Renewable Energy Booms, Coal Energy Falters
In 2015, the US could set new national records for annual renewable build, coal retirements, and gas burn from the power sector.
Gates, Pritzkers Take on Musk in $5 Billion Race for New Battery
Gates is backing MIT’s Donald Sadoway, who says he’s perfected the chemistry for a 10-ton liquid metal battery.
Hedge Funds Have Best Quarter Since 2011
Macro strategies steamroll their competitors for the third consecutive quarter, Hedge Fund Research reports.
How to Win the Sports Card Collecting Game
Auction director Chris Ivy on what makes a sports trading card likely to grow in value.
Venture Capital Dealmaking Strong in First Quarter
The amount of invested in fledgling companies by the VC sector in Q1 rose to $27 billion globally, up from $18 billion a year ago.
Using Leveraged and Inverse ETFs to Manage Market Risks
Leveraged and inverse ETFs can magnify the gains on a market rise or a short sale. But they aren't for everyone.
Renting Your Home on Airbnb? Don't Forget Lodging Tax
“When you’re short-term renting a property anywhere in the U.S., you’re essentially operating as a hotel,” Rob Stephens of HotSpot Tax warns.
New Hampshire Hits LPL Over Nontraded REITs
New Hampshire has filed a $3.6 million legal action against the independent broker-dealer.
U.S. Corporate Pensions, Endowments and Foundations Miss March Funding Targets
The BNY Mellon Institutional Scorecard showed that public plans fell by 0.4 percentage points in March to 87.2%, as most equity categories lost value.
Private Equity Buyout Deal Flow Hits Post-Crisis Peak
The Heinz-Kraft merger had an outsize impact on the deal breakdown for the first quarter, Preqin reports.