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Buy High Yield Stocks While Oil Prices are Low

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted January 8, 2015

Energy and Capital editor Alex Martinelli explains how investors can take advantage of low oil prices with high yield stocks.

Natural Gas Prices VS. Crude Oil Prices

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 24, 2014

Energy and Capital editor Alex Martinelli analyzes the differences between natural gas and crude oil prices.

Buffett's BNSF to Spend Record $6 Billion

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 24, 2014

Energy and Capital editor Alex Martinelli discusses the BNSF railroad's new budget and why it signals a wave of pipeline construction.

The Keystone XL Pipeline is a Distraction

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted November 10, 2014

Energy and Capital editor Alex Martinelli explains why the Keystone XL Pipeline serves as a distraction from better investments in the same industry.

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.

Investing in Indian Coal

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 1, 2013

Nations across the world are cutting down on coal consumption, and soon many won't even need imports. Meanwhile, coal consumption in India is growing dramatically...

Sinopec (NYSE: SHI) Invests $11 Billion on Coal-to-Gas

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted April 10, 2013

Chinese energy company Sinopec Group (NYSE: SHI) is investing $11.3 billion in a coal to natural gas project...

BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) Comes Up Short on Thermal Coal

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted January 24, 2013

Australian miner BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) posted strong results in coking coal, petroleum, and other operations, but it fell short with thermal coal...

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.

Drug War Rights Violations

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted October 4, 2012

The war on drugs has cost us one trillion dollars and counting.

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.

Water Desalination Technology

Written by Brianna Panzica
Posted August 27, 2012

As the fracking boom adds to the pressure for more freshwater, desalination could be the answer...