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What to Expect From Halliburton and Baker Hughes Earnings

Leading oilfield services companies Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) are both scheduled to report their fourth-quarter results Tuesday before the U.S. markets open. This comes ...
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Schlumberger to Lay Off 9,000, as Crude Prices Fall

The drop in the price of oil will cost 9,000 workers at Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) their jobs. The company disclosed: In response to lower commodity pricing and anticipated lower exploration ...
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Schlumberger Raises Dividend, Cuts 2015 Capex

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) reported fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The oil field services firm reported adjusted diluted quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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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: ADT, Alcoa, Chesapeake, Google, Kraft, On Deck, Windstream and More

Stocks were strong Monday morning despite weak oil trends starting the week all over again. The one theme that keeps working in this market is that investors will buy stocks ...
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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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Why Credit Suisse Says Not to Buy Oil Service Stocks, Yet …

In the view of Credit Suisse, now is not the time to buy oilfield services (OFS) stocks because the downside risk is too great. The firm further detailed in the ...
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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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The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

December 10, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 247 equities making new 52-week lows today. Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) posted a new 52-week low on Wednesday of $4.22. Based ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, DreamWorks, Lululemon, Nabors, Schlumberger, Verizon and More

Stocks were indicated much lower on Tuesday as the market is dealing with lower commodities (oil and more) and a weak China and Europe. What has been proven repeatedly in ...
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Will Oil Drop to $40?

When oil prices topped $140 a barrel in 2008, predictions from many analysts and industry insiders pointed at $200 a barrel on the horizon and forecast all kinds of doom ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, BP, Halliburton, Cypress Semi, J.C. Penney, Schlumberger, SanDisk and More

Stocks were looking for direction Wednesday morning. Investors keep proving that they will buy value stocks or stocks that are discounted when they can. 24/7 Wall St. looks over dozens ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

December 1, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 310 equities making new 52-week lows today. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) dropped about 8% Monday to post a new 52-week ...
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Analyst Sees Post-Merger Halliburton Worth Less Than Before

The just-announced $35 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) by Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) may be a hit in the long term, but at least one research firm ...
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