Money managers under the microscope
from Reuters Money:
Tom Roseen is the U.S. and Latin America Research Manager at Lipper -- a Thomson Reuters company that supplies mutual fund information, fund ratings, fund analytical tools and fund commentary.
Even if you don’t buy into the global warming argument, you’re probably still interested in finding ways to reduce your gas and oil costs, keep the air breathable for you and your family, and benefit from the global momentum to clean up our planet. So are others.
Current skepticism about our global energy supply and the deleterious impact of fossil fuels on the ecology make investing in alternative energy sources an attractive option, especially for the long haul. While the recent state of the economy has derailed both private and public investment in green technology, experts predict an over-twofold increase in sales growth for this group by 2019.
Many of us wonder how we can get in on the ground level of the new technology and the advancements in alternative energy sources: wind power, solar power, geothermal energy, nonfossil fuel-biomass energy, and hydroelectric energy. But new and burgeoning businesses providing these energy sources may sometimes be difficult to research and even more difficult to understand.