While Shell's 31 percent profit decline might have been seen as a 'bombshell,' these shares still offer plenty of value and safety at current levels.
Warren Buffett makes a huge investment in the energy giant.
Oilfields opening up in Brazil, Mexico and Russia will lift key companies with harsh-environment expertise.
Despite low profits, the company's top-line growth is appealing in this market.
Buybacks are nice. Buybacks along with dividends are even better.
The number of new office buildings in the works is extraordinarily low, and vacancy rates are at about 17%.
Get rid of defensive issues that performed well in the last month -- before they flicker out.
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