Production is booming in the western US to feed power plants at home and abroad.
Investors in the fossil fuel gave a collective yawn at the EPA's announcement Friday.
VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'
Emerging market reports also indicate a rebound. Investors await the US ISM nonmanufacturing report.
Lennar is downgraded to 'neutral,' and VMware is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Sprint is both upgraded and downgraded, and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
The fossil fuel industry is in a death spiral, squeezed between its own carbon costs and profitable alternatives.
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As the market wades through what many people hope is a sixth bull year, some have grown nervous about how long the run can go.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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