S&P 500 Breaks Above 1700: Thursday’s IP Market Recap

U.S. stocks roared ahead Thursday on positive jobs and auto sales news, sending the S&P 500 over the 1700 mark and the Dow to all-time highs. More 

Hess Steadies Its Focus

Activist investor Elliott Management has forced E&P wannabe Hess to focus its business. Will the proposed changes be enough to keep its stock moving higher? More 

Chevron is an Undervalued Dividend Growth Star

Chevron is a stalwart dividend company, producing increases over the past 26 consecutive years, with more on the way. Consider it a core portfolio holding More 

Shell Makes Surprising CEO Appointment

Royal Dutch Shell has chosen Ben van Beurden to replace outgoing CEO Peter Voser in January. More 

Williams Is Betting on the Bluegrass Pipeline. You Should, Too.

Williams has taken a hit this month, but the company's aggressive targeting of natural gas liquids via a proposed pipeline should pay off nicely. More 

Make a Move on Construction Firm MasTec

Little-known MasTec is a buy as the company continues to expand into the pipeline space, rack up contracts and blow earnings out of the water. More 

75 Stock Ratings to Stay Ahead of the Eight Ball

Many investors take a break from the market during the summer. By doing so, they miss out on important trends. Here are 75 stock ratings to get you started. More