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Markets opened higher this morning after positive news on new unemployment benefits claims and manufacturing (more coverage here). Indexes have risen more or less steadily all day, with the S&P ...
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Statoil Announces Major Oil Strike in Barents Sea (STO, E, XOM)

Norway’s largest oil firm, Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO) said it has found a new reservoir in the Barents Sea that the company estimates to hold up to 300 million recoverable ...
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New Crude Oil Pipeline System to be Built in Gulf of Mexico (EPD, GEL, APC, APA, XOM, E, PBR, PXP, BP, MRO, RDS-A, CVX, COP)

Two pipeline companies have agreed to a 50-50 joint venture to build a new 149-mile offshore gathering system in the Gulf of Mexico. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) and ...
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European ADRs Follow Italy Much Lower, Wrecking U.S. Market Gains (E, LUX, TI, ALU, MT, BHP, STD, IRE, CS, UBS, DB, FTE, PHG, ERIC, NOK, NBG, SI, EWI)

Well, it used to be Greece taking us down daily, but now it is the much larger concern of Italy.  The markets were supposed to be cheering that Silvio Berlusconi was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AET, AGP, E, JBHT, JNPR, KR, NWSA, RES SWY, CRM, SNDK, SKT, TMS, VOD, WPI, WY, WFM)

These are some of Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls. Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. AMERIGROUP ...
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Companies Set to win in Libya (ACM, E, EWI, OXY, RDS-A, BP, PBR, AFK)

Well, it looks like the Gadhafi family has all but lost Libya to the rebels.  Earlier this year when the actions were intensifying, even before the unified strikes against the ...
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Key Issues for the Week Ahead, The Unusual Suspects (AAPL, BKS, CLWR, EGPT, E, SLV, MORT, PUDA, SAFM, TWC, TUDO, VZ, WAMUQ, WETF)

We have many carryover issues this Monday from last week and the weekend that will be feature issues to watch this week.  These are "The Unusual Suspects" for the week ...
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Companies & Funds Hit with Libya Exposure (ACM, E, EWI, OXY, RDS-A, BP, PBR, AFK, EGPT, TUR, EIS)

Another week, another North African country on fire.  As you would expect, many large American and European companies do business in these nations.  Libya has followed turmoil in Egypt and ...
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Deepwater Drilling in Gulf of Mexico to Start Again (BP, APC, ATPG, BHP, CVX, CIE, E, HES, MRO, MUR, NBL, RDS-A, STO)

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, BOEMRE, has notified 13 companies that they will be able to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico without needing ...
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Ecuador Threatens Expropriation of Private Oil Operations

Ecuador is a relatively unknown member of OPEC, due mostly to its up and down relationship with the cartel. Ecuador first joined OPEC in 1973, then in 1992 suspended its ...
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Opportunities Remain in the Oil Patch (RDS-A, E, COP, HAL, WEL, HK, KMP, EPD, XOM, CEO, BP)

Acquisitions, joint ventures, and ratings news in the oil patch have made for a busy day or two, and have also pointed out a handful of reasons pointing to a ...
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24/7 Wall St.’s Corporate Power Rankings (Week 3)

The 24/7 Wall Street Corporate Power Rankings of the thirty-two most important companies in America are determined be earnings, analyst rankings, important corporate news, trends in each firm’s industry, ...
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Italy’s ENI Grows In Texas, Via Quicksilver (E, KWK, UNG)

Italian energy giant Eni SpA (NYSE:E) has acquired a 27.5% interest in the leases of Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK) in Quicksilver's Alliance properties in the Fort Worth basin. Quicksilver will ...
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Margin Squeeze & Contract Changes Up & Down Oil Patch? (TOT, BP, RDS-A, E, SLB, HAL)

Several of the big oil companies are putting the squeeze on oil field services providers to renegotiate contracts and lower costs for drilling services. BP plc (NYSE:BP), Total SA (NYSE:TOT), ...
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Oil & Energy Upgrades & Downgrades (APA, DNR, E, XOM, OXY, PXP, RDS.A, SPWRA)

These are the top analyst calls we have seen in the oil patch and in the energy sector this Monday morning: Apache (NYSE: APA) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse. ...
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