Big Opportunity in Big Oil?

Standard & Poor's expects oil and gas stocks to outperform the market in the months ahead. S&P likes ExxonMobil and Chevron

A recent addition to Standard & Poor's High Momentum List (page 2 of this story) is the S&P Integrated Oil &Gas subindustry index. Year to date through Dec. 1, 2006, this subindustry index, which features a number of major energy names, rose 31.6%, vs. an 11.8% advance for the S&P Composite 1500 index. The subindustry's relative strength has improved recently, after bottoming in September.

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