Solar stocks received a big boost recently from the robust third-quarter financial results of two major players in the sector: solar inverter maker Enphase (NASDAQ:ENPH) and Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN), both of which specialize in selling solar panels to U.S. homeowners. Enphase’s results showed that the makers of solar components other than panels are thriving in the current environment, while Sunrun’s…

On Sunday evening, fire officials ordered more evacuations around the Lake Tahoe Basin. Source: petrmalinak/ShutterStock.com This two-week old blaze continues to churn through the mountains just a few miles southwest of the Tahoe Basin. So far this year, more than 6,800 fires have been recorded in California, destroying 1.63 million acres and 2,000 buildings in…

Solar energy has become a hot investment theme. Companies in the alternative energy industry are currently on a mission to help the global economy shift away from fossil fuels toward solar energy. This transition is expected to take many years as well as trillions of dollars, creating a compelling opportunity for long-term investors. Therefore, we…

The equity markets have been resilient lately, with the bulls in complete control of the price action. In fact, I think there are too many artificial tailwinds from the Federal Reserve and the White House propping prices up. The government’s stimulus packages keep coming, and the amounts are astronomical. We now throw around the term…

Lumber prices are falling in 2021 as the bubble surrounding the market pops. Source: shutterstock So why are lumber prices falling now? Part of it has to do with homebuilder confidence. That’s at an incredible low as many had to stop building homes due to the rising costs of lumber prices in 2021. It’s also…

After zooming on “blue wave” election results, clean energy stocks have cooled in recent months. This makes sense, given that Congress is still kicking the tires of President Joe Biden’s ambitious multi-trillion dollar green energy plan. The White House may still be working on its game plan to go green. But a recent deal involving…

The world has been preparing for a green revolution for years now. Unfortunately, though, many green energy stocks haven’t lived up to investor expectations so far, despite the continued adoption of various renewable energy sources. However, with growing consumer awareness, cheaper clean energy and global policy changes, the next few decades will be a turning…