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First Tesla Lithium Supply Deal Made with Bacanora

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted August 28, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl looks into one of the first suppliers for Tesla's Gigafactory... with a few caveats.

Lithium Demand Spurs Production Partnerships

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted July 24, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl explains why two companies are sticking together in their plans for lithium production.

Australian Lithium Going to Chinese Factories

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted July 21, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl looks into the business deal between one Australian lithium miner and one Chinese lithium product producer.

The Supreme Court Saves Coal?

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted July 3, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl shows why Monday's Supreme Court ruling still won't stop coal's inevitable death.

Gold is Dead

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted March 12, 2015

Christian DeHaemer talks about a bottom in gold and a looming recession on the S&P 500.

Coal Investing for 2015

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted December 24, 2014

As demand continues to fall in the U.S., India and Japan are eagerly importing millions of tons of coal.

Corn vs. Ethanol

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 13, 2014

Energy and Capital explores how corn and ethanol prices will affect each other in the years to come.

Famine in Omaha

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted October 16, 2014

After a couple of record years in 2011 and 2012, the price of corn has fallen off the table. The smart farmers are the ones who can grow and prosper in good times and bad.

China's Version of 'Clean Coal'

Written by Jason Williams
Posted July 15, 2014

Declining coal prices and China's polluted air are forcing a major coal company to change its course.

Coal and the 'Good Neighbor' Rule

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted May 2, 2014

The EPA won a victory in the Supreme Court this week to regulate air pollution across state borders, but does anything really change?

3D Printing Investments

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted November 28, 2012

Instead of using factories, production lines, multiple pieces of million-dollar equipment, and then shipping products around the globe... these companies make printers that manufacture almost any product imaginable.

Coal's Dirty Secret

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted November 23, 2012

Editor Keith Kohl shows readers how investors are turning a profit in the coal sector.

Coal Company Cuts Jobs

Written by Brianna Panzica
Posted September 24, 2012

Competition with natural gas for power generation has hurt coal miners, and Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR) is cutting 1,200 jobs...

One Silver Dollar

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted September 19, 2012

Why is a piece of sixty-four-year-old cardboard worth so much money? The obvious answer is that it's worth what someone is willing to pay.

Innovations in Uranium Mining

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 23, 2012

Nuclear power plants require uranium to function. Seawater holds four billion tons.