Higher Production Costs Sink Major Energy Stocks Exxon, Shell

Shell and Exxon are facing heat after considerable declines in production. The story is far from new, and doesn't seem to be ending soon. More 

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