Halliburton Company (HAL): Keys to Its Future

In Halliburton’s earnings report, watch for management to comment on the status of the now-ended initial phase of the Gulf oil spill trial. The amount of potential liability for BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG), and Halliburton still hangs over the companies, and while a full resolution will likely take years, any positive signs toward a final settlement for Halliburton could set the stage for a new wave of optimism.

The article The Keys to Halliburton’s Future originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Dan Caplinger.

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