LONDON (CNNfn) - The market value of BP Amoco leapt more than $17 billion by midday Wednesday as the latest of a series of increases in oil prices drove up shares across the industry, though few analysts believed the price of crude will …
There’s nothing quite like the interesting ethics of the Republican Party. A multimillionaire House Republican who owns thousands of shares of BP stock has no plans to recuse himself from a congressional investigation related to the Gulf …
LONDON (Reuters) - Volkswagen's battered shares pose the same risks for traders as BP's oil spill in 2010, which also threw up tempting trading opportunities but burnt investors who got their bets wrong. Volkswagen's stock has slumped …
Oil giant BP watched, yet again, its stock price plunge on Wednesday to a 14-year low as the government vamps up efforts to stem voter discontent over President Obama’s leadership role in handling the worst man-made environmental …
Like everyone else in America, "I hate BP," says Scott Adams in The Wall Street Journal. But unlike most Americans, the Dilbert creator decided now was the perfect time to buy some of its stock. "I have a theory that you should invest in the …
Ron Johnson, a businessman seeking the Republican nomination in Wisconsin against Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold, might not fully grasp the concept of dumping one’s stock holdings for political reasons. Johnson, who has come under …
When members of Congress take the cane to BP they might want to slip some hefty padding down their own trousers. A glimpse at the assets of the assorted senators and representatives directly involved in the hearings about the oil spill …
Indeed, with shares having underperformed in recent years, is now a good time to buy BP as an income play? Can it once again be considered a super income stock? BP’s current yield of 4.8% certainly makes it appeal as an income stock. It …
LONDON — Spewing oil and alienating Americans with its chief executive’s impolitic remarks, BP may be Public Enemy No. 1 in the United States. But in Britain, where the company is a mainstay of the stock market and a favorite of …