Is the Utility-Scale Solar Industry in a Finance Bubble?

February 9, 2019

The utility-scale solar market has gotten “frothy” in the last year and a half. A flood of new investors, like pension funds and insurance companies, now view solar as a stable asset. That “wall of money” going after a smaller pool of projects has created a market so competitive that many sponsors are willing to accept lower-than-average returns. Power-purchase agreement prices have also fallen to new lows, and contract terms…


Apply These 5 Secrets for Getting a Loan and Surviving in a Bear Market

January 31, 2019

Finding a loan is an important part of getting up and running or staying on track through the ups and downs of owning a small business. Well over half of entrepreneurs recently reported they weren’t sure they had enough cash to even start their businesses. Small Business Trends got in touch with Krista Morgan, CEO and co-founder of P2Binvestor, to find out if and how small business can get a…


HCL Tech wins IT deal from UK’s third largest retailer Asda

October 15, 2018

The country’s third largest software services firm HCL Technologies has been selected by Asda — UK’s third-largest grocery retailer — to help drive IT transformation at the company. The three-year application services contract will involve Asda’s IT Application Services being transformed with a new DevOps delivery model to drive data and analytics and support back-office applications. HCL will also build a central data management platform to enable Asda to improve…


Are we about to see a DROP in Real Estate Prices?

July 23, 2018

Interest rates are going up, which means real estate is getting more expensive. So what’s going to happen – will prices decline as rates go up? Or is it better to buy more rates just get more expensive? Add me on Instagram/Snapchat: GPStephan Join the private Real Estate Facebook Group: The Real Estate Agent Academy: Learn how to start and grow your career as a Real Estate Agent to…


Global markets are finally getting spooked by Trump’s trade war

July 21, 2018

Getty Images / Mario Tama Global markets are once again worried about the impact of Trump’s trade war. Chinese stocks dropped sharply overnight, with losses then spreading to Europe. Major indexes on the continent are seeing losses of more than 1%. US Futures are also pointing lower, with the Nasdaq set to lose 1% at the opening bell. You can follow global market developments at Markets Insider. The escalation of…


It would be ‘very difficult’ for Norway to say no to Britain agreeing a soft Brexit

July 5, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Norway’s chief representative to EFTA and the EEA says it would be “very difficult” to stand in the way of Britain pursuing a Norway-style Brexit. MPs will vote next week on whether Theresa May should seek to keep Britain in the single market by replicating the so-called Norway model. Svein Roald Hansen — the Norwegian Parliament’s chief representative to EFTA and EEA — told BI that Norwegian politicians would…