U.S. stocks have dramatically outperformed the rest of the world since the financial crisis… The benchmark S&P 500 Index has soared 254% from its March 2009 bottom. Meanwhile, European and emerging market stocks have returned 150% and 106%, respectively, in that span. But suddenly, investors are no longer favoring the U.S… Money is now moving out of American....More>>>
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The most current estimate pegs the number at $841 billion. That comes from Anthony Cordesman, the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic....More>>>
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Chinese solar stocks are trading at going-out-of-business valuations, even though the sector has a host of extremely powerful, long-term catalysts. Specifically, China, India and much of the rest of the developing world are set to expand their use of solar energy at breakneck speeds over the next five years. Indeed, solar is poised to become cheaper than any other major method of electricity generation.