CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A mixed day in the energy pits. Crude was down a bit and nat gas popped after a drawdown that was greater than expected.» Read More
Some entrepreneurs and analysts — recognizing that relative price increases in specific goods always encourage innovators to find ways around the problem — say they see an opportunity for creative solutions when it comes to rising agricultural prices.
This infrastructure play is making big moves into wind power. Get in before Wall Street catches on.
President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain went to bat on energy policy this week. And guess what? They both struck out. Bush went hat in hand to the Saudis to ask for more oil production in order to bring down world prices.
As goes the price of oil, so go solar stocks. Here's how to trade this alternative energy boom.
If they operate in Latin America, yes. Here is Cramer's favorite name in Chile.
You should, too. Cramer offers his top picks for the sector.
Friday may be national Bike-to-Work Day, but more and more commuters are doing it on a daily basis, driven by ever-higher gasoline prices.
With billions of dollars now moving into geothermal energy projects around the world, it is no longer a marginal business, meriting a second look by investors looking for a clean technology subsector with significant upside potential.
Here's one for those of you who think auto manufacturers should be trying to build cars that get 100 mpg (and yes, there are a lot of you out there based on the e-mails I get from you). Tata Motors is the first mass-market automaker to enter the automotive X Prize competition...
T. Boone Pickens confirmed Thursday that his Mesa Power outfit is placing a $2 billion order for 667 wind turbines with General Electric to build the world's largest wind farm in the Texas Panhandle.
Not so fast, Cramer says. Plus his thoughts on American Superconductor, UBS and more.
Another Cramer "new tech" stock is making its move into alternative energy. That's good news for shareholders.
Congress voted overwhelmingly to stop adding oil to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until crude prices fall below $75 a barrel.
Microchip equipment maker Applied Materials posted a drop in its fiscal second quarter revenue and profit in the face of a slump dogging the industry.
The EFuel100 MicroFueler is the world's first portable ethanol microrefinery system — both a pump station and an ethanol distiller reduced to an appliance-sized unit, allowing users to create usable fuel for most cars with a simple mix of sugar, water and yeast.
Two California entrepreneurs are launching a new technology that will enable people to create ethanol in their homes.
I get emails. On the ethanol stories. OLC writes: "Those drivers that gripe about the price of a gallon of oil-produced gasoline don't seem to mind buying large gas guzzling SUVs and pickups which retail in the $30,000 range, when they really could get by on a smaller vehicle. Many U.S. citizens are overweight and can't stand to cut back on what they eat.."
The future of mass market quantities of electric cars is getting a big push today from one on the more "electric" leaders in the auto industry. Nissan/Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn is expected to announce his company plans to sell its first electric cars in the U.S. by 2010--according to the New York Times.
Mom-and-pop service stations are running into a problem as gasoline marches toward $4 a gallon: Thousands of old-fashioned pumps can't register more than $3.99 on their spinning mechanical dials.
The show on that other network might have been cancelled, but this OC is stronger than ever.