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 […]

Can Planting Billions Of Trees Halt Climate Change?

The world is burning. In California alone, some 3 million acres have burned since 2017. Since the beginning of 2019, there have been more than 121,000 fires in Brazil, and more than half of those have been in the Amazon rainforest. These fires cost the planet trees, which help fight climate change. The 2018 wildfire […]

Expert Interview: Stephen Nairne | Lundin Foundation | Bringing Power to the World

This is B-TV. The Lundin Foundation has developed an investment strategy guided by a long-held belief of its founders. They’ve written that poverty reduction is not possible without sustainable economic growth, Stephen Nairne, the Foundation’s managing director elaborates. The founding principle really is the Lundin’s were an entrepreneurial family. I think they had had disappointing […]

How Secure Is The United States Power Grid?

From transportation, to telecommunications, health care and banking. The digitization of our infrastructure has made our daily lives more convenient, but it’s also opened us up to the threat of cyberattacks. Yahoo’s hack of over 500 million accounts will make it the biggest data breach ever. Equifax, which, as you know, is a very large […]

How The MINI Cooper Lost Its Cool

In 2002, one of the most influential cars in automotive history made a triumphant return to the United States. But less than two decades later, many in the car world are asking what many is still doing here. The tiny English car gave the world a revolutionary design that boosted the British car industry and […]

What Fuels Oil and Gas Prices? (w/ Diego Parrilla)

DIEGO PARRILLA: My name is Diego Parrilla, I’m a mining and petroleum engineer from Spain. I did my masters in Mineral Economics in the Colorado School of Mines and the French Institute of Petroleum in Paris. I spent pretty much half of my career on the investment banking side with some of the leading global […]

Why Global Military Spending Is On The Rise

Global military spending is on the rise. That means more and better equipped soldiers on land more warships at sea and more high tech fighter jets in the skies. In 2018, worldwide, military spending hit 1.8 trillion dollars. It has reached the highest point since us at SIPRI have started compiling world data over the […]

Why US Airports Are So Bad

Singapore’s Changi Airport is considered by many travelers to be the best in the world. Have a long layover? Stop by the butterfly garden or catch a Disney film at the airports movie theater. In Qatar’s Hamad Airport for a few hours? For about 50 bucks, travelers can swim laps in a 25 meter indoor […]

Is A Recession Inevitable?

If I had to pick up a date for the next recession, it would be sometime in 2020. So you can certainly make the case that there’s a lot of areas where things look a bit unsettled. The fact of the matter is people are looking and saying, I don’t feel like it’s any easier […]

Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

Wagons away Hi, I’m Jack Smith and right now, it’s station wagon savings time in the west. Time to hit the trail in high style with all a will comfort, but only a Rambler station wagon can give you. The station wagon was once a fixture of American family life. It was a common sight […]