John Bromels

John Bromels


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

This Oil Stock Is a Dirt-Cheap Buy

A best-in-class dividend and great prospects for production growth make this little-known oil and gas industry player a prospect for value and growth investors alike.

Why August Was a Bad Month for Oil Drillers

It was a lackluster month for stocks overall, but many oil and gas exploration and production stocks were hit hard by the stock market, falling 14% or more. Here's why.

3 Dividend Stocks You Don't Have to Babysit

Hate picking out a dividend stock and then seeing the dividend slashed...or worse, eliminated? Here are three of the best, most secure dividends for value investors today.

Better Buy: Apache Corp. vs. Devon Energy

The stock market has hammered shares of both of these oil and gas industry players over the past year. But both are showing an improved outlook. Which is the better buy?

What Hurricane Harvey Means for Oil Stocks

Catastrophic storm Hurricane Harvey has walloped Houston -- the epicenter of the nation's oil industry -- and the extent of the damage isn't yet known. Here's what investors should know about the market's reaction, and where things may go from here.

The Hidden Gold Mine in ExxonMobil's Q2 2017 Earnings

The top oil major turned in a solid second quarter but missed expectations, so the stock market sent shares lower. But this overlooked asset might help the company's underperforming production segment break its trend.

3 Key Takeaways From ConocoPhillips' Q2 2017 Earnings

Top independent oil and gas producer ConocoPhillips finally managed to turn a profit in the second quarter, and the stock market sent its shares slightly higher. But is the company going to outperform in the long run?

Why This Niche Chemical Market Was Red-Hot in July

This small chemical industry churns out a product with dozens, if not hundreds, of uses, and the stock market has rewarded manufacturers with incredible returns. But can this streak of outperformance last?

Apache Corporation's Most Brilliant Moves in 2017 So Far

The oil and gas industry player had some big moves in 2016, but the stock market has lost interest this year. Nevertheless, the company has made some savvy decisions this year that have set it up to outperform.

ConocoPhillips in 3 Charts

Things are looking up for the top independent U.S. oil and gas producer. But can it outperform without an industry turnaround?