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BP is Found Grossly Negligent in Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A Federal Judge has found BP’s (NYSE: BP) participation in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico as ‘grossly negligent.’
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Portland General’s Operational Results Suggest Solid Operating Momentum

Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) reported net income of $35 million, or 43 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2014, or $0.08 better than the analysts’ consensus.
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BP Posts Solid Operational Gains Amidst Rising Russian Tensions

BP (NYSE: BP) announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
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Portland General Raises Dividend

The board of directors of Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 28 cents per share, up from last quarter’s dividend of 27.5 cents per share.
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Utility Stocks: Put a Little Electricity in Your Portfolio

Utilities may not be as sexy as tech stocks, but these value investing opportunities tend to be steady earners and pay relatively high dividends.
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BP Reports Solid Operating Results; Dividend Raised; Russia Uncertain

BP (NYSE: BP) reported financial results for Q1 2014 that were generally well received.
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Portland General Q1 Results Strong but Shy of Expectations; Management Raises Expectations

Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) reported net income of $58 million, or 73 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2014.
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BP Reaches Agreement with EPA and Forms New US Unit to Manage Onshore Assets

BP (NYSE: BP) announced that it has entered into an administrative agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency resolving all matters related to the suspension, debarment and statutory disqualification of BP following the Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill.
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Veolia Environment’s Report Pleases Shareholders; Buy Limit Raised to $22

Veolia Environment (NYSE: VE) reported operating results that confirmed that the company is on track with its organization streamlining, cost cutting, balance sheet deleveraging and deployment of a new commercial strategy.
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Portland General Electric Shareholders like Q4 Financial Results and Earnings Guidance

Portland General Electric (NYSE: POR) saw its revenues increase $36 million in Q4 over the year-earlier period in large part due to cooler weather during the quarter.
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Buy & Hold: The Turnaround Letter's Time-Tested Investing Strategy

Since publishing our first issue back in 1986, we’ve always recommended investors exercise patience. "Beware an Itchy Trigger Finger" identified ten stock picks with particularly promising long-term potential--and they all had the added bonus of paying dividends over 3% to further reward investor patience. Given our contrarian slant, each of these stocks was also generally out of favor with mainstream investors at the time of recommendation--adding value stock appeal. Read More.

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