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Burberry leads losses as FTSE stumbles

The FTSE 100 fell by 1% today on the back of comments made by the European Central Bank’s President, Mario Draghi. The President of the European Central Bank said he was concerned by the recent strength of the Euro and that he would be monitoring the 17 nation currency to ensure that it does not suddenly crash, causing anymore unnecessary uncertainty More...

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By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Stock Spotlight: NATIONAL-OILWELL VARCO, INC. (NYSE:NOV)

With oil drilling & exploration companies upbeat about their future due to firm oil & natural gas price trends, one option for investors to play the energy sector is to invest in oil services & equipment More...

By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Is Microsoft to lend its hand to Dell buyout?

The PC market as a whole is not a good place to be in, circa 2013 with the rise of smartphones and tablets. Sure, people still want their share of processing power, but nowadays they prefer it in smaller and snazzier More...

By Marcus Holland On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Stock Spotlight: TESORO CORPORATION (NYSE:TSO)

Incorporated in 1968 in Delaware, TSO is an oil refining and marketing company operating seven refineries in western USA. The company refines crude oil and other feedstocks into transportation fuels such as gasoline More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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S&P Beats Five-Day Slump

On Thursday, stocks in the United States are expected to open at higher levels than they have for the last week. In the last five days, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has had its worst slide for five months. More...

By Marcus Holland On Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
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Analysis and Comments

Like all other sectors of the economy, any recession in world economy and fluctuations in prices of crude oil may have an adverse effect on the entire sector. Further, the sector being highly regulated is always More...