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Why Chesapeake Stumbled and Transocean Didn’t on Icahn Sales

After rising by about 25% earlier this month, shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) have plummeted to about 2.5% below where they were when the month started. The decline ...
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China’s Oil Demand Is Huge and Growing: 4 Dividend-Paying Oil Stocks to Buy Now

Supply glut, the two words that seem to haunt the energy sector constantly. While that may remain a near-term issue, the longer term issue is demand, as well as the lack ...
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Why Ferrellgas Units Are Getting Hammered

Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (NYSE: FGP) sank to a new 52-week low Wednesday morning after reporting a net loss per share of $6.68 for its fourth fiscal quarter. In the fourth ...
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ProShares Launches New Crude Oil ETF, Without Need for K-1 Forms

They say that there is an exchange traded fund strategy for just about every market and index that you can imagine. Now the ProShares ETF group has launched the ProShares ...
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SEC Hits Oilfield Services Firm Weatherford With $140 Million Fine

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that oilfield services company Weatherford International Inc. (NYSE: WFT) has agreed to pay a $140 million fine to settle charges that ...
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4 MLPs to Buy That Should Do Fine When Rates Inevitably Go Higher

While the Federal Reserve declined to raise rates last week, the writing is starting to be on the proverbial wall. The fact that three Fed governors dissented, and the employment ...
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Are Short Sellers Regaining Their Interest Solar Energy Stocks?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the September 15 settlement date. With oil prices seemingly on the slow path to recovery and the Dow and S&P 500 still ...
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Williams Names 2 New Board Members, Activist Investor Meister Drops Proxy Fight

Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) on Monday announced the appointments of two new members to the company's board of directors. That makes a total of five new directors on the ...
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Deutsche Bank Says Permian Basin Oil Stocks Still Best Buys

Analysts across Wall Street remain very positive on exploration and production companies that are doing the lion's share of their drilling in the Permian basin in West Texas. While many ...
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8 Oil and Gas Stocks That Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The week of September 23 was somewhat of a strong one for the oil and gas industries. Sadly, that strength wasn't seen late on Friday. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude is again trading ...
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RBC Sees Potential Huge Oil Supply Gap Coming: 4 Big Oil Stocks to Own Forever

It was inevitable, and when benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude slid all the way to $26 back in February, you can just imagine the production projects that were based ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Western Refining Having 60% Upside to 2020 in Gains and Dividends

Western Refining Inc. (NYSE: WNR) still may be well off of its highs, but it also has recovered handily off of its lows. Shares of the El Paso, Texas-based company ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Big Upside in Enterprise Products Upgrade

From a six-month high of near $30 per common unit, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) shares had dropped about $4 as of Friday's close. The last peak (over $27) ...
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Analyst Has 3 MLPs to Buy Yielding Well More Than 9%

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is plentiful, is a clean alternative and is quickly growing in demand around the globe. The product is natural gas that has been converted to liquid form ...
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