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Shell Port Arthur TX refinery

US Refinery Strike Widens to 15 Plants

The strike by the United Steelworkers Union (USW) against U.S. refiners widened at midnight Sunday morning to include three Motiva refineries and a Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) chemical ...
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petro chemical plant

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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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Gap, Rio Tinto, Tesoro, Valero, Zynga and More

Stocks were higher on Friday the 13th. For over two years now, investors have used every single pullback as a chance to keep buying stocks they wanted to own or ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Baidu, NetApp, Tesla, Zuliliy and More

Stocks were higher on Thursday due to earnings, despite Greece failing to reach a deal with the European Union. News that Russia and Ukraine have reached a ceasefire is dominating. ...
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Oil refinery

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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petro chemical plant

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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Bull and Bear

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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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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investor research

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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