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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Citi, Lexmark, PHH, Twitter, Stratasys and More

Stocks were again staging a gain on Tuesday. Investors are moving away from the belief that this is a raging bull market and are looking for individual names in a ...
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Whiting Becomes Biggest Bakken Shale Player With Buyout of Kodiak

Savings and scale appear to be the primary reasons behind the impending merger of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) and Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL). The two exploration ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Top Stock Picks for the Second Half of 2014

After a solid first half of the year that saw the S&P 500 rise almost 7%, many of the firms that we cover on Wall Street are out with their ...
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RBC Likes Seven Oil Stocks During Iraq Turmoil and Oil Shock

While the call to arms over the weekend in Iraq appears to at least have stalled the militants lightning quick advance across the country, there are still many oil fields ...
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The Baird List of Top Value and Relative Value Stocks to Buy for 2014

For 2014, the Baird research team has combined an interesting list of what some investors would consider true value stocks, and slowing growth stocks. What the analysts at Baird have ...
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Merrill Lynch Offers Six Top Energy Themes to Watch for in 2014

As 2013 rolls to a close, energy will end up being one of the underperforming S&P 500 sectors in what largely has been a tremendous year for investors. While some ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Energy Stocks to Buy for 2014

While many on Wall Street are predicting a possible slide in West Texas Intermediate (WTI) pricing for next year, the energy team at Merrill Lynch is reasonably bullish. Some firms ...
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UBS Has Prepared a Syrian Conflict Guide to Oil and Gas Stocks

With the increasing likelihood of a U.S.-led military intervention in Syria, the oil markets have become volatile. Brent prices rose to as high as $117 a barrel last week. The ...
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Oil Exploration and Production Companies Spending the Most to Find Oil

With oil prices consistently over the $100 level, the big exploration and production (E&P) companies are ramping up spending to take advantage of the high pricing. Wall Street estimates that ...
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Raymond James Top Energy Stocks to Buy from the Enercom Oil and Gas Conference

Last week Enercom consulting held its yearly conference in Denver that showcased some of the top oil and gas companies. The energy team at Raymond James got complete updates at ...
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Analyst Calls: Permian Basin Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy for Big Gains

Until the advent of the fracking revolution, the glory days of the Permian Basin in West Texas were thought to be long over. Oil and gas companies had gone out ...
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Jefferies to Investors: Stick With Value Natural Gas Stocks

Reasons to be optimistic on continued rising natural gas pricing may be fading. Last year, hot summer temperatures boosted power demand and held up gas prices. This year, temperatures could ...
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Stern Agee Earnings Season Favorites, Energy and Industrial Stocks to Buy

Sterne Agee has released a consolidated report showing the firm's top analyst stock picks in energy and industrials now that we are out of the first quarter earnings season. This ...
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Oil pumpjack

Credit Suisse Analyst Cool on Smaller Oil Stocks (CRZO, KOG, WLL)

Exploring for crude oil and gas is not cheap, and the smaller companies that are involved in the search often run up against problems with cash flow, credit availability and ...
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Bakken Shale Bursting with Oil, Opportunities (OXY, HES, MRO, EOG, BEXP, CLR, CXO, KOG, FST, SGY, WLL, AXAS, AREX, TPLM, RPC, TLLP)

One of the reasons that the Bakken shale deposits in North Dakota and Montana get relatively little attention is that none of the big integrated oil companies have much presence ...
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