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Read This Before You Buy Big Oil Stocks

You have to dig a little deeper than yield if you want to find dividend security. Otherwise you might get a shock.<p><b>Eni S.p.A.</b> (NYSE:E) has a huge 8.5% …

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Shell, Qatargas Secure 5 Year LNG Deal

On June 19th, 2017, Shell and Qatargas agree to a five year LNG deal that will see 5.5 million tonnes delivered to Europe beginning in 2019.<p>This deal …

Oil

Pharma, gold miners cushion losses on FTSE; Imagination Tech rockets

| LONDON<p>A rise in defensive health care stocks and precious metals miners helped pick the FTSE 100 up from a one-week low as oil prices eased, while small cap Imagination Tech soared after putting itself up for sale.<p>The blue chip FTSE 100 .FTSE index reduced losses gradually to end just 0.1 percent …

Oil

The Daily Prophet: Wall Street Has a New Parlor Game - Bloomberg

How low can it go? The price of oil, that is. Crude is in free fall, approaching $42 a barrel today, from $52 as recently as late last month, and it …

Oil

Down a Slippery Slope? Dow Drops 57 Points as Energy Sinks, Health Care Flies

The major stock indexes finished mixed today falling oil priceshit the energy sector--hard--but tech and health care rallied.<p>The <b>S&P 500</b> dipped 0.1% …

Stocks

Oil firms could waste trillions if climate targets reached: report

Energy giants including Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell risk wasting more than a third of their budgets on projects that will not be needed if climate targets are to be met, a think tank report shows.<p>More than $2-trillion of planned investment in oil and gas projects by 2025 could be redundant if …

Oil

Canada's Cenovus facing tough market for critical asset sales

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc's <CVE.TO> efforts to sell C$5 billion ($3.8 billion) of energy assets, already facing a rocky road because weak oil prices are depressing the appetite for deals, has become complicated by the surprise departure of its chief executive officer, fund …

Oil

Oil prices rebound modestly but concerns remain

Oil prices recovered their poise Thursday after slumping to 10-month lows on concerns of a glut in the market. However, concerns about the outlook …

Business

FTSE 100 drops as mining shares fall

<b>Commodity-related shares dragged the benchmark UK share index lower, but there was better news for pharmaceuticals firm Shire.</b><p>Shortly after trading began the FTSE 100 index was down 28.61 points, or 0.4%, at 7,419.18.<p>Mining companies were among the biggest fallers, with Glencore and Anglo American …

Oil

Oil majors could waste trillions if climate targets reached; Exxon most exposed

Oil companies risk wasting $2.3T of investments should demand peak in the next decade as the world changes its energy mix to limit global warming, …

Climate

Disclosure of fossil fuel risk is just not good enough

Shareholders should use their votes better, says Sarasin’s Natasha Landell-Mills<p>Last month, ClientEarth, the environmental law firm, wrote to BP, the …

Climate

Mexico awards 10 of 15 shallow water prospects in oil auction

Mexico awarded 10 of 15 blocks on offer yesterday during its second bid round for shallow water acreage in the Gulf of Mexico, exceeding the …

Oil

Eni signs deal to carry out feasibility study in Iran

Tehran says agreement shows global companies are undeterred by regional disputes<p>Eni has signed a provisional agreement with Iran to carry out …

Iran

Pound drops on Carney rate comments

<b>The pound fell after the Bank of England governor said he did not think that now was the time for interest rates to rise.</b><p>Mark Carney's comments came in his Mansion House speech, and sterling fell 0.4% to $1.2684 in response.<p>Last week, the Bank of England held interest rates at 0.25%, but three of …

Markets

From Middle East to Argentina, France's Total bets on cheap resources

| LONDON<p>As the world witnesses spectacular growth in oil and gas production from the U.S. shale deposits, the boss of French energy giant Total paradoxically says this is one area where he doesn't want to expand.<p>Instead, chief executive Patrick Pouyanne told Reuters he can find an edge over rivals …

Oil

Stately Bywater home exudes easy-going elegance

Deborah West grew up in the Irish Channel. Her husband, Gary Brown, is from Baton Rouge. But over the course of their 18-year marriage, they've …

New Orleans

Oil giants endorse carbon tax after Trump's Paris exit

Major oil producers, including for the first time ExxonMobil, expressed support on Tuesday for a new US carbon tax, which could help cut emissions …

Climate

Big Oil backs carbon tax push

A strange bedfellows coalition, including four of the world's biggest oil and natural gas producers, environmental groups and political leaders, are …

Climate

Exxon Mobil, Chevron: Stay Close To The Big Boys

Oil prices have fallen recently, but there are a number of factors that can fuel its recovery.<p>But investors should exercise caution by sticking with …

Oil

European stocks edge higher; DAX hits record highs on improved outlook

Investing.com – European equities traded higher on Tuesday with German stocks hitting record highs as the euro zone’s leading economy received an …

Markets

US oil groups feel Russia sanctions freeze more than Europeans

Rivals gain ground with less aggressive EU stance

Russia

Commodities and Futures News

Investing.com – The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) were mulling over the possibility of increasing their production cuts due to …

Oil

Are your investments in the dividend dangerzone?

Investors in many of the multinational firms in the FTSE 100 index have enjoyed a boost to their dividends over the past year thanks to the fall in the pound and the consequent rise in value of overseas earnings in sterling terms. But could this all go into reverse?<p>Reader Service: Free to buy & …

Finance

Shell gets EU approval for $3.8B North Sea asset sale

The European Commission clears the sale of Royal Dutch Shell's (RDS.A, RDS.B) $3.8B sale of northern North Sea oil and gas assets to Chrysoar …

Oil

European Commission approves Shell's $3.8 billion North Sea sale

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission approved on Friday Royal Dutch Shell's (RDSa.L) $3.8 billion sale of North Sea oil and gas assets to private equity-backed Chrysaor.<p>"The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would not raise competition concerns, because of its limited impact …

Oil

Why I Will Never Buy Eni S.p.A. Stock

On the surface, Italy's Eni is just another oil major, but dig a little and it's more Italian than you may think<p><b>Eni S.p.A.</b> (NYSE:E) is one of a …

Stocks

Do you Want a Currency-Hedged Fund Just Holding BUD???

Yesterday, Precidian ETFs Trustsubmitted a filing to the Securities & Exchange Commission, unveiling plans to roll out 19 currency-hedged, …

Finance

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

A frequently polarized Senate found common ground Thursday as Republicans and Democrats joined forces to approve a sweeping sanctions bill that punishes longtime adversaries Iran and Russia with an array of financial penalties.<p>The bipartisan legislation passed overwhelmingly Thursday, 98-2, more …

Russia

New U.S. funds would mimic ADRs but cut currency risk

An investment company is planning to offer a novel kind of fund that would offer U.S. investors direct access to foreign stocks, while tamping down the risk of currency declines, regulatory filings showed on Wednesday.<p>Companies based outside the United States, such as Toyota Motor, British American …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

ConocoPhillips' Most Brilliant Moves in 2017 So Far

By using unique deal structures, the oil giant not only cashed in on several assets but was able to retain some upside to higher commodity …

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