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Not Enough Oil

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted July 21, 2012

Saying there's plenty of oil is like saying the integrity of LIBOR is fine.

Investing in Coal Stocks

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 5, 2012

While we'll only start using more coal in the U.S. if natural gas prices rise, the rest of the world will be using more either way. This is one of the reasons why, yes, it's time to start buying coal stocks.

Energy Dividends

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted April 28, 2012

If you start when you're 20, you can double your money well before retirement with just a 2% return. Fortunately, the energy sector can deliver both explosive gains and guaranteed long-term returns...

Cuba Embargo Opportunities

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted April 23, 2012

What was the real takeaway from the Summit of Americas Conference? Obama, hookers, booze, coke-filled sex orgies!

Investing in Graphite

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted April 12, 2012

Now is the time to take advantage of the graphite bull. Here's what you need to know...

Information Overload

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted April 6, 2012

There is such a thing as information overload. And in this high-speed digital age, I think we're all affected by it in some way.

When Batteries Breathe

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted March 21, 2012

Researchers from Hong Kong Polytechnic University published a paper about a new material, claiming they used it to turn ambient heat into electrical current. It means your house could be powered by the sun's heat, not from the light in its rays.

Your Guide to Financial Autonomy

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted March 13, 2012

Editor Nick Hodge offers a few quick stories to help you focus on the goal of financial autonomy and be prepared when chance comes knocking.

Nick Hodge's Energy Investments

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted February 14, 2012

Over the past few years, as the Dow has whipsawed from over 14,000 to below 7,000 and everywhere in between, I've actually made some decent money...