Despite the awful headlines of the past months, some segments of the solar energy sector are booming.
The bankruptcies of three American solar power companies in the last month, have left China’s industry with a dominant sales position — almost three-fifths of the world’s production capacity — and rapidly declining costs. The NYT reports.
Stocks came back from the lows of the session in the last few minutes of the session to end just slightly lower after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
Stocks pulled back from the lows of the session but remained down after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
Stocks edged higher at the close, with the Dow climbing back above 11,000 after a late session drop, amid thin holiday trading and ahead of a big week of earnings announcements. Boeing and JPMorgan rose, while DuPont and 3M fell.
Stocks turned mixed Monday amid quiet holiday trading as investors considered the next steps from the Federal Reserve and the release of several major earnings reports this week. DuPont and 3M fell, while Boeing and JPMorgan rose.
Stocks struggled for direction amid quiet holiday trading as investors considered the next steps from the Federal Reserve in the wake of a disappointing jobs report on Friday. 3M and Caterpillar fall, while JP Morgan rose.
The outlook for the solar industry might not be glowing, but its a lot brighter than it was a year ago when financing and demand dried up, abruptly ending what some might consider a golden age.
More factories that make materials used in solar panels have opened, and the global demand for them has fallen, reports the New York Times.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Evergreen Solar and Elan popped while TiVo and Southwest dropped.
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So the final day of the month finds the S&P 500 up 9.5 percent for April, the best one-month showing since March 2000.
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Alternative-energy stocks may be running out of gas, says Jerry Castellini of CastleArk Management.
Futures are down, but don't read this as a refutation of President-elect Obama. The S&P 500 has moved 11 percent in the past week, and many traders went home short on simple profit-taking.
Solar stocks plunged along with the broader market Friday on continuing investor fears of a global recession.