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Some experts believe there will be a "renaissance" in nuclear power-plant construction in the next few years. So the need for uranium, the main fuel in such plants, is expected to grow sharply.
Airline manufacturers are trying to bolster their green credentials by playing down the importance of speed and lauding initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of flying, as well as the cost.
These three strategies could put the economy back on track.
Delta Air Lines and AMR both swung to a hefty losses, but their shares took off as the results beat diminished forecasts.
Pipeline company Williams is in the sweet spot as more and more of the commodity is being brought to market.
On Mad Money we pander to neither panic nor euphoria. On Tuesday, an up day, Jim urged everyone to get out of the financials. I can't emphasize how important it is that we go negative on up days, but history can. The 234 point rout yesterday afternoon is a pure example of what I'm talking about. We try not to be too down on down days, and emphasize extreme caution on up days because that's useful.
French energy giant Total SA said Thursday it is too risky to invest in Iran for now, raising questions about the future of western involvement in developing Iranian gas reserves.
Cramer has been saying since last year that 2008 would be the year of natural gas, and he still believes the commodity has a lot higher to go.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
The more gas that drillers need brought to market, the more money Spectra makes.
Sometimes, though, Washington leaves us no choice.
This stock actually finished up despite a horrible day in the markets. But that's not the only reason to love FMC.
The US Government has been trying to find ways to reduce the country's dependence on imported oil in a number of ways.
The reports below offer analysis and research on different parts of the energy industry, such as the potential for wind energy, higher energy efficiency for low-income neighborhoods and the affects of biofuels on the economy.
These energy industry events and conferences listed below bring together corporate executives, investors, lawmakers and regular folks looking to learn more about a particular industry.
As big as it is, the energy industry has a wealth of organizations to promote its interests and educate the public. Here's a sampling.
Not long ago, it was hard for retail investors to play the oil patch. Not anymore. As the energy bull market rages on, investors looking for a piece of the gains in oil and gas (and alternative energy) need only select from the dozens of energy-oriented Exchange Traded Funds (ETFSs) that are cropping up to meet demand.
Even with erratic federal and state subsidies, wind capacity in the US has blossomed since 2000, and there is now enough to serve 5 million homes. The Energy Dept. estimates wind could fulfill 20 percent of our electricity needs by 2020 if the right infrastructure is put in place.
Geothermal power has not only been getting investor attention recently, but it can lay claim to being perhaps the oldest of renewable energy sources. It is also genuinely renewable. Estimates vary considerably, but all say the potential is vast compared to what exists today.
With the proliferation of energy-oriented mutual funds over the last ten years, getting a piece of this supercharged, if highly volatile, sector has never been easier. But energy funds have been notoriously hot and cold over the years, so investors should allocate no more than 5 percent of their total portfolio to this sector.