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With Oil and Gas Down Huge This Year, 4 Quality Stocks to Buy Now

All you need to do is look at the scoreboard. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) is down 26% from its mid-year highs and natural gas is down 6% for the year. ...
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Preview: 5 Oil Company Earnings Due This Week

Last week certainly ended with a thud for energy producers. Both Exxon Mobil and Chevron posted worse-than-expected results, oil for July closed at a multi-month low and the outlook is ...
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Gasoline Prices Could Fall Further, Faster in August

Gasoline pump prices have dropped by 11 cents a gallon over the last 16 days according to AAA, closing the month of July at a national average of $2.66 a ...
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U.S. Oil Rig Count Adds 5 Last Week for Second Increase in a Row

In the week ended July 31st, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. totaled 664 compared with 659 in the prior week and 1,573 a year ago. ...
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Is There Anyway Chevron Can Maintain Its Dividend With Such Poor Earnings?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) reported its second-quarter financial results before the markets opened Friday. The oil giant had $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) on $40.36 billion in revenue compared ...
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Why the Exxon Dividend is Safe After Poor Earnings

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) reported estimated second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Friday morning. For the quarter, the integrated oil & gas giant posted quarterly diluted earnings per ...
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What Exxon and Chevron Earnings Will Say About Big Oil Dividend Coverage

Friday will mark the crest of earnings season for the Dow and S&P 500, but it will also bring earnings reports from both of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's oil ...
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Why One Analyst Now Sees Great Value in BP

Over five years ago a huge disaster happened that would change the world for BP PLC (NYSE: BP), millions of barrels of crude oil were dumped in the Gulf of ...
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Cheaper Crude Doubled Valero Refining Income

Oil refiner Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) reported second quarter 2015 earnings before markets opened Thursday morning. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $2.66 compared with EPS a year ago ...
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How ConocoPhillips Plans to Maintain Its High Dividend

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) reported second quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. For the quarter, the oil & gas production company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Why Whiting Petroleum Will Be Doing Well Just Breaking Even

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) reported second quarter 2015 results after markets closed Wednesday afternoon. For the quarter, the oil & gas E&P company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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What Conoco Earnings May Really Say About Its High Dividend

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results Thursday before the markets open. There are consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that call for of $0.04 in earnings ...
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Crude Oil Price Tops $48 on Huge Inventory Draw

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning. U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 4.2 million barrels last week, maintaining a total U.S. commercial ...
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After BP Results, Big Oil Earnings Prospects at Oxy, Exxon, Chevron, Valero

When energy super-major BP plc (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter results very early Tuesday morning, the headline number is the $6.3 billion loss attributed to low crude oil prices and a ...
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Merrill Lynch Says 2 Land Drillers Have Massive Upside Potential

If any sector has been taking a beating it’s energy, and the price of crude continued the downward spiral last week to under $50 again. With West Texas Intermediate 20% ...
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