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Ignore Exxon Earnings, XOM Has Other Problems

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Exxon earnings come out tomorrow, but while observers are anxiously awaiting the report, savvy investors should avoid the stock no matter what the report says.

Despite its struggles in 2017, Exxon stock has been a trendy pick since Donald Trump won the presidency.

We'll show you why Exxon is a bad play this year and which oil stock will actually make you money instead...

Exxon Earnings for Q4 2015: One Reason to Hold the Stock Now

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Exxon earnings were released before the opening bell today, and the oil giant beat analyst expectations.

Although XOM stock is down after the report, we recommend holding it if it's in your portfolio.

That's because it boasts one quality that can make you money no matter where the price goes in 2016...

Two Bright Spots for Exxon Stock After Q4 Earnings

The Exxon Mobil Corp. earnings report comes out tomorrow.

Analysts expect Exxon stock to fall after the oil titan reports what could be its worst earnings report since 2009.

But there are two reasons to hold onto shares of the world's largest oil firm despite initial volatility after the report...

Don't Sell Exxon Stock in 2016 for This One Reason

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Exxon Mobil Corp. will report its fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Investors want to know how Exxon stock will react to what's likely to be its worst earnings report of the decade.

There's one reason to keep shares in your portfolio, though, despite the bleak earnings predictions...

Hold Exxon Mobil Stock in 2016 for This One Reason

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Although Exxon Mobil stock is the most actively traded oil stock, it isn't a strong pick for everyone.

That's because the firm has been hurt by low oil prices just like every other oil company.

But there's one attractive quality that makes it worth holding if you're this kind of investor...

Exxon Mobil Stock Price Tries to Shake Off Low Oil and Climate Change News (NYSE: XOM)

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) is being probed by the New York attorney general for allegedly shielding the risks of climate change from its investors. The Exxon Mobil stock price is down 1.53% today to $83.49.

Over the past decade, Exxon has published research consistent with mainstream beliefs about climate change. Yet, investigators believe there might be inconsistency between Exxon's research and its statements to investors.

Now investors need to know if the Exxon stock price can shake off this latest hit and continue to rebound into 2016 ...

Exxon Stock Price Up After Today's Torrance Refinery News (NYSE: XOM)

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The Exxon stock price moved slightly higher today after the company decided to delay repairs of its main west coast refinery.

The plant provides one-fifth of southern California's gasoline but has operated at less than 20% capacity since the explosion.

Here's how that will affect XOM stock down the road...

How to Play XOM Stock After the Earnings Report

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Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) released its Q1 report yesterday (Thursday).

The oil giant saw a 46% earnings loss as low oil prices continue to eat into energy companies' profits. But the stock has perks that other energy companies don't.

Here's whether or not you should invest in XOM stock...

CRM, BIDU, and XOM Are the Biggest Stocks to Watch Today

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Good morning! U.S. stock futures for Thursday, April 30, forecasted a 25-point decline from Wednesday's close. The markets are reacting to shifts in the U.S. dollar and to the Federal Reserve's statements that it will raise interest rates on a meeting-by-meeting basis.

Here are your pre-market movers, top market news, and the biggest stocks to watch today...

Does the XOM Dividend Make Exxon Stock a Buy?

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Exxon Mobil Corp. dominates the world of Big Oil in terms of market cap and brand recognition.

The $364 billion company is widely embraced by income investors thanks mostly to the healthy XOM dividend.

Here's everything you need to know about the XOM dividend - and whether or not it's worth buying XOM stock...

Why the Exxon Mobil Stock Price Hit a Fresh 52-Week Low

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The Exxon Mobil stock price (NYSE: XOM) hit a 52-week low of $84.03 intraday Wednesday. Shares of the oil and gas giant are sitting at their lowest level in 17 months.

The Irving, Texas-headquartered company has certainly taken it on the chin over the last several months. Indeed, a laundry list of issues plague the stock.

But despite these headwinds, here's why the Exxon Mobil stock price could soon move higher...

Stocks to Buy When Oil Is Low – and Stocks to Avoid

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With cheap crude oil prices, investors are pondering which stocks to buy when oil is low.

Money Morning Technical Trading Strategist D.R. Barton told viewers of FOX Business' "Varney & Co." today (Thursday) he isn't crazy about oil given the recent slide. But he's also aware that investment prospectuses and investors looking to diversify will still be drawn to the sector.

One oil giant stands out. And another should be avoided. Here's what those companies are.

Stock Market Today on the Move from GRPN, LNKD, GPRO, CVX, and XOM

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The stock market today is moving on news from some major earnings reports from GRPN, LNKD, GPRO, SBUX, CVX, and XOM.

Here's our morning roundup...

Stocks to Watch Today: XOM, CVX, CLX and More

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Third-quarter earnings overall have been better than expected.

With some 244 companies reporting, the S&P 500 Index is on pace to post earnings growth of 6%. That's up from growth projections of 5.6% at the start of the week.

Hot stocks to watch today based on earnings focus on energy and consumer products.

Take a look...

Oil Companies: The Search for Unconventional Sources Goes Into the Arctic

The black gold rush on the roof of the world accelerated on Saturday.

Norway's Statoil ASA (NYSE ADR: STO) signed a massive deal with Russian behemoth Rosneft in a venture that may require more than $100 billion over the next few decades.

Specifically, the company aims to help Rosneft develop untapped oil resources in the Arctic, as Moscow struggles to gain a competitive advantage given declining oil production in Siberia.

It's the third recent oil partnership for Rosneft.

Reuters reports:

"The agreement, signed on Saturday, provided a showcase for president-elect Vladimir Putin, serving out his final days as prime minister before a May 7 inauguration, and Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin, in charge of energy and industrial policy.

As a legacy of their time in government, the three deals secure capital and expertise for a push into some of the world's potentially most energy-rich regions."

The deal highlights a number of key issues for both oil companies and Moscow moving forward.

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