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  1. Venezuela Economics: 4 Reasons Why This Country ...

    Find out the reasons behind Venezuela's economic woes and why many economists believe ...
  2. What Happens if the FUP Strikes Against Petrobras ...

    Find out how a strike by The Federation of Oil Workers (FUP) could be disastrous ...
  3. A Window of Opportunity for Emerging Market Assets

    This week’s chart shows why we are in a sweet spot for emerging market (EM) assets ...
  4. Exxon Stock Up Ahead of Earnings, Hikes Dividend ...

    A downgrade in credit rating Tuesday by Standard & Poor's wasn't enough to keep investors ...
  5. The Debt Report: The Energy Sector

    Discover how the energy sector bit off more debt than it could chew, and learn why ...
  6. The 5 Biggest Oil Bankruptcies of All Time (CVX, ...

    Learn about the five largest bankruptcies in the oil industry. With oil prices in ...
  1. BP Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (BP)

    BP will send its dividend payment on June 17 to shareholders of record as of May ...
  2. Royal Dutch Shell Earnings Down 63% Over Last ...

    Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS-B) shares are trading lower in London despite 1Q16 earnings ...
  3. Oil and Gas Bankruptcies Rival 2003 Telecom Bust ...

    The squeeze in the once-thriving oil and gas industry has led to a wave of bankruptcies ...
  4. What to Expect From Shell’s Earnings (RDS.B)

    Royal Dutch Shell's earnings could surprise to the upside, if the recent results ...
  5. Halliburton Stock Surges Ahead of Earnings (HAL, ...

    HAL shares have surged more than 21% year-to-date and are up almost 50% since falling ...
  6. How Baker Hughes Will Use $3.5B Breakup Fee from ...

    Baker Hughes will use the $3.5 billion Halliburton break-up fee to improve its capital ...
  1. Why are stocks and oil so correlated right now?

    Learn whether the stock market and oil prices will continue their highly correlated price relationship or decouple again ...
  2. Is Norway a developed country?

    Learn why Norway's GDP, anti-corrupt laws and oil exports make it a developed nation and one of the wealthier nations in ...
  3. Is Qatar a developed country?

    Find out about Qatar's status as a developing nation. Read about income inequality, infrastructure and plans for the future ...
  4. Why do some oil refineries get tax exemptions?

    Understand why some oil refineries in the United States receive tax exemptions. Learn what is being done about it and who ...
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