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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Exxon, Exelon, Home Depot, Sirius XM, McDonald’s, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated higher after a couple days of selling. The one trend that remains in place is that investors buy stocks whenever there is a pullback. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Short Sellers Betting the Farm Against Big Oil Stocks

Oil prices made a slight recovery on the last short interest report, but it seems that the industry has slid back, and common sense would say that short sellers have ...
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US Refinery Strike Widens to 15 Plants

The strike by the United Steelworkers Union (USW) against U.S. refiners widened at midnight Sunday morning to include three Motiva refineries and a Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) chemical ...
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BP Energy Outlook Shows Renewables Rising, Coal Falling

While the world’s population and wealth grow over the next 20 years, so too does demand for energy. As we might expect, most of the growth comes in emerging economies. ...
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Short Sellers Press Their Bets on Major Oil

Oil prices made a slight recovery recently but overall the industry has been kicked in the teeth, and common sense would say that short sellers have made huge bets and boatloads ...
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Refiners Post New 52-Week Highs

Two of the country’s largest oil refiners posted new 52-week highs Tuesday, even as both saw picket lines outside their plant gates. Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO) has picketers outside three ...
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BP Earnings Show It Is a Likely Survivor

BP PLC (NYSE: BP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the oil and gas supermajor posted adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share ...
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The Top 10 Corporate Earnings for the Week Ahead

Corporate earnings season is just reaching its peak, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have taken ...
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Short Sellers Pounce on Major Oil and Gas Stocks

Oil has gotten kicked in the teeth, and common sense would say that short sellers have made huge bets and boatloads of money as the stocks and commodities around the ...
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Synchrony Earnings Send Stock to New High

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The white-label credit card issuer reported diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 on net ...
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Oil and Gas, Gold Lead Markets Higher on Friday

The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its January Oil Market Report Friday morning and cut its estimate for oil demand growth 2015 by 350,000 barrels a day, from 1.3 million ...
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Analyst’s 5 Large-Cap Dividend Energy Stocks to Buy With Oil Plunging

With oil down over 50% from the highs posted last summer, and firms around Wall Street cutting estimates for the next three years, energy investors are decidedly at a loss ...
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3 Michigan Cities Have Lowest Gas Prices in US

Michigan is not near any huge oil refineries. Michigan has the sixth highest gasoline tax of any state. Yet three cities of the four cities in America with the lowest ...
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Can Civeo Weather the Storm of Low Oil?

Civeo Corp. (NYSE: CVEO) has announced that due to the fall in oil prices it has cut its 2015 guidance and suspended its dividend. The company also stated late Monday that ...
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Is Suspending Canadian Drilling the Right Move for Chevron?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) announced Wednesday evening that it would abandon its plans to drill in the Arctic. The company released this information in a letter sent directly to Canada’ ...
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