Once heralded as the bridge to an oil-free energy future, natural gas seems to have been relegated to stepchild status in the hierarchy of carbon fuels. Why?
It’s cheap, clean, efficient and plentiful. That’s part of the problem. The Energy Information Administration (EIA), estimate that there are 388.8 trillion (yes trillion) cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves in the....More>>>
A number of years ago, Warren Buffett referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction.” Since then, Wall Street has tried to pooh-pooh this description, but the facts speak for themselves.
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What is a derivative? Basically, it’s a bet couched as a complex financial instrument. Investopedia defines....More>>>
Short interest in many of the leading solar stocks shrank in the most recent period. Two solar companies in particular led that trend in late January. Analysts on average recommend buying shares of both of them.
While short sellers shied away from many of the leading solar stocks between the January 15 and January 29 settlement dates, two companies in particular led that trend. The number....More>>>
Citigroup (C) passed the Fed’s stress test last week, and now it’s been given the go to boost its dividend. The Wall Street Journal’s Christina Rexrode has the details:
The Fed on Wednesday approved the New York banks capital plan after determining that Citigroup could keep lending in a severe economic downturn. The approval clears the way....More>>>
September SP500 is trading at 2091.5, down 2.50. September Nasdaq 100 is trading at 4437.50, down 2.00.
September Russell 2000 is trading at 1143.80, down 0.50.
September Dow Industrial futures are trading at 17825, down 9.
Market chatter about overnight global headline news and chatter about corporate earnings is making the rounds.
The ADP Employment Change....More>>>