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Why the SunEdison Stock Price Soared 40% Today

The SunEdison stock price soared 41% to $2.68 in pre-market trading today (Tuesday) after its $2.2 billion cash and stock merger for Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) fell through.

The SunEdison stock price has now climbed more than 45% in the last five trading sessions.

Here's everything you need to know about the deal...

Oil

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Is Up Today – March 2016

The WTI crude oil price saw its second straight session of gains today after several producers announced production cuts across Oklahoma and Texas.

Today's gains mark the beginning of a sustained long-term rise in prices.

And there are four types of oil stocks that will offer nice returns in the meantime...

energy

Three Pressing Energy Investing Questions, Answered

Given the action that has taken place in the sector over the past several months, I haven't had the opportunity to sit down and answer your many energy investing questions.

So let's do that today. First, many of you have asked about the status of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the United States and how that will impact the global market.

And one promising company in particular has drawn your interest...

Stocks

Why Chesapeake Energy Stock Is Falling Today

Chesapeake Energy stock fell as much as 50% Monday morning following a report that the troubled natural gas producer had hired a restructuring firm.

Although Chesapeake Energy denied any plans to file for bankruptcy, CHK stock remained down about 30%. The Chesapeake Energy stock price is down more than 90% over the past 18 months.

But the worst is not over for Chesapeake Energy stock. Here's why CHK stock remains very high risk...

Energy

This "Energy Metal" Could Pile on More Double-Digit Gains

There's no end in sight for the energy market's struggles. West Texas Intermediate crude is down 26% in the last 12 months alone. Natural gas is off 19% over the same period.

But there's bullish momentum with this "energy metal" right now. In fact, it's up 28% since July 2015.

And with one easy play, we'll be positioned to collect from this metal's ride higher...

Energy

Why We're Bullish on First Solar Stock in 2016

The First Solar stock price is coming off an incredible year.

FSLR beat the bearish S&P 500 by 48.7% in 2015, and we're confident it will continue to outperform the broader market this year.

That's because global demand for solar power is about to see record growth in 2016...

Oil

How to Profit from Washington's Election-Year Oil Deal

It's very rare that D.C. policy decisions benefit both the oil and renewable energy sectors – traditionally, a benefit to one sector means a net harm for the other. That's because they're thought of as competitors for the same energy dollar.

But this deal is different: moves to shore up oil's decline have been the primary catalyst in a nice run up for renewables.

And after I show you why this policy is such a bullish development, I'm going to show you how to make some good money on it...

energy

Are Solar Mutual Funds a Good Investment in 2016?

A number of solar mutual funds have already seen handsome gains in 2015.

And they are poised for more returns in 2016 as solar energy demand grows both in and outside the United States.

Here's why 2016 will be another historic year for the global solar energy market...

energy

The Biggest Reason We're Bullish on Solar Energy Stocks in 2016

Solar energy stocks outperformed the rest of the energy sector by a huge margin this year.

According to Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors, 2016 will be an even better year.

And there are two important factors that will drive the solar energy sector's growth in 2016...

energy

What Investors Need to Know About Solar and Renewables in 2016

Alternative energy, led by solar, is here to stay. We've reached a tipping point all over the world.
There's now a confluence of technology and economy that assures these new energy sources will continue to be adopted and improved upon – at ever-increasing rates, too.

Crude oil will continue to play a big role in the balance of the energy markets, but this year we'll see alternatives take an outsize position in the sector.

The profits will be just as big, too...