Exxon Bets Big on Natural Gas (UNG, XTO, XOM)

United States Natural Gas Fund, LP (NYSE:UNG)

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) is taking out XTO Energy (NYSE:XTO) for $31 billion and with all the money riding on the future of natural gas, its making the United States Natural Gas Fund, LP (NYSE:UNG) look pretty.

The DOW within 5 Points from 10,500

Dow Jones at 10,000

The Dow Jones got up to 10,495 this morning thanks to big oil leading the charge, Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) and friends are ripping higher today, the ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas (ETF) (NYSE:DIG) is up 4% as investors turn to oil, commodities, and gold. 

Home Sales Help Lift the DOW

Housing and Money

Stocks are on fire today thanks to oil, commodities, gold and sales of existing homes increasing 10.1% in October, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Go Long Oil with Exxon and the DIG (XOM, DIG)

Exxon Mobil - Greenpeace

Looking to place a safe bet?  Everyone is, and a ton of money went into buying the world's largest publicly traded company Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM).  If you don't want to pick a single oil stock, go with the ProShares Ultra Oil & Gas (ETF) (NYSE:DIG).

Berkshire Doubles Down on Wal-Mart (BRK.A, WMT)

Wal-Mart Inc.

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) has got the fever for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) and the only cure was buying more shares.  Berkshire Hathaway's regulatory filing shows it nearly doubled its stake in Wal-Mart to 37.8 million shares valued at $1.86 billion.

Exxon Mobil: Shares Trade Flat thanks to Rising Crude Prices

Exxon Mobil - Greenpeace

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM), the world's largest publicly traded oil company said today that oil production is bouncing back with crude prices.  Despite profits falling 68% in Q3 2009, traders are gitty about the future.

Exxon Mobil's Latest Quarter Review (Oct 29th)

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Oil Back to $71, Big Oil Stocks Don't Move (XOM, CVX, COP)

Oil Prices

Despite crude oil making a comeback to $71 a barrel, the big oil stocks such as Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX), and ConocoPillips (NYSE:COP) have yet to move.

More Oil Production Cuts

Oil- Black Gold

When demand resumes, prices will spike..

Two Ways To Play: Ahead of the Fed


Via Minyanville.com - Strengthen your portfolio in good times and bad. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest level in its 94 year history.

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