Since “green shoots” of economic recovery first emerged in 2009, pundits have been predicting¬†doom-n-gloom for bond prices. Many assumed that record low interest rates meant that… sooner or later… they’d have to soar. After all, how else would the Fed control the inflation associated with a weakened U.S. dollar?
Of course, none of the rate predictions [...] [...more]
The topic of clean energy, or alternative¬†energy, can be heard from Washington D.C. to Beijing. With scores of plans for new nuclear reactors¬†all around the world, one might hypothesize that he/she could make a bundle in alt energy investing.
Yet, with oil still massively far from its¬†$145+ per barrel high, will¬†”non-green” consumers be willing to pay [...] [...more]
TheStreet.com¬†reports that some Solar ETFs fell more than 10% in February.¬†Reasons for the fall might include¬†everything from waning interest to stable oil prices.
With the current Administration’s vocal support for¬†green energy, was this just a hazy month? Or, might¬†Nuclear ETFs prove to be more promising?
Solar ETFs Fall, Crimping Big Annual Gains¬†- Kevin Baker, The Street
Will 2010 [...] [...more]
In the White House, you have an exceptionally strong advocate for cleaner energy. President Obama frequently touts the virtues of the nuclear option.
Overseas, China has become surprisingly active in clean energy development.¬†Estimates suggest that the country is spending $110 billion annually on clean energy development, with a stated goal to make¬†renewable energy account for 15% [...] [...more]