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The U.S. Air Force operates the "world's largest airline" and every $10-per-barrel increase in crude oil boosts its annual operating costs by $610 million, Air Force Secretary Michael Wynne said on Thursday.
Small investors might soon be able to take part in the surging growth of US wind power, as the industry reaches a scale that will increasingly require tapping public capital markets to continue its explosive growth.
Its price has become one of the most widely discussed, debated and feared topics on Wall Street and on Main Street. But what's next? Will it continue to climb toward a "super spike" or have we seen the top for oil prices?
Cameco, the world’s largest uranium producer, has told the Canadian nuclear regulator that its refinery might have leaked uranium, arsenic and fluorides into Lake Ontario, The New York Times reports.
Tell Us: Who's to Blame for America's Oil Crisis?
An employee at a Chicago area auto dealer e-mailed that he has customers coming in with Escalades, Tahoes, Ram pick-ups and other large cars and trucks. He says those customers are often upside down on their loans and are surprised at how little they are getting offered for their ride.
Which stocks will be the winners and losers under an Obama administration? And how about McCain?
Oil suffocates any chance of stock gains and the Fed minutes further the declines. Also, playing the airlines as a proxy for oil and Dick Bove on summer for the financials.
Before we find solutions to the oil crisis, we first need to find who's to blame. Here's where one expert would start.
Crude oil hit yet another record high today, crossing $130 / bbl for the first time ever. Yesterday on CNBC, Boone Pickens predicted $150 oil and on Friday, analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their outlook for crude oil prices during the second quarter of 2008 to average ~$140 per barrel.
In hybrids, Honda has announced that early next year it will roll out a lighter, more affordable 5 door hatchback that will look similar to the hydrogen fuel cell FCX Clarity model. The plan: annual sales 200,000 worldwide, including a 100,000 here in the U.S.
Arjun N. Murti remembers the pain of the oil shocks of the 1970s. But he is bracing for something far worse now: He foresees a “super spike” — a price surge that will soon drive crude oil to $200 a barrel.
Solar stocks appear to be riding the coat tails of crude oil. Could DuPont’s lesser-known solar business lead to a bright trade?
The school bus and truck company is about to get a whole lot more expensive. Cramer wouldn't wait too long to buy this one.
Real tech companies are focused on solving the world's real problems, Cramer says.
When Boone Pickens speaks, we know the oil market listens. But we were very interested to see that Birinyi Associates were listening as well when Pickens was interviewed by Becky Quick on "Squawk Box" today.
Think $4 a gallon gas is already too much? Then brace yourself, says one expert.
This boring old electrical company is actually a stealth play on alternative energy.
"The price of oil seems unable to go down. Despite sky high prices and a clear slowdown in consumer spending and in consumer confidence, oil forges ahead. The reasons are several, although I think the price is ahead of the fundamentals and will correct..."
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.
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