Berksmont News : Energy & Green Business http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news en 10 Large-Cap Oil Stocks to Sell Immediately http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/10-large-cap-oil-stocks-to-sell-immediately/13127559 The steep decline in oil prices over the last year has forced oil companies to pull back on production. Here's 10 large-cap oil-related companies to… Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:01:00 EDT urn:article:13456362 Shareholder Activism: Stock Buybacks or Dividends? http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/shareholder-activism-stock-buybacks-or-dividends/13456362 Remember "Peak Oil?" The ExxonMobil board probably does. On February 2, 2016, the company announced that it would cease its voracious stock… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:00 EST urn:article:13455131 Dismal Times for the Global Banking Sector http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/dismal-times-for-the-global-banking-sector/13455131 There's no escaping the tsunami of bad news engulfing the global banking sector. Weakened global economic prospects, the fear of a recession and general uncertainty… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:08:00 EST urn:article:13454638 Buy Marathon's Dividend, Don't Chase the Stock http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/buy-marathons-dividend-dont-chase-the-stock/13454638 Marathon Petroleum stock will trade ex-dividend Friday, Feb. 12. To qualify for a dividend check, investors must own shares of the energy company before… Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:15:00 EST urn:article:13454878 Oil Market 'Will Correct Itself' -- After Many Bankruptcies http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/oil-market-will-correct-itself-after-many-bankruptcies/13454878 Oil will not stay below $30 a barrel over the long run, but it is the reality the market has to deal with right now,… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:26:00 EST urn:article:13453060 Wells Fargo's Total Energy Exposure Is $42 Billion, Twice What You Thought http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/wells-fargos-total-energy-exposure-is-42-billion-twice-what-you-thought/13453060 Wells Fargo's  loan exposure to the battered oil and gas industry includes $25 billion in credit lines that customers haven't yet used, an amount… Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:16:00 EST urn:article:13453221 Stressed Out: Chesapeake Energy’s Collapse Is a Sign of the Times http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/stressed-out-chesapeake-energyrsquos-collapse-is-a-sign-of-the-times/13453221 Chesapeake Energy has fallen 93% since the middle of 2014 and is part of a group of distressed and "Stressed Out" stocks that TheStreet… Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:32:00 EST urn:article:13452831 Stressed Out: Why Transocean Stock Is Heading Lower Again http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/stressed-out-why-transocean-stock-is-heading-lower-again/13452831 Offshore drilling isn't a safe place for investors right now as the oil and gas sector struggles with a seemingly unending downturn. Last week, Transocean… Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:36:00 EST urn:article:13452497 Stressed Out: Why Tidewater and Ultra Petroleum Won't Survive the Energy Meltdown http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/stressed-out-why-tidewater-and-ultra-petroleum-wont-survive-the-energy-meltdown/13452497 Tidewater and Ultra Petroleum are two stocks that have fallen off a cliff, pressured lower by the precipitous decline of crude oil prices.… Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:25:00 EST urn:article:13452883 Chesapeake Energy Hires Help to Avoid a 'Lehman Moment' http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/chesapeake-energy-hires-help-to-avoid-a-lehman-moment/13452883 Chesapeake Energy has hired Kirkland & Ellis to help it strengthen its balance sheet at a time when one energy industry consultant fears a… Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:21:00 EST urn:article:13451915 Mea Culpa: Noble Corp. Isn't the Worst Oil Stock in the World http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/mea-culpa-noble-corp-isnt-the-worst-oil-stock-in-the-world/13451915 Last week I nominated a company for TheStreet's "The Worst Stock in the World" campaign, which identifies stocks that should be avoided at all costs.… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:25:00 EST