It's Big Oil earnings season, and as usual, high crude oil prices will make for bigger headlines than the results merit.
This rally proves nothing more than the stock can find a little support at its recent all-time low share price.
The company's most recent trio of deals fails to excite the market.
A Louisiana town that three years ago was awash in natural gas boom money prepared better than drillers for the eventual bust.
Oil prices came off this week on a big inventory build and broad market concerns, but prices at the pump won't change much.
The yellow metal gets hammered after the Fed puts another round of quantitative easing in serious doubt.
The Fed backs off another round of easy money policy, slamming the gold trade, but there may yet be a loose money lift for gold in 2012.
Fleet buying contributed a relatively small amount to record sales for GM's hybrid electric car in March.
As Ohio releases the first drilling results from its Utica shale, a 'boom's' lack of early success needs to be buttressed by words.
Former Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith lands a big book deal to slam the bank, and it's about time he made a convincing case.