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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.
Saudi Arabia is hosting a global oil summit to address high prices, and CNBC asked the experts what impact, if any, this summit could have.
Don't think a plateau in oil stocks means the end of an energy run.
A little research proved this stock to be much more than a sleepy dividend play.
Go with land operators like Halliburton or Nabors instead, he says.
Anadarko Petroleum said natural gas production from a deep-water Gulf of Mexico project has been ramped up to a gross rate of about 900 million cubic feet (25.49 million cubic meters) a day — roughly 2 percent of U.S. natural gas output.
Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, is planning to increase its output next month by about a half-million barrels a day, The New York Times reports.
Thursday night two different callers stumped Cramer with stocks he didn't know well enough to recommend. Well, he's done his homework and he's back with an answer.
Cramer's Zen-like willingness to say "I don't know" is part of what makes Mad Money so great.
And that's just a part of this oil-and-gas driller's business.
This oil-and-gas driller is way too cheap considering its growth potential, Cramer says.
A key bill suffered a setback in Congress today. Here’s how it affects you.
The growth in production alone is reason enough to own this stock.
There's nothing wrong with riding the coattails of big shots like Carl Icahn – but only if you've done your homework first.
Despite what you heard, this show is not just about stock picks. Find out what you should really be taking away from Cramer's recommendations.
Sure, you can cry about high gas prices. But Cramer has a better idea.
Energy officials from the world's top consumer nations met to discuss ways to tame record prices on Saturday, a day after oil's biggest one-day surge on record. The U.S. energy chief singled out cheap fuel in Asia -- notably China and India -- as part of the problem.