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7 Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The oil and gas sector is still trying to find its footing after oil fell precipitously from $100 to under $50. Many big and small energy players have been caught ...
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4 Top Exploration and Production Energy Stocks to Buy Ahead of Earnings

While many of the top S&P 500 companies are reporting this week, some of the top exploration and production (E&P) energy stocks don’t step up to the plate until next ...
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Analyst Says Solar Installers to Gain From California Rule Change

On Tuesday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recommended a major change in the rates state residents pay for electricity. The commission’s proposal is a “meaningful positive” for solar installers ...
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Is It Possible That a $9.7 Billion Loss at Petrobras Is Actually OK?

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, released its audited financial results for the fourth quarter of 2014. That should read "finally released" in the reporting. The state-run Brazilian oil ...
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Weatherford Will Fire 10,000 as Revenues, Rig Counts Drop

Weatherford International Inc. (NYSE: WFT) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings after markets closed Wednesday night. The oil field services company posted an adjusted net loss of $0.04 on revenues of $2.79 ...
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Why One Analyst Thinks This High-Yield MLP Has 50% Upside?

With investors so concerned about the price of oil and natural gas, and concerned about the companies and entities which operate in energy, 24/7 Wall St. has kept a close ...
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Why Massive Solar Installations in China Could Drive 4 Solar Stocks Higher

In an effort to suppress a slowdown in growth and the economy in China, the nation's central bank cut the reserve requirement ratio for all banks by 1% to 18.5% ...
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Initial Analyst Coverage Takes SolarEdge to Post-IPO Highs

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) has seen its quiet period after the initial public offering come to an end. This solar player has not seen its IPO price of $18 ...
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Analyst Gets More Positive on Top Eagle Ford Shale Oil Stocks

While the long slide in oil pricing may have finally settled into what could be a longtime sideways move, some firms we cover on Wall Street are getting incrementally more ...
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Halliburton Results Hammered by Charges

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Monday. The oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.49 on revenues of ...
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Oil Rigs Drop by 26, Hedge Funds Increase Long Bets as Crude Prices Rise

In the week ended April 17, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 734, compared with 760 in the prior week and 1,510 a year ...
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Why Schlumberger Will Fire 11,000

The announcement was simple and came as a part of Schlumberger Ltd.'s (NYSE: SLB) terrible first-quarter earnings announcement. The carnage of layoffs continues across the oil industry due to low crude ...
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Schlumberger Job Cuts Now Total 11,000

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported first quarter 2015 results after markets closed on Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.06 on ...
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Kinder Morgan

Is Kinder Morgan Now the Perfect Energy Stock?

It is no secret any longer that the world of oil and gas has been shaken to the core now that oil has fallen from over $100 to under $50. ...
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Apple’s Clean Energy Footprint Grows on China Deal With SunPower

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced Thursday morning that it will join with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to build two solar power projects in China’s Sichuan province. Total generation from the ...
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