FAN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Best Performing ETFs of 2013

    January 1, 2014
    This year may have started off on shaky footing as our nation tiptoed near the fiscal cliff, but when we look in the rear ...
  2. China Is Winning The Renewable Energy Crown

    November 13, 2013
    With exponentially rising energy demand facing Asia’s Dragon, China has gotten serious about expanding its generation capacity ...
  3. Four Top-Performing Clean Energy ETFs Under $15 (FAN, ICLN, PBD, ...

    October 7, 2013
    The top performing exchange traded funds (ETFs) over the six months that are trading for less than $15 a share (as of this ...
  4. Big News For U.S. Wind Energy

    June 5, 2013
    The recent Dept. of Interior decision to begin auctioning off blocks of federal waterways for offshore wind development does ...
  5. Playing The North Sea's Windy Potential

    June 8, 2012
    With its current energy production strategy showing signs of strain, the U.K. has unveiled ambitious plans to turn the North ...
  6. The Clean Energy Tiger

    May 15, 2012
    With tariffs and subsidies for renewable energy ending in Europe, Asia is picking up the slack.
  7. Latin America Gives Wind Power A Go

    January 3, 2012
    Latin America is poised to be one of the biggest generators of wind power.
  8. Big Buys In Renewable Energy

    August 31, 2011
    As oil prices have fallen, so has the alternative energy sector. For investors with a long-term focus, the time could be ...
  9. Renewable Energy Gets A Big Win

    June 2, 2011
    While it is too soon to count out nuclear energy as power source, Germany and Switzerland's decision to halt their atomic ...
  10. Green Energy Investment On The Rise

    April 6, 2011
    With the various geopolitical risks facing the traditional energy sector, renewable energy investment is on the rise.
  11. Wind Power Catches A Gust

    January 12, 2011
    Investors with long enough timelines might want to use the sector's recent weakness to establish positions.
  12. Looking Offshore For Wind Power

    September 16, 2010
    Offshore wind power represents long-term potential in the alternative energy space.
  13. Europe Hurts Alternative Energy

    May 31, 2010
    Investors should avoid the alternative energy space due to Europe's debt problems until more is know about its austerity ...
  14. Offshore Wind Energy A Reality

    May 17, 2010
    The approval of the Cape May wind project in the United States could usher in a new era of offshore wind projects.
  15. Unconventional Wind-Energy Plays

    June 17, 2009
    The wind energy sector is starting to take off and investors can get in on some alternative companies with big potential.
  16. Obama's Green Thumb On Energy

    November 7, 2008
    New leadership in Washington could benefit renewable ETFs.
  17. Wind Power's Top Turbine Makers

    July 21, 2008
    Wind Power investments in the U.S. are limited, but there are options for creative investors. We examine a few top picks.
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