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Why I'm Bullish Water Stocks

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted March 15, 2013

In the Asia-Pacific, 75% of nations do not have water security. And it's this that could give a number of water stocks a boost...

U.K. Coal Mines Close

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted March 11, 2013

U.K. coal mines are shutting down, and this could open a new opportunity for coal miners in the United States...

Coal-Fired Power Generation Growth

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted February 14, 2013

After being pushed down by low natural gas prices, coal-fired power generation is growing again, and it could continue to do so if natural gas prices climb...

Uranium Fracking

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted January 25, 2013

U.S. uranium production is low and international supplies will soon decrease. But one Texas company is exploring a process that could turn that around...

European Gas is Not Cost-Competitive with Coal

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted January 9, 2013

With an abundance of coal pushing down prices, the European gas market would not be viable unless coal prices grew $80.

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's Brutal Sell-Off

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted November 9, 2012

A closer look at coal's post-election sell-off — and how investors can limit their risk.

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.

Detroit Automakers Laud Natural Gas Vehicles

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted September 17, 2012

The U.S. shale boom was applauded by domestic automakers, who foresee a shift in transportation fuel...

Sex Sells Real Estate in Spain

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted August 13, 2012

Spain actually has the highest rate of home ownership in the euro zone after Estonia and Slovakia. Even higher than the US. Here is a lesson in how to sell properties in Spain.

Not Enough Oil

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted July 21, 2012

Saying there's plenty of oil is like saying the integrity of LIBOR is fine.

Energy Dividends

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted April 28, 2012

If you start when you're 20, you can double your money well before retirement with just a 2% return. Fortunately, the energy sector can deliver both explosive gains and guaranteed long-term returns...

Cuba Embargo Opportunities

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted April 23, 2012

What was the real takeaway from the Summit of Americas Conference? Obama, hookers, booze, coke-filled sex orgies!

U.S. Coal Exports to China Expected to Double in 2012

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted April 19, 2012

Shrinking domestic demand, brought on by strict U.S. regulations and competition from cheap natural gas, coupled with dwindling European imports, has caused many U.S. coal sellers to mark Asia as their new primary consumer market.