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Eagle & Beagle, June 2

Eagle & Beagle, June 2
by Don Mecoy Modified: May 31, 2013 at 10:43 pm •  Published: June 2, 2013
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Eagle & Beagle

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In the wake of devastating tornadoes, a week ago in this space I skipped my usual market commentary.

Now, having just climbed out of a shelter, I say the heck with the weather. I'm going with to stick with business as usual, which is business.

Our best-performing local stock over the past two weeks was Tulsa-based Syntroleum Corp., which is seeking to commercialize its proprietary method of synthesizing fuel out of things like animal fats and grease.

The stock added a robust 23 percent over the past two weeks, which included Thursday's 17-percent jump.

There was no major news issued by the firm, but the strong trading volume that accompanied Thursday's big rally makes one suspect that there might be some news forthcoming.

In recent weeks, heavier-than-normal volume in SYNM trading has coincided with price gains.

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by Don Mecoy
Business Editor
Business Editor Don Mecoy has covered business news for more than a decade after earlier working on The Oklahoman's city, state and metro news desks, including a stint as city editor. He has won state and regional journalism awards for business,...
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