Large companies plan their future expecting the government to force them to pay a price for carbon pollution, The New York Times reports.» Read More
Nuclear power is making a comeback in the US as the high cost of fossil fuels and concern about global warming make uranium-based generation a more attractive option, but the industry still faces regulatory and financial hurdles as well as lingering doubts about safety.
Now that Sen. Hillary Clinton has unveiled her energy policy, all leading Democratic presidential candidates are on the record and their plans are remarkably similar in broad outline in seeking to reduce greenhouse gases 80 percent by 2050.
Stocks closed on a positive note after several wild swings that ended an equally volatile week.
Power company Duke Energy reported a 27 percent increase in operating profit Friday, topping Wall Street estimates, as a heat wave drove up electricity usage.
Power company Duke Energy on Tuesday raised its earnings target for the next five years based on returns from higher spending and growing demand.
Federal regulators, girding for explosive growth in the nuclear power industry, say they are weeks away from an anticipated flood of license applications for new reactors not seen since the 1970s.
Power company Duke Energy said on Tuesday second-quarter earnings fell after the company spun off its natural gas operations earlier this year.
Like a power saw in overdrive, stocks will again cut a pattern of high velocity moves higher and lower in the coming week as investors look to see whether the Fed will hold out a hand to soothe the credit angst in financial markets. Don't look for any move on rates, but there could be some adjustment of the language in the Fed's comments after it meets Tuesday
ValueClick, Duke Energy, Archer Daniels Midland and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Duke Energy, one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, said Tuesday its first-quarter profit fell slightly after it spun off its natural gas business at the beginning of the year.
Sears, Bank of New York, Amgen and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The court, in a 5-4 ruling in its first case on climate change, declared that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act.
Remember Brian Hunter, Amaranth’s head energy trader? He’s the 32 year-old whose risky bets on natural gas triggered one of the biggest hedge fund meltdowns in history. Well, he’s back and starting another hedge fund; this time with a “fresh approach to commodities.” Called Solengo Capital, the new fund may launch as early as this summer - but long before this gorilla trader enters the room, our own Eric Bolling has done some investigating and learned his strategy.
Duke Energy posted lower fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday due to higher settlement reserves and the impact of merger and restructuring activities.
Stocks in the U.S. are leaning towards a higher open, as investors brace for a barrage of earnings news. Oil is bucking its recent downtrend and is slightly higher as cold weather finally settles into the Northeast. European stocks are trading higher, helped by mining, metals and oil stocks. Asian markets closed higher with Tokyo at a 9-month high.
So--what if everything you were told about air pollution was wrong? That it's not a problem anywhere near what most people believe. Joel Schwartz thinks that way. He is an adjunct scholar at the National Center for Policy Analysis. He's out with a study that says environmentalists have exaggerated just how bad air pollution is. But not so fast--says Ed Hopkins. He's Director of the Environmental Quality Program at the Sierra Club.