Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, BofA, Kinder Morgan, Pandora, Twitter, Valero and More

Stocks were trying to hold firm with very small gains after Wednesday's major sell-off. So far, investors have shown repeatedly that they will eagerly buy oversold or overlooked stocks when ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, Chevron, Exxon, SanDisk, Clorox and More

Stocks were soft on Tuesday on a day with very light news and little economic data. Investors still remain eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Expedia, Hyatt, Ocwen, Strayer, SunPower, 3D Systems and More

Stocks tanked on Thursday, with the Dow falling more than 300 points, and stocks were again in the red ahead of the unemployment report on Friday. Investors will still be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Altria, Gap, Qualcomm, Shell, P&G and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small recovery on Friday morning, after what has been a difficult week for the stock market after the prior week's all-time highs. Investors are ...
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Cowen Remains Bullish on Five Top Oil Refiners for the Rest of the Year

The stunning move by the U.S. Department of Commerce last week to allow the export of condensate products from the United States hit the refining sector hard. Many top firms ...
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Cowen Says Strong Crude Pricing Could Set Up Refiner Buying Opportunity

Despite constant chatter from bears on Wall Street that the price of oil was soon to plummet, it not only has failed to drop, but the price has remained consistently ...
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Will Houston Ship Channel Closure Prolong a Spike in Oil and Gasoline Prices?

Houston, Galveston, Baytown and Texas City are supposed to be good for oil and energy. When an accident occurs that shuts down the Houston Ship Channel, it turns out to ...
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Walmart Gas ‘n Go Opens in Hometown of Bentonville

A new business just opened its doors in Bentonville, Ark., the hometown of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). The business is called "Walmart To Go" and for now at least ...
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Two Mergers in Troubled MLP Sector

The world of master limited partnerships, or MLPs, has been rocked lately. The news has not been good, and Barron's keeps highlighting risks in the sector with ongoing payout and ...
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Oil Refiners: Is There a Value Play?

Refining companies with the majority of their operations on the Gulf Coast of the United States have been in the driver's seat for profits during the past several months of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Honeywell, Kraft, Staples, Valero and More

Stocks have pulled back over the past week, after eight straight weeks of rallying. Now investors are getting ready for year-end and positioning themselves for 2014. 24/7 Wall St. goes ...
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OPEC Production Stays High, Prices Falling

The dramatic production increase from U.S. shale plays in North Dakota, Montana, and Texas have had little impact on the amount of oil produced by members of the Organization of ...
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Valero Commences Logistics IPO, Setting Up for Refinery Payday

Continuing a trend begun in May, Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) on Monday commenced an initial public offering (IPO) of a logistics group called Valero Energy Partners L.P., announcing plans ...
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Marathon Commits to Enbridge Crude Oil Pipeline Project

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) has committed to funding a portion of the Sandpiper Pipeline Project being proposed by Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: EEP) and Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB). ...
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Platts Ranks Top 250 Global Energy Companies

Oil industry data and publishing firm Platts announced on Tuesday its annual list of the top 250 global energy companies. This marks the twelfth year that Platts has compiled its ...
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