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Matthew DiLallo

Matthew DiLallo


Matthew is a senior energy and materials specialist with The Motley Fool. He graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Biblical Studies and a Masters of Business Administration. You can follow him on Twitter for the latest news and analysis of the energy and materials industries:

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Dividend Stocks Worth Considering

Learn why these dividend-paying stocks are a great option in the current environment.

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Report: OPEC Reaches an Agreement to Reduce its Output

Saudi Arabia and Russia have ended their price war by pledging deep cuts to their production.

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U.S. Oil Companies Begin Slashing Production as OPEC Decision Nears

Market factors are forcing American oil producers to reduce their output, with more cuts to come if others join the effort.

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Energy Dividends Continue to Plunge With Oil Demand

More energy companies are cutting their payouts amid plunging demand from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Why Oil Stocks Are in Rally Mode Today

Oil prices are bouncing back as producers start cutting output.

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ExxonMobil Slashes Capex 30% in Light of COVID-19 Impact

However, the oil giant maintained its long-term outlook, and plans to hold steady on its dividend as well.

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Why Marathon Petroleum Stock Cratered 50% in March

Myriad factors weighed on the leading oil refiner last month.

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This Top-Tier Utility Stock Is Considering an Acquisition Binge

NextEra Energy is reportedly working on a second M&A transaction.

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Why Units of MPLX Tumbled 42.7% in March

A steep plunge in crude oil prices has investors worried about the pipeline company's customers.

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Why Continental Resources Stock Nosedived Almost 60% in March

A steep plunge in crude oil prices forced the oil company to shift gears.

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Why Units of Enable Midstream Partners Plunged Nearly 59% in March

A massive sell-off in the energy market weighed on this MLP last month.

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Why I Plan to Pour Another $250 Into This High-Yielding Renewable Energy Stock in April

One Fool is taking advantage of the market volatility to increase a position in this clean energy company.

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3 Top Energy Stocks to Buy in April

These energy stocks offer the lowest-risk upside following March's market meltdown.

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Why I Invested $500 in This High-Yielding Clean Energy Stock

This Fool has had a fast-growing dividend payer on a watchlist for quite a while.

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1 Top-Tier High-Yield Dividend Stock to Buy in April

This Canadian energy company offers investors a low-risk, high-yielding dividend with lots of growth potential.

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Why ONEOK Stock Cratered 67% in March

A steep plunge in crude oil prices has investors worried about the pipeline company's customers.

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Why Units of Brookfield Infrastructure Slumped Nearly 29% in March

Fears of a recession were one of several factors weighing on the global infrastructure giant.

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Why Chevron Stock Tumbled 22% in March

An epic plunge in crude oil prices forced the oil giant to shift its spending plans.

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Why Oilfield Service Stocks Are Rallying Today

A potential end to the oil price war is one of the many reasons oilfield service company stocks are bouncing back today.

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Why ConocoPhillips Stock Tumbled 36% in March

Weakening market conditions forced the oil giant to make some changes.