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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:

Recent articles

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Why Freeport-McMoRan Stock Is Tumbling Today

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to hamper the copper and gold mining company's operations.

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Is Sunoco Stock a Buy?

The fuel distribution company offers a sky-high yield following its recent plunge.

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These High-Yielding Energy Stocks Are Cutting Deeply to Preserve Their Dividends

Energy companies are deferring growth projects and suspending buybacks so they can maintain their dividends during these turbulent times.

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Why High-Yielding Energy Stocks Soared Today

Investors were scooping up beaten-down oil industry stocks, and not just due to optimism about Washington's stimulus package.

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Occidental Petroleum Cuts Spending Even Deeper Due to Oil Price Pressures

The oil giant's latest cuts will impact production.

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3 Stocks With Safe Dividends Despite Coronavirus Disruptions

These three companies should have no problems maintaining their dividends during the current economic downturn.

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Don't Fall for These 6 Dividend Stocks: Cuts Are Coming

With absurdly high yields, investors are banking on dividend reductions.

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Is Targa Resources Stock a Buy?

The midstream company has plummeted in recent weeks.

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Better Buy: NextEra Energy Partners vs. Chevron

These high-yielding energy stocks have taken a beating in recent weeks.

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How I'm Investing During These Turbulent Times

Three practical ways to spend your money during the coronavirus market meltdown.

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Dividends Aren't Surviving the Oil Market Meltdown

Companies that preserved their payouts through the last downturn have been among the first ones to cut them this time around.

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This Renewable Energy Stock's Future Is Now Even Brighter

Brookfield Renewable Partners sealed a deal to buy full control of TerraForm Power to bolster its leading renewable energy business.

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Shale Drillers Are Gutting Their Drilling Budgets Amid Crashing Crude Prices

Oil companies in the U.S. are shutting down their growth engines.

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Texas Oil Regulator Meets With OPEC Amid a Historic Crash in Crude Prices

Texas' oil regulator might take action to reduce that state's oil supplies.

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Why Energy Stocks Are Bouncing Back Today

The volatility in the energy markets continues.

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Why Oil-Field Services Stocks Are Bouncing Back Today

Oil prices are rebounding off their recent bottom, providing some relief for oil-field service companies.

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Moody's Cuts Occidental Petroleum's Debt to Junk

The oil giant's acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum continues to haunt it.

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Why Refinery and Logistics Stocks Tumbled Today

Demand for refined products is evaporating as the global economy shuts down to battle the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Why Oil Stocks Are Nosediving Again Today

Crude oil prices continue to collapse as the global economy shuts down, and a new wave of supply floods the market.

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Why Pipeline Stocks Are Tumbling Today

Dual shocks to oil supply and demand continue to weigh on the energy sector.