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Merrill Lynch Changes Ratings on Key Oil Giants

Bank of America Merrill Lynch made some key changes to its oil ratings on Tuesday. The move consists of a downgrade for Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) and upgrades for ConocoPhillips ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chevron, Netflix, Newmont, Southwest, Stratasys and More

Stocks were mixed early Tuesday as the equity markets looked for direction. Still stocks are effectively at all-time highs and investors are looking for good value and other opportunities to ...
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Cowen Says Go With the Big Oil Names for Dividends and Best Returns

Despite their relatively good performance, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil pricing that has remained strong and above $100 per barrel, many investors, especially institutional investors, are underweight the big ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Deckers, InterMune, Medivation, Pan American Silver and More

Stocks are hitting news high, earnings season is winding down and Washington, D.C., seems to no longer be a concern. Investors still worry about buying the top and about the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Groupon, Nordstrom, Seagate, Walmart, Whole Foods and More

Stocks are back to within striking distance of their highs, earnings season is winding down and investors and analysts keep looking to properly balance their expectations for the rest of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Citigroup, EMC, NuSkin, Twitter and More

Earnings season has arrived, and investors and analysts alike are still making many changes to their positions for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street analyst research reports. We ...
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Morgan Stanley Dumps Global Oil Trading on Russia’s Rosneft

Global mega-bank Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) said late Friday that it has agreed to sell its global oil trading business to Russia’s state-controlled oil giant OAO Rosneft for an undisclosed ...
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Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Dead?

The Keystone XL pipeline will not be built. And while the environmentalist arguments against the pipeline had a significant impact in delaying construction of Keystone XL, the primary reason it ...
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Credit Suisse Outlook on Major Oil Giants: BP, Shell and More

Credit Suisse has initiated coverage on the major European and global oil companies. Some were given very favorable outlooks and Outperform ratings. Others were given Neutral ratings, and one was ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, Cirrus, Cisco, Lululemon and More

Earnings season may be winding down, but we are still getting some key reports. Now traders and investors have to decide how to position their holdings for 2014. 24/7 Wall ...
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Only One Bidder for Massive Brazilian Offshore Oil Field

You would think that the auction of an oil field with as much as 15 billion barrels of oil in place would attract a lot of attention. Well it did ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, IBM, Google, eBay, Verizon and More

Earnings season is well into full reporting, and a debt deal has been reached in Washington, D.C. Now that the S&P 500 Index has hit a new all-time high, many ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, EMC, F5 Networks, Facebook and More

Stocks have seen some profit taking off of their recent all-time highs. Now investors and traders are wondering which stocks they should buy and which ones they should sell or ...
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UBS Offers Eight Well-Known International Large Cap Dividend Ruler Stocks

With yields on 10-year Treasury bonds up nearly 1.5% since early May and briefly touching 3.0% last week, the impact of higher rates on stocks continues to be top of ...
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A Value Opportunity in Big Oil Stocks?

The run-up in crude oil prices that got rolling in mid-April has pushed West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices from around $87 a barrel to almost $110 a barrel. That ...
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