While its latest results show the heavy weight of the Gulf oil spill, eventually that will lift -- and so will the stock price.
Investors look to earnings and to a slew of economic reports due out this week.
The world's eighth-largest economy is turning the corner, and deep values abound.
The rally shows its strength by shrugging off weakness in Japan and worries about next week's Fed meeting. Exxon, Chevron and Whole Foods report results.
From MLPs to royalty trusts, these companies are gushing cash.
The sector has been lagging the S&P 500. Its relative underperformance may present an opportunity for investors.
The US is recovering unprecedented amounts of oil through fracking and other collection procedures. That isn't translating to lower prices at the pump, however.
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