Friday, 10 January 2014

Clean energy has the solar wind in its sails

In hunting around for investment themes for 2014, you could do worse than look to what has already performed well through 2013. Remember, momentum tends to be persistent in financial markets, i.e. unlike the effect of gravity in the physical world, in stock markets what goes up tends to keep on going up.

One of the hottest investment themes of 2013 was Clean (or Renewable) Energy. In the US, the Guggenheim Solar ETF (code TAN) gained 125% over calendar year 2013, while the First Trust Global Wind ETF rose 64%. Could this stellar performance possibly be repeated this year?

 2014 Trend number 2: Clean Energy Gathers Ever More Momentum

The first question that needs to be answered is of course: what is driving these solar and wind energy stocks up? The simple answer is a combination of two factors:

Please click on the Mindful Money web link below to read the rest of the article, including potential ways to invest in this theme:

Take advantage of this following wind for your investments!

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