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Multiple approaches to measuring market performance

Kent P. Ragan, Ph.D., Missouri State University Published 3:12 p.m. CT Sept. 16, 2017 Kent P. Ragan, Ph.D. is professor and head of the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University(Photo: Submitted photo) This past spring I briefly discussed the frequent question, “What did the market do …

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Better Buy: ConocoPhillips vs. ExxonMobil | Business Markets and Stocks News

Small companies are riskier; big companies are safer. At least, that’s the conventional wisdom. But size isn’t always enough. It certainly hasn’t helped the largest publicly traded U.S. oil company, ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), or the largest independent U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company, ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), over the last few years.  …

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