Goldman downgrades Royal Dutch Shell to 'sell' and upgrades ConocoPhillips to 'neutral.'
Trading volume remains light as investors stay on the sidelines ahead of the Fed's next rate decision, expected later this week.
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The oil company struggles as the economy sputters.
Greenpeace's latest attack on the company's Arctic drilling is a little too effective.
Caterpillar is downgraded to 'hold,' while Vivus is upgraded to 'hold.'
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