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  1. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 11, 2013
    Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept 2013 - Industry Outlook
  2. Why The Market Is Wrong About Oil -- And How You Can Profit

    August 12, 2013
    The duck-billed platypus defies all scientific reason.This beaver-tailed, otter-footed, semi-aquatic creature is the only ...
  3. Hold onto FMC Technologies - Analyst Blog

    July 9, 2013
    On Jul 8, we retained our Neutral recommendation on oil drilling equipment maker FMC Technologies Inc.
  4. FMC Technologies' $500M Order From PBR - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    FMC Technologies Inc. entered into a subsea equipment deal Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras.
  5. New Gas Prices Help PetroChina, But Multiple Challenges Remain ...

    July 3, 2013
    A recent natural gas price hike will help PetroChina, but the company still needs to upgrade its reserve base
  6. TOTAL Expands in Nigeria - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    TOTAL received approval from NNPC for the development of the offshore Egina field.
  7. Energy CAPEX Spending Surges

    June 7, 2013
    As global energy demand continues to trend higher, more pressure is being placed on finding new sources of supply. That fact ...
  8. Statoil to Abandon Karama Block - Analyst Blog

    January 28, 2013
    Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA (STO) and its partner Pertamina Hulu Energi have decided to hand over their stakes in the ...
  9. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  10. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 17, 2013
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil High U.S. crude and fuel stocks, worries about North America and Europe's growth outlook, a strong ...
  11. StreetAuthority's Most Popular Stock Picks of 2012

    January 9, 2013
    The past year was a profitable one for most investors: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 10%, while the S&P 5 ...
  12. Stock Market News for December 31, 2012 - Market News

    December 31, 2012
    Benchmarks ended in the red for the fifth consecutive day after fears intensified that U.S lawmakers may not be able to seal ...
  13. Stock Market News for December 26, 2012 - Market News

    December 26, 2012
    Monday's holiday-shortened trading session ended with losses for the benchmarks as investors remained apprehensive about ...
  14. Stock Market News for December 24, 2012 - Market News

    December 24, 2012
    Boehner's "Plan B" failed to garner ample support from Republicans, dragging the benchmarks into negative territory on Friday. ...
  15. Petrobras Strives to Cut Cost - Analyst Blog

    December 24, 2012
    In a bid to restrain the effects of lower output and high debt burden, Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro ...
  16. Petrobas Among Energy's Biggest Movers on December 19, 2012

    December 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.1% and the Dow has remained steady so far today. The energy sector ...
  17. Stock Market News for December 19, 2012 - Market News

    December 19, 2012
    Benchmarks moved higher for the second consecutive day banking on optimism that Congress will find a solution to the Fiscal ...
  18. Oil Discovery by Petrobras - Analyst Blog

    December 6, 2012
    Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) announced the discovery of light hydrocarbons ...
  19. Petrobras Sells Stake in BS-4 Field - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) sold its 40% interest in BS-4 oil block in ...
  20. Cameron Wins Drillship Package Deal - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    Oil drilling equipment maker Cameron International Corp. (CAM) recently received a supply contract from South Korea-based ...
  21. Energy Stocks, Including Petrobas, Making Big Moves on November ...

    November 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2% after the morning's trading. The ...
  22. Petrobras Inks FPSO Deal - Analyst Blog

    November 14, 2012
    Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A., or Petrobras (PBR) entered into a 20-year agreement with Schahin ...
  23. Stock Market News for November 9, 2012 - Market News

    November 9, 2012
    Benchmarks declined for the second consecutive day as investors remained worried about whether the "fiscal cliff" dilemma ...
  24. Stock Market News for November 8, 2012 - Market News

    November 8, 2012
    Benchmarks suffered heavy losses on Wednesday following Barack Obama's victory, as investors' focus switched to the impending ...
  25. Stock Market News for November 7, 2012 - Market News

    November 7, 2012
    Markets ended in the green yesterday, as uncertainty over the White House race was about to end soon. The election results ...
  26. Stock Market News for November 6, 2012 - Market News

    November 6, 2012
    Benchmarks added modest gains on Monday as investors were hesitant to take any position ahead of the U.S. presidential elections. ...
  27. Beaten Down Brazil Offers Opportunities

    October 31, 2012
    The recent market swings have opened up opportunities to add emerging market exposure and Brazil is a choice destination.
  28. Stock Market News for October 24, 2012 - Market News

    October 24, 2012
    Benchmarks suffered heavy losses on Tuesday following weak quarterly results from DuPont and United Technologies. Meanwhile, ...
  29. Petrobras' Jupiter Hits Oil Again - Analyst Blog

    October 15, 2012
    Brazilian integrated energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras (PBR) announced that the second well drilled in the ...
  30. Dril-Quip Maintained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on the U.S. equipment supplier Dril-Quip, Inc. (DRQ). The company reported ...
  31. Energy Sector Recap Week Ending Sept. 21, 2012

    September 24, 2012
    A summary of the major events in the Energy Sector impacting investors for the week ending Sept. 21, 2012.
  32. The Market Is Already Expecting Big Things At Dril-Quip

    September 24, 2012
    Dril-Quip has an exciting order outlook, but valuations are already high.
  33. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  34. Oil & Gas Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 20, 2012
    OUTLOOK Crude Oil The Federal Reserve's pledge towards a new round of economic stimulus, a tightening global supply ...
  35. Oil And Gas Spending To Exceed $1 Trillion In 2012

    September 7, 2012
    Spending is projected to exceed $1 Trillion in 2012 as the industry scours the globe to find more resources for energy consumers.
  36. Energy Sector Earnings Season Ends With A Bang

    August 14, 2012
    Here's a recap of the final week of earnings season in the energy sector for the second quarter of 2012, along with other ...
  37. Upcoming Energy Events You Should Know This Week

    July 17, 2012
    This will be an interesting week for investors as the earning season starts with two large oil service companies.
  38. Petrobras Strikes Oil Again - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2012
    Brazilian oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras (PBR) has hit upon a low-quality heavy crude oil accumulation of ...
  39. Upcoming Energy Events You Should Know About This Week

    July 11, 2012
    Commodity prices remain weak, as the market continues to obsess about sluggish growth in the U.S., the crisis in Europe and ...
  40. Anadarko Sells Minor Stake in Lucius - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Independent oil and gas producer Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) entered into an agreement with an undisclosed party ...
  41. Oil Falls On More EU Fears

    June 29, 2012
    As the much-anticipated European Union summit kicked off today in Brussels, traders once again pondered whether or not any ...
  42. Data Points Lift Crude

    June 27, 2012
    Thanks to some decent economic and inventory data points, for a change, oil futures climbed to their highest levels in a ...
  43. Statoil Hits It Big In Offshore Tanzania

    June 26, 2012
    Statoil has reported another oil and gas discovery in offshore Tanzania, continuing the streak of recent successes in this ...
  44. No Greek Rally For Oil

    June 19, 2012
    Despite the market getting what appeared to be its desired result from Greece's election this weekend, riskier assets, including ...
  45. Data No Help To Oil

    June 14, 2012
    Amid some more weak U.S. economic data and ahead of Thursday's OPEC meeting in Vienna, oil prices declined on Thursday, falling ...
  46. Petrobras Continues Santos Drilling - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Brazilian oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. or Petrobras (PBR) had encountered high quality oil in a well drilled in the ...
  47. Rising Output, Faltering Economy Hit Oil Prices

    June 11, 2012
    As more concerns about the health of the global economy seeped back into the market on Friday, oil futures retreated and ...
  48. Ideas For Investing In Emerging Markets

    June 2, 2012
    The U.S. does not exist in a bubble and the same is true for investors who have the luxury of time on their hands to absorb ...
  49. Oil Ends Awful May On A Down Note

    June 1, 2012
    Amid lingering doubts about the health of the Euro Zone and a spate of troubling U.S. economic, oil futures added one more ...
  50. Statoil - Gulf Of Mexico Exploration

    May 29, 2012
    Statoil has designated the Gulf of Mexico as a core exploration area for the company, and will drill many wells here over ...
  51. Oil Woes Just Keep On Coming

    May 21, 2012
    New York, May 18th (TradersHuddle.com) - The good news for oil bulls is that was has been an awful week is now over. The ...
  52. Earnings Preview: HD, PBR, TGT, ANF, WMT

    May 16, 2012
    First-quarter earnings seasons is drawing to a close and while that may be a good thing in the eyes of some investors, there ...
  53. Traders Continue To Pound Oil

    May 16, 2012
    New York, May 15th (TradersHuddle.com) - There is seemingly no relief in sight for oil thanks to Europe's sovereign debt ...
  54. Oil Getting Worse And Worse...

    May 14, 2012
    New York, May 14th (TradersHuddle.com) - Amid growing concerns regarding the health of the global economy and escalating ...
  55. Consumer Data No Help To Oil

    May 12, 2012
    New York, May 11th (TradersHuddle.com) - Thursday was the outlier. After snapping a six-day losing streak with a meager gain ...
  56. Oil Barely Snaps Losing Streak

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th (TradersHuddle.com) - Following a six-day sell-off at the hands of lingering doubts regarding the viability ...
  57. Land, Sea, Oil Or Gas – National Oilwell Varco Wins

    April 12, 2012
    National Oilwell Varco is a one-size-fits-all energy play.
  58. PetroChina As Much About Politics As Performance

    March 21, 2012
    PetroChina is too dependent on government directives.
  59. Exxon Mobil - North American Portfolio Review

    March 14, 2012
    Exxon Mobil plans to spend approximately $37 billion per year from 2012 to 2016, for a total five-year spending program of ...
  60. Exxon Mobil To Increase Capital Spending

    March 13, 2012
    Exxon Mobil has set a $185 billion capital budget for the next five years, but its production growth will be minimal.
  61. Eni Hoping To Be An African Queen

    February 27, 2012
    Eni is a decent value in the oil and gas sector.
  62. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  63. Cameron Waiting For The Subsea Story To Surface

    February 7, 2012
    Cameron's present is a little challenging, but the future is bright.
  64. Cosan Could Look A Little Sweeter In 2012

    January 4, 2012
    Cosan could be looking at renewed interest in ethanol in 2012.
  65. Chevron - What To Expect In 2012

    December 26, 2011
    Chevron Corporation continues towards its goal of increasing oil and gas production to 3.3 million BOE per day by 2017.
  66. 10 Picks from a Master Contrarian

    December 21, 2011
    Generally speaking, it's not the greatest compliment to be called contrary, but in the case of investors, some of the best, ...
  67. The Time For Emerging Markets Is Now

    December 9, 2011
    Developing market equities are trading for historically cheap amounts. Analysts predict big gains in the year ahead.
  68. Seadrill – The Driller For Mad Dogs And Englishmen

    November 30, 2011
    Seadrill is heavily leveraged to an offshore recovery and carries above-average risk from a disappointment.
  69. NuStar Energy Invests In Storage Business

    September 29, 2011
    NuStar Energy is investing heavily to expand various storage projects as it seeks to generate growth off the increase in ...
  70. Royal Dutch Shell Makes Big Move Into Biofuels

    September 22, 2011
    Royal Dutch Shell entered into a Brazilian biofuels joint venture with a local company that is a leader in this area.
  71. Industry At A Glance - Large Oil And Gas Producers

    August 30, 2011
    Major oil and gas companies offer an attractive mix of capital gains and income.
  72. Higher CAPEX Spending Makes Oil Service Stocks A Buy

    August 9, 2011
    In response to rising oil and gas prices, many E&P firms have doubled their capital spending programs to meet demand.
  73. Momentum Building In National Oilwell Varco's Business

    August 3, 2011
    Strong order intake suggests the long-awaited capex binge may be beginning.
  74. Going Global

    July 25, 2011
    Most investors never stray away from their home nations when it comes to portfolio construction.
  75. Ways To Invest In A Growing Brazil

    July 19, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  76. Oil States International's Other Half

    June 16, 2011
    In addition to Canada, Oil States International has exposure to the drilling cycle in North America and the spending on deepwater ...
  77. Fuel Up On Oil Service Stocks

    June 13, 2011
    The oil services sector offers investors a way to play the advanced technologies required for oil and gas extraction.
  78. Bargains In Brazil

    April 21, 2011
    The right combination of natural resources, growing middle class and strong government makes Brazil a top long-term buy.
  79. It's Time To Invest In Brazil

    April 20, 2011
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  80. Demand For Oil A Boon For Service Stocks

    April 19, 2011
    The oil services sector offers investors a way to play the advanced technologies required for oil and gas extraction.
  81. DryShips Carries Heavy Risks

    April 13, 2011
    DryShips low stock price is appealing, but its volatile operations may prove too risky for many investors.
  82. Will Brazil's Government Ruin A Good Thing?

    April 5, 2011
    By exercising its golden share in Vale, Brazil's government risks ruining a company that has been a leader in its industry.
  83. Royal Dutch Shell Loves The Deepwater

    March 18, 2011
    Royal Dutch Shell has a large number of oil and gas projects under development in the deepwater area.
  84. Chevron: Upstream Project Review

    March 16, 2011
    Chevron is trying to increase its production growth through the development of its large inventory of upstream oil and gas ...
  85. Refining Some Profits

    February 28, 2011
    The refiners represent an opportunity for investors to add one of the few values left in the energy sector ahead of rising ...
  86. Investing In Brazil

    February 24, 2011
    Brazil's growth potential is at least as attractive as China's for many of the same reasons.
  87. General Electric's Surprising Acquisition

    February 16, 2011
    GE's oil services division keeps a low profile, but its latest acquistion has made it more than a major player.
  88. Statoil: Bargain Or Bull Trap?

    February 11, 2011
    Statoil's dour production outlook has investors avoiding this otherwise high-quality producer.
  89. Ensco Digs Deep To Go Deep

    February 9, 2011
    Ensco pays up to become the #2 player in deepwater drilling.
  90. Cameron And National Oilwell Looking For A Busier 2011

    February 7, 2011
    Offshore energy development looks to be a boon for both companies in the coming years.
  91. Brazillian Stocks To Watch In 2011

    December 8, 2010
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  92. Is Russia Too Cheap to Ignore?

    November 24, 2010
    Despite the attractive valuation, investing in Russia carries complex risks. Find out if this BRIC nation is an emerging ...
  93. Investment Ideas From Emerging Markets

    November 24, 2010
    The U.S. does not exist in a bubble and the same is true for investors who have the luxury of time on their hands to absorb ...
  94. BANC Some Inflation Protection With These Nations

    November 15, 2010
    The BANC nations of Brazil, Australia, Norway and Canada offer investors a way to add natural resource production and inflation ...
  95. CAM-Do

    November 4, 2010
    Rising orders in the energy space point towards more activity, and increased profit potential.
  96. Peru Oil And Gas Gains Momentum

    September 21, 2010
    Peru is getting increased attention from major and independent oil and gas companies.
  97. Ecopetrol: The Largest Oil And Gas Company You Never Heard Of

    September 14, 2010
    Ecopetrol is seeking to transform from a national oil company to a major player on the world stage.
  98. Offshore Drilling Will Change And That's Good For Cameron

    August 6, 2010
    Cameron stands poised to benefit from a newfound respect for the dangers of substandard offshore energy equipment.
  99. Has BP Sullied These Oil Names?

    July 7, 2010
    The Gulf oil spill has tarnished many oil patch investments, but some companies are poised for a turnaround.
  100. KBR Analyst Day Review

    June 29, 2010
    We'll look at some highlights from KBR's recent analyst meeting.
  101. New Zealand Oil And Gas Exploration

    June 23, 2010
    New Zealand is seeing an increase in exploratio,n as oil and gas companies spread all over the world looking for more.
  102. Black Sea Sees Exploration Interest

    June 22, 2010
    Black Sea is seeing exploration interest from the oil and gas industry as the area has been under explored relative to other ...
  103. Transocean Far From Sunk

    May 11, 2010
    The Deepwater Horizon accident dominates the news about Transocean, but the stock's sell-off seems overdone.
  104. Devon Energy Strategic Repositioning Moving Quickly

    April 21, 2010
    Devon Energy is making progress repositioning itself away from offshore and international towards onshore unconventional ...
  105. Shell International Upstream To Power Growth

    April 2, 2010
    Royal Dutch Shell set out ambitious production growth goals at its analyst meeting, amd it will use its extensive international ...
  106. Exxon Mobil Upstream Inventory To Deliver In 2010

    March 25, 2010
    Exxon Mobil will continue to invest billions in its upstream business, and hopes to deliver annual production growth of 2-3% ...
  107. BP Outlines Strategy For 2010 And Beyond

    March 18, 2010
    BP plans to achieve 1-2% oil and gas production growth through 2015 - can it follow through on this plan?
  108. Opportunities In The Oil Patch Beyond The Majors

    January 22, 2010
    A look at a few of the less-heralded oil names that may be poised to deliver gushing returns to investors in 2010.
  109. Four Slick Oil Stocks

    January 21, 2010
    Crude oil prices made a remarkable comeback through 2009. Can they sustain this momentum through 2010?
  110. Pride International Continues Transition To Deepwater Driller

    January 20, 2010
    Several of this company's new rigs under construction will be delivered in 2010. The company will also have to deal with ...
  111. "Other" Latin America ETFs Worth A Look

    January 20, 2010
    We look at a few Latin America-focused ETFs that aren't rookies, but may have profits in store for investors in 2010.
  112. BP Ramps Up Oil Production

    November 25, 2009
    BP has made a major push into the Gulf of Mexico, which will help keep it as the largest producer in the area.
  113. Betting On Brazil's Future

    November 5, 2009
    Brazil is no sleeping gaint; this resource-rich country has transformed itself into a nation exceptionally worthy of long-term ...
  114. New Oil Discoveries You Should Know

    September 14, 2009
    Peak oil people seem convinced that doom is on the way, but the industry keeps finding more oil.
  115. If Cuba Can Drill Off The Coast Of Florida, Why Can't We?

    August 4, 2009
    Cuba has allowed companies to explore off its Northern coast, closer than U.S. companies are allowed in waters under our ...
  116. Five Rock Solid BRIC Stocks

    June 26, 2009
    Adding a BRIC or two to your portfolio can help you build a wall of diversification from the U.S. economy.
  117. The Five Best Oil Stocks In The First-Half Of '09

    June 22, 2009
    The top five oil stocks with market caps above 10 billion through the first-half of 2009.
  118. Time To Cut The "B" From The BRIC?

    November 25, 2008
    Brazilian stocks have fallen along with commodity prices, but slow growth doesn't mean no growth.
  119. Brazil’s Revolving Rags-To-Riches Story

    October 30, 2008
    In a rough year globally, Brazil looks like a compelling growth story ... again.
  120. Riding The Cycle With Weatherford

    October 23, 2008
    North America is likely to slow, but this quality energy services company should continue to see strong overseas growth.
  121. Trouble Below The Surface At Acergy

    October 14, 2008
    The valuation on this offshore energy services provider is appealing, but does danger lurk beneath the waves?
  122. BRIC Options Against A Falling S&P 500

    September 30, 2008
    Know your BRIC before you invest.
  123. Dollar Cost Averaging Into Asia

    September 23, 2008
    We examine a trio of China/India ETFs that saw big gains on news of the AIG bailout. Are more gains headed their way?
  124. Weekly World Tour, Wall Street Style - Spain

    September 15, 2008
    This week we look at the top ADRs native to Spain.
  125. Sizing Up Vanguard's ETFs Post Split

    September 12, 2008
    Vanguard's low cost funds offer investors an even better opportunity to invest after their split and the pullback of the ...
  126. Digging For Deals In The Energy Rubble

    September 11, 2008
    Energy stocks have been ravaged lately. Falling crude prices instigated the action, but the fallout may have been too severe.
  127. Lessons In Portfolio Diversification - NBA Style

    August 13, 2008
    The NBA has shown fans that the future of the game lies outside the U.S. Learn how a similar world view can boost your portfolio.
  128. Investor Relations Counts

    June 4, 2008
    Public companies that refuse to communicate with the public are dangerous investments. We examine those that are best at ...
  129. Profit From Your Doctor's Worst Nightmare

    May 7, 2008
    Earn some of your medical expenses back by investing in companies that make money from doctors and other medical professionals.
  130. Big Movers You Need To Know For April 18

    April 18, 2008
    Weekly commentary on the biggest bulls and bears of the market. This week includes Agrium, Petrobras, Lehman Brothers and ...
  131. Coattail Your Way To Big Oil Profits

    March 11, 2008
    Ken Heebner, manager of the wildly successful CGM Focus Fund, has 25% of his fund in energy stocks. Investors who mirror ...
  132. An Emerging Dividend (DEM)

    September 26, 2007
    Dividends and emerging markets are not your typical match. That is, until WisdomTree built and ETF around the two strategies.
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