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Source: ThinkstockA report this week from the American Society of Civil Engineers shows just how bad the state of infrastructure in the United States is and how much spending is needed in the next...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesStocks are up slightly Monday ahead of a week of economic data, central bank talk and more earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.34%, the...
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The three major US stock indexes opened higher this morning on reports of a new bailout for Spanish banks and a 24-basis point drop on 10-year Spanish bond yields (our coverage here). The dollar...
Paul Ausick
Markets opened lower this morning but fought back on the day.  This morning’s report new unemployment benefits claims tamped down enthusiasm among investors (our coverage here). US natural gas...
Paul Ausick
Markets opened nearly flat this morning but took a dive early and have muddled along the rest of the day in negative territory. This morning’s report on falling durable goods orders got things off...
Paul Ausick
Markets opened lower this morning on mixed reaction to the $641 billion borrowing spree from the European Central Bank. Technology stocks were weighed down by poor earnings report and uninspired...
Paul Ausick
The outlook for uranium miners and nuclear power plant builders has dimmed considerably following the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant last spring. The Japanese government is...
Paul Ausick
Markets opened lower this morning, and continued to fall before holding at around -150 points for most of the day on the DJIA. Japan’s yen sale pushed the dollar sharply higher and pushed down...
Paul Ausick
Today’s alternative energy news reports on a prediction that the cost of solar power generation will reach parity with other fuels by 2013. A nuclear power plant in Japan will close while two new...
Jon C. Ogg
It’s not likely that earnings and revenues for The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) took too great a hit from the nuclear disaster in Japan, but what happens for the rest of this year could well be...
Jon C. Ogg
The second day sell-off and panic in Japan has gotten even worse than what was expected and is now far worse than the immediate reaction after the 1995 Kobe earthquake that rattled the country. ...
Jon C. Ogg
Nuclear power as a carbon-free movement and as a path to energy independence in America is not likely to get sidelined in the immediate aftermath of the Sendai, Japan earthquake.  The 8.9-magnitude...
Jon C. Ogg
Following the disaster in Japan, and particularly the explosions in one one of the country’s 53 nuclear power generating reactors, the reactions of other nations with nuclear power plants either...
Jon C. Ogg
These are some of this Tuesday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL) Cut to Hold at Citigroup. Alkermes, Inc....
Jon C. Ogg
America’s core infrastructure is falling apart.  Roads are sinking, bridges have collapsed, dams are old, power plants and the power grid are substandard, rail systems are ancient, the levees are...
Jon C. Ogg