors are looking at the industry for big profits on a recovery. This chart might make you change your mind.

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The 4 Worst Oil Stocks to Buy Right Now

The petroleum sector is drowning in its own product, and these companies in particular are struggling to stay afloat.


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Why Offshore Drilling Stocks Are Sinking Again

The race to zero continues.


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These Troubled Oil Stocks Are Crashing Today

The U.S. oil industry is in bad shape.


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3 Oil Stocks Surging Higher Today

Rising on no news and with less-than-ideal prospects.


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My Top Oil Stock for the Coronavirus Crash Just Kept a Big Promise

This midstream and chemicals giant has the strength to keep paying its shareholders cold, hard cash every quarter.