Investments

The Louisiana Treasury holds $18 million in Israel Bonds — bonds that earn 2.868 percent when the three-year U.S. Treasury is yielding 1.08 percent.

If that’s what you’re thinking, you may want to think again.

The oil industry has historically been a source of great returns for investors. By Bo Billeaud

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ABiz Stock Watch
o Home Bancorp 22.73 ▲0.03 (0.13%)
o Frank's International 17.44 ▲0.07 (0.40%)
o IberiaBank Corp 64.45 ▲0.30 (0.47%)
o LHC Group 23.45 ▼0.28 (-1.18%)
o MidSouth Bancorp 19.02 ▼0.01 (-0.05%)
o Petroquest Energy 4.33 ▼0.09 (-2.04%)
o PHI Inc. 39.71 ▲0.11 (0.28%)
o Superior Energy 25.58 ▼0.09 (-0.35%)
o Stone Energy 24.90 ▼1.22 (-4.67%)
o Facebook Inc. 78.36 ▼0.33 (-0.42%)
o Twitter Inc. 49.74 ▼0.89 (-1.76%)
o Gannett 30.25 ▼0.28 (-0.92%)
NYSE:HBCP

Home Bancorp

Company ID [NYSE:HBCP] Last trade:22.73 Trade time:9:34AM EDT Value change:▲0.03 (0.13%)
NYSE:FI

Frank's International

Company ID [NYSE:FI] Last trade:17.44 Trade time:12:47PM EDT Value change:▲0.07 (0.40%)
NYSE:IBKC

IberiaBank Corp

Company ID [NYSE:IBKC] Last trade:64.45 Trade time:12:42PM EDT Value change:▲0.30 (0.47%)
NYSE:LHCG

LHC Group

Company ID [NYSE:LHCG] Last trade:23.45 Trade time:12:42PM EDT Value change:▼0.28 (-1.18%)
NYSE:MSL

MidSouth Bancorp

Company ID [NYSE:MSL] Last trade:19.02 Trade time:12:27PM EDT Value change:▼0.01 (-0.05%)
NYSE:PQ

Petroquest Energy

Company ID [NYSE:PQ] Last trade:4.33 Trade time:12:46PM EDT Value change:▼0.09 (-2.04%)
NYSE:PHII

PHI Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:PHII] Last trade:39.71 Trade time:10:01AM EDT Value change:▲0.11 (0.28%)
NYSE:SPN

Superior Energy

Company ID [NYSE:SPN] Last trade:25.58 Trade time:12:47PM EDT Value change:▼0.09 (-0.35%)
NYSE:SGY

Stone Energy

Company ID [NYSE:SGY] Last trade:24.90 Trade time:12:47PM EDT Value change:▼1.22 (-4.67%)
NYSE:FB

Facebook Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:FB] Last trade:78.36 Trade time:12:47PM EDT Value change:▼0.33 (-0.42%)
NYSE:TWTR

Twitter Inc.

Company ID [NYSE:TWTR] Last trade:49.74 Trade time:12:47PM EDT Value change:▼0.89 (-1.76%)
NYSE:GCI

Gannett

Company ID [NYSE:GCI] Last trade:30.25 Trade time:12:46PM EDT Value change:▼0.28 (-0.92%)
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