These large cap stocks trade at attractive valuations and pay generous dividends.
After falling for three straight days, stocks need a reason to move up. A decent jobless claims report could help. So could a benign day for interest rates.
Gas- and oil-producing MLPs haven't shared in the huge run of their midstream cousins, and some look like good values even today.
His hedge fund Baupost Group has meanwhile sold News Corp. and Oracle.
The group just seems right for rotation and appreciation.
Much reviled -- and still rejected by investors -- the oil giant now offers the potential for higher reward than rivals such as Exxon.
Count on oil and natural gas prices to remain under price pressure in the foreseeable future.
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