Oil and Gas

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Is Chesapeake Energy Better Off Without McClendon?

Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) is preparing for life without CEO and former chairman Aubrey McClendon following his resignation. McClendon is expected to leave the Oil and Gas Company on April 1, after a year that saw the company dispose more than $11 billion in assets toward the servicing of $14 billion worth of debt. Chesapeake experienced one of … Continue reading

Is Solazyme a Growth Stock?

Solazyme (NASDAQ: SZYM) rallied toward the end of 2012 following the announcement of Q3 results that beat analyst estimates and promising deals. The renewable oil production company was up 30.56 percent in 2012 as investors reacted to the earnings release. Solazyme reported $0.06 earnings per share in its Q3 results, 20 percent above the Street estimate of $0.05. … Continue reading

Arctic Energy Exploration is like Egg-and-Spoon Race

The imaginary line, Arctic Circle runs through seven countries on the face of the earth including the U.S, Canada, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden. The region north of the circle is referred to as the Arctic while the region south of the circle is called the Northern Temperate Zone. I am only interested on … Continue reading

Multinationals Stash Billions Overseas, What Choice Do They Have?

Multinational corporations based in the U.S and Europe face accusations for using their overseas subsidiaries as tools in tax avoidance practices. Tech giants, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) among others dominate the charts in terms of the percentage of cash stashed in overseas subsidiaries. Apple holds the highest amount of cash overseas with about $82.5 billion or 68 percent of … Continue reading

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