Oil (Yes, Oil!) Tops 7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts

Volatility, selling, a rising U.S. dollar and especially those plunging oil prices have dominated the market landscape since the beginning of the year. Now, however, we are flying headlong into earnings season, and that means we also are likely to see a bevy of big dividend stocks increasing shareholder payouts. This week, there were six high-profile dividend stocks moving to make shareholders happier, and one of the biggest came from the battered oil sector. More 

This Week in Stocks: The Swiss, the Eurozone and Earnings

The Swiss franc stirred Europe’s market pot, oil prices swirled toward a bottom and earnings showed us a thing or two, too. More 

Schlumberger a Buy for Patient Investors (SLB)

Schlumberger Limited (SLB) is hurting from the drop in oil prices reasonably well, but SLB stock looks like it's close enough to a bottom to buy. More 

Here Are Signs of Recovery for Oil Prices

The market is slowly becoming a two-way street instead of a one-way chute into the abyss. This is how disastrous market declines eventually end. More 

4 Energy Services Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the ratings of four energy services stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a "D" ("sell") or "F" overall ("strong sell"). More 

SLB Stock – What To Expect from Schlumberger’s Earnings

For Schlumberger and SLB stock, Thursday's earnings report will be less about the earnings than the outlook. More 

Oil Finds More Bottom, Stocks Swoon

Another major dip in oil prices sent most of the stock market packing Monday, though new opportunities are arising in precious metals. More