Source: ThinkstockOctober 27, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 91 equities making new 52-week lows today.Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) dropped about 4.7% today to post a new 52-week low of...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockOctober 23, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 62 equities making new 52-week lows today.Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT: ANV) dropped about 4.3% today to post a new 52-week low...
Paul Ausick
The outcome of the elections in Brazil are tamping down commodity prices in a serious way.
Paul Ausick
What the current climate is dictating is that investors need to be mindful of value. Chasing growth endlessly in a low-growth environment can be costly.
Jon C. Ogg
Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include Alkermes, Cisco Systems, Gap, Rackspace, SouFun and Verizon Communications.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockBrazil 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...
Paul Ausick
The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning as European markets responded positively to reports that Greece is less likely to leave the eurozone. There was also speculation that China...
Paul Ausick
After 30 years of payments to farmers and blenders, the federal subsidy on corn-based ethanol expired when Congress adjourned last week without taking any action to renew the payments. A cynic might...
Paul Ausick
What will happen to ethanol makers when the US subsidy ends in December, as appears increasingly likely? Bunge Ltd. (NYSE: BG) apparently believes that demand  will continue strong, at least in...
Jon C. Ogg
The writing has been on the wall for about three weeks: the $0.45/gallon ethanol subsidy and the $0.54/gallon tariff on imports are politically dead. Another nail got hammered into the coffin...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The US Senate, by a 73-27 margin, has approved an amendment to an economic development bill that would end the $0.45/gallon ethanol credit and the $0.54/gallon tariff on imported ethanol. A similar...
Jon C. Ogg
Here’s our daily report on developments in solar and wind power, alternative fuels, and other news related to the alternative energy sector. PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a report on M&A...
Jon C. Ogg
Today’s commodities news centers on the more than -4% drop in WTI crude oil prices which has led to a broad sell-off in most other commodities.  This was a day where if it traded at a commodity...
Jon C. Ogg
It seems that all of the nations around the world are facing sovereign credit ratings downgrades or warnings of downgrades. After the United States lost its prized “AAA” rating, the threat of...
Jon C. Ogg
The US Environmental Protection Agency’s appeals board has essentially canceled permits that would have allowed Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS-A) to operate a drillship in the Chukchi and...
Jon C. Ogg