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Harris Roen's Articles

- May 06, 2014

Can Alternative Energy Mutual Funds and ETFs Continue to Beat the Market?

Alternative energy mutual funds (MF) have proven to be an excellent investment over the past year or more, but those gains have flattened out as of late. MFs are up 33 percent on average...

- March 24, 2014

Will Outsized Solar Stock Returns Continue?

Any way you slice it, solar investing has been on a tear for the last year. Of the 69 solar stocks that the Roen Financial Report tracks, three-quarters are up for the year. On average...

- February 10, 2014

As Goes January? What the Pullback in Green Mutual Funds Means

Alternative energy mutual funds and ETFs have pulled back from some of the fantastic gains seen in 2013. There is a saying in the investment world that “as goes January, so goes the...

- January 14, 2014

Alternative Energy Mutual Fund and ETF Year End Update

Alternative energy investing was very profitable in 2013. This article reviews how green mutual funds and ETFs performed in 2013, what stocks were most favored by these funds, and forecasts...

- October 25, 2013

Clean Energy Investment Opportunity: Offshore Wind

A significant alternative energy investment theme with potential for growth over the next few years is offshore wind. This article looks at the promise of marine based wind, potential...

- October 21, 2013

Is SolarCity the Next Amazon of Solar?

SolarCity has become a sort of proxy for the future of solar in this country. This tremendously successful company is coming up on a one year anniversary of its IPO in December. Several...

- October 04, 2013

Alternative Energy Outperforms All Other Sectors in September

Alternative energy mutual funds (MF) racked up extremely robust gains in the past year. Returns range from a low of 16 percent, to a high of 64 percent for a mutual fund that is heavy...

- September 19, 2013

Solar Stocks Are Taking Off — Will They Keep It Up?

The market is starting to notice that solar investing has been extremely profitable in 2013. As of the middle of September, the average solar stock is up over 50 percent in the past...

- June 24, 2013

Two Exciting Alternative Energy Themes Investors Should Know About

Two investment themes in the changing alternative energy landscape have emerged as potential profit centers for investors. To take advantage of these trends, the Roen Financial Report...

- May 15, 2013

SolarCity Earnings: Mixed Results, Good Prospects

SolarCity (SCTY) has been one of the hottest alternative energy stocks since its Initial Public Offering five short months ago. Yesterday it shot up 24% in one day, on the largest one-day...

Harris Roen

Harris Roen

Harris Roen is President of Swiftwood Press LLC, publisher of the Roen Financial Report. Mr. Roen has a depth of expertise in the alternative energy arena, analyzing individual companies and alternative energy sectors to discern broader...

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