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Solar stocks are rising as investors bet on a possible Biden tailwind

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Solar stocks jumped Monday as former Vice President Joe Biden maintained his lead in the polls, with investors betting that a Democrat in the White House as well as a possible blue wave will lift these stocks further.

First Solar, SolarEdge Technologies, Sunrun and SunPower were among the names trading higher, while clean energy-focused exchange-traded funds including the Invesco Solar ETF as well as the Invesco WilderHill Clean Energy ETF also advanced.

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