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A ‘Major Second Wave’ of U.S. Fracking Is About to Be Unleashed Upon the World

U.S. oil and natural gas is on the verge of transforming the world’s energy markets for a second time, further undercutting Saudi Arabia and …

Big-name tech investors are pouring millions into the marijuana industry

Benchmark recently invested $8 million in Hound Labs, a startup here in Oakland that's developing a device for drivers — and law enforcement — to test whether they're too buzzed to take the wheel.<p>And that's just the start. Wealthy investors are pouring tens of millions into the cannabis industry in …

These rapidly growing companies’ shares may rise as much as 74% in the next year

Some investors and analysts say the U.S. stock market rally has exhausted itself.<p>But among large-cap companies generating sales at a fast clip, many …

4 Essential Trading Tips for New Day Trader

Essential Trading Tips for New Day Trader<p>4 Day Trading Tips Related to the Most Common Questions New Traders Ask<p>Updated March 11, 2018<p>There are …

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader

How to Be a Part-Time Day Trader<p>How Much Work Being Part-Time Really Takes<p>Updated September 05, 2017<p>You may be interested in day trading, but don't …

Billionaire bond guru Gundlach predicts he will make 400% on his bet against the stock market

DoubleLine CEO Jeffery Gundlach expects his bet for a decline in the S&P 500 will return 400 percent.<p>"I'll be disappointed if we don't make 400 …

Stock Markets

Opinion: If the stock market can make you rich, why are so many Americans poor?

Over the years, I have regularly addressed the psychological and emotional pitfalls that ultimately lead individual investors to poor outcomes.<p>The …

Why Technical Analysis Doesn't Work

"<i>The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings</i>." Julius Caesar (I, ii, 140-141)<p>Before all the Technical …

Stock Markets

The 2 Reasons Gold and Silver Stocks Soared Following Today's Fed Rate Hike

Usually higher interest rates are bad news for precious-metal stocks -- but not today!<p>Though not always the case, the Wall Street consensus on …

As marijuana becomes legal in Maine, governor seeks funding for rules | Reuters

(Reuters) - Maine on Monday became the eighth U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana use and the state’s Republican governor called on lawmakers to approve funds to develop rules to oversee retail sales of the drug.<p>Maine Governor Paul LePage speaks at the 23rd Annual Energy Trade & …

Opinion: Fund manager who correctly predicted 2014 drop in oil now sees prices in the $30s

The dark days of February 2016, when oil and stock prices were in a race to the bottom, are a distant memory. The lows were hit on Feb. 11, when the …

7 Top Stocks Long-Term Investors Should Buy Next

Image source: Getty Images<p>If one of your resolutions for 2016 was to be a better investor and outperform the stock market, it's likely you fell short of expectations. Last year, the S&P 500 provided investors a 12% return, with a significant percentage of gains coming after the Nov. 8 presidential …

BLACKROCK: Climate change is going to move a huge amount of money and not enough people are paying attention

"A tide of new regulations to combat climate change is rising," BlackRock said in a report. "The risks are underappreciated, yet could soon start to unfold."<p>Global leaders put climate change on the G20 agenda on Saturday, when both China and the United States signed on to a plan to curb …

This Chinese company just leap-frogged Tesla in the autonomous electric car race

While Tesla engineers have been gradually adding autonomous capabilities to its electric stable, Chinese firm LeEco has gone one step further and announced a car that can do it right from the off.<p>The LeSEE, announced last night in China, managed to drive itself out of a shipping container and on to …

Here Are the Stocks to Buy If Hillary Clinton Becomes President

The head that wears the crown can also change the way the markets march.<p>During George W. Bush’s presidency, defense and oil stocks gushed. Under …

This California Town Wants to be the Next Marijuana Mecca

If California is the land of reinvention, the small desert city of Adelanto fits the bill.<p>Roughly a two-hour drive east from Los Angeles, Adelanto was founded in 1915 by an inventor who wanted to sell land to World War I veterans. His dream never materialized and the region was taken over by …

Cannabis

FUND MANAGER: Investors are unprepared for the future of the market

Investors are unprepared for big changes coming to financial markets, says John H. Burbank III, the chief investment officer of the $4.5 billion hedge fund Passport Capital.<p>"My overarching belief is the future — three, five years from now — will be unrecognizable from today," Burbank said Thursday …

As U.S. shale sinks, pipeline fight sends woes downstream | Reuters

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Within weeks, two low-profile legal disputes may determine whether an unprecedented wave of bankruptcies expected to hit U.S. oil and gas producers this year will imperil the $500 billion pipeline sector as well.<p>A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas January …

Several large bank stocks could rise 20 percent by year-end: Barron's | Reuters

(Reuters) - The stock prices of several of America’s largest banks are poised to rise up to 20 percent in 2016 as valuations recover from an overreaction to turmoil in the energy markets, Barron’s said.<p>Shares of Citigroup, Bank of America and JP Morgan have all fallen by more than 13 percent this …

The Most Important IPOs Aren't Necessarily The Biggest

What do Ford, Netscape and Apple all have in common? Marli Guzzetta of <i>Inc.</i> magazine tells NPR's Arun Rath they all count as examples of initial public offerings that helped change America.<p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, HOST:<p>If Reddit does become profitable, investors hoping to get in on the next big tech …

The White House Wants To Increase Your Access To Solar Power

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Gary Shilling says oil is going to $10

The economist and financial analyst wrote an op-ed for Bloomberg View discussing the various reasons why he thinks the price could get down to $10-20 per barrel.<p>Basically, supply keeps increasing while demand is shrinking.<p>Here's an excerpt that pretty clearly lays it out:<p>U.S. crude oil production …

Is Solar The Next Shale?

Will solar power transform electricity markets as significantly as shale transformed oil and gas?<p>That is the question posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company.<p>“Just as shale extraction reconfigured oil and gas, no other technology is closer to …

Fossil Fuels

The 10 Best Stock Pickers You Read About On The Internet

There's always a ton of research from analysts that investors can sift through.<p>And in 2014, TipRanks kept track of who made the best calls. The service tracks the success of market analysts on Wall Street.<p>TipRanks measures analysts' "success rate" based on how their calls perform relative to the …

GOLDMAN: Here Are The 10 Big Market Stories That'll Dominate 2015

Looking forward, the analysts at Goldman Sachs have been rolling out their 2015 forecasts through a series of notes. They've already offered their top eight trades for the year while forecasting that the S&P 500 would climb modestly to 2,100.<p>All of their forecasts fit in the context of their "Top …

Uber Is Generating A Staggering Amount Of Revenue

Uber keeps 20% of every transaction, which means Uber will be netting about $2 billion on $10 billion gross revenue.<p>What's more, most of Uber's revenue comes from 10 of its earliest cities, including San Francisco and New York. When its other 140+ cities mature, you can imagine that $10 billion …

Marijuana advertiser finds a friend in The New York Times

Sunday’s <i>New York Time</i>s may break new ground for an industry that still operates in a legal grey zone. A company that promotes marijuana has bought a …

Pot-related VC firm to close $50 million funding

In a domain often buffeted by hype, the cannabis-focused venture capital firm Privateer Holdings is making quiet, steady, and tangible …