Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, ARM, Barrick, Netflix, Teva, Valero and More

Stocks have recovered from their sell-off as market jitters have dimmed. Now earnings season is in full swing, and investors have to be wondering where the opportunities are -- and ...
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Enbridge, Valero Get Approval to Export Crude

Independent oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) and Canada-based pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB) have been granted licenses from the U.S. Commerce Depart to re-export crude oil ...
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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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Will Houston Ship Channel Closure Prolong a Spike in Oil and Gasoline Prices?

Houston, Galveston, Baytown and Texas City are supposed to be good for oil and energy. When an accident occurs that shuts down the Houston Ship Channel, it turns out to ...
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Walmart Gas ‘n Go Opens in Hometown of Bentonville

A new business just opened its doors in Bentonville, Ark., the hometown of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). The business is called "Walmart To Go" and for now at least ...
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Oil refinery

Steelworkers Union Opposes U.S. Crude Oil Exports

As the argument heats up on whether the United States should revoke its 40-year ban on crude oil exports, a variety of interest groups will be choosing sides and adding ...
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U.S. Crude Exports Have Virtually Started

The 1970s ban on exporting U.S. crude oil may or may not be lifted, but that is not going to slow down the export of what we might call ‘near-crude’. ...
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Lowest P/E Large Cap Stocks to Buy — Even at Market Highs

Most Wall Street equity strategists agree the market actually went in to secular bull market status in March of 2013, when the market established new highs. Since 1950, the average ...
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Gasoline Pump Prices Rise for 11th Consecutive Day

Since February 8, the pump price for a gallon of regular gasoline has risen from around $3.26 to nearly $3.37, with more than half of the rise coming last week. ...
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Short Interest Declines in Oil and Gas Sector, With One Exception

Short interest in several large oil and gas stocks dropped in the two-week period to January 31, probably on expectations of greater demand due to an improving global economy. Short ...
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Crude Oil Tops $100 a Barrel Again; Energy Stocks Hit

WTI crude oil futures for March delivery topped $100 a barrel on the Nymex Monday after a brief stop at that level last Friday, and there’s every reason to believe ...
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Valero Earnings Propped Up by Ethanol; Phillips 66 Gets No Such Help

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings before markets opened Wednesday. Adjusted earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter totaled $1.78, which excludes a ...
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Oil and Gas Short Interest Looking for Payoff This Week

Short interest in several large oil and gas stocks rose in the two-week period to January 15, likely as a result of expected pressure on crude oil prices, refining margins ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: eBay, Microsoft, Norfolk Southern, Oracle and More

Earnings season is coming on strong, and analysts are still making many changes to their 2014 outlooks. At the same time, investors are still looking to better position their portfolios ...
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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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