If crude oil prices continue to head lower, it could mean the end of the alternative energy industry, commodities trader Dennis Gartman said Monday.
"I've never been a proponent of solar, nor of wind. I'm much more a proponent of crude oil, natural gas and nuclear power," he said. "The amount of time that we have spent, the amount of tax dollars that we have spent, the amount of rhetoric that we have exhausted to try to support wind and solar makes absolutely no sense to me.
"So, if crude oil makes its way lower, I think it spells the demise of the solar energy phenomenon."
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