I am considering investing in one of the major international oil companies. Could I have your opinion on Total S.A. and BP plc? Which one looks to be a better bet going forward? Thank you.

Total S.A. (ADR), $51.32, symbol TOT on New York (Shares outstanding: 2.3 billion; Market cap: $118.1 billion; www.total.com), is one of the world’s largest publicly traded integrated oil companies. Total is based in France.

The company is engaged in various aspects of the oil and gas… Read More