Several of the best-performing overseas stocks are still no pricier than the plodding domestic alternatives.
Unlike some of the other majors, the company sees a big boost in first-quarter production.
A jittery Europe, a slowing China, and a weak US recovery means rock-solid income is a great choice for investors looking to ride out the storm.
The world's most valuable company may sell enough tablets to stretch from coast to coast 2.5 times. And that's just one of many staggering numbers.
Low natural gas prices in the US push the energy producer to target liquids-rich plays.
Despite more jobless claims than expected and disappointing results from Exxon Mobil, stocks were up at midday.
If the oil giant wants to impress Wall Street, it will have to pay a higher dividend or grow its profits.
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