Doug Young's Blog Posts

- April 17, 2014

China Solar: New Yingli Fund Evokes Shades of Suntech Failings

I wrote earlier this week about troublesome signs for the solar panel sector’s fledgling recovery after a revenue warning from Trina (NYSE: TSL), and now we’re seeing another worrisome...

- April 14, 2014

Trina Warning Foreshadows China's Solar Gloom

After watching their shares and prospects soar over the past year, solar stocks are suddenly hitting a cloudy patch as investors anxiously wait for most companies to return to the profit...

- April 02, 2014

China Solar Default Signs Grow as LDK Melts Down

One of China’s 2 major meltdowns in the solar panel sector has taken a big step forward with word that trading in shares of LDK (NYSE: LDK) has been suspended and the de-listing process...

- March 21, 2014

China Solar: New EU Trade Settlement, Defaults Loom

China and the European Union have reached a new settlement that should formally end their ongoing dispute over solar panels, contrasting sharply from a more confrontational tack taken...

- March 10, 2014

Canadian Solar, Chaori Cast Cloud On Solar Shares

After a massive rally over the last year, shares of solar panel makers could be set for a few months of winter following a disappointing earnings announcement from superstar Canadian...

- March 03, 2014

New Suntech Rises from Ashes, Eyes UK

Opportunities for me to write about former solar pioneer Suntech (OTC: STPFQ) are growing fewer with each passing day, as its life as an independent company nears an end with the imminent...

- February 17, 2014

Solar Trade War Flares Up, Trina Drives Consolidation

As if the solar trade war between the U.S. and China wasn’t bad enough, tensions just got worse with a preliminary ruling in Washington aimed at closing a loophole to a previous ruling...

- February 12, 2014

Canadian Solar Joins Fund-raising Club

Canadian Solar (Nasdaq: CSIQ) was one of the best performers of China’s rebounding solar sector last year, and now it’s testing investor appetite for its comeback story with a plan...

- February 11, 2014

End Draws Near for Suntech, Shareholders

The month of February could mark the final sunset for solar panel maker Suntech (OTC: STPFQ), with 2 major events on the calendar that look like the swansong for this former solar energy...

- January 28, 2014

Tesla Revs Up China Electric Vehicle Engine

U.S. electric car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) is setting some tough goals for itself during its first year in China, aiming to take advantage of government incentives and its high-end...

Doug Young

Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters, writing about publicly listed Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at a leading local university....

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