Proximity to new oil and natural gas sites is drawing interest from abroad and fueling the city's economic and population growth.
Long-term investors should focus on high-quality companies with long histories of dividend increases.
The group just seems right for rotation and appreciation.
Count on oil and natural gas prices to remain under price pressure in the foreseeable future.
The companies, in very different sectors, have all crossed their 50-day moving averages to the upside.
Halliburton is upgraded to 'buy,' and DeVry is downgraded to 'hold.'
A research group's report claims more Lone Star State workers in the sector than ranchers, but it fails to mention all of those in oil and gas.
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