The current quarter has continued to highlight the sector's challenges and its long-term potential.
In the second quarter, the portfolio manager bought shares of these companies.
Ultimately, the market has a nice bias to the upside with very little data ahead of it.
What can a real oil company do? It can earn money.
More deals are coming after CNOOC's $15B grab of Canada's Nexen.
Martin Whitman's fund buys conservatively valued long-term holdings.
Until Congress or the candidates acknowledge that the fuel is the future, calling a bottom is a fool's errand.
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