Posted October 16, 2013
The world population is rapidly growing, countries are urbanizing, and energy production is expanding. Water will be more in demand than ever.
Posted May 24, 2013
As natural gas prices start to creep back up, U.S. power plants are turning back to coal once more. Will this reversal hold?
Posted May 7, 2013
As coal imports become cheaper and more abundant, Chinese coal miners are slowing down production...
Posted April 29, 2013
U.S. coal exports are strong, and over the next few years, coal suppliers will continue to generate significant revenue through these exports. But how long will it really last?
Posted April 22, 2013
Coal stocks jumped following Peabody's (NYSE:BTU) earnings report, showing smaller than expected losses. Could U.S. coal be recovering?
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...
Posted December 3, 2012
Cheap natural gas, stricter emissions regulations, the rapid reduction in renewable energy production costs are slowly chipping away at coal's market share here in the U.S.
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.
Posted October 31, 2012
U.S. home values are starting to rise was again. Higher rental incomes and still-lower sales have created unique opportunities for investors.
Posted August 27, 2012
As the fracking boom adds to the pressure for more freshwater, desalination could be the answer...
Posted August 23, 2012
Nuclear power plants require uranium to function. Seawater holds four billion tons.
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.
Posted July 24, 2012
An innovative algae company is teaming up with a Brazilian ethanol producer in a $9.8 million biofuel project.
Posted July 18, 2012
It's time to make your independent self successful - no matter who's in office.
Posted May 30, 2012
It's been called a "miracle material" and "the newest next big thing" by scientists and market analysts alike. But more important than what it can do for energy and technology is what it's going to do for investors.