The state burns 30% of its natural gas production because of infrastructure deficiencies. Critics call it 'something Homer Simpson would do.'
Several big quarterly reports will shed some light on 2 sectors that have soared this year.
As the lazy days of summer come to a close, these companies could get a boost.
Also in focus is the first reading of second quarter GDP as well as a slew of other economic data.
Lululemon is initiated with a 'buy,' and AMD is downgraded to 'underweight.'
Family Dollar is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'
Proximity to new oil and natural gas sites is drawing interest from abroad and fueling the city's economic and population growth.
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