oil and gas

7 Big Oil & Gas Stocks Analysts Want You to Buy Now

The energy sector used to be rather dominant in the weighting of the S&P 500. In 2019, it's hard to find investors who are all that eager to buy into ...
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How Much Has the Shale Boom Boosted GDP During the Great Recovery?

If you have been out to West Texas or driven through much of North Dakota where unconventional oil drilling has taken off, it's obvious that a lot of money gone ...
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Which Big Oil & Gas Stock Is the Prettiest Pig at the Carnival?

It has been a tough time to be an investor buying stocks in the energy sector. With many of the oil and gas stocks having seen massive losses, there also ...
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Short Sellers Pile Into Energy Stocks

Crude oil traded around $53.85 a barrel early Monday, down about $2.85 in the past two weeks. Over the past month, the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for ...
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5 Sizzling Energy Stocks Trading Under $10 With Big Upside Potential

While most of Wall Street focuses on large and mega cap stocks, as they provide a degree of safety and liquidity, many investors are limited in the number of ...
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Oil US Keeps in the Ground Steadies at 665 Million Barrels

America's Strategic Petroleum Reserve is the largest supply of emergency oil in the world. After drawing down several million barrels in two of the past four months, the amount has ...
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Why Low-Risk Refiners May Be the Best Way to Play Energy Now

The energy sector has taken a beating this year, and despite continued cuts in production from the OPEC nations and ongoing geopolitical issues in the Middle East, especially surrounding the ...
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Oil & Gas, Apparel, Pharma Vying for S&P 500’s Worst Group of 2019

The stock market has experienced yet another 5% correction after hitting all-time highs just in July. What really stands out for 2019, particularly if you just followed the emotions of ...
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How Marathon’s Bet on Domestic Oil Production Paid Off in Q2

Energy exploration and production (E&P) company Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE: MRO) reported second-quarter results on Wednesday evening that exceeded consensus estimates for both revenue and earnings, due to a domestic ...
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Is a New Bear Market Forming in Oil?

Oil continues to be a drag on the markets. The Federal Reserve has been disappointed that inflation hasn't been performing up to its target, and one such muting tool against ...
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How Can Chesapeake Miss Estimates and Still See a Share Price Bump?

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) reported second-quarter 2019 results before markets opened Tuesday. The oil and gas exploration and production company posted an adjusted net loss per share of $0.10 ...
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Oil Massively Underperforms the S&P 500: Buy These 4 High-Yielding Giants

Even though the benchmark pricing for crude oil has remained at levels that allow most companies to make money, the industry as a whole has been eviscerated compared with the ...
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Renewable Energy and Electric Cars Pressure Oil Economically as Well as Environmentally

Investing in renewable energy gets a lot of attention for being the "right thing" to do to save the planet from the effects of climate change. Rarely, however, is it ...
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Why Exxon and Chevron Sank After Reporting Q2 Earnings

The country's two supermajor energy companies, Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX), both announced preliminary second-quarter results before markets opened on Friday. Exxon posted quarterly diluted ...
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Short Sellers May Be Moving Out of Energy Stocks

Crude oil traded around $56.70 a barrel early Thursday. Over the past month, the price of benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude for immediate delivery has dipped by about $2.50 a ...
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