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8th Circuit denies Exxon Mobil plea
A federal appeals court Tuesday denied Exxon Mobil's request to appeal a federal judge's decision to grant class-action status to a couple suing over an oil spill in Mayflower last year. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Exxon Mobil Is A Solid Dividend Champion To Consider For Long-Term Investing
Exxon Mobil is a dividend champion that has paid dividends since 1911 and managed to increase them for 32 years in a row. One of the largest holders of Exxon Mobil is Warren Buffett, who recently bought the stock through his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
One Put, One Call Option To Know About for Exxon Mobil
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Exxon Mobil Corp. . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2017 expiration for XOM.
When Elephants Fight, Ants Perish - Exxon Mobil, Seadrill And EU/USA Sanctions
On Friday, September 12, the US government announced new punitive sanctions against Russia, specifically aimed at crippling Russia's nascent Arctic energy initiatives. As Russia, through state-controlled Rosneft , is dependent on Western technology to exploit deep-water oil and gas projects, the sanctions will likely severely limit its ability to move forward with resource extraction.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Why Forcing ExxonMobil Out Of Russia Isn't Going To Help Anything
Putin's relationship with Exxon's Rex Tillerson is very likely the most constructive and meaningful one he has with any American. Wouldn't it be better to forge more high-tech, high-level alliances with Russia rather than break up the few we have? Yes, Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin will have to put their famous "Bromance" on hold.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
My Dynamic Watch List
I maintain a watch list of dividend growth stocks that I update at least once a month, sometimes more frequently. It contains all of DivGro's holdings, as well as a subset of David Fish's CCC stocks .
West cuts off aid to Russian oil exploration
The United States and the European Union moved Friday to shut down Western aid to Russian deepwater, Arctic offshore, and shale oil exploration, broadening and deepening the range of sanctions imposed on Moscow in retaliation for its intervention in Ukraine despite the potential cost to Western firms like Exxon Mobil and BP. With twin announcements in Washington and Brussels, the new measures targeting Russia's energy development came in addition to further limits on access to US and European capital markets, making it harder for Russian banks to obtain any credit in foreign capitals beyond short-term loans.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Exxon Mobil Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
Shares of Exxon Mobil have earned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the twenty ratings firms that are covering the company, Analyst RN reports . Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have assigned a hold recommendation and nine have given a buy recommendation to the company.
How Does Exxon Plan To Tap The Growth In Global Chemicals Demand?
Chemicals are used in a wide variety of products and play an important role in the world economy. Plastics and other petrochemicals form an integral part of most of the manufactured products we use today.
Have U.S. sanctions put Exxon's Arctic Circle plans in a deep freeze?
Exxon could be forced to stop its joint venture in the Arctic Circle because of new U.S. sanctions against Russia. Tensions between Russia and the United States could put Exxon Mobil Corps' plans to drill in the Arctic Circle on ice.
An Analysis Of The Impact Of Rosneft, Sanctions, And Russian Geopolitics On BP
The impact of a loss of Rosneft to BP would be minimal in the short term, but could be substantial in the long run. BP is attractively valued compared to its peers, could be good long term investment regardless of Russia's political situation.
Energy Sector Stocks Technical Review - Exxon Mobil, Cameron Intl.,...
During the session, seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 688.70, up 0.09%, while the index has declined 0.69% in the previous three trading sessions.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Us Stocks-S&P 500 rebounds with energy shares; Dow dips
U.S. stocks recovered from early losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 managing a slight gain as energy prices and oil stocks turned higher and financials lent support. The S&P energy index rose 0.1 percent, after trading down more than 1 percent earlier.
IYE, HYZD: Big ETF Inflows
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares U.S. Energy ETF , which added 7,700,000 units, or a 20.2% increase week over week. Among the largest underlying components of IYE, in morning trading today Chevron is down about 0.5%, and Exxon Mobil is lower by about 0.3%.
Wall Street Breakfast: RBS, Lloyds To Leave For England If Scots Vote For Independence
Economy President Barack Obama has authorized U.S. airstrikes in Syria and has asked Congress for $500M to train and arm Syrian rebels under a broad campaign to defeat ISIS. Highlighting the need to build an allied coalition against Islamic State, Obama has already sent John Kerry to the Middle East to meet with Gulf allies.
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Readies New Russia Sanctions
The U.S. is close to imposing the toughest round of energy sanctions so far on Russia, measures that would also hit Western companies like Exxon Mobil that are working with Russian state-controlled oil companies.
Us Stocks-Energy leads S&P 500 drop as oil prices ease
Energy shares led declines on the benchmark S&P 500 index for a second session this week, as crude oil prices eased. The S&P 500 energy index fell 1.1 percent on Wednesday, with shares of Chevron shedding 1.4 percent and shares of Exxon Mobil dropping 1.2 percent - the biggest drags on the S&P 500 and the Dow.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
AT&T, Exxon Mobil tops list of companies investing in the U.S.
AT&T Inc. and Exxon Mobil Corp. were named three of the top domestic companies investing in the U.S. economy. The Progressive Policy Institute released it U.S Investment Heroes of 2014, comprising the top 25 companies in the nation that have invested in the U.S. economy.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Us Stocks-U.S. stocks near flat; energy weighs on Dow, S&P 500
Dow and S&P 500 are down at midday following a drop in energy shares, while the Nasdaq is up slightly. Shares of Exxon Mobil are down 1.2 percent, while shares of Chevron are down 0.7 percent, both among the biggest drags on the Dow and S&P 500.
Retirement Strategy: Filling A Gap With An Overlooked Dividend Aristocrat
If I was not managing a portfolio here on Seeking Alpha, I could simply dip into my own cash reserves to add a somewhat overlooked company that has a solid yield, and a dividend aristocrat label. As it is, the Buy The Dips Portfolio or BTDP is short on cash right now, and aside from generating money with a few option plays, or trimming some positions , I will need to wait a while, to add this stock.