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Why a Key Analyst Sees Weakness in Near-Term Oil

Oil prices have surged over the past couple of months, pushing near the $60 mark at this point. Companies, sectors and countries alike that were benefiting from lower oil prices ...
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Sentiment Improves for MLPs: 4 Top Companies to Buy Now

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, the Alerian MLP Index was up 11% higher than it currently is, and investors were giddy at the annual ...
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Are North Dakota Oil Rig Counts Signaling a Trough Is Near … or Here?

Is it possible that the never-ending rig count decline is ending in North Dakota? There could be good news headed the way of companies like Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL), ...
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Crude Oil Drops 3% on Strong Dollar, Offshore Drillers Drop More

Equities have been getting pummeled on the first day of trading after the long Memorial Day weekend, and the energy sector is taking the heaviest beating, down about 2% in ...
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$100 Billion Cut From Global Energy Projects

The collapse of crude oil prices that started last Fall and continued through the first half of March this year has forced many U.S. producers to delay new drilling or ...
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Merrill Lynch Raises Energy Outlook: 4 Top Oil Stocks to Buy Now

After a long hard look, and some serious thought on where prices are heading. Merrill Lynch has upgraded the energy sector to Overweight, and the timing looks solid. It is ...
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Baird Starts Coverage on 2 Top Solar and Renewable Energy Stocks

If there is one segment that may have a lot of room to run in the years to come, it is solar power and renewable energy. With some expecting that ...
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Trina Solar Earnings: Signs of Life in Chinese Solar Makers

Chinese solar PV maker Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE: TSL) posted first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened on Thursday morning. The company posted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of ...
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Deutsche Bank Initiates Coverage on MLPs: 4 to Buy Now

While the energy master limited partnerships (MLPs) have had a ton of coverage over the years, there is a phenomenon that happened within the past five years that has made ...
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Is Yingli Solar About to Implode?

In its annual Form 20-F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday, Chinese solar PV maker Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE) said, “There ...
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Did Linn Give Away the Farm in Its Secondary Offering?

Independent oil and gas producer Linn Energy LLC (NYSE: LINE) said Tuesday morning that it had priced a secondary offering of 16 million units at $11.79 per unit and expects ...
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Is It Time for a Petrobras Reality Check?

Since posting a low in March not visited in more than a dozen years, American depositary shares in Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR) had doubled by early May, though it ...
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solar power

JA Solar Looks Forward Following Big Revenue Miss

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Monday. The China-based solar panel maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of ...
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Petrobras Earnings Bolstered by Imports, Lower Investment

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), better known as Petrobras, reported first-quarter 2015 earnings after markets closed on Friday afternoon. The Brazilian oil major reported diluted earnings per share of $0.14 ...
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SandRidge Rating Goes From Very Bad to Far Worse

It looks like SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) can’t catch any breaks. Analysts and investors alike are not responding well to any of the moves that this company is making. ...
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