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Global Spending on Renewables Is Outpacing Fossil Fuels

Global Spending on Renewables Is Outpacing Fossil Fuels

Electricity produced by renewable sources has more than doubled since 2008.

First Solar Shares Plummet After Downgrade

First Solar Shares Plummet After Downgrade

First Solar shares are suffering after the Chinese government put a halt to its solar programs.

Solar Stocks Fall as China Halts Building New Solar Farms

Solar Stocks Fall as China Halts Building New Solar Farms

China's new policies will make business more difficult for solar-power equipment suppliers, but others could benefit from the likely reduction in input prices.

GE Investors Brace for Disaster, Will Settle for Disappointment

GE Investors Brace for Disaster, Will Settle for Disappointment

GE has restated its financials for the past two years, faces a massive $31 billion pension deficit, has liquidity concerns rising from the long-term health obligations of its largely divested GE Capital unit and will likely revise earnings guidance down for the year. Investors probably can't handle much more.

Soaring Nickel Prices Could Be Bad News for Electric Carmakers Like Tesla

Soaring Nickel Prices Could Be Bad News for Electric Carmakers Like Tesla

Nickel prices have rallied to a three-year high this week.

Commodities Surge as Energy Stocks Lead Market Higher

Commodities Surge as Energy Stocks Lead Market Higher

Aluminum reaches levels not seen since 2011, while crude oil continues to push higher.

Women on Wall St: Meet the First Woman To Be President of an Exchange

Women on Wall St: Meet the First Woman To Be President of an Exchange

For Women's History Month, Alpha Rising is showcasing the women that have conquered Wall St. Today, meet Rosemary McFadden, the first woman to be president of a stock or futures exchange.

Tesla and Con Ed to Test Powerpack Battery Systems in New York

Tesla and Con Ed to Test Powerpack Battery Systems in New York

Tesla has had success with the battery system in Australia.

Retail May Be Sinking, but Outdoor Apparel Is Killing It

Retail May Be Sinking, but Outdoor Apparel Is Killing It

Fashion apparel sales are down 4% in the U.S., but outdoor apparel is driving growth in active apparel thanks to some notable trends.

Not Everyone Convinced China to Blame For U.S. Solar Woes

Not Everyone Convinced China to Blame For U.S. Solar Woes

And while the announcement was certainly a boon for some U.S. solar panel manufacturers not everyone agrees.