Francisco E. Bermea is a writer and researcher at StreetAuthority. Francisco Holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. His experience has taken him around the world, including a stint at the prestigious Pontificia Comillas in Spain, where he studied finance and econometrics. When not following the market, Francisco enjoys watching Seinfeld and football.

Analyst Articles

Fossil fuels are out, alternative energy is in and dozens of companies are likely to benefit from the transition. Investors can use one security to capture these imminent gains. Leaders of 192 countries are meeting at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to… Read More

Something was drastically amiss. I had turned the radio in my car to my favorite FM station, a boisterous “urban” format that’s best enjoyed loud. But that’s not what I was hearing. Not even close. I called a… Read More

Never judge a stock by its share price. Just because a stock trades for $5 does not make it “cheap.” Conversely, a stock that trades for $100 is not necessarily “expensive.” Millions of investors ignore this. Mention a stock and the first question out of most investors’… Read More

An unprecedented level of industrial expansion during the past two decades has not only made China wealthy. It’s made the country really dirty. Now comes the clean up. Years of industrial growth, largely powered by coal, have left China choking in smog. Cities smolder… Read More

Bill Gates evidently made a New Year’s resolution last year — one that he didn’t say much about. Of course, when you’re Bill Gates you don’t have to say much to make the things you resolve happen. In fact, Gates may have only said… Read More