Watching the fireworks yesterday, a houseguest commented on why the techno display is bad for the environment (there’s always one in every crowd, isn’t there…!) It’s hard to ignore the majesty of a well produced fireworks display, and I don’t really see too many people hopping on the “let’s clean up the environment by eliminating standard 4th....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockUntil about 2008 or so, discussion about the future price of crude oil was directed by the concept of peak oil. That is, when does the world reach peak production, after which the price of crude will skyrocket. In less than a decade, the discussion is now focused on the concept of “peak demand,” the point at which global demand for crude begins to decline.
U.S. stock-market indexes ended a turbulent session slightly lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve delivered its sixth interest-rate increase since the end of 2015 and signaled it still expects to deliver two more before the end of the year.
The central bank also upped its forecast for the number of rate increases it expects to deliver in 2019. Stocks saw whipsaw price action, swinging....More>>>
The business model that felled what was once the world’s biggest renewable energy company is alive and making money in Britain.
Listed funds using the yieldco model are outperforming the FTSE All-Share Index on a risk-adjusted return basis, according to research from Imperial College.
“Yieldco” had almost become a dirty word after SunEdison Inc.’s bankruptcy....More>>>
Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE: DPLO) and Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
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As earnings season kicked into gear, Netflix stole the show this week, posting surging revenue and smashing its own guidance for subscriber growth. The optimistic report from management on Netflix’s business sent shares 10% higher.
Next week will feature a range of earnings reports. But the most interesting will be the following stocks. Ahead of their earnings....More>>>
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been a stunning performer in the streaming video era. Since that fateful Qwikster episode in 2011, share prices have soared 3,370% higher. It’s money-making drama of the highest caliber.
But past performance is no guarantee of future returns. There must surely be a few stocks on the market today that will crush Netflix’s returns from this....More>>>
Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner regularly recommends sets of stocks on the Rule Breaker Investing podcast — essentially giving us all a free taste of the choices he and his team make in Motley Fool Supernova’s portfolio universe. And this week, he gives us his 14th batch of five.
Now, Gardner has thus far managed something pretty remarkable: For every five-stock....More>>>
As we work to instill good values in our children, we generally try to discourage boasting. But as long-term investors with the world’s most powerful tool for wealth creation — the stock market — at our fingertips, we’ll readily admit we want to buy and hold stocks that our kids will at least be tempted to brag about someday.
To that end, three top Motley Fool investors....More>>>
When will the world see its first trillionaire? A British charity estimates that it could happen within 25 years and that it will be none other than Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Oxfam, the U.K. world hunger organization, meant to shame the world’s richest with its list of multi-billionaires. Which is odd, considering that Gates is a founder, with Warren Buffett, of The Giving Pledge....More>>>