Exxon Mobil Corp


  • *Actavis launches $21 bln bond deal. *Exxon Mobil to sell $7 bln in debt. Pharmaceutical company Actavis Plc launched a $21 billion corporate bond deal, the second-largest on record according to Thomson Reuters unit IFR.

  • March 3- Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it would reduce spending by about 33 percent this year, as the exploration and production company responds to lower crude oil prices. The company forecast capital investments in the range of $5.4 billion- $5.8 billion, excluding investments associated with its Western Gas Partners LP unit. Anadarko's cut follows similar...

  • Azerbaijan watches for dissent as economy slows Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    BAKU, March 3- Azerbaijan is keeping a close eye on any sign of dissent as economic problems mount before a parliamentary election this year in the oil-producing former Soviet republic. Hit by the fall in global oil prices, the rouble's drop against the dollar in neighbouring Russia and the separatist war in east Ukraine, the South Caucasus country devalued the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- Retail prices for regular gasoline in West Coast states rose a record 37.2 cents a gallon since last week to $3.12 a gallon on Monday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. California, which relies heavily on in-state production to meet its large demand for fuels, has seen its output hampered by an explosion and fire at Exxon Mobil...

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:08 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $41.30. ConocoPhillips fell$. 80 or 1.2 percent, to $64.40. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $88.04.

  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $41.30. ConocoPhillips fell$. 66 or 1.0 percent, to $64.55. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 66 or. 7 percent, to $87.88.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    BP PLC fell$. 42 or 1.0 percent, to $41.02. ConocoPhillips fell $1.21 or 1.9 percent, to $63.99. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell $1.08 or 1.2 percent, to $87.46.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's billionaire chief executive officer, told CNBC on Monday that the company had sold its entire stake in Exxon Mobil Corp because it could use the money in both an acquisition and stock purchases. He said Exxon Mobil remains a "wonderful company" even though "its current earning power has been diminished...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Investor Warren Buffett is praising both IBM and ExxonMobil even though the computing business has struggled and Berkshire Hathaway sold its 41 million shares in the oil producer. Buffett says he still likes IBM's prospects even though the company has been dealing with declining sales. He backed that up by increasing Berkshire's stake in IBM to...

  • OMAHA, Neb.— Billionaire Warren Buffett didn't end the speculation about his eventual successor, but he reiterated Monday that Berkshire Hathaway's board has a plan in place. Berkshire's Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spurred renewed interest in the replacement for the 84- year-old Buffett over the weekend because he singled out two candidates in his own...

  • Bells toll for Europe's largest gas field Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    WESTERWIJTWERD, Netherlands, March 1- Dutch church bells that for centuries have tolled to warn of floods across the low-lying countryside are sounding the alarm for a new threat: earthquakes linked to Europe's largest natural gas field. Lessons from Groningen, which lies far from any natural fault line, feed into a debate over the threat posed by hydraulic...

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $41.44. ConocoPhillips fell$. 65 or 1.0 percent, to $65.20. Exxon Mobil Corp. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $88.54.

  • Gas prices soar in California as supply shrinks Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    LONG BEACH, Calif.— Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest. The situation underscores the frustrating complexity of the gasoline market in California, where state environmental regulations...

  • The 5 best ideas on Wall Street this week Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:53 PM ET
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  • Midday Glance: Oil companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 24 or. 6 percent, to $41.60. ConocoPhillips fell$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $65.46. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $89.18.

  • Apple vs. Exxon: What's the better buy? Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:08 PM ET

    If you could pick one stock, Apple or Exxon, which would it be? Scott Fearon, author of "Dead Companies Walking" has a pick that might surprise you.

  • Early Glance: Oil companies Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $41.58. ConocoPhillips fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $65.76. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $88.77.

  • Hmm...Exxon, Jersey reach deal in 11-year case Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:29 AM ET
    Governor Chris Christie

    Exxon Mobil and New Jersey reached a settlement of about $250 million in an environmental suit seeking $8.9 billion in damages. The NYT reports.

  • The Voya Corporate Leaders Trust Fund, now run by a unit of Voya Financial Inc bought equal amounts of stock in 30 major U.S. corporations in 1935 and hasn't picked a new stock since. Some of its holdings are unchanged, including DuPont, General Electric, Procter& Gamble and Union Pacific. Others were spun off from or acquired from original components, including...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 27- The market chatter over forming a giant Chinese oil major through merging PetroChina and Sinopec has ramped up again recently, but the motivations for such a deal struggle to stand up to scrutiny. The Chinese authorities are mulling joining China National Petroleum Corp, the parent of PetroChina, and China Petrochemical Corp, the...