The previous chairman was Voser who was Swiss. He was the one that totally reorganized Shell. But the old saying is generally true. If you ain't Dutch you ain't much.
Nice movement above 200 DMA. Hopefully it will hold and hopefully more good news than back. AAL will be added to the transport average for what that is worth.
There should be some more good news around the corner with the new reservation system in place and the stock being adding to the transportation index. In some ways volatility is your friend.
I think a weaker dollar will increase oil prices much not like we have seen in the past. Forecast is an increase of $5 yr over yr
I doubt it Most likely they will require a sale of some of the Australian assets post merger.
XOM and CVX benefit artificially from being in the DOW 30. Shell is confusing since there are A and B shares and often different symbols that make following the stock difficult. Also Shell sells 24/7