Why Wall Street Is Hot and Cold on Solar


In the following video, The Motley Fool's Alison Southwick talks with Fool.com contributor Travis Hoium about the roller-coaster ride solar energy stocks have taken recently on Wall Street. While so much of this industry is still losing money on the whole, Travis gives us a few key pieces of news from solar around the world that have been shining some bright light recently on these stocks.

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Alison Southwick has no position in any stocks mentioned. Fool contributor Travis Hoium owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway and SunPower and also has options on SunPower. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Berkshire Hathaway. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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