NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I was talking to Stephanie Link, co-portfolio manager at Action Alerts Plus, about Exxon Mobil (XOM - Get Report), a stock both of us seem to dislike right now for different reasons.Stephanie points out to me the weaker exploration and production spending and the lower production coming from the No. 1 U.S. energy producer. She also pointed out to me the lower stock buybacks that Exxon will execute for 2014, a key driver that many shareholders were relying upon for continued stock strength.
[video] Dicker: Disliking Exxon Mobil
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