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Oil refinery

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 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Alcoa, EA, Intel, IBM, Sony, Tyco, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Tuesday morning. Investors keep proving each day that they are willing to buy stocks that are discounted or that are overlooked. 24/7 Wall St. ...
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petro chemical plant

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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Biofuel Cans

Why It Matters That Ethanol Prices Are Collapsing

Another bit of fallout from the diving demand for gasoline is just about to hit the front pages. U.S. ethanol producers are approaching the so-called blend wall, a term that ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Gap, Intel, J.C. Penney, Kinder Morgan and More

Stocks were selling off marginally on Thursday morning after the Fed minutes prompted a rally on Wednesday. Yet again, investors proved how willing they are to buy overlooked or oversold ...
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Bull and Bear

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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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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UBS Says the Best Is Yet to Come for U.S. Refiners

While the battle rages on Wall Street on which way the price of oil ultimately goes, investors in the refiners are watching close for a blowout in the difference between ...
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2014 in the box

Credit Suisse’s Top Stocks to Buy for a Difficult 2014

When the tide is rising across the board, one easy way for investors to make money is to go the simple route and buy an S&P 500 index fund. In ...
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investing

UBS Says Don’t Hedge These Five Stocks — They Will Go Higher

When stocks have had a good run, many firms suggest writing covered calls on the stocks to generate extra income. The theory on "overwriting" is that the stocks are worn ...
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Oil refinery

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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oil rig and tanker

Credit Suisse’s Top Energy Stock Picks for 2014

While 2013 was a solid year for the energy sector, it could not keep pace with the overall blistering rise in the S&P. The energy team at Credit Suisse is ...
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petro chemical plant

2014 Looking Good for Refiners: Valero, HollyFrontier, Tesoro

24/7 Wall St. has been keeping track of all the 2014 outlook pieces and year-end pieces for 2013. Now it looks as though there is a selective positive outlook from ...
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Phillips 66 refinery

Valero Signals a Shift to Better Refining Margins

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported third quarter 2013 earnings before markets opened Tuesday morning. The results were no better than good enough, but the company is looking ...
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