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The Real Reason the Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal Failed

The old joke about antitrust goes like this. Three business owners are in prison, discussing how they ended up there. The first one says, “My prices were too high and ...
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Is a Stock Buyback the Best Thing Baker Hughes Can Do Now?

When Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) reported first-quarter earnings last week, CEO Martin Craighead complained that the now-terminated merger agreement with Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) was hampering the company's ability ...
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Baker Hughes to Receive $3.5 Billion Breakup Fee From Halliburton

The second- and third-largest oilfield services companies in the world officially ended their merger agreement late Sunday. Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) had announced a ...
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Halliburton Fires 6,000 People

This is how a section of comments about Halliburton Co.'s (NYSE: HAL) earnings read: Responding to the reality of the market, we force-fit our employee headcount to available activity levels. ...
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Halliburton and Baker Hughes Plan to Fight Justice Department Lawsuit

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) are taking a stand against the U.S. Department of Justice's most recent effort to block their intended merger. The companies ...
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Is the Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger Going to Happen?

In November 2014, Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) announced an agreement under which Halliburton would pay $35 billion for Baker Hughes, a premium of around ...
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2 Oil Services Companies May Benefit Big When Iran Returns to Oil Market

If there was ever a topic for heated discussion, it’s the deal the United States has made with Iran that essentially lets the country out of the penalty box and ...
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UBS Has 4 Top Oilfield Services Stocks to Buy in Anticipation of Higher Oil Prices

While some have dismissed the rise in oil prices as mere short covering, the reality is that production has dropped dramatically, and less of the black gold is coming out ...
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5,000 More Layoffs Coming to Halliburton

So, you keep hearing time after time that lower and lower oil is good for the economy as a whole. It seems that way on the surface, but when you ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, BofA, Cypress Semi, Flextronics, JC Penney, Lululemon, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated to have a strong open on Friday after Japan cut its interest rates into negative territory to follow Europe on easing trends and quantitative easing. This was ...
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In Oil Services, Schlumberger Is More Resilient Than Halliburton

The oil services industry is about to undergo two very large mergers. While antitrust authorities are still hounding the process somewhat, it’s doubtful that the mergers won’t be approved in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Encana, Fortinet, Halliburton, Red Hat, Sanmina, Stratasys, Vodafone and Many More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Tuesday, despite a big oil and Soros-influenced drop in China. Investors may have seen every rally in 2016 turn into a new wave of ...
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Charges Slam Halliburton Earnings; Will Wait for Industry Recovery

Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the oil and gas services company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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RBC Sees Opportunities in Oilfield Services as Crude Forecast Revised Down

The death spiral in the energy industry has brought out every vulture that has had to stay in the trees for the past 10 plus years. Not only do they ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, CSC, DuPont, First Solar, Halliburton, Mattel, Priceline, Starbucks and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower again on Tuesday after a major sell-off on the first trading day of the year. While a drop Monday of up to 400 points in the ...
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