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    Earnings Report

    How Has Shell’s Stock Performed ahead of Its 4Q16 Earnings?

    On January 20, 2016, Shell began recuperating from the falls it had experienced in the previous year. Shell has risen 49% since January 20, 2016.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    BP’s Year-to-Date Net Income Crashed on Special Charges

    After analyzing BP’s (BP) 2Q15 performance by segment, we’ll now discuss its year-to-date (or YTD) revenues and earnings.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why Nordic posts earnings increase, declares dividend

    NAO’s initial fleet is providing services for Apache Corporation’s (APA) Apache North Sea Limited, BG International Limited (BRGYY), and Statoil Petroleum AS, a subsidiary of Statoil ASA (STO).

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Energy & Utilities

    Venezuela’s Crude Oil Production Fell Again

    Reuters estimates that Venezuela’s crude oil output decreased by 50,000 bpd to 1,450,000 bpd in May—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is the Outlook for Europe-Focused Mutual Funds?

    In this series, we have reviewed ten Europe-focused mutual funds in terms of their sectoral changes over the past year and the possible reasons for their performance in 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Oil Majors Keep New Projects Worth $200 billion on Ice

    Wood Mackenzie research shows that the oil majors have deferred more than 45 significant oil and gas projects since the beginning of the crude oil price collapse last year.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Chevron before 3Q15 Earnings

    It terms of analysts’ recommendations for Chevron, approximately 53.3% of analysts rate Chevron a “hold,” 40% rate it a “buy,” and 6.7% rate it a “sell.” The average broker target price of $93.11 for CVX implies a ~3.4% return in the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shell’s Stock Has Risen 16% since September 2016

    Shell’s stock had a weak opening to 2016. It traded below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages at the beginning of the year. Its share price touched a trough on January 20, 2016.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China Gives Leap Year Gift to Banks: Effect on Crude Oil Prices

    April WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contracts trading on NYMEX rose 3.0% and closed at $33.75 per barrel yesterday. Brent crude oil prices also rose 2.5% and settled at $35.97 per barrel.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Norwegian Krone Extended Appreciation Trend Last Week

    The Norwegian krone appreciated against the US dollar on October 9, 2015, as a result of positive inflation data.

    By David Meyer
  • Energy & Utilities

    Overview: An introduction to MarkWest Energy Partners

    MarkWest Energy Partners L.P., (MWE) is a master limited partnership (or MLP) that provides natural gas gathering, processing, and transportation services to natural gas producers.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Analyst Recommendations for CVX after Its 3Q15 Earnings

    Here we’ll discuss Wall Street analyst recommendations for CVX following its 3Q15 results. Wall Street analysts provided target prices for the next 12 months.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shell’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers

    Shell is trading at a forward PE of 13.8x, below its peer average of 17.6x.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Total’s Forward Valuation: Peer Comparison

    In the previous part of this series, we discussed Total’s historical valuation trends. Now we’ll compare its forward valuation with that of its peers.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why you should monitor changes in Petrobras’ cost structure

    Despite per unit cost improvement, Petrobras’ (PBR) 2014 year-to-date (or YTD) gross profit decreased to $16.7 billion—from $18.4 billion in the first half of 2013.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Miscellaneous

    Which Integrated Energy Stocks Are Rising This Week?

    This week, which started on October 9, 2017, China National Offshore Oil (CEO) is at the top of the list of gainers in the integrated energy sector.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Fund Managers

    Sector Composition Changes in FHJUX until 1Q16

    FHJUX’s assets were spread across 73 holdings as of March 2016, which is six less than a quarter ago. It was managing assets worth $1.3 billion as of the end of March.

    By David Ashworth
  • Energy & Utilities

    Why Schlumberger’s international operations improved

    In 3Q14, Schlumberger’s revenues from its international operations, or operations outside the U.S., increased 5% to $8.30 billion from $7.91 billion in 3Q13. Earnings before tax , or EBT, from its international operations increased 11% to $2.04 billion, from $1.84 billion in 3Q13.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for BP before 1Q16 Earnings

    The highest 12-month target price for BP ahead of 1Q16 earnings is $43, indicating a 40% gain from current levels.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Financials

    High-grade bond supply spike triggers hope for record year

    Last week was strong in terms of issuance volumes in the primary capital markets. High-quality bond issuance touched $51.3 billion across 42 issues in the week ending November 7.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron’s Moving Averages ahead of Earnings

    Before we look at Chevron’s (CVX) moving average since January 2, let’s briefly look at how moving averages trended until then.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Integrated Energy Stocks That Are on the Rise this Week

    Continuing with the biggest movers in the energy sector, we’ll now look at the top gainers from the integrated energy sector in the US for the week that began on March 12.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Statoil’s Dividend Yield Stacks Up with Peers

    Statoil (STO) occupies the sixth slot on the list of top eight dividend-yielding stocks.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Are Wall Street Analysts Divided on ExxonMobil?

    ExxonMobil (XOM) stock is covered by 24 Wall Street analysts. Seven of them (or 29%) have given the stock a “buy” or “strong buy” recommendation.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ExxonMobil Expects to Triple Its Upstream Earnings by 2025

    ExxonMobil has a robust project pipeline, which is expected to bring significant growth to the company.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What BP’s Moving Averages Indicate

    BP surpassed its earnings estimates for 4Q17, as its upstream earnings rose year-over-year.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Analysts Raise Ratings for BP after 4Q17 Earnings?

    Post-earnings, BP has been rated by a total of 11 analysts. Of the total, five analysts have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, five have assigned “hold” ratings, and one has assigned a “sell” rating on the stock.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron’s Dividend Rises: Where Does Its Yield Stand after 4Q17?

    CVX’s current dividend yield stands at 3.6%, which fell from its 1Q16 dividend yield of 4.9%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Energy & Utilities

    Where Chevron’s Analyst Ratings Stand after Its 4Q17 Earnings

    Of the 23 analysts covering Chevron, 13 analysts assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, nine assigned “hold” ratings, and one assigned a “sell” rating for the stock

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron Stock Fell 6% on Its 4Q17 Earnings Miss

    Chevron (CVX) announced its 4Q17 results on February 2, 2018. CVX opened the day at $123.90 per share, which was lower than its previous close of $125.60.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron’s Moving Averages Trend Upward

    Chevron’s moving averages In this part, we’ll look at Chevron’s (CVX) moving averages. Let’s start with its moving averages in the first nine months of 2017. In the beginning of 2017, Chevron’s 50-DMA (day moving average) slid down but stayed above its 200-DMA. The downtrend in Chevron stock extended to 2Q17. As WTI (West Texas […]

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Analysts Estimate for Shell’s Dividend Payment

    Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) dividend payments have remained constant in the past few years.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Shell on the Street: Analyst Ratings after the 2Q17 Earnings

    Of the 11 analysts tracking Shell, ten (91%) analysts have assigned “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, while one (9%) has assigned a “hold” rating.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    What’s the Forecast for ExxonMobil’s Stock Price?

    Implied volatility in ExxonMobil has fallen from 14.9% on April 3, 2017, to 13.6% to date.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Shell’s Volatility: A Look at Its Beta

    Shell’s beta In this part, we’ll compare Royal Dutch Shell’s (RDS.A) beta with peers’. We’ve considered the 90-day beta, which depicts how much a stock moves for a given move in the market for 90 days. Shell’s 90-day beta stands at 0.94, lower than integrated energy stocks’ average 90-day beta of 1.0. In comparison, Statoil’s […]

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Short Interest in Chevron

    Short interest in Chevron Last year, short interest in Chevron (CVX) rose. However, since mid-December 2016, it has dropped by 38%, indicating that bearish sentiment for the stock has weakened. However, contrary to market sentiment, Chevron’s stock price has fallen 6%. In the same period, short interest in peers Statoil (STO), Petrobras (PBR), and PetroChina […]

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Most Analysts Rate Chevron a ‘Buy’

    Analyst ratings for Chevron Chevron (CVX) has been rated by 25 analysts. Of the total, 17 analysts have given “buy” or “strong buy” ratings, eight have given “hold” ratings, and none have given “sell” or “strong sell” ratings on the stock. These ratings have improved from March 2016, when Chevron had fewer “buy” ratings, more […]

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Miscellaneous

    Analysts’ Ratings for ExxonMobil after Its Earnings

    Six analysts gave ExxonMobil a “buy” rating, 13 analysts gave it a “hold” rating, and seven analysts gave it a “sell” rating after its 4Q16 earnings.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Miscellaneous

    Analysts’ Ratings for Chevron after Its Earnings

    After its earnings, 18 of the analysts assigned “buy” ratings to Chevron, eight analysts assigned “hold” ratings, and none of them assigned “sell” ratings.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Has Implied Volatility in ExxonMobil Fallen Pre-Q4 Earnings?

    Implied volatility in ExxonMobil (XOM) is currently 16.0%. On January 11, 2017, it was 18.0%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Short Interest in ExxonMobil Fallen?

    ExxonMobil (XOM) has witnessed a 35% fall in its short interest volumes since September’s end 2016.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Chevron’s Valuations Command a Premium over the Peer Average

    Before we go ahead with a peer comparison, let’s consider the market caps of integrated energy companies. Chevron’s market cap stands at ~$221 billion.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Has Short Interest in Chevron Risen since September 2016?

    Short interest in Chevron has been rising since the beginning of 2016. If we consider the change since mid-September 2016, CVX’s short interest has risen 10%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Recommendations for Shell: Most Say ‘Buy’

    Shell’s highest and lowest 12-month price targets stand at $66 and $53. It indicates a 27% and 2% rise from its current levels, respectively.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Statoil Expects Cost Reductions in Offshore Wind

    One reason that renewable energy hasn’t caught on in a big way is the cost associated with energy generation.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Portfolio Shuffling Help the Fidelity Advisor Europe Fund in 2016?

    The Fidelity Advisor Europe Fund – Class A (FHJUX) has been an above-average performer in YTD 2016, ranking third in the one-year period ended October 21, 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Suncor: How Analysts Are Rating the Stock after Earnings

    An analyst survey shows that six out of eight companies surveyed rated Suncor Energy (SU) an “overweight” or “outperform.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Petrobras’s Forward Valuations Stand Compared to Its Peers’

    Petrobras is trading at a two-year forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 4.8x, below the peer average of 5.4x.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ Ratings for PBR: Most Say ‘Hold’

    A survey of analysts shows that seven out of 11 companies have rated Petrobras (PBR) as a “hold,” a “neutral,” or a “market perform.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does the RBI See Food Inflation Panning out in India?

    Components of inflation While food inflation in India has been pushing retail inflation up, fuel inflation (BP) (STO) (RDS.B), another important component, has been subdued. According to the October monetary policy statement issued by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India), “Fuel inflation has moderated steadily through the year so far.” The RBI has also announced […]

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Inflation Expectations Are Set in Japan

    Kuroda pointed out that due to global headwinds, inflation in Japan took a hit from the sharp decline in crude oil prices and the slowdown in China.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    A Look at FAIDX’s Year-to-Date Portfolio Changes

    Fidelity Advisor International Discovery Fund overview The Fidelity Advisor International Discovery Fund (FAIDX) primarily invests in non-US securities and prefers common stocks for investing in equities. Its assets are spread across multiple regions. The fund’s management uses a fundamental analysis of factors such as an issuer’s financial condition and industry position, as well as market […]

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s behind the Dismal Performance of NBQAX?

    NBQAX has had a terrible 2016 so far. Among its top invested sectors, information technology has been almost inconsequential to its performance.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BP’s Forward Valuations: A Peer Comparison

    In this article, we’ll consider BP’s forward valuations compared to those of its peers. BP’s market cap stands at ~$105 billion.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Petrobras’s Stock Perform on Its Earnings Day?

    Petrobras announced its earnings on August 11, 2016, after the Market closed. On that day, PBR’s stock opened at $8.47 per share.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Swedish Industrial Production Fall?

    Swedish industrial production fell by 1.4% in June on an annual basis—compared to a 1.5% drop in the previous month.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Risks Does the RBI See for Retail Inflation?

    The RBI thinks that risks to inflation are “tilted to the upside.” A subsequent rise in inflation could have a negative impact on consumer spending.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Performance of Companies in the Energy Sector on August 3

    The companies in the energy sector gained on August 3 amid a huge drop in gasoline inventory levels.

    By Val Kensington
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    Earnings Report

    Majority of Analysts Rate Shell as a ‘Buy’ Post-2Q16 Earnings

    Nine out of the ten companies surveyed rated Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) a “buy,” “overweight,” or “outperform.”

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    How Shell’s Stock Performed after Its 2Q16 Earnings Release

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) announced lower-than-expected earnings on July 28, 2016, before the markets opened.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Scandinavian Macroeconomic Data Are below Expectations

    Sweden’s economy expanded by 3.1% on an annual basis in 2Q16—compared to 4.2% growth in the previous quarter and below expectations of 3.7% growth.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Petrobras’s Pre-Earnings Results Implied Volatility

    Petrobras’s (PBR) implied volatility currently stands at 62.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    How Portfolio Shifts Are Affecting Fidelity’s Europe Fund

    The Fidelity Advisor Europe Fund Class A has fallen 5% year-to-date, but it’s still an average performer in the group of 12 funds chosen for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts’ Pre-Results Recommendations for Petrobras

    The average 12-month price target for Petrobras is $5.80, indicating a 32% loss from the current levels.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Where Does SU’s Implied Volatility Stand ahead of Its Earnings?

    Suncor Energy’s (SU) implied volatility currently stands at 28.1. Since February 11, 2016, SU’s implied volatility has fallen by 46%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Has Total’s Implied Volatility Risen ahead of Its 2Q16 Earnings?

    Total (TOT) implied volatility currently stands at 24.3. Since June 7, 2016, Total’s implied volatility has risen by 16%.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Scandinavian Indexes Rally as Inflation Rises in Norway and Denmark

    The Scandinavian indexes were trading on a higher note towards the end of the day on July 11 following higher inflation numbers in Scandinavian countries.

    By David Meyer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Does a Fall in Shell’s Short Interest Mean?

    Shell has witnessed a 49% fall in its short interest volumes since February 10, 2016. This indicates that the bearish sentiment for the stock is weakening.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Has the Nuveen International Growth Fund Stumbled in YTD 2016?

    Through June 17, the Nuveen International Growth Fund – Class A (NBQAX) has figured among the bottom three funds in its peer group of 12 funds.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Shell’s BG Group Acquisition Affect Its Leverage?

    Shell’s net debt almost doubled over 1Q14 to $70 billion in 1Q16. This was led by a 77% rise in its total debt over 1Q14 to $81 billion in 1Q16.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Production via Leverage: Southwestern Energy’s Faustian Bargain?

    As of March 31, 2016, Southwestern Energy’s (SWN) total debt stood at ~$6.4 billion.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Do BP’s Stock and Crude Oil Prices Correlate?

    To what degree are integrated energy companies such as BP affected by volatility in crude oil prices? This varies from company to company.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    BP’s Upstream Production Rose—What about Its Realizations?

    BP produced 2.4 MMboepd from its worldwide operations in 1Q16. Of the company’s total production, 1.7 MMboepd, or 72%, comes from non-US operations.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why TIPS Are an Attractive Investment Option Right Now

    Asset managers have warned that costs may rise. They recommend inflation-linked securities such as Treasury inflation-protected securities (or TIPS).

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is India’s Consumer Price Inflation Indicating a Rate Cut?

    With India’s government committing to maintain its fiscal deficit targets, the RBI can be expected to reduce the repo rate further either at the next scheduled meeting on April 5.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Economic Growth in India is Strong, but Exports Are Hurting

    Data released by India’s CSO (Central Statistics Office) in February 2016 shows that economic growth in India, as measured by its GDP, is expected to be 7.6% in the financial year 2015–2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Petrobras’s Stock Price Has Doubled since Mid-February

    Last year, Petrobras’s (PBR) stock fell on plunging oil prices. Continuing the trend, PBR’s stock had a weak opening in 2016.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    WTI and Brent Crude Oil Prices Fall Due to the Rising Dollar

    WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contracts for April delivery fell 0.88% and settled at $32.78 per barrel on Friday, February 26, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    API Crude Oil Inventory Is Still Pressuring Crude Oil Prices

    On February 2, 2016, the API (American Petroleum Institute) will publish its weekly crude oil inventory report. Last week, US crude oil inventory rose by 11.4 MMbbls.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    High-Yield Bonds: Carl Icahn versus BlackRock

    Renowned investor Carl Icahn spoke to CNBC earlier in December. He called the high-yield market a “keg of dynamite” that’s bound to blow up sooner or later.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Danish Krone Rose amid the Falling GDP Growth

    The Danish krone rose versus the US dollar on December 22. The fiscal 3Q15 GDP growth was slow. On a YoY basis, the GDP rose by 0.5% in the third quarter.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Swedish Krona Rose as Economic Confidence Improved

    The Swedish krona appreciated against the US dollar by more than 0.5% on December 21, 2015. Economic confidence indices released above the expectations.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Norwegian Krone Rebounds as Consumer Prices Increase

    The Norwegian krone gained versus the US dollar on December 10, 2015, due to higher inflation numbers for November.

    By David Meyer
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Swedish Krona Rises on Strong GDP Data

    The Swedish krona strengthened against the US dollar on November 30, 2015, as growth in the third quarter GDP rose past expectations, signaling increasing strength in the economy.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Chevron’s Fiscal 3Q15 Performance Was Lower than Its Peers

    Chevron has been providing the lowest returns among its peers. Chevron’s upstream businesses were hit due to lower crude oil prices.

    By Sam Johnson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Swedish Krona Sees a Volatile Session: More Easing and the FOMC

    The Swedish krona ended on a weaker note against the US dollar on October 28, 2015, after trading at a stronger note in the early hours of trading.

    By David Meyer
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    Earnings Report

    Will Chevron’s EPS Fall Short of Analysts’ Estimates?

    Chevron’s EPS estimate for 3Q15 is ~$0.77, which is ~5% higher than the previous quarter’s EPS and ~69% lower than the corresponding quarter’s EPS in 2014.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    3Q15 Outlook: Can Chevron’s Revenue Beat Estimates?

    For 3Q15, Chevron’s revenue estimate is ~$26.4 billion—34.5% lower than the previous quarter’s revenue and ~50% lower than the corresponding quarter’s revenue in 2014.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Get Ready for Chevron’s 3Q15 Earnings

    Chevron (CVX) is expected to release its third quarter earnings on October 30, 2015. Since January 2015, its stock has fallen ~20%.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Earnings Report

    Will ExxonMobil’s Free Cash Flow Improve in 3Q15?

    ExxonMobil’s FCF (free cash flow) has been volatile in the past ten quarters. Crude oil’s price fall since 4Q14 reduced ExxonMobil’s cash flows.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Did Marathon Oil’s 2Q15 International E&P Segment Perform Better?

    Marathon Oil’s International E&P segment’s profits fell due to lower average crude oil realized prices and lower natural gas and NGL production volumes in 2Q15.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Comparing BP’s 2Q15 and 2Q14 Upstream Performance

    In this article, we’ll compare BP’s 2Q15 and 2Q14 upstream performance through revenue split and operating income by segment.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Did ExxonMobil’s 2Q15 Revenues and Earnings Provide Any Relief?

    ExxonMobil recorded $74.11 billion in total revenues and other income in 2Q15, down 33.3% from the $111.21 billion it recorded in 2Q14.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Where Does BP Stand after Its 2Q15 Earnings?

    BP (BP) released its 2Q15 financial results on July 28. We’ll discuss its latest quarterly results in this series.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    MarkWest Energy’s key operational updates

    MarkWest Energy Partners’ (MWE) operations are divided into four business units—Marcellus, Utica, Northeast, and Southwest.

    By Keisha Bandz
  • uploads///Pipeline Vs Rail Transportation Costs
    Energy & Utilities

    Why rail is a more cost-effective transporation option

    Rail carriers typically have shorter transit times between point-of-origin and final destination, which isn’t the case with pipelines.

    By Keisha Bandz
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