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Jefferies Says Now Is the Time to Buy Top Energy Stocks

With an enormous amount of institutional movement leading the charge, the energy sector has been absolutely hammered. In fact, the Energy Select SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLE) is down just under ...
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Top Strategist Moves Energy to Overweight: 5 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

While the overall market continued to chug ahead during the first quarter of 2017 in a continuation of the Trump rally, energy stocks have suffered as the price of crude ...
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Jefferies Adds Big Dividend-Paying Leader to Franchise Picks List

As we head deeper into February, many of the top firms we cover here at 24/7 Wall St. are tweaking their high-conviction stock lists for 2017, and many are trying ...
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2016 Energy Earnings Seen Down 86%

There's little question that the first three-quarters of 2016 was a rocky period for energy companies. The election of Donald Trump in November lit a fire under the sector, however, as ...
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Is Williams Companies Really Simplifying Its Business?

Whenever an energy pipeline company says it is taking an action in order to simplify its structure, a wise investor prepares for complexity. The Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE: WMB) is ...
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Top Oil & Gas Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Chevron, Nabors, Occidental, Shell and Many More

This year is sure starting out in a different spot than 2016 was for the oil and gas companies within the energy sector. Oil may have sold off big on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Chevron, Home Depot, Nike, Qualcomm, VMware and More

Stocks were up very slightly on Monday morning, but not enough to offset Friday's sell-off after the Clinton email situation was brought back front and center. The earnings floodgates are ...
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Obama Administration Halts Work on Dakota Access Pipeline

In a joint announcement released Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Department of the Interior and the Department of the Army have stopped further work on the Dakota Access ...
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Energy Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

August was not a kind month to U.S. crude oil producers. Crude prices dropped by nearly 8% to close the month below $45 a barrel. September got off to an ...
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Jefferies Issues Top Refining and Marketing Stocks to Buy

Analysts at Jefferies on Monday initiated coverage on four independent oil refiners and their affiliated logistics master limited partnerships (MLPs). After a period of high crack spreads in the year ...
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Bakken Pipeline Project Acquires New Partners, Potential Shipper

The Bakken Pipeline project has been a joint venture between Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE: ETP) and Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: SXL) until Wednesday morning's announcement that the two ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 4 Neglected Dividend Stocks Rated Buy

Typically Wall Street is a monkey-see, monkey-do land because portfolio and fund managers tend to talk among themselves. One of the things we look for at 24/7 Wall St. is ...
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4 Big Oil and Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy, but Sell 2 Others

The week of May 20 ended with a very mixed bag in performance. The Nasdaq was up 1% and the Dow closed marginally in the red. Investors keep proving over ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, CSX, Hilton, L Brands, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, Teck Resources, Tesoro and More

Stocks were indicated a tad lower on Thursday, but not so much that the path of the day looks set in stone. The Dow and S&P 500 might be swinging ...
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4 RBC US Equity Top Pick Stocks That Also Pay Solid Dividends

We have seen it the past two days, and as the first-quarter earnings parade wraps up, we are very likely to see it again. Volatility is creeping back into the ...
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