Tag: energy

I’m 28, have zero debt, a 401(k), Roth IRA and $45K in the bank. My parents want me to save for a home. I want a Tesla Model 3. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I’ve been flip-flopping back and forth between buying a new car or putting a down payment on my first home. With my parents...

‘Pittsburgh can’t win the day without Paris, or vice versa’ — these mayors are allies not foes on climate change

  City of lights? Pittsburgh’s skyline at night. AFP via Getty Images “ ‘Pittsburgh can’t win the day without Paris, or vice versa. Nor will...

Ted Cruz cuts his Cancun vacation short after leaving Texas in the cold

While hundreds of thousands of Texans still don’t have heat, electricity or safe drinking water five days after a severe winter storm crippled the state’s...

Here’s the best of what international corporate leaders have been discussing on earnings calls

As much as U.S. companies have suffered from the pandemic, their global competition has struggled even more. Fourth-quarter earnings per share for S&P 500 companies...

Dow logs record as cold snap lifts energy stocks, and rise in yields buoys banks

The Dow industrials eked out a record gain, but the other main equity benchmarks limped lower, as progress toward President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus...

These midsize trucks get the best mileage

Pickup trucks generally aren’t famous for great fuel economy, but the efficiency of some midsize trucks in 2021 may surprise you. There are multiple diesel...

Oil prices move up as traders eye signs of improving energy demand

Oil futures moved up on Tuesday, shaking off earlier weakness, as signs of improving energy demand put global benchmark prices on track to tally an...

These S&P 500 stocks have had the biggest increases in ‘buy’ ratings so far this year

Traders in the stock market can take advantage of special situations to exploit sentiment and momentum and make quick profits — if they are quick...

Energy stocks and bonds shine after brutal slump, even as Biden moves to curb fossil fuels

About nine months ago, oil futures did a crazy thing and briefly crashed into negative territory, marking a low point of a historic bear market...

S&P 500 earnings recession set to end, as Q4 EPS swings to growth

The S&P 500 earnings recession is now set to end, as bottom-line results for the fourth quarter have swung to growth for the first time...

Here are the biggest short squeezes in the stock market, including GameStop and AMC

Short squeezes will remain a big story in the financial-news media until heavily shorted stocks that have been pushed up by individual investors connected through...

Oil futures gain nearly 8% for the month

Oil futures on Friday finished sharply higher for the month, finding support as traders remained hopeful that efforts to rein in global supplies will offset...

Tech stocks won’t crash according to this fund manager, dubbed the English Warren Buffett

Technology stocks are difficult to value but are unlikely to crash, according to one of Europe’s best known fund managers. Terry Smith, who has been...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg chides Sen. Ted Cruz’s preference for a ‘Pittsburgh Accord’

Teenage global climate-change activist Greta Thunberg, who can boast over 4.6 million followers on Twitter and her own postage stamp, welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s...

Oil ends higher as dollar sees renewed weakness

Oil futures ended higher Tuesday, with Brent crude resuming a push to the upside as a bounce by the U.S. dollar appeared to lose steam....

European markets tread water as COVID-19 fears weigh on stimulus hopes ahead of earnings season

European indexes traded around flat on Tuesday, with COVID-19 infections and lockdown measures remaining top-of-mind in Europe as expectations continue that massive fiscal stimulus is...

Pakistan power outage caused by failure of safeguards

One of the worst power outages faced by Pakistan last week was caused due to poor maintenance and subsequent failure of the protection system in...

An online toy outlet for the Three Kings!

The Three Wise Men usually allocate between 1,500 and 4,000 pesos for the purchase of gifts for each child and this year the market will...

The best 2021 SUVs priced under $30k

A new SUV doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. While upscale features and options can send the price skyward, there are...

U.S. oil books over 2% gain as weekly crude stockpiles seen falling; Brexit deal nears

Crude-oil futures closed sharply higher Wednesday as a report from the Energy Information Administration showed a drop in U.S. inventories, and favorable geopolitical developments appeared...

Rockefeller Foundation built on a fossil-fuel fortune becomes largest philanthropist to shun oil investments

The Rockefeller Foundation, a 107-year-old philanthropy built by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, says it will completely break with the fossil-fuel industry that seeded its...

Oil prices on track for 7th straight weekly rise

Oil futures were little changed Friday, but remained on track for a seventh straight weekly rise as traders remained optimistic about vaccine rollouts and prospects...

‘Hold the champagne’ on China’s updated climate-change target — guide markers still don’t guarantee net zero emissions by 2060

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday pledged to cut the nation’s carbon emissions per unit of economic output by over 65% by 2030 and boost...

How to read what oil prices — and the Dow — are saying about prospects for a ‘normal’ economic recovery

Don’t let the green energy revolution fool you into thinking crude oil prices no longer have much to say about the economic outlook. So cautions...

Gains for U.K. stocks tempered by strong British pound as Brexit hopes rise

London stocks rose on Wednesday, amid continued investor optimism as the U.K. started its COVID-19 vaccine campaign, but gains were tempered as Brexit deal hopes...