Things are moving fast in renewable energy. Really fast. Consider that in 2008 wind farms supplied just 1.5% of all electricity in the United States. But by 2019 wind power is expected to contribute 6.9% of American electricity and overtake hydropower as the top renewable energy source.
The rise of wind power wouldn’t have been possible without two companies in particular, which combine....More>>>
Russ Kaplan is a money manager and newsletter advisor who focuses on buying value-oriented stocks with a multi-year investment horizon; here’s his top idea for conservative investors over the coming year.
One of the most under appreciated stocks on Wall Street is Apple (APPL). The stock is among the bluest of blue chips.
Apple has a financial rating of A++. On every measure....More>>>
Franco-Nevada Corporation (NYSE:FNV) is a gold streaming company that operates in the niche precious metals industry, which includes fellow giants Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) and Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). While it’s the youngest of this gold and silver streaming stock trio, it’s also the biggest. However, relative size isn’t the only factor that separates Franco-Nevada....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, right, speaks to Microsoft co-founder and director at Berkshire Hathaway, Bill Gates, as they appear to speak on the Fox Business Network with Liz Claman, in Omaha, Neb., Monday, May 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Just one day after the House of Representatives voted 217-213 to repeal and replace Obamacare, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren....More>>>
Amazon.com Inc and Wal-Mart Stores Inc are battling for the title of “low price leader” by lowering prices. flickr
Despite the strong salesduring the Black Friday weekend, it has been a turbulent year for the U.S retail industry this year, thanks to eCommerce giant Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN). Retail chains like Macy’s (NYSE:M) have closed down hundreds of stores....More>>>
Simple, not easy. That may be one of the best ways to describe buy-and-hold investing. Finding great companies at great prices, buying them, and then hunkering down for the long haul is pretty simple. It gets difficult when your emotions start to take control and when you fail to update your thesis when new information arises.
That said, there may not be a better way to build wealth. It’s....More>>>
Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is under fire yet again. This time its not Elon Musks tweets or another fatal crash, but an influential financial group believes that Tesla may have to tap capital markets for a nice chunk of change by 2020 that is, if the company wants to fund its auto operations.
The company has options for raising these funds, whether its new bonds, convertible notes or equity.....More>>>
More than two years after a government crackdown on corruption sent Macau gaming stocks tumbling, The Chinese government has unveiled yet another new regulation on the Macau gaming industry that has hit gaming stocks hard. The latest new law cut the daily ATM withdrawal limit in Macau from 10,000 patacas to 5,000 patacas, or roughly $626.
Unfortunately, transparency and predictability has....More>>>
A majority of the attention of investors concerning U.S. oil resource and reserves has rightly been in the shale play in the lower 48, but Alaska has been enjoying a lot of new oil discoveries, and there will be plenty more to come in the years ahead.
Just over the last year a minimum of “5 billion barrels of recoverable oil” has been discovered....More>>>
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A little over a year ago, the Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, indicating it would raise them four more times in 2016. But it didn’t raise rates again until last week, up 0.25%.....More>>>
Trade war stocks have varied across industries. As the China-U.S. trade war intensified, the attention fell on four sectors: semiconductors, autos, aerospace, and grains. Stocks such as Micron (NASDAQ:MU), Ford (NYSE:F), Boeing (NYSE:BA), and Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) suffered as China h
Ichor Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ICHR) was up 6.5% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $22.25 and last traded at $21.89. Approximately 761,517 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 87% from the average daily volume of 406,724 shares. The stock had previously