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PURPA and Why Central Planning Fails Feb. 07, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

In F.A. Hayek's 1988 book, "The Fatal Conceit," the economist explained, "The curious task of econom... Read More

Eliminate, Don't Expand, Electric Vehicle Credit Jun. 21, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

For manufacturers of electric vehicles, you might expect the accomplishment of moving their 200,000t... Read More

Walking on Water Dec. 27, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I've got a bug in my ear telling me to invest in water utility stocks. My parents li... Read More

Sneaky New Tax Is in the Air Oct. 30, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

You just want to watch movies and TV shows where and when you want to, so you probably think a colum... Read More

Fifth Third Bank and Water Utilities May. 04, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Last year, I bought 2,000 shares of Fifth Third Bank at $18. My stockbroker believed... Read More

3 Utes Sep. 02, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have been reading your column for 30 years and want to comment before asking a que... Read More

Fighting Climate Change for Real Aug. 04, 2015

Froma Harrop

Time to drop this "war on coal" talk. Time to ignore the hollering by coal country politicians over ... Read More

The Sun Is Rising on Solar Panels, and There's No Fighting It Mar. 24, 2015

Froma Harrop

On the average sunny day, Germany's huge energy grid gets 40 percent of its power from the sun. Gues... Read More

To Leech According To Her Needs Sep. 30, 2014

The Science Advice Goddess

My roommate's girlfriend is unemployed and just hangs around our place all week, even when he's at ... Read More

Foreign Utilities Feb. 19, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you recommend some unusual foreign utility issues? I am a utility investor bec... Read More

Utilities Dec. 25, 2013

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I used my entire savings account to buy 387 shares of Piedmont Natural Gas at $12 in... Read More

Water Utilities Nov. 27, 2013

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What is your opinion of the water industry — especially Middlesex Water Co., w... Read More