Posts filed under “Energy”

Billionaires vs. Big Oil

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Category: Digital Media, Energy, Technology, Video

Tesla’s Big Bet on Building Batteries for Your Home

Tesla is building a new generation of batteries that could power homes, businesses and even the grid. Bloomberg’s Tom Randall takes a look at the emerging market for new energy storage.


Source: Bloomberg

Full Elon Musk presentation after the jump

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Category: Energy, Video, Web/Tech

Map of US Oil Pipelines

Source: API

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Now Available: Non-Ethanol Fuel

Non-ethanol Fuel David R. Kotok Cumberland Advisors, April 22, 2015       I stopped at a local Sarasota Sunoco gas station yesterday to fill up my car. A sign read “Non-ethanol fuel for sale here.” The pump was off to one side and did not have an automated payment mechanism. But it was there,…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Cheap Oil Winners and Losers

Source: Bloomberg   Based on the state sales tax data that came out today for 2014, I would suggest that is the USA ex Alaska, which is more like Canada than the US when i comes to energy.  

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Energy

German Equities Up 40% Over Past Five Months

German stocks have increased 40% over the past five months. Combined with the euro depreciation and lower oil prices it all points to more upside risk to the economic outlook for Europe. Source: Torsten Sløk, Deutsche Bank Research

Category: Currency, Energy, Markets

Do Lower Gasoline Prices Boost Confidence?

Do Lower Gasoline Prices Boost Confidence? Aditya Aladangady and Claudia R. Sahm FEDS Notes, March 6, 2015     A gallon of gasoline currently costs one third less than it did last summer, as shown by the solid line in Figure 1. Gasoline makes up 5 percent of average family spending, so lower prices at the pump…Read More

Category: Energy, Federal Reserve, Sentiment, Think Tank

What do falling oil prices mean for the U.S. in the short and long term Barry Ritholtz Washington Post, February 14 2015       Since early 2014, the price of oil has plummeted. It peaked last year at $105 a barrel and is now about $50.The consumption and production of energy is a major…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Economy, Energy

Falling Oil Prices & Your Portfolio

    My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out, where we look at the impact of energy on the Economy. The print version had the full headline “The oil supply, energy demand and a rip-roaring U.S. dollar: What it means for your portfolio” while online had the shorter What do falling oil prices mean for…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Commodities, Energy