Among the heavyweights reporting earnings this week will be some big names from the oil...

|By:, SA News Editor

Among the heavyweights reporting earnings this week will be some big names from the oil industry: XOM, CVX and COP should post billions more in profits than a year ago, thanks to higher oil prices. But WSJ says downstream operations are "likely to report a significant drop in gains. While oil prices rose steadily during the quarter, fuel demand was flat, which eroded refining margins.”