Are investors overreacting to bad headlines?
Disappointment with the reports of 2 blue-chip technology companies weighs on the market.
Low prices are making gas production unprofitable, forcing players to cut down exploration and production activities.
Amazon.com and Groupon are downgraded to 'neutral' at BofA/Merrill.
Energy is always a hard sector to sort out since there are so many specialties, and when one is hitting, others may be hurting. Here's the current view.
A shift to shale exploration will help Halliburton increase its revenue per rig metric in Asia.
New exploration projects result in higher revenue for oilfield services companies like Baker Hughes.
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