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Hess Raises $2.7 Billion in Sale of Midstream Stake

In a deal announced Thursday morning, independent oil and gas producer Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES) said it had sold a 50% stake it its midstream assets in the Bakken shale ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ambev, CTI Bio, Duke, Humana, Occidental, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday after last week's selling. The culprit is a market rumor that Greece may reach a debt pact today, which maybe everyone should only believe ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Energy Outlook: 4 Top Oil Stocks to Buy Now

After a long hard look, and some serious thought on where prices are heading. Merrill Lynch has upgraded the energy sector to Overweight, and the timing looks solid. It is ...
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Despite Caution, 3 Top Oil Stock Picks From Wells Fargo

Having oil drop from $100 a barrel to under $50 has come with a price for the oil and gas players. Investors have felt the pain, while consumers have gotten ...
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Chevron Presents Growth Plan to Analysts

At its analysts’ day presentation Tuesday morning, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) said the company plans to grow net production by 20% by 2017. On the basis of 2.6 million barrels ...
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How Low Crude Prices Affect Nations, States and Companies

It probably goes without saying, but an oil and gas production company’s value rises and falls primarily on the value of the resources it is sitting on. When oil is ...
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Wall Street

Insiders Aggressively Buy Shares as Market Rockets Higher

Logically, it seems that as they stock market zooms higher, insiders who want to buy stock would wait until a pullback to add new capital. If this week's action is ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 5 Large Cap Energy Stocks to Buy Now

Needless to say, the recent energy rout has taken on multiple dimensions as the pall of lower spending and the effect on economic growth has become more clear. Breathlessly, Wall ...
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Top Analysts Upgrades and Downgrades: Altera, Chevron, Exxon, Discover Financial, LinkedIn, Lululemon and More

After a gigantic rally sparked by an ambitious European quantitative easing move Thursday, investors are looking for a modest open on Friday as some of the tremendous gains generated by ...
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Merrill Lynch Defensive on Oil and Gas, With 6 Key Stocks to Buy

With oil plummeting below the $50 mark, the question is where it stops. $40, $30, perhaps even lower? The fact of the matter is that investors are perhaps being presented ...
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North Dakota Producers Looking at Crude Falling to $30

Tuesday, December 30, was the last time that the posted price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil topped $50 a barrel. That price indicated how much Plains Marketing, a ...
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Top 5 Producers in North Dakota’s Bakken Oil Field

The state of North Dakota is on a path to produce more than 1.1 million barrels of oil a day in 2014. The dramatic drop in crude oil prices in ...
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Deutsche Bank Lowers Price Targets on Top Oil Stocks to Buy

Now that the OPEC ministers have decided not to cut output, and there is going to be somewhat of a war of wills on who will blink first, one thing ...
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Are Oil Analysts Getting Too Pessimistic With Lower Oil Prices?

The drop in the price of oil has felt monumental considering that the U.S. economy is still holding up well when the world’s growth engine is idling. This may be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Boot Barn, Chevron, Priceline, SolarCity, Verizon and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday ahead of a shortened workweek. Despite new highs, investors keep proving that will buy stocks discounted by the market or when an overlooked story ...
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