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  • *First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. After weak Chinese economic data drove stocks down sharply on Monday, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system in a bid to help its markets. Wal Mart Stores Inc shares, up 2.4 percent at $62.92, helped to lift both the Dow and S&P 500, though Monday's big selloff and...

  • *First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. In a bid to stabilize its markets, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system. Gilead Sciences Inc rose 1.7 percent to $99.64, helping to lift the S&P 500, after its experimental hepatitis B drug was found safer than, yet as effective, as its approved treatment Viread.

  • *First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. In a bid to stabilize its markets, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system. "Fears of a global recession are valid and fears about China are valid, and they will put some downward pressure on stocks in general, so I do expect 2016 to be negative, but not by much," said Mohannad...

  • *First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. Stock markets plunged on Monday after weak Chinese economic data rekindled fears of a global slowdown, prompting a near- $20 billion injection by the People's Bank of China to stabilize its markets. "I think everybody's finally getting settled back in and they're trying to assess really how global growth is...

  • *Eli Lilly down after 2016 profit, rev forecast. *Dupont down after Citi downgrade. "I think everybody's finally getting settled back in and they're trying to assess really how global growth is going to impact their investments for the rest of the year," Kevin Kelly, CIO of Recon Capital Partners.

  • Outlook dim? Trading solar power stocks Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
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    Jim Chanos is betting against SolarCity, but he and some "Fast Money" traders believe the solar space holds long-term upside.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- U.S. solar company shares rallied on Wednesday after U.S. lawmakers reached a deal to extend investment tax credits beyond 2016, with SolarCity jumping 34.1 percent in its best-ever daily percentage gain. SolarCity gained 34.1 percent to $53.69 and erased its loss for the year. Ahead of agreement in Washington, Lutts, who said he sold solar...

  • Wall Street stocks to watch Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 1:21 PM ET

    Wednesday stocks on the march: SCTY, FSLR, SUNE, NUE, GPN, HPY

  • UPDATE 2-U.S. on verge of lifting 40-year oil export ban Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 12:38 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16- The United States appears on the brink of ending a four-decade ban on most exports of crude oil, which would end a years-long fight brought about by a boom in domestic shale output that contributed to a supply glut and depressed prices. The measure is part of a sprawling deal wrapped up by congressional leaders late on Tuesday to keep the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, Dec 16- Shares of oil producers edged higher on Wednesday after U.S. lawmakers approved a spending bill that would lift a 40- year-old ban on domestic crude exports, while U.S. solar companies surged as Congress extended investment tax credits beyond 2016.. Shares of Hess Corp rose 1.3 percent to $52.41, while Chevron gained 1 percent to $93.67.

  • In the solar industry, shares of Sunrun Inc and SunEdison Inc jumped on the extension of the federal tax credits, which boost residential and commercial installations. Sunrun shot up 12.2 percent to $10.65 before the opening bell while SunEdison surged 13.5 percent to $5.62. First Solar climbed 6.3 percent to $63.59 and SolarCity jumped 10.1 percent to $44.09.

  • The deal forged at the Paris climate summit is widely seen as the most important climate agreement since the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. "This deal will help boost the mid- to long-term fundamentals in renewable energy generation, especially solar, while making any further investments in fossil-fuels increasingly vulnerable," said portfolio manager Thiemo Lang of...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street pares gains as oil prices fall Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    *Men's Wearhouse slumps on forecast warning. Dec 10- Wall Street pared some of its gains as oil prices fell on Thursday, but remained in positive territory as investors scoured for bargains ahead of a widely expected U.S. interest rate hike next week. "The market is on a pause mode till we get some direction from the Fed," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst,...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street up as investors seek bargains Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 11:22 AM ET

    *Men's Wearhouse slumps on forecast warning. Dec 10- Wall Street was higher on Thursday, after three straight days of losses, as investors scoured for bargains ahead of a widely expected U.S. interest rate hike next week. "The market is on a pause mode till we get some direction from the Fed," said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst, Fort Pitt Capital Group in...

  • US STOCKS-Futures higher as investors await Fed meeting Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 9:02 AM ET

    *Men's Wearhouse slumps on forecast warning. Brent futures are down more than 6 percent this week and having dipped below $40 per barrel there are renewed expectations it might test 2008' s low. "The market will continue to watch oil carefully and we can expect a mixed to positive session if we don't see any wild swings in oil prices like we did yesterday," said Peter...

  • Early movers: CVX, FB, YUM, NCLH, JCP & more Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
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  • US STOCKS-Futures higher ahead of raft of economic data Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    Dec 10- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday as Wall Street looked to break a three-day losing streak ahead of a raft of economic data. Brent futures are down more than 6 percent this week and having dipped below $40 per barrel there are renewed expectations it might test 2008' s low. *The Treasury Department is likely to post a budget deficit of $68 billion...

  • With oil steady, Wall Street sees green Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 7:13 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, after another volatile day for oil knocked Wall Street lower for the fifth session out of the last six.

  • *Coal power in India costs 1.5- 5 rupees/ kWh. NEW DELHI, Nov 4- U.S.-based SunEdison has won a bid to sell solar power in India at a record low tariff, which could boost the appeal of the renewable source at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for clean energy to combat climate change. Modi's government expects clean energy to yield business worth $160...