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"I want you to stay the course. This rally is real," Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show Thursday.
While the Houston-based integrated oil major is the gold standard among its class, one research firm says peers are closing the gap, making XOM's hefty share price harder to justify.
Shares of this oil refiner could be poised for gains in the months ahead, thanks to pressure from an activist investor.
Global oil prices spike Wednesday and look set for the biggest single-session increase in nine months as OPEC members reach an agreement to cut production.