The downing of MH17 and tougher sanctions against Russia are pushing multinational energy companies to take a fresh look at the results of the crisis.» Read More
Ted Parrish runs the four-star rated Henssler Equity Fund, and he thinks it's time to buy stocks. He's inclined to prefer large-cap stocks, except in one area. "The only area that might be a little different is probably financials," Parrish told CNBC. "I think the regional banks, the smaller banks, are maybe in a better position at this point." (PART TWO)
While the overall market is unlikely to stage a major turnaround any time soon, experts agree there are a handful of investments that are heating up and could help you recoup some gains.
Exxon Mobil, British Petroleum, Royal Dutch Shell and Total are reportedly near a deal with the Iraqi Oil Ministry that will grant the oil giants "no-bid" contracts for access to the country’s oil fields. This will mark the first time these firms have had commercial access to Iraq since the U.S. invasion in 2003.
A bout of risk aversion dented European stocks on Tuesday as jitters grew over potential credit-related problems at banks and inflation, while typically defensive stocks such as pharmaceuticals and food rallied.
This much is clear: European nation states are focusing on different ways of securing energy supplies for the long-term through a mix of politics and innovation.
Stocks declined as soaring oil prices triggered concerns about inflation and consumer spending.
Stocks performed a dizzying dance, sliding at the open, improving with economic reports and then doing a do-si-do with oil prices.
Stocks opened mixed Wednesday after a better-than-expected report on U.S. worker productivity. Oil hovered below $122 a barrel.
T. Rowe Price portfolio manager Charles Ober powers his fund with energy stocks, and the tactic appears to be working: Ober's New Era Fund is up 29.9 percent over the last five years. He's still bullish on the energy sector in 2008.
U.S. stocks managed a largely flat close Wednesday -- despite disappointing holiday retail news -- as the battered financial sector and energy companies gave a boost to the broader market.
Inflation took the spotlight as the newest fear to haunt investors, sending stocks down to end a volatile week that featured more credit worries and pervasive unease over the Fed's role in the market.
French oil major Total has trimmed its average annual hydrocarbon output growth target for 2006-2010, blaming the impact of rising oil prices on some of its production-sharing agreements and project delays.
Exxon Mobil has delayed work on the 71,600 barrel per day gasoline-making fluid catalytic cracking unit at its 188,160 barrel per day refinery in Chalmette, La., trade sources said on Tuesday.
A fire broke out Thursday at Chevron's largest U.S. refinery in Pascagoula, Miss., but authorities said there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Oil company Total said Thurdsay that second-quarter net profit was little changed as improved refinery margins failed to offset the weaker dollar.
Everybody wants oil. And if you don’t want Europe, you’ve got your head on backwards, Cramer said. This stock covers both.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Gazprom has declared it wants to be the world leader in liquefied natural gas. Vice Chairman Alexander Medvedev was on "Morning Call" today to talk about it. Gazprom is already the world’s largest gas company – controlling a quarter of the world’s reserves.