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SunPower Shines With Google in Residential Solar

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced Wednesday morning that it would join with Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) to provide up to $250 million in new financing for residential solar installations. Google ...
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Cowen Says Go With the Big Oil Names for Dividends and Best Returns

Despite their relatively good performance, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil pricing that has remained strong and above $100 per barrel, many investors, especially institutional investors, are underweight the big ...
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Earth Day’s Reckoning for Solar Power

One of the lasting legacies of the 1960s is Earth Day, first observed in the U.S. in 1970 and now celebrated (or at least, observed) in 192 countries around the ...
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Halliburton Company Earnings Point at New 52-Week High

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.73 ...
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Solar Sector Recovery Hits a Speed Bump

In the past year or so, solar stocks have mounted an almost unbelievable recovery. At one time, the top performer's shares were up nearly 1,000% from a year earlier, and ...
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Keystone XL Decision to Take More Time

In an announcement Friday, the U.S. State Department said that it will provide more time for the eight federal agencies that have a legal responsibility to review the proposed Keystone ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on Top Oil Service Stocks

Despite the stomach churning volatility in the markets, one solid place to be this year has been the oil service names. In a new research report, the oil service and ...
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Oil Services Earnings Dominated by American Activity

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.21 on revenues of ...
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Rival Earnings Expectations: Schlumberger vs. Baker Hughes

Earnings season is upon us, and Thursday will bring earnings reports from Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI). These two do not always report earnings on ...
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Five High-Yielding MLP Energy Infrastructure Stocks to Buy Now

Investors hardly need to be reminded that the volatility has spiked dramatically in the market. Although the S&P 500 is faring much better than the Dow Jones Industrial Average and ...
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Conoco Sets Goal for Double-Digit Shareholder Returns

At its analyst meeting in New York City Thursday, ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reaffirmed its goal of delivering double-digit annual returns to investors by growing production by 3% to 5% a ...
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Outside News Drives Fuel Cell Interest Again

The fuel cell sector is getting some rekindled interest on Tuesday. These names have pulled back handily from their highs and during the sell-off, but these stocks will remain controversial ...
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Stifel Raises Targets on Top Energy Exploration and Production Stocks

Despite a constant ongoing debate on Wall Street over the price of oil, the bottom line for investors is that oil prices for West Texas Intermediate continue to hover near ...
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Enbridge, Valero Get Approval to Export Crude

Independent oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) and Canada-based pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) have been granted licenses from the U.S. Commerce Depart to re-export crude oil ...
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Could SolarCity Shares Ultimately Run to $175?

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has enjoyed much of the gains seen in the solar sector, and it is a company tied to the great Elon Musk. One problem that the ...
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