Recent Portfolio Entries

Ten Clean Energy Stocks: Past Performance And Predictions For 2015
Tom Konrad CFA The last two months have not been kind to clean energy stocks.  Most commentators attribute the weakness to declining oil prices and the Republicans' strong showing in the midterm elections.  Whatever the cause, my 10 Clean... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2015
Tom Konrad CFA 2015 marks my seventh annual list of ten clean energy stocks.  An equal weighted portfolio of the ten stocks in each year's list has outperformed my industry benchmark every year except 2013.  2014 was no exception,... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: Out With The Old
Tom Konrad CFA Plummeting oil prices, global economic weakness, and the Republicans' win in the US midterms have delivered a triple-whammy to clean energy stocks over the last few months.  Many of the stock declines are justified more by... [ more ]

Two Clean Energy Speculations For 2014: Wrap-Up
Tom Konrad CFA I included two "Clean Energy Speculations" along with my annual model portfolio of ten clean energy stocks this year.  It's been a tough year for clean energy stocks in general, with my industry benchmark (Powershares Wilderhill... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: Spooky October
 October was a spooky month for clean energy stocks.  My benchmark Powershares Wilderhill Clean Energy Index (PBW) cringed down 2.9% like the young Supergirl who jumped when a mechanical ghost startled her at my door Haloween night.   My 10... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: September Swoon
Tom Konrad CFA Worries including the conflict with ISIL, Ebola, and economic slow-down in Europe, sent the stock market down in the month to October 3rd, with small cap stocks and clean energy stocks falling even farther than the... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: September Update and Thoughts on the Finavera Deal
Tom Konrad CFA Clean energy stocks and the market in general rebounded strongly in August.  My broad market benchmark of small cap stocks, IWM,  rose 4.5%, returning to positive territory up 1.7% for the year. My clean energy benchmark... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: August Update
Tom Konrad CFA July was a hard month for the stock market and clean energy stocks in particular.  My broad market benchmark of small cap stocks, IWM,  fell 7% and is down 2.7% for the year, while my clean... [ more ]

The Quick Guide To A Green Stock Portfolio
Tom Konrad, CFA I recently published a quick guide to a green or fossil fuel free stock portfolio aimed at the small investor.  For most people, the best options will be to use mutual funds or an investment advisor. ... [ more ]

June Bloom: Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014, Q2 Update
Tom Konrad CFA After two weak months, June brought a strong recovery to clean energy stocks and the market in general.  The broad market benchmark IWM put on 7.2%, reversing its previous loss for the year to enter the... [ more ]

Growth Stocks Shrivel; Income Stocks Grow
Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: June Update Tom Konrad CFA While the major market indexes were hitting new highs in May, small capitalization stocks and clean energy stocks (most of which are small cap) continued to lag.  The... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: May Update
Tom Konrad CFA April showers fell on both the broad market and clean energy stocks last month, but my picks weathered the storm relatively well.  My clean energy benchmark (PBW) was down 5.9% since the last update, and my... [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: Patience Rewarded
Tom Konrad CFA For both the stock market and the weather, March was more lion than lamb.  My broad market benchmark fell 2.2% to end up 1.5% for the quarter.  Volatile clean energy stocks were down 4%, to end... [ more ]

The Pros' Clean Energy Picks: Solar Dominates, Emerging Markets Drag
I check in with professional green money managers Shawn Kravetz, Garvin Jabush, Jan Schalkwijk, and Rafael Coven to see how their fourteen top picks for 2014 are doing. [ more ]

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: March Update
Tom Konrad CFA After a rough January, the stock market recovered in February, while clean energy stocks partied like it was 2013.  My annual Ten Clean Energy Stocks model portfolio also had a good month, rising 6.0%, and is... [ more ]



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