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Really Big Insider Buying in Chesapeake Shares

Investors love tracking insider buying and insider selling by corporate executives. When corporate insiders sell shares of their company, it may be for a myriad of reasons -- buying a ...
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Despite Caution, 3 Top Oil Stock Picks From Wells Fargo

Having oil drop from $100 a barrel to under $50 has come with a price for the oil and gas players. Investors have felt the pain, while consumers have gotten ...
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Why the Caltex Sale Makes Chevron Dividend Safer

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has been unable to avoid the carnage of the oil and gas sector. Despite a 2% gain, mostly tied to the broader stock market rally, Chevron ...
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Why Chesapeake Is Doing Even Worse Than Oil and Gas Peers

It has been a little over two years since Aubrey McClendon said farewell to Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK), the company he co-founded and of which he was once chairman ...
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How First Solar Can Keep Its Stellar Stock Gains Going

Since late February when First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced their intention to create a joint venture yieldco, First Solar’s shares are up about 21%. ...
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3 Top Deutsche Bank Picks for Oil Services Upcycle

If there is one thing that has played out before, it is the boom and bust cycle in the oil industry. As a result there have always been some predictable ...
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7 Oil and Gas Stocks, or MLPs, Analysts Want You to Buy Now

Oil may have given back much of the gains made last week in a late-Friday sell-off. Still, many investors and analysts alike are looking for upside in the oil patch ...
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Hedge Funds Maintain Long Positions as Oil Rig Count Dips

In the week ended March 27, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 813, compared with 825 in the prior week and 1,487 a year ago. ...
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Texas and Louisiana Lead Oil Rig Count Much Lower

Oil may have bounced this week -- last seen at $50.05 late on Friday -- but the count of U.S. and North American drilling rigs is still declining. Baker Hughes ...
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SolarEdge Shines Incredibly Bright in Its IPO Debut

Solar energy has been making a name for itself in the market, and more companies are getting in or want to get in on the action. SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) ...
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Cowen Raises Estimates on 6 Top Refining Stocks to Buy Now

The refining industry has stood out in the energy world as a huge winner, while most of the sector has been bombarded over the past nine months. Despite the solid ...
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Short Sellers Get Even More Aggressive Against Big Oil Stocks

Oil prices are continuing to make a slight recovery on the last short interest report, but it seems that the industry has slid back, and common sense would say that ...
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California First to Generate 5% of Electricity From Utility-Scale Solar

California added nearly 1,900 megawatts of solar power generation in 2014 and became the first state to reach a total of more than 5% of its generation from utility-scale solar ...
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Short Sellers Fight Higher Solar and Alternative Energy Stock Prices

Short interest among solar energy and alternative energy stocks was very interesting for the March 13 settlement date. That is because most of the stocks in this area have risen ...
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Does Carl Icahn Trump Capex Cuts at Chesapeake?

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) has been unable to avoid the trap of lower oil and gas prices in 2014 and 2015. That being said, famed activist investor Carl Icahn ...
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