Tag: ethanol

Is Premium Gasoline Really Worth It For Your Car?

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Is Premium Gasoline Really Worth It For Your Car?

Today I want to address an energy issue relevant to many motorists. According to a recent report by AAA, U.S. drivers wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars in the last year by using premium-grade gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel. Since some readers likely contributed to this windfall for refiners and fuel […]

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Agricultural – Profit From Surging Prices

| March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

You know I like to read random magazines… I love flipping through industry journals, sub-niche business magazines, and newspapers that put most readers to sleep.  Why am I so excited about these random sources of information? Because occasionally I uncover a golden nugget. A nugget of information can sometimes turn into a very profitable, money […]

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Is Ethanol Really A Viable Alternative Fuel?

| August 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

About 4 years ago I was sitting in a big hotel ballroom.  I was attending an alternative energy conference in Washington DC.  The movement to new energy technology was just starting, and the conference was still small in size.  My job was to identify the most promising companies . . . and meet with their […]

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High Corn Prices Will Impact Bottom Lines

| June 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

This Friday’s the Fourth of July, and the markets are closed.  As the most American of holidays, it’s celebrated with fireworks and barbecues around the nation.  This is the biggest holiday of the summer, as it should be.  We’re celebrating the independence of our great nation. What are you doing? This Fourth of July I’ll […]

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Geothermal Energy Offers Alternative To Oil

| June 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

The oil frenzy’s still building.  Last week we peaked at almost $135 a barrel.  According to CNBC and the talking heads, it’s the story of the century.  Every tick higher on oil prices brought a new flood of information, concerns, and stories. Now oil is off $10 per barrel. Never fear.  The story of the […]

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Oil And Ethanol Drive Growth In Brazil

| May 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

This week WisdomTree launched a series of currency ETFs.  I can’t ever pass up the opportunity to research a new security.  Especially one focused on international currencies.  One of these ETFs is pegged to the Brazilian currency, also called the Real. A few years ago Brazil rocketed to the top of investors’ focus list.  They […]

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High Corn Prices Hurt Ethanol Producers

| April 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Oil is getting out of hand.  $119 per barrel.  Who has that kind of money. It won’t be long before we see Gasoline prices over $3.50.  Oh, wait, we’re already there!  I used to fill my gas tank for $20 and get money back.  Now, I fork over $40 and I’m lucky to get enough […]

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Rising Commodity Prices Boost Stocks Of Suppliers To Agricultural Industry

| February 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

John was in a small Midwestern town for business a few years ago.  Just before crossing the street he noticed a small crowd forming at the entrance of a local bank.  Curious, he walked over to see what the commotion was about.  He found a group of local businessmen surrounding a tall man in dirty […]

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