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  1. Now’s The Time To Buy The Land Drillers

    March 25, 2014
    As both natural gas and oil drilling activity continues to increase onshore, the land drillers will benefit. For investors, ...
  2. Target Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    The Minneapolis, Minn-based company, Target, raised its annual dividend by 19.4% to $1.72.
  3. Noble Still In Line with Market - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    We reaffirmed our Neutral recommendation on Noble Corporation (NE) on Jan 31, 2013, reflecting its commitment to modernize ...
  4. Patterson-UTI Beats, Lags Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN), one of the largest onshore contract drillers in the U.S., reported better-than-expected ...
  5. Natural Gas Supplies Tumble - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies. Despite ...
  6. U.S. Rig Count Down by a Unit - Analyst Blog

    January 9, 2013
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  7. Natural Gas Supplies Down by 135 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    January 8, 2013
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed an in-line decrease in natural gas supplies. Despite this drawdown, ...
  8. U.S. Rig Count in Freefall - Analyst Blog

    January 3, 2013
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  9. ENSCO and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on December 27, ...

    December 27, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.7%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.8% and the Dow has declined 0.6%. The ...
  10. Big Drop in U.S. Rig Count - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  11. Natural Gas Supplies Down by 82 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies. However, ...
  12. U.S. Rig Count Inches Down - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  13. An Unseasonal Natural Gas Injection - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a surprise increase in natural gas supplies on account of warmer-than-normal ...
  14. U.S. Rig Count Falls Again - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  15. Gas Stocks Dip Below Year-Ago Level - Analyst Blog

    December 10, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  16. U.S. Rig Count Falls by 6 - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  17. Continental Resources and More Big Movers in Energy on November ...

    November 29, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is up 0.5%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow has increased ...
  18. U.S. Rig Count Rises by 8 - Analyst Blog

    November 28, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  19. Natural Gas Stockpiles Shrink - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  20. U.S. Rig Count Rises by 3 - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  21. Season's First Natural Gas Drawdown - Analyst Blog

    November 19, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected decrease in natural gas supplies on account ...
  22. Wal-Mart and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on November 15, 2012

    November 15, 2012
    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3%; and the Dow has ...
  23. Helmerich & Payne, Inc Among Energy's Biggest Movers on November ...

    November 15, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down ...
  24. U.S. Rig Count Rises to 1806 - Analyst Blog

    November 14, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  25. Natural Gas Storage Scales New Peak - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  26. U.S. Rig Count Falls by 26 - Analyst Blog

    November 7, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  27. Nabors Beats EPS, Short of Revs - Analyst Blog

    October 24, 2012
    Global land drilling contractor Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) reported mixed third-quarter 2012 results, owing to greater ...
  28. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 72 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    October 16, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  29. U.S. Rig Count Falls by 11 - Analyst Blog

    October 9, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  30. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 77 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    October 8, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  31. U.S. Drilling Rig Count Dips Further - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  32. Natural Gas Supplies Swell - Analyst Blog

    September 28, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  33. U.S. Drilling Rig Count Down to 1859 - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  34. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 67 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed an in-line increase in natural gas supplies, as domestic consumption ...
  35. U.S. Rig Count Holds Steady at 1864 - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported an unchanged U.S. rig count ...
  36. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 27 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed an in-line increase in natural gas supplies, as domestic consumption ...
  37. U.S. Rig Count: Freefall Continues - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  38. CNOOC Limited Among Energy's Biggest Movers on September 11, ...

    September 11, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq is up 0.3%; the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed 0.7%. ...
  39. Natural Gas Inventories Swell - Analyst Blog

    September 4, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  40. Natural Gas Supplies Up by 47 Bcf - Analyst Blog

    August 28, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  41. Another Cut in Natural Gas Surplus - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  42. Natural Gas Storage Growth Slows - Analyst Blog

    August 13, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  43. Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on July 18, 2012

    July 18, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 1.2%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.6% and the Dow is trading up 0.7%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  44. Big Movers on the Energy Sector Today

    July 17, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow has ...
  45. Natural Gas Storage Surplus Narrows - Analyst Blog

    July 16, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  46. Another Modest Natural Gas Build - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a slightly smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, ...
  47. Natural Gas Drilling Hits 13-Yr Low - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  48. A Further Cut in Natural Gas Surplus - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  49. Natural Gas Rig Count Plummets - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a dip in the U.S. rig count ...
  50. Pace of Nat Gas Supply Growth Slows - Analyst Blog

    June 22, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a slightly smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, ...
  51. ETFs For Playing The Surge In Unconventional Energy

    June 21, 2012
    Production from assets such as shale rock, oil sands and natural gas liquids plays is set to explode upwards over the next ...
  52. Another Soft Natural Gas Injection - Analyst Blog

    June 19, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, reflecting ...
  53. Oil, Gas Rig Counts Move Apart - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  54. Natural Gas Surplus Shrinks Further - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a larger-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  55. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Baker Hughes, Transocean, ...

    May 9, 2012
    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL - May 9, 2012 - Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  56. Nat Gas Drilling Hits New 10-Yr Low - Analyst Blog

    May 8, 2012
    In its weekly release, Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count ...
  57. Nat Gas Prices Still Under Pressure - Analyst Blog

    May 7, 2012
    The U.S. Energy Department's weekly inventory release showed a smaller-than-expected increase in natural gas supplies, as ...
  58. 2 Good Energy Bets

    February 22, 2012
    Seasonal strength in the energy sector means good opportunity in select oil and gas stocks as winter melts into spring. ...
  59. Time To Buy The Land Drillers

    October 12, 2011
    Land drillers are benefiting as both natural gas and oil drilling activity continues to increase. The market’s recent rout ...
  60. Venezuela Betting On Heavy Oil

    July 21, 2010
    Venezuela is hoping the Orinoco region will power the country's production growth over the long term, and it has turned to ...
  61. Energy News Beyond The Oil Spill

    July 8, 2010
    News on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill has dominated the headlines over the last two months, but there is other news in the ...
  62. Companies Benefitting From The Oil Spill

    July 7, 2010
    The Gulf Oil Spill has its beneficiaries as well as the one big hit.
  63. Is The Land Rig Recovery For Real?

    August 6, 2009
    The U.S. land rig count has increased for three straight weeks. Is this a real bottom in the cycle or a head fake?
  64. Distorted Earnings For Drilling Companies

    June 2, 2009
    The drilling rig companies have boosted earnings through the revenue of cancelled contracts. This should be removed from ...
  65. Energy - Is It A Recovery Or A Profit Opportunity?

    May 5, 2009
    Management commentary on first-quarter earnings does not provide conclusive evidence of stabilization in the North American ...
  66. Venezuela Still A Problem For Energy Sector

    May 4, 2009
    The fall in oil prices has not made Venezuela a more hospitable place to do business. Investors and companies should be wary ...
  67. Rig Count Still In Free Fall

    April 7, 2009
    The North American land rig count is still dropping and until it bottoms, investors may be reluctant to get into some of ...
  68. Is It Time To Buy The Land Drillers?

    January 16, 2009
    The energy sector has seen a large sell-off, especially the land drillers. This article examines the macro outlook on this ...
  69. Chesapeake Energy Cuts Drilling Plan

    September 23, 2008
    Falling natural gas prices forced Chesapeake Energy to scrap drilling plans. Learn why natural gas stocks may not be a bargain ...
  70. Dell's Problems More than Just HP (DELL, HPQ, AAPL)

    March 19, 2007
    Dell used to be the envy of the PC industry, but poor customer relations and better competition have changed that.
  71. Dude, You Should Buy Dell! (DELL)

    October 27, 2006
    Despite some historic blunders, Dell could be ready to mail you more then just computers.
  72. EMC Stores Up Value

    June 14, 2006
    Now might be the time to store away some EMC stock.
  73. Microsoft's Vista Still Distant On The Horizon

    March 22, 2006
    A look at the delayed release of Windows Vista.
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