Hertz Global is initiated with an 'overweight, and Tesla Motors is initiated with a 'buy.'
When the smartest guy in the sector contradicts the crowd, you at least stop and listen.
While higher crude oil prices will undoubtedly be a boon to giants like ExxonMobil and Chevron, the smaller companies likely stand to benefit most.
Hyatt Hotels and Marriott are upgraded to 'buy,' while Starwood Hotels is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Booming foreign interest in domestic reserves creates big opportunity.
With the White House unwilling to back oil or natural gas and a new strain of Republicans opposed to any kind of government involvement in industry, as many as 300,000 energy jobs go begging.
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