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 Core Holdings in Utility Forecaster’s Growth Portfolio held their value during the recent selloff and have outperformed the broad market so far this year.
The right time to own a leveraged oil driller isn’t as obvious as it might seem.
The surprise bankruptcy filing by solar industry supplier GT Advanced Technologies cost some investors much too much. Here’s how to avoid the next wipeout.
Capital markets are shunning big bets on disruptive technologies such as battery storage.
Beware stock screeners that are only as good as their data. In the case of Whiting USA Trust, the apparent value is a mirage.
Booming domestic production is a good thing. Lack of adequate infrastructure is not.
Hydropower, nuclear and renewable energy emit less carbon, but each has its own warts and costs.
Income investors should focus on utilities that buy shale assets to protect profit margins.
A huge, pent-up demand to build infrastructure is the single greatest opportunity ahead
The world’s favorite energy sources have important drawbacks as well, notably in terms of pollution and global warming.