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The advice to Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 comedy-drama film The Graduate needs an update: the future is “bio-plastics.” At least that’s what Metabolix (Nasdaq: MBLX) thinks. The company has just received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its biodegradable plastics that can be used in… Read More

Investors continue to show their ambivalence about solar power stocks, as every fresh quarterly report is met with a fresh round of aggressive buying or selling, Simply put, these companies are neither as good nor as bad as their quarterly reports imply. Instead, these reports highlight that the industry is… Read More

After a strong run, it’s typical to see a stock chart start to flatten out as buyers and sellers move into equilibrium. More often than not, that’s a sign to take profits. Not only do fundamental measures often tell you that a stock is fairly valued at this point, but… Read More

Shares of Crocs (Nasdaq: CROX) continued their remarkable rebound, only a year after many had assumed that the once-hot footwear maker would not survive much longer. An impressive quarterly report released Thursday evening pushed shares up +8% in Friday trading. Crocs’ plastic shoes… Read More