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With Oil Still Over $60 and Summer Coming, Top Energy Stocks Are a Steal Now

The week that ended last Friday saw the worst flows from energy funds since the middle of December, which then was the worst since 2014. Despite some rumblings that Russia ...
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Why Chevron Let Anadarko Get Away

In an announcement that should have surprised no one, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) said Thursday it would not counter a proposal from Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY) to acquire Anadarko ...
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3 Top Mega-Cap Energy Stocks Are Huge Buys as Oil Charges to $70

We have remained positive on the energy sector all year here at 24/7 Wall St., as the price of oil has continued to rise much faster than the price of ...
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6 Other Oil & Gas Companies for Chevron and Occidental to Fight Over

Wednesday morning's announcement that Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY) had countered a previous bid of $33 billion in cash and stock from Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) to acquire Anadarko Petroleum ...
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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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