Posts Tagged ‘solar power’

The Long Chase For Solar Power

April 25th, 2014

solarKent Moors: Solar power has always offered up the promise of three tremendous benefits. Read more…


Is Uncle Sam About to Inflate These Stocks? (FSLR, SPWR, TAN)

February 21st, 2013

solarThe easiest way to make money in the market is to find a stock the big investors are about to load up on and buy it first. You take your position early and enjoy the ride as big-money investors drive up Read more…


The Quick Investor Guide To Solar Energy ETFs (TAN, FSLR, GTAT, PWER, GEX, TSL, KWT, ICLN)

September 13th, 2012

Jean Folger: In response to the global dependence on fossil fuels, there has been a growing demand for the development of alternative, renewable energy sources such as biofuel, biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar and wind power. Solar energy technology Read more…


Alternative Energy: All Eyes On Germany As They Push Toward Wind & Solar Power (EWG, TAN, FSLR, TSL, YGE, JASO)

March 21st, 2012

Kent Moors:  The moment Germany (NYSEARCA:EWG) announced its highly publicized decision  to phase out nuclear energy in the wake of the Japanese triple disaster;  observers began to ask one very important question. Read more…


Five Investments For Doomsday Capitalism (MOO, WOOD, PHO, GEX, ECON, POT, DE, MON, ADM)

February 15th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov:  The world is always ending, according to someone out there. The current environment is full of those who think the end is nigh–at least for the robust global economy to which we’ve grown accustomed. Let’s suppose that our economy is about to fall off a cliff, resulting in general chaos, Read more…


Jack Lifton: Graphite and Rare Earth Metals For The 21st Century (REMX, LIT, RIO, IAG, ORE, SER, NGC)

February 8th, 2012

Critical Metals Report: The list of once-obscure metals and minerals that are becoming “strategic” seems to be growing daily. However, population growth and rising living standards in developing Read more…


Why China Is Absolutely Destroying America On The Global Economic Stage (FXI, FXP, TZA, EDC, EDZ)

February 1st, 2012

Michael Snyder: Have you ever watched a football game or a basketball game where one team dominates the other team so badly that calling it a “blowout” would be a huge understatement?  Well, that is what China (NYSEArca:FXI) is doing to the United States.  China is absolutely destroying Read more…


India Embraces Solar Power, Says Price Will Equal Thermal Power In Five Years

December 13th, 2011

John C.K. Daly: Economic South Asian superpower India (NYSEARCA:PIN) has firmly embraced solar power (NYSEARCA:TAN), advancing the target date by five years for selling solar-generated electricity at the same rate as electricity generated by fossil fuel plants, from 2022 to 2017. Read more…


Five Stocks That Will Thrive After The Solar Energy Industry Shakeout (KWT, TAN, FSLR, ESLR, TSL, YGE, STP)

November 16th, 2011

David Zeiler: With as much as two-thirds of the struggling solar energy industry expected to either fail or be acquired over the next three years, the table will be set for the survivors to capitalize on a market with enormous growth potential. Read more…


Three ETFs To Watch This Week: IHE, SLV, TAN

May 2nd, 2011

The last week of April was a pretty solid one for markets as equities rose broadly throughout the week to finish the month at fresh highs. While a number of earnings reports were key to the positive Read more…


Plenty Of Sun For The Solar ETF’s

May 1st, 2009

sun“Obama’s goal to put 1 million plug-in vehicles on the road in the U.S. by 2015 is gravy for companies that are already selling their batteries for more prosaic uses such as mobile phones. There will likely be many false starts in the race toward a “green” car, but a lot of battery power will be expended in the race. ” Robert Curran Writes

“Meanwhile, solar-power companies, one of the hot plays of early 2008, are having another hour in the sun. Both the Market Vectors-Solar Energy ETF and Claymore/MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF have both halved, then nearly doubled so far this year. And those are broad ETFs, not single stocks.  Long term, however, technicians note both ETFs and much of the sector is still in the midst of a strong uptrend. “Robert Curran Writes

“It’s one of the few areas in the market people can dream about real and big growth,” said Phil Roth, chief technical strategist with Miller Tabak. “There is almost nothing with that kind of growth and the hot money will gravitate to it.”

“Pacing the sector is industry leader First Solar Inc. The maker of solar-power harnessing panels and cells is up 23% for the week after the company reported its first-quarter net income more than tripled on surging revenue
Wednesday. ” Robert Curran Writes

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