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Top Insider Selling of Stocks This Week from Biotech, Tech, Sam Zell, and More

In what was yet another very volatile week for the markets, insider selling and insider buying has been active. We have evaluated some of the top insider selling transactions this ...
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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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Why U.S. Refiners Are Getting Crushed on Oil Export Allowance

With a positive change in one location, you often get a negative reaction elsewhere. It is true in the stock market and the economy, almost like a financial yin and ...
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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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Credit Suisse Picks Refiners as Oil Winners for Summer

Despite much improved domestic production, a multitude of factors could converge to make the price of oil, and in turn gasoline, spike up. This comes as consumers are paying some ...
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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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The 10 Most Heavily Shorted Stocks Against Their Float

24/7 Wall St. reviews many short interest changes throughout the month. What generally stands out the most is when there are big short interest trend changes, such as seeing that ...
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Cowen Says to Buy the Top Independent Refining Stocks on Weakness

Each of the independent refiners to report second-quarter earnings so far have shown year-over-year declines, reflective of a sluggish demand environment, rapidly compressing crude differentials and escalating renewable identification number ...
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Five Stocks Choking on the Short Interest: Cliffs Natural, Molycorp and More

Short sellers might have a hard time if they are just trying to say that the stock market is going down. Stocks keep rising again. But that is not true ...
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Sticking with Refining Stocks

Over the past 12 months, the best performing oil refining stock has been Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO), which has doubled, even though it has dropped sharply in the past month. ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Rise to New Highs on Jobs Report

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upward revisions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on non-farm payrolls in February and March and a larger-than-expected rise in payrolls in ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Upgrades: AllState, Cubist, Beazer and More

Investors and traders are constantly looking for fresh research ideas from Wall Street that will lead to higher income or more profits. We review many fresh research calls to find ...
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Outlook Remains Rosy for Refiners (TSO, MPC, PSX, ALJ, WNR, CVI, VLO, DK, HFC, HES)

Share prices appreciated by at least 80% for most major crude oil refiners in 2012, a far better performance than turned in by the integrated oil companies, the oil services ...
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Refiners Riding Valero’s Coattails

BP, Texas City refineryWhen oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported a big earnings beat this morning, it was almost inevitable that the halo would also appear above ...
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A Value Opportunity: Refining Stocks Go for the Glory (VLO, MPC, PSX, TSO, WNR, HFC)

It’s been a good year for refining stocks. Six large independent refiners are posting 12-month gains of between about 40% and 140%. All six -- Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO), ...
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