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Exxon & XTO Merger Approved: Energy Mergers Galore Coming? (XOM, XTO, BJS, BHI, SLB, SII)

When Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) announced that it was going to acquire XTO Energy Inc. (NYSE: XTO)for  $31 billion in an all-stock transaction ($41 billion after debt assumption; with ...
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A Flood Of Energy M&A: Schlumberger Buys Smith For $11 Billon

The acquisition by Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) of competitor Smith International Inc. (SII) for $11 billion could be another sign that mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector will pick ...
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Top Day Trader Alerts (AIG, BJS, BHI, GENZ, FNM, FRE, HGSI, MVL, DIS)

These are Monday's top day trader and active trader alert stocks.  We have links through to each with more detailed price/volume analysis over at VSinvestor.com: American International Group (NYSE: AIG) ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AGN, BJS, CTRN, ELN, ENDP, MVL, BTU, TXN, TXRH, TSN)

These are the top 10 analyst upgrades and downgrades we have seen from Wall Street firms early this Monday morning: Allergan (AGN) Raised to Buy at Citigroup. BJ Services (BJS) ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (AYE, AU, BJS, CEO, SLB, WX)

These are some of the general analyst downgrades we have seen this Monday morning from Wall Street: Allegheny Energy (AYE) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs. Anglogold (AU) Cut to ...
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Williams, Other Services Companies in Venezuela’s Sights (WMB, HAL, SLB, BJS, BHI)

The Venezuelan government passed a law permitting the nationalization of oil field services companies, compensating companies for expropriating assets by issuing bonds instead of paying with cash. The law could ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (ARLP, BJS, CHKP, EP, FST, INFY, ISRG, STAR)

These are some of the top pre-market analyst downgrades and negative research calls from Wall Street we have seen early this Tuesday morning: Alliance Resource (ARLP) Cut to Market Perform ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (BJS, BUCY, BNI, INTU, JOYG,PBR, TKC, WFMI)

These are some of the top pre-market analyst downgrades we have seen early this Monday morning from Wall Street: BJ Services (BJS) Cut to Market Perform at Wachovia. Bucyrus (BUCY) ...
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Precision Drilling Wins With Grey Wolf Addition (PDS, BJS, HAL, WFT)

Precision Drilling Trust (NYSE:PDS) reported net first quarter 2009 earnings per common unit of about $0.26, off 62% from the same period a year ago. Revenues grew almost 31%, from ...
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Another Oilfield Services Firm Falters (BJS, HAL, WFT, SLB)

This is turning into a lousy week for oilfield services company. Today's really downbeat earnings report from BJ Services Co. (NYSE:BJS) follows on yesterday's weak reports from Halliburton Co. (NYSE:HAL) ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades (APOG, BJS, BJ, HAL, KEG, NBR, OMC, PTEN, PCG, SLB, WMT)

These are some of the top pre-market analyst downgrades and negative calls we have seen early this Tuesday morning: Apogee (APOG) Cut to Sell at Piper Jaffray. BJ Services (BJS) ...
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Weatherford: Raising Money the Old-Fashioned Way (WFT, SLB, HAL, BJS, BHI)

Oil field services company Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT) announced that it has begun offering Senior Notes due in 2019. A subsidiary of Weatherford "will fully and unconditionally guarantee the notes ...
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Early Bird Analyst Upgrades (BJS, CHS, FSLR, GNCMA, MDTH, PCS)

These are some of the top early bird upgrades or positive calls from analysts on Wall Street which we have seen early this Tuesday morning:BJ Services (BJS) Raised to Outperform ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ANR, BJS, DL, RIMM, AGU, CF, MNT, POT, TRA)

There are actually very few analyst calls this morning and some of these may even be carry-over calls from late yesterday:Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) raised to buy at UBS.BJ Services ...
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Oil Services Better Insulated Than Most Energy Sub-Sectors (RIG, DVR, PDS, WFT, NOV, BJS, BHI, BAS, HAL, SLB, SII)

Oil Services are deemed by many market pundits as being more insulated than integrated oils, refiners, and other sub-sectors of the energy sector for oil and gas.  While these frequently ...
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