Today, leading energy stock ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is declining lower at the start of the trading session. The decline is coming after Warren Buffett disclosed that he cut his stake in the energy giant. Short term day traders can watch for intra-day support around the $72.70 level. This is an area on the chart where the stock could see an intra-day bounce. This level is only good for today.
Warren Buffett - Berkshire Hathaway Q3/2012 Fund Investing Strategies By Dividend Yield – Stock Capital, Investment. Buy big dividend stocks is one of my favorite claims. A great investor who followed this approach successfully is Warren Buffett. I made a list of his best yielding stocks from his latest reported billionaire’s fund - Berkshire Hathaway. From his 38 stocks pay 28 dividends. The highest yielding stock is GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a British drug company. Its dividend yield is 5.32 percent. The top stocks are a mix of drugs, oil & gas and newspaper businesses.
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Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with big amounts of cash under management. They became popular by big returns and spectacular investment strategies. I talk about investors like George Soros and Warren Buffett. They all have one thing in common: The average return beats the market and if they invest, the market follows.
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The top stocks are now Berkshire Hathaway and Google. Berkshire was bought by 16 stock market professionals and Google by 15. Half of the top ten buys came from the technology sector. Investors still love this field because of the high growth potential and strong cash flows. But technology stocks are no big dividend payer. That’s why I did not invest much of my private wealth in technology stocks. That’s a bad strategy because if you want to have growth, the sector is one of the safest bets for the time being.
This morning, the energy sector is trading higher on the session helping to lift the major stock indexes. The important energy sector accounts for roughly 16.0 percent of the S&P 500 Index. Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) is considered the leading energy stock in the market. Today, XOM stock is trading higher by 0.77 cents to $83.17 a share. ...
The energy stocks are one of the weaker industry groups today. This important sector is trading lower as the price of oil continues to fall. Traders can easily see that the United States Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:USO) is trading lower by 0.45 cents to $30.04 a share. This is a new four month low for the popular oil ETF. ....
This morning, all of the leading energy stocks are trading higher on the session. The most important energy stock that any trader can follow is Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM). This stock is the world's largest energy company by market capitalization at $391 billion. Today, XOM stock is trading higher by 0.68 cents to $83.78 a share. Short term traders can watch for intra-day resistance around the $84.00, and $84.50 levels. ...
Today, the United States Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:USO) rebounded higher after a sharp sell off from May 2, 2012. At that time in May, the USO was trading around the $40.00 level. This afternoon, the USO is trading higher by 0.30 cents to $31.73 a share. The daily chart of USO will usually trade inverse to the U.S. Dollar Index.
This morning, the leading integrated energy stocks are all declining to start the day. Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) is the largest energy stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) which is a price cap weighted index. CVX stock is trading lower by 0.63 cents to 102.84 a share. Short term traders should watch for intra-day support around the $102.00 level.