The horrendous Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has made BP (BP) the corporate villain du jour. Shares of the energy super-giant, which leased the rig that exploded on April 20 and then sank, fell nearly 22 percent over the …
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it …
Falling stock values are not a positive. In the case of BP, a declining stock value has contributed to the company’s rising dividend yield. In turn, the decline in BP's stock value can be attributed to the collapse in the price of oil, making oil ...
Today, BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) stock was downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold. There are 3 sell ratings, 5 …
... federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement of civil insider-trading charges with Keith Seilhan, …
The brokerage firm that’s faced the most scrutiny from regulators in the past year over the shorting of mortgage related securities seems to have had good timing when it came to something else: the stock of British oil giant BP. According …
That seems to imply that it’s worth taking a serious look at the ethics of owning stock in BP. But his conclusion is trite, setting up a straw man of BP deliberately killing its employees, and saying that he’d only have a serious ethical