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Feb
24

Chart Review: First Solar and SunPower Confirm Bearish Patterns

written by Dr. Duru

It only took a day or two for First Solar (FSLR) and SunPower Corporation (SPWR) to confirm the bearish pattern I pointed out after the recent post-earnings celebration for SPWR. The charts below show rapid follow-through from the big fades that followed huge up days in each stock. Source: FreeStockCharts.com Note well that the bears […]

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Feb
18

The Solar Fun is Done For Now

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on February 15, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) I hope my fellow solar enthusiasts enjoyed 2012′s solar run while it lasted. Solar stocks went on a tear to start the new year, but now the fun is done. Reality […]

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Dec
4

Using Debt-to-Equity Ratios to Identify Potential Survivors of the Solar Downturn

written by Dr. Duru

This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on November 28, 2011. Click here to read the entire piece.) In “5 stocks for the solar surge“, Jim Jubiak at MSN Money lays out some interesting groundrules for taking advantage of the downturn in solar to buy companies on the cheap. […]

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Aug
23

Picking Through the Rubble Of Solar Stocks (Priced for Recession)

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) The shorts completely nailed solar stocks across the board in 2011. {snip} Please click on the charts to enlarge them. Source: NASDAQ.COM Solar bears have been very vocal, and very correct, in predicting a severe […]

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Jul
12

Profiting from Physical Assets in a Resource-Constrained World – Rules and Picks (Part 2 of 2)

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) {snip} This piece is a follow-up post to “Preparing for Profits in a Resource-Constrained World” (Part 1) in which I discussed the implications of Jeremy Grantham’s fundamental thesis of a new world where resources are […]

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May
23

Solar’s Debt-to-Equity Ratios Remain OK but Shorts Ramp as Disappointing Earnings Mount

written by Dr. Duru

(This is an excerpt from an EXTENSIVE article I published on Seeking Alpha. Click here to read the entire piece.) Just when you thought solar earnings could not disappoint the market any further…{snip}…LDK provided a pre-announcement that contained the news that the company canceled a debt offering because interest rates are higher than expected. This […]

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Feb
3

Do Not Buy Solar Stocks As A Play On Higher Oil Prices

written by Dr. Duru

On Wednesday, Wunderlich Securities issued a trading call on solar stocks citing a correlation with oil prices. First Solar (FSLR) was the prime beneficiary of this research. Eric Rosenbaum from TheStreet.com beat me to the punch critiquing this call in “Should Solar Stocks Trade on Rising Oil?“, but I will add my two solar panels […]

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Dec
5

Trina Solar Reports Strong Earnings but the Market Appears Wary About the Future

written by Dr. Duru

Trina Solar Ltd. (TSL) reported earnings last week with excellent headline results and strong guidance, but the stock market rewarded the company with a 7% loss on extremely high selling volume. Wedbush even reiterated its outperform rating and $43 price target based on TSL’s performance (according to briefing.com). Most of those initial losses were erased […]

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Nov
18

Solar Swings: Sept Soaring to Oct Peaking to Nov Selling

written by Dr. Duru

After the stock market’s sharp rally off the March, 2009 lows, most solar stocks stopped appreciating by that summer. For the remainder of the year, they experienced wild swings up and down in price in quick succession. In the summer of 2010, it appeared prospects had finally turned around for the better for solar stocks […]

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Oct
20

Trading Volume Soars for Solar Stocks But Leaves Prices Behind

written by Dr. Duru

Prices soared for solar stocks in September. In October, volume has soared…but prices have swung sharply downward after a very strong start to the month. In most cases, solar stocks have lost all their gains for the month and then some. This trading action is creating buying opportunities, especially where uptrends and/or critical technical support […]

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