National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV)

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Can NOV Really Fall Another 20%

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) had a reality check during Wednesday’s trading session. This oilfield and offshore giant equipment maker was on the wrong side of an analyst call ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Caterpillar, Goodyear, Southwest, Synchrony, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated up and looking for a bounce on Wednesday morning after a big earnings and strong dollar related sell-off on the prior day. The trend for 2015 does ...
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5 Ways to Play the Oil Price Plunge

By Andrew Topf of Oilprice.com The collapse of the oil price has created losers and winners, and like every major movement in a commodity sector, the trick for investors is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Crocs, Halliburton, Nuance, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were taking a steady breather going into the unemployment report after two major rallies in a row this week. What stands out is that investors keep proving that they will ...
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Short Interest in Oil and Gas Sector Reflects Falling Crude Oil Prices

Short interest in large oil and gas stocks rose in the two-week period to December 15 for all but one of the companies we follow. That should be no surprise ...
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Outlook for Oilfield Services in 2015

The world’s four largest oilfield services companies posted all-time share price highs in mid-2008 when crude oil prices were nearing a record high above $140 a barrel. Two of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Caterpillar, EMC, JetBlue, Intel, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated up sharply higher on Friday morning, on the heels of a surprise rate cut in China and on word that Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Lululemon, Nike, SunPower, Walmart and More

Stocks were trying to hold on to gains on Friday morning after a marginal gain in eurozone GDP indicates that quantitative easing is needed over there. The one lesson we ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dendreon, Facebook, Google, Home Depot, Twitter, WisdomTree and More

Stocks were indicated to be marginally lower on Monday, but not so much that the direction of the day looked certain. What we saw in October, even during the sell-off ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADTRAN, Apollo, KKR, Cogent, GoPro, NOV and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday ahead of the release of the FOMC minutes. One trend we are seeing is that investors keep proving with real dollars that they will buy oversold stocks ...
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Credit Suisse Sets Record Straight on NOV

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) saw what felt like an unusual reaction to its $3 billion stock buyback announced on Tuesday. Its shares slid after the news and the ...
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Did NOV Investors Want Even More Than a $3 Billion Share Buyback Plan?

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced on Tuesday that its board of directors has authorized a share buyback program for up to $3 billion of outstanding common stock. The share repurchase ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Auxilium, Ericsson, GoldCorp, McDonald’s, Micron, Sarepta and More

Stocks were firm on Wednesday morning after two days of selling. With markets close to all-time highs, most investors still seem eager to find bargains or overlooked equity stories. 24/7 ...
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15 Companies With Over $1.2 Trillion in Backlog Orders

As reports continue to show strong labor markets and a return to GDP growth, many investors and economic watchers have to be wondering what the future growth story looks like ...
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