Aubrey McClendon's departure has some wondering if his “philosophical differences”...

|By:, SA News Editor
Aubrey McClendon's departure has some wondering if his “philosophical differences” with the board are about whether Chesapeake (CHK +10.8%) could be shopping itself. Stifel Nicolaus upgrades shares to Buy on the expectation that McClendon's ouster "could lead to the whole company being put into play or at least, and more likely, a more aggressive shrinking of the asset base.”