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According to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) bullish bets on nat gas from hedge funds fell to the lowest level this year. Here's why:
Coal stocks have outperformed the S&P 500 by 14 percent since July 1, but now may be time to cash in after Goldman Sachs reduced its rating on the sector to "neutral" Monday.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to raise the maximum amount of ethanol that can be blended with gasoline for vehicles manufactured since 2007.
Google and a financial firm have agreed to invest in a proposed $5 billion transmission system for offshore wind farms that could transform the East Coast’s electrical map, reports the New York Times.
Just a few years ago, the economic prognosis for new nuclear reactors looked bright. The prospect of growing electricity demand, probable caps on carbon-dioxide emissions and government loan guarantees prompted companies to tell the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that they wanted to build 28 new reactors. Now that's changed. The NYT reports.
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The loyalty to this retailer borders on worship, Cramer said. Plus, get calls on retail, oil services and more.
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With the summer ending this weekend and the outlook for a warmer-than-normal winter, prices might be expected to stay below $4.00 for the foreseeable future. Not so fast.
Chesapeake Energy, one of the country’s largest gas producers, boasts that its “offensive” hedging strategies have created more than $5 billion in gains in the last decade. But as it piles on longer-dated bets on gas prices, juicing short-term cash supplies and potentially curbing future profits from rising prices, some analysts and investors have grown concerned.
Fossil fuels will continue to be a vital component of the world's energy mix for many years, and natural gas will increasingly play a more prominent role, according to global energy leaders speaking today at the World Energy Congress in Montreal.
It’s only a matter of time, Cramer said.
A new deal has made this propane player a new king in natural-gas storage.
Even as regulators investigate the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the broader dangers posed by the industry’s push into deeper waters have gone largely unscrutinized. The New York Times reports.
To really know if we have succeeded, to really know if we have created a New Orleans region better than before, we have to go out ten years. Here we will find the “new normal” that will come to pass after the Katrina money has run dry, and the economy is left to stand on its own.
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The private sector has found success elusive. Now the federal government is stepping up its efforts to develop alternatives to gasoline, reports The New York Times.