(5 Dumbest article updated with information on the SEC's preliminary report on the May 6 flash crash.)
5. BP CEO and Safety? It's Déjà Vu All Over Again
A new BP ( BP) CEO has arrived and he has an important message -- his middle name is safety.
The integrated oil majors should see some upstream segment improvement despite sequentially flat oil prices, as they put negative one-time factors from the second quarter behind them.
The odds were against Wall Street on Thursday after another decline in crude oil sparked an energy selloff and Apple reported a so-so quarter.
Statoil, Eni, Galp and Total all release third-quarter results this week with the focus likely to be on cost control and dividend coverage.