advantage, if they buy cheap or just before a meaningful rebound. Investors who focus only on large-cap stocks like Exxon ( XOM ) run the risk of generating very average returns and might even get bored "watching the paint dry." A few months
author name submits: During the second half of the 20th century, there was a small handful of blue-chip stocks that served as a "secret handshake" of sorts among those steeped in dividend investing. While most of us are aware that companies such as Coca-Cola ( KO ) and Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) ...
Bourgeault : After years of acquiring enormous assets which made Chesapeake Energy Corporation ( CHK ) second only to Exxon Mobil ( XOM ) in natural gas production, CEO and Chairman Aubrey McClendon, who founded the company, was forced to leave April
Much of its work is done internationally in areas like Africa and Europe for clients such as Chevron, BP, Shell, and ExxonMobil . Acergy and Subsea 7 merged in January 2011. Subsea 7 faces numerous risks related to project execution. Poor bidding practices
By Eric Parnell : "Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful" --Warren Buffett A major bubble is currently inflating in investment markets. Yet nobody is talking about it. It's not that the category in question isn't getting any attention. To the contrary, it is being ...
Exxon ( XOM ) averts a strike at its Baytown refinery, second largest in the U.S ..... United Steelworkers last night ratified a new agreement. Among the changes, XOM will establish a limit on the number of consecutive days an employee can
author name submits: One of the funny paradoxes of long-term dividend investing is this: as soon as you make your stock purchase in a company that you plan to hold for a significant chunk of your investing lifetime (we're talking an investment horizon of decades here), it can often be in your ...
Chevron's treatment in the wake of the Frade oil spill. In fact, CVX was one of the winning bidders, joining the likes of XOM , BP and PBR . The auction put things in perspective : Brazil has huge potential, and is a much less risky place than Nigeria
By Vinayak Maheswaran : I have been analyzing big oil stocks that offer a good return on investment for a value investor. My analysis here is based on the profitability ratios in the financial statements of Total SA ( TOT ) over the last five years. When a firm has strong profitability ratios, it
MILAN, May 15 (Reuters) - Italy's Prysmian,, the world's largest cables maker, has won a contract worth more than $100 million to supply and install submarine cables for ExxonMobil in the United States.