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5 Stocks Just Added to Credit Suisse Top Picks List

With the first quarter starting to wind down, many firms on Wall Street are doing some fine tuning to the list of stocks that rank highest with their analysts. In ...
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Deutsche Bank Raises Price Targets on 4 Top Refiners

While crude oil pricing has been a cruel mistress for the large integrateds and the independent exploration and production companies, it has been serving the refiners quite well, thank you. ...
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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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Refinery Strike Not Likely to Boost Crude Oil Prices

Contract negotiations between the United Steelworkers union and oil companies fell apart on Saturday and workers went out on strike Sunday. About 3,800 workers are affected at seven refineries and ...
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Plunging Gasoline Prices Help Top Refiners: 6 Stocks to Buy

While falling spot oil prices have hammered the major energy companies, the tumble in price at the gas pump has been a godsend to consumers -- and to some of ...
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Refineries Not Acting How They Should With Falling Oil Prices

Dropping crude oil prices recently have had a large impact on the oil and gas sector, resulting in falling share prices for major oil companies. However, there is a silver lining for the ...
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Top Oil Refiners to Buy Remain the Bright Spot in Sector Sell-Off

While consumers are reaping the benefits of the large drop in the price of oil since the summer, investors in the energy sector have taken a beating. Long-term investors know ...
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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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