Energy stocks are one of the few sectors in the global economy poised for consistent growth for years to come. Oil, coal and natural gas… extraction, refining, and delivery… and farther afield even to industries tied to energy prices such as chemicals, food and fiber… energy stocks offer one of the best long-term investments in the world.
The energy stocks archive below offers an extensive collection of investment ideas designed to give independent investors a clear picture of significant long-term trends and the leading opportunities in energy stocks. Learn how LNG is reshaping the market, how the shale gas revolution is affecting your portfolio, and what the future may hold for oil and coal. For more on one of our favorite energy sector darlings, check out our latest free special report on uranium investing.
The best bets are the fastest-growing and most profitable producers. Their gains will pain suppliers of chemicals and biofuels
Check out great stories with extra care before you invest. Confirmation bias can be costly
If we could store power as conveniently as nature does in fossil fuels, we’d be a lot richer. Here are the most promising technologies
Natural gas remains the leading alternative to gasoline, despite government efforts to promote biofuels
An oil boom can quickly change a country or a state, but is no one-way street for stocks
Investors have bid up shares of water utilities due to their attractive, reliable growth, and this increases the odds that momentum will reverse should their numbers eventually disappoint.
A witch’s brew of costly regulation and margin pressure has taken the starch out of these market leaders
Although mergers between essential services companies typically create a stronger entity, the latest proposed mergers in the wireless telecom space should be viewed with skepticism.
There are lots of alternatives to gasoline, but few good ones that will make anyone rich
Some utility investors got burned amid the fuel-cell folly of the late 1990s, and now the latest supposedly disruptive innovation will continue the former’s bid to move power customers off the grid.