Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX)

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Why It Matters That Ethanol Prices are Collapsing

Another bit of fallout from the diving demand for gasoline is just about to hit the front pages. U.S. ethanol producer are approaching the so-called “blend wall,” a term that ...
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8 Stocks That Analysts Think Will Double

Now that October has arrived, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to review some of the most aggressive recent analyst calls. It doesn't get much more aggressive than calling a stock a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar Stores, Lululemon, Netflix, Sprint, T-Mobile, Alibaba and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Friday morning and the markets may finally be poised for a down week. Still, investors seem to be looking for opportunities with overlooked stocks or ...
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Cowen Starts Its Top Clean Technology Stocks With Outperform Ratings

In the world of clean technology, numerous subsectors make up the overall arena. In the fast-growing world we live in, next generation transportation, natural gas and liquid natural gas (LNG), ...
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Pacific Ethanol Outlook and Update Bring More Hope and Ambition

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) came within about 1% of hitting a new 52-week high on Tuesday. The operational update was provided in its 10-K commentary. Pacific Ethanol produced 149.7 ...
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Did Ethanol’s Long-Term Prospects Really Just Improve?

Pacific Ethanol Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX) shares jumped nearly 65% on Thursday after fourth-quarter result beat estimates. On Friday, profit-taking set in; the shares were off around 6%. What is not ...
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Who Wins after EPA Cuts Biofuel Requirements?

As expected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued proposed rules on Friday to reduce the amount of ethanol required to be blended with gasoline in 2014. After a 60-day ...
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Ethanol Production Mandate Could Be Slashed

Battered by a host of complaints from refiners and blenders, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reported to be considering a reduction to the amount of ethanol required to ...
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U.S. House Reviewing Renewable Fuels Standard

By now, anyone paying any attention to gasoline prices has run into the term “blend wall,” which is the point at which mandated ethanol production matches or exceeds ethanol demand. ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Lower Opening and Close Despite Jobs Report

U.S. equity markets opened slightly lower this morning after the Bank of England left its key interest rate and asset purchase program unchanged (more coverage here). In Asia, China’s consumer ...
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Closing Bell for Wednesday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Stock Prices Rise All Day

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning on relatively little economic data. In Europe, Germany reported that industrial production rose 1.2%, while a house price index in the U.K.rose 1.1% ...
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Corn Brings the Death of Food Inflation

If you have been paying attention to consumer prices and producer prices of late, the drop in the price of oil and other energy related items has been keeping a ...
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Brazil Slashes Ethanol Tax

Brazil is the world’s largest producer of ethanol, which the country’s producers make from sugar cane stalks. The bad news is that lower petroleum prices have cut demand for ethanol ...
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Alternative Energy and Cleantech Picks and Pans for 2013

The alternative energy sector is supposed to be one of the great winners of the 2012 election outcome. After all, an Obama victory would indicate further government support for what ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 15, 2012: Markets Don’t Impress Again (ETR, GBG, OCZ, RGR, JIVE, JDSU, PEIX, PAAS, ANF, A, CSIQ, DE, SPLS, TGT, A, AMAT, CSCO, LTD, NTAP, PETM, SINA, DLTR, DANG, GME, ROST, SHLD, WMT, S, SPLS, CSIQ)

The three major US stock indexes opened somewhat lower this morning following an announcement from the Bank of England that it would not change interest rates nor asset purchases. In ...
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