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Kirk Spano

Financial Blogger at MarketWatch Contributors

Main Sector:Unknown

Ranked #293 out of 5,906 Bloggers

(#843 of 10,461 overall experts)

Main Sector:Unknown
57%
Success Rate
136 out of 237 successful ratings
+6.0%
Average Return
Average return per recommendation
If you copied Kirk Spano's recommendations since 2011 and opened each position for the duration of 1 Year, then 57% of your transactions would have been profitable with an average return of 6.0% over No Benchmark.

Followed by 67 investors

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Chevron Corp
sell
3 months ago
3 months ago
2
Ratings

Transocean LTD
sell
3 months ago
3 months ago
2
Ratings

SeaDrill LTD
sell
3 months ago
3 months ago
3
Ratings

Exxon Mobil
sell
3 months ago
3 months ago
1
Ratings

Chesapeake Energy
buy
3 months ago
3 months ago
12
Ratings

Conocophillips
buy
3 months ago
3 months ago
1
Ratings

Encana Corp
buy
3 months ago
3 months ago
2
Ratings

Occidental Petroleum
buy
3 months ago
3 months ago
1
Ratings

First Solar
buy
6 months ago
6 months ago
5
Ratings

SunPower Corp
buy
6 months ago
6 months ago
2
Ratings

Guggenheim Solar ETF
buy
6 months ago
6 months ago
3
Ratings

PowerShares DB US Dollar Bullish ETF
buy
10 months ago
10 months ago
3
Ratings

iShares Russell 2000
sell
10 months ago
10 months ago
2
Ratings

PrShs Sh Rs2000 Shs
buy
a year ago
a year ago
2
Ratings

ProShares Short Financials
buy
a year ago
a year ago
1
Ratings

3D Systems
buy
a year ago
a year ago
1
Ratings

Potash Corp
buy
a year ago
a year ago
6
Ratings

SPDR® S&P Oil & Gas Explor & Prodtn ETF
buy
a year ago
a year ago
1
Ratings

First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas ETF
buy
a year ago
a year ago
6
Ratings

Total SA
buy
a year ago
a year ago
2
Ratings

DuPont
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Freeport-McMoRan
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
2
Ratings

Rockwell Automation Inc
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Exact Sciences
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
8
Ratings
ARMH
ARM Holdings
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Fluor Corp
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Qualcomm Inc
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Tesla Motors
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Veolia Environnement
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
6
Ratings

Halliburton
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
2
Ratings

Marathon Oil
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
2
Ratings

Whiting Petroleum Corp
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
5
Ratings

Apple
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
4
Ratings

Gilead Sciences
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Alphabet Inc
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Stratasys
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Continental Resources
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
7
Ratings

SolarCity
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

SunEdison Inc
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
4
Ratings

Vivint Solar
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
1
Ratings

Flotek Industries
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
8
Ratings

Magnum Hunter
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
2
Ratings

Westport Innov
buy
2 years ago
2 years ago
3
Ratings

Barrick Gold
buy
3 years ago
3 years ago
2
Ratings

Market Vectors® Oil Services ETF
buy
3 years ago
3 years ago
2
Ratings

SPDR® S&P 500 ETF
buy
3 years ago
3 years ago
1
Ratings
KOG
Kodiak Oil
sell
3 years ago
3 years ago
12
Ratings

Oasis Petroleum Inc
sell
3 years ago
3 years ago
11
Ratings

Triangle Petroleum
sell
3 years ago
3 years ago
8
Ratings

Agrium
sell
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Ratings

Mosaic Co
sell
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Ratings
CJESQ
C&J Energy Services
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
6
Ratings

CurrencyShares® Euro ETF
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Ratings

Wells Fargo
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
3
Ratings

Sanchez Energy Corporation
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Ratings

ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
1
Ratings

Market Vectors® Agribusiness ETF
buy
4 years ago
4 years ago
4
Ratings

Facebook Inc
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
2
Ratings

Gap
sell
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

General Electric
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
7
Ratings

BP plc
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
2
Ratings
FTE
France Telecom SA
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
2
Ratings

BB&T Corp
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

UBS AG
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Glbl X Uranium Shs
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Apache
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
2
Ratings

Northern Oil And Gas
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
3
Ratings

Baker Hughes
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
2
Ratings

Carbo Ceramics
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

National-Oilwell
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

American Express
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Berkshire Hathaway B
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
4
Ratings

Goldman Sachs Group Inc
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

IBM
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Coca-Cola
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Peabody Energy Corp
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

CBOE Holdings
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Compass Minerals International Inc
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Walter Energy
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Canadian Pacific
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Enbridge Inc
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Tesoro Corp
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

BHP Billiton Ltd
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Eli Lilly & Co
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Microsoft Corp
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Clean Energy Fuels
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

General Motors
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Johnson Controls
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Applied Materials
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings
ANRZQ
Alpha Natural
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy ETF
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

SPDR® S&P Oil & Gas Equipment&Svcs ETF
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

Dish Network
buy
5 years ago
5 years ago
1
Ratings

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