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What: Shares of oil and natural gas producer TransAtlantic Petroleum
So what: Oil stocks, including TransAtlantic, fell hard on Monday due to a variety of world events and a capsized Russian drilling rig over the weekend. The bounces today are largely in proportion to yesterday's drops; SandRidge Energy
Now what: This is a small-cap oil operator with a volatile stock. You can often look at TransAtlantic and similar rivals such as Hyperdynamics
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