5 Questions About Investing and the Stock Market, Answered by David Gardner

David Gardner: Will this be your favorite podcast of the year? And not just for Rule Breaker Investing. I mean, will this be your favorite podcast of 2018? I can’t say. The heck, I’m going to go for it, I’m going to do my best, but I can’t be sure. But I will share with you […]

The Future of Energy: Fossil Fuels, Electric Vehicles, and Alternative *** INDUSTRY FOCUS ***

Taylor Muckerman: Parlez-vous français Fools? C’est la Industry Focus. Hey, Fools! Taylor Muckerman here with Tyler Crowe. We’re talking about the Paris Climate Change Conference and some impacts that it might have on the overall energy sector, and also, what companies in general are doing to address climate change and the use of fossil fuels. […]

Tesla’s Secret Plan (don’t tell anyone)

Hey, I’m Steven and this is Solving The Money Problem. If you’re new to the channel, welcome. For the rest of you, this is becoming a regular thing between us. I like it. I hope we’re not moving too fast. On August 2nd, 2006, Elon Musk published ‘The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan’. This tongue-in-cheek […]

SolarCity’s Wild Ride Continues

Chris Hill: On Tuesday, shares of SolarCity fell more than 20% after a disappointing first-quarter report. But the stock began to claw its way back later in the week, got back maybe about half of those losses. Simon, this is one of those stocks that is not for the faint of heart. Simon Erickson: No […]

Energy’s Resurgence in a Volatile Market

With oil prices steadily recovering, how will energy markets shape up in the upcoming years? I’m Peter Wilson, and with us here today to talk about that is Ira Green, Managing Director of Simmons and Company, energy specialists with Piper Jaffray. Ira joined Simmons in 2002 and has over 25 years of energy investment banking […]

Solar Pioneer Free-Falling to Bankruptcy

Chris Hill: SunEdison bills itself as the largest global renewable energy development company, and it is getting smaller by the day. Shares down more than 60% this week. James, there’s a lot going on, and on top of all of that. the U.S. Justice Department came knocking on their door with a subpoena. James Early: […]

The Lesson of iQiYi Stock’s Dramatic Drop Isn’t What You’d Expect

David Gardner: My biggest loser of the last three years No. 3. This one, I have to say, the ticker symbol is fairly ironic, because the ticker symbol is IQ. You’d think, if I had a higher IQ, I never would have picked IQ when I did, but thereby hangs a tale. Let’s talk a […]

3 Stocks Near 52 Week Lows — Are They Buys?

Nick Sciple: Welcome to Industry Focus, the podcast that dives into a different sector of the stock market every day. Today is Thursday, November 1st. In the spirit of Halloween, we’re breaking down some energy and industrial stocks near their 52-week lows to decide whether they’re a trick or a treat for your portfolio. I’m […]

What New Legislation Means for the Solar Industry in the Next 10 Years

Sean O’Reilly: So, guys, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but solar’s got a little bit of a pop. Tyler Crowe: Something like that. Taylor Muckerman: A little bit. As hot as the surface of the sun, those stocks. O’Reilly: Congress gave them a Christmas season. Crowe: It’s the season of giving. O’Reilly: They extended […]

Interview with Tom Werner, CEO of SunPower (Part 2)

Travis Hoium: There are a lot of companies that compete in the space in different ways. How does some power differentiate itself from competitors? Tom Werner: Well, at our foundation, SunPower is a technology company; we’re Silicon Valley based. [A] Stanford professor founded us 30 years ago, we’re heavily influenced by semiconductors, Cypress Semiconductor. So, […]