How Batteries Went From Primitive Power to Global Domination
June 17, 2018

For an energy source that's been around for three decades, the lithium-ion battery is only just hitting its stride.

It’s worked its way up from primitive cellular phones to cameras and laptops before entering everyone’s pockets inside smartphones. But only Continue reading

Oil Hedge Fund Manager Says $300 Oil Not Impossible
May 30, 2018
  • Andurand says on Twitter lack of investment risks price spike
  • Higher prices aren’t a threat to the economy, Andurand says

Pierre Andurand, one of oil’s most prominent hedge fund managers, said the current reluctance of energy companies to invest in new Continue reading

Not Everybody’s Buying the Saudi Story, Even as Money Gushes In
May 27, 2018

Not Everybody’s Buying the Saudi Story, Even as Money Gushes In

  • Hermes’ Greenberg wants ‘real’ change before committing
  • History suggests underperformance after upgrade, Trustus says

While tens of billions Continue reading

Saudis, SoftBank Plan World’s Largest Solar Project
April 1, 2018
  • Venture may cost $200 billion, add 100,000 jobs in the kingdom
  • Plan envisions 200GW of solar capacity in Saudi Arabia by 2030

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding to build a $200 billion solar power Continue reading

Stocks Tumble in Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2016: Markets Wrap
March 25, 2018
  • Dow Jones Industrials lost more than 1,400 points in the week
  • Crude oil registers largest five-day increase since July

U.S. stocks tumbled, sending the S&P 500 Index to its biggest weekly loss in more than two years, on concern that Continue reading

Worlds Biggest Wealth Fund Wants Out of Oil and Gas
November 19, 2017

The $1 trillion fund that Norway has amassed pumping oil and gas over the past two decades wants out of petroleum stocks.  

Norway, which relies on oil and gas for about a fifth of economic output, would be less vulnerable to Continue reading

Norway Idea to Exit Oil Stocks Is Shot Heard Around the World
November 19, 2017

Norway’s proposal to sell off $35 billion in oil and natural gas stocks brings sudden and unparalleled heft to a once-grassroots movement to enlist investors in the fight against climate change.

The Nordic nation’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said Continue reading