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John Bromels

John Bromels

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John has found investing to be more interesting and profitable than collectible trading card games. He seeks growth and value stocks in the U.S., in Germany, and beyond!

Recent articles

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Will the Coronavirus Demolish These Homebuilder Stocks?

Low mortgage rates should push demand higher, but that doesn't seem to be happening.


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Could Royal Dutch Shell's Best-in-Class Dividend Be at Risk?

Eye-popping 15% yields don't tend to stick around for long in this industry.


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Ouch! Ford's Credit Rating Cut to Junk Status by S&P Global

The coronavirus pandemic dealt a blow to the company, but it wasn't the first, and may not be the last.


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5 of the Riskiest Dividends in the Oil Patch

Beware these high yields: Cuts could be imminent.


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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Ramps Up Coronavirus Aid

The controversial CEO has ordered 1,200 ventilators from China, to arrive "within days."

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Private Jet Industry Requests Coronavirus Relief Despite Reports of Booming Business

Many operators have seen soaring sales as commercial flights are cancelled.


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Tesla to Suspend Production in California Over Coronavirus Concerns

Officials say Elon Musk's company is not considered an "essential business."


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Is This Company the Worst Bet in the Oil Industry?

A lot of energy industry players are severely underperforming. But this one's in the wrong place at the wrong time.


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Trump Invokes Defense Production Act for Coronavirus Response

The 1950 law allows the president to mandate industrial production of emergency supplies.


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ExxonMobil Does About-Face: Teases Spending Cuts Amid Oil Price, Coronavirus Woes

But in the wake of a credit downgrade, the oil major offered few specifics.

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Ford Credit Offers to Help Buyers Affected by Coronavirus

The assistance will apply to existing and new Ford purchasers.


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Better Buy: Tellurian vs. NextDecade

Shares of both these top LNG startups have had a horrible 2020. Which is more likely to turn things around?


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Trump Announces Massive Oil Purchase for Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The move is expected to benefit U.S. oil producers.


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Forget ConocoPhillips: Here Are 2 Better Dividend Stocks in the Oil Industry

Oil and gas stocks are down, and dividend yields are up. But can the industry maintain these payouts?


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Royal Dutch Shell's CEO Took a 51.4% Pay Cut in 2019

Safety issues and macroeconomic headwinds were cited as the primary factors for the decrease.

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Why the Market Slammed LGI Homes for Stellar Q4 Earnings

The Texas-based homebuilder outperformed expectations and released solid 2020 guidance. What was Wall Street thinking?


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Oil Prices Drop Again After Saudi Arabia, UAE Vow to Further Boost Production

The United Arab Emirates has joined Saudi Arabia and Russia in pledging to flood the market with cheap oil.


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Key Bankers' Group Predicts 2020 Surge in Mortgage Refinances

As rates plummet on coronavirus fears, the Mortgage Bankers Association doubles its prior growth projections.


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EU to Suspend Airline Rules as Travel Plummets Due to Coronavirus

The European Commission will temporarily relax regulations that forced airlines to fly nearly empty flights.


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Why 2019's Losses Don't Mean Much for Tellurian and NextDecade

These two companies aspire to be top LNG exporters. Today's results don't shed much light on their odds.