US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher after bumper earnings from big banks

U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Friday after Morgan Stanley wrapped up earnings reports from the big U.S. banks with a profit surge, while optimism about a solid economic rebound put the main indexes on course for weekly gains. Source: Industry Insights


US STOCKS-Futures muted after S&P 500, Dow hit record closing highs

U.S. stock index futures were subdued on Friday after the S&P 500 and the Dow closed at record highs in the previous session, while investors geared up for Morgan Stanley to wrap up quarterly earnings reports from the big U.S. banks. Source: Industry Insights


Exxon, activist spend over $65 mln in battle for oil giant's future

Exxon Mobil Corp and a small activist hedge fund are waging a more than $65 million proxy fight over board seats, with the largest U.S. oil producer marshalling executives, TV appearances, social media and websites to rebut the challenge. Source: Industry Insights


These 3 Energy Stocks Pay Outrageously High Dividends

If you are hunting for top dividend yields, oil and gas stocks are probably high on your list. The energy sector offers some of the highest yields available right now. Three energy stocks — MPLX (NYSE: MPLX), Sunoco (NYSE: SUN), and Antero Midstream (NYSE: AM) — currently offer Source: Industry Insights


Interesting MPC Put And Call Options For May 28th

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) saw new options begin trading today, for the May 28th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MPC options chain for the new May 28th contracts and identified one put and one ca Source: Industry Insights


3 Energy Stocks to Buy Right Now

Higher oil prices have made investors interested in energy stocks again. Dual forces of less demand and excess supply that created a rout in oil prices last year seem to have flipped positions this year. OPEC’s production cuts, now extended through April, are helping to keep supp Source: Industry Insights