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The Trump Administration’s Fuel-Efficiency Proposal Is Unnecessary and Harmful

By Jason S. Miller and Shoshana Lew of the Brookings Institution [Two weeks ago], the Trump administration issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which, if finalized, would cast aside ...
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Consumer Price Index Reaction Proves Markets Are Still Inefficient

Yesterday we had warned that the financial markets were bracing for the inflation card when the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released. That has now come to pass, and ...
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Are Fuel-Efficiency Standards Really Driving Vehicle Prices Higher?

In late July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) filed a notice of the agency's intention to review and potentially revise the so-called Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard ...
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Best and Worst States for Energy Efficiency

In 2016, U.S. utilities invested about $7.6 billion in energy efficiency programs and saved approximately 25.4 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that in ...
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US Looks to Revise Fuel Efficiency Rules

In 2012, the Obama administration and automakers who sell vehicles in the United States agreed to a fleet average fuel efficiency rating in the range of 40.3 to 41.0 mpg ...
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US Ranks Behind China in Energy Efficiency

Among the 23 nations that consume 75% of the world's energy and generate more than 80% of global gross domestic product, Germany ranks at the top for energy efficiency, followed ...
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For Earth Day: 2016’s 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars

Earth Day seems like an appropriate time not only to look ahead to how we ought to take care of our planet, but to look back and remark on some ...
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Macy’s Accommodates for Weak Holiday Sales With Cost-Efficient Initiatives

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) had a tough run over the holiday season and the company suffered, but no one thought that it might be this bad. This department store posted ...
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4 Merrill Lynch Energy Efficiency Stocks to Buy for a Climate Change World

Despite where you may stand on the global warming argument, one thing is for sure, the climate on the earth is constantly changing. In fact between 1700 and 1850, the ...
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The Top 10 Energy-Efficient States

The state of Massachusetts topped the ranking of the most energy-efficient states for the fifth consecutive year, edging out California on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) scorecard. ...
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The Most Fuel Efficient 2015 Cars

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published an updated version of its Model Year 2015 Fuel Economy Guide. The guide and its online version contain information to help consumers ...
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Jaguar, Land Rover, Cadillac Among Least Fuel-Efficient Cars

With gas prices rising to their highest levels in months, American buyers of cars, SUVs and pickups may become more fuel-efficiency-conscious as they shop for new cars. Some of the ...
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Office Supply Crunch Should Have Been Known: What Efficient Market?

We have said that the efficient market theory has been dead for quite some time. If Tuesday's move in Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) is not proof that the efficient ...
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Did HFTs and Algos Kill Efficient Market Theory Again on the Unemployment Report?

Many college courses will try to teach you that it is nearly impossible to beat the market through time because the broad markets are supposed to reflect all relevant information ...
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The Most Fuel-Efficient U.S. Airlines

Airlines hit hard by rising fuel costs have adopted many of the same countermeasures that drivers hit with higher fuel costs use: fewer trips and more efficient vehicles. The main ...
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