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US Shale Buyout Targets Are Everywhere, but Are There Buyers?

Last Friday's announcement that Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) would pay $65 a share in cash and stock for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) in a deal valued at $33 billion ...
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5 Must-Own Merrill Lynch Income Portfolio High-Dividend Stocks

It became pretty clear last week that interest rates are going nowhere this year, and they may not go anywhere in 2020. The Federal Reserve is worried about slowing growth, ...
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$75 Oil Possible This Summer: 4 Energy Stocks to Buy Now

One thing has become blatantly obvious as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) struggled when oil fell back into the $40s in December and January. The organization is ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 5 Safe Growth Stocks to Buy That All Yield 5% or More

For years we were told that interest rates were going higher and we will get back to the normal yields of the early 2000s. Then a funny thing happened on ...
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Large-Cap Oil Dividend Stocks Are Dirt Cheap Buys Now

Despite a big fourth-quarter sell-off in the benchmark pricing of crude oil that was brutal, dropping the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) from a high of $76.41 on October ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Boeing, Facebook, GoPro, Microsoft, Pfizer, Shell, ServiceNow, Tiffany and More

Stocks surged higher on Wednesday after strong post-earnings reactions from Apple and Boeing, and then Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell helped the markets by indicating that the Fed would be ...
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Why Big Oil Looks to Be the Best Energy Bet for 2019

Along with a vicious 20% decline and bear market status for the S&P 500, oil has taken even a bigger beating, at one point down 30% from highs posted earlier ...
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Is Shell About to Spend $8 Billion to Double Its Permian Basin Acreage?

According to a Bloomberg News report Tuesday, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) is negotiating to buy privately held Endeavor Energy Resources for about $8 billion. If the deal is ...
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Why Hammered Mega-Cap Integrated Oil May Be the Best 2019 Stock Picks

According to the pundits who loved oil at $75 a barrel, it’s possible the black gold could now be going to $40. In what is a typical response from financial ...
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Why Big Dividend Energy Stocks May Be the Best End-of-2018 Bet

While most of us as consumers love seeing falling prices at the pump, especially as we close in on the holidays, investors in the big dividend-paying energy sector leaders have ...
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With Oil Nearing 4-Year Highs, Merrill Lynch Has 5 Top Stocks to Buy Now

It took some time, but the sanctions on Iran and the ongoing issues in Venezuela finally have started to push the benchmark pricing on oil higher. With West Texas Intermediate ...
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Merrill Lynch Adds 3 Top Blue Chips to International Portfolio

Given the increase in the dollar, and some of the overall negative headlines from around the world, many investors have concentrated investments here in the United States. While that has ...
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4 Dividend Energy Stocks to Own as $80 Oil Could Happen This Fall

Even though global oil output was at a staggering 100 million barrels per day in August, the fact of the matter is that supplies could become severely disrupted this fall ...
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Oil Is Going Higher This Fall: 4 High-Yielding Energy Stocks to Buy

Even though we saw an almost 15% decline in the spot price of oil this summer, autumn may be destined to be a far different story. After the first tranche ...
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Jefferies Says Buy 3 Large Cap Integrated Energy Stocks Now

Oil has taken a beating lately as the black gold has suffered from a rising dollar, though it has had a strong run off of the lows posted in 2016. ...
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