[eBook] 8 Simple Rules for Investors

Whether markets are up, down, or sideways, these are the 8 guidelines that experienced traders and investors follow to maximize returns while minimizing losses.

By clicking the link above you will automatically opt-in to receive emails from FinStrategist

High-fat flight is first jetliner to make fossil-fuel-free transatlantic crossing from London to NY

BRIAN MELLEY
November 28, 2023

LONDON (AP) -- The first commercial airliner to cross the Atlantic on a purely high-fat, low-emissions fuel flew Tuesday from London to New York in a step toward achieving what supporters called "jet zero."

The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 flight was powered without using fossil fuels, relying on so-called sustainable aviation fuel made up largely of tallow and other waste fats.

"The world will always assume something can't be done, until you do it," said Virgin founder Richard Branson, who was aboard the flight with others including corporate and government officials, engineers and journalists.

The U.K. Transport Department, which provided 1 million pounds ($1.27 million) to plan and operate the flight, called the test a "huge step towards jet zero" to make air travel more environmentally friendly, though large hurdles remain in making the fuel widely available.

While governments have long talked about decarbonizing air travel, the transition has been moving at the pace of a dirigible.

Sustainable aviation fuel, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions by about 70%, is the best near-term way for the international aviation industry to achieve its net zero target by 2050, the U.S. Energy Department said, though it called the goal aspirational.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office said that while domestic production of the fuel had jumped from about 2 million gallons in 2016 to 15.8 million gallons in 2022, it accounted for less than 0.1% of the jet fuel used by major U.S. airlines. It was also a drop in the bucket compared to the goal of producing 1 billion gallons a year set in 2018 by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The White House, meanwhile, set a goal two years ago to produce 3 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year by 2030 and 100% of domestic commercial jet fuel by 2050.

The U.K. has set a goal that 10% of jet fuel will come from sustainable sources by 2030.

Holly Boyd-Boland, vice president of corporate development at Virgin Atlantic, said the flight shows that the fuel can power existing aircraft but said the challenge is ramping up production to "get to enough volume so that we're flying more sustainable aviation fuel every day."

But the group Aviation Environment Federation said the aviation industry was making misleading claims about the impact of sustainable fuel on carbon emissions.

"The idea that this flight somehow gets us closer to guilt-free flying is a joke," said policy director Cait Hewitt. Sustainable aviation fuel represents "around 0.1% of aviation fuel globally and will be very hard to scale up sustainably."

While this is the first jetliner to make the transatlantic journey using only the sustainable fuel, it was not a commercial flight and not the first jet to do so.

Gulfstream Aerospace was the first to make the crossing earlier this month with a business jet powered only by the eco-fuel. Air France-KLM flew from Paris to Montreal two years ago using a mix of petroleum-based jet fuel and a synthetic derived from waste cooking oils.

Continue Reading...

Popular

Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza 'genocide'

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro announced Thursday his government is suspending purchases of weapons from Israel after Palestinians say Israeli troops in Gaza, marking an escalation of tensions between both countries over the .

Challenging Times For Definitive Healthcare: Analysts Highlight Sluggish Growth And Recovery Efforts In Q4 Analysis

Definitive Healthcare's Q4 2023 performance, with adjusted EPS at $0.07, sales of $65.93 million, and a 5% Y/Y growth in enterprise clients. Get insights into Q1 2024 guidance and fiscal year 2024 expectations, despite macroeconomic challenges. Analysts note resilience and positive developments, maintaining an Outperform rating.

Crypto Reboot Finally Makes An 8,788% Return Possible [NOT Bitcoin] - Ad

A crypto millionaire is revealing that a different cryptocurrency is going to do even better... It's not simply "buy the dip." Instead, it's a strategy that James learned during the dot com stock market crash. Not only has this strategy worked in a crash... it needs a crash to work best.

Celsius Holdings CEO Sees 'Huge Runway Ahead' As Stock Soars To New Highs

Celsius shares are soaring to all-time highs Thursday following the company's quarterly results. Celsius CEO John Fieldly still sees plenty of runway ahead for the energy drink maker.

How GenAI Can Help Find M&A Targets: Private Equity Meets Hi-Tech

Private equity is shifting its approach toward acquiring takeover targets, and then either selling or taking them public.

URGENT: Don't Risk Your Retirement - Ad

A looming recession, inflation, unpayable debt, a failing dollar, and a crumbling housing market all put your savings in extreme risk. Protect your retirement with this free guide that shows you how to guard your money against economic downturns with gold.

Missouri House passes property tax cut aimed at offsetting surge in vehicle values

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri residents could see a roughly $138 million tax break under legislation passed Thursday by the House in an attempt to offset a recent surge in local tax collections caused by higher vehicle values.

The jobs market is hot, but layoffs keep coming in a shifting economic environment

The U.S. economy is humming and there are hundreds of thousands of jobs being added every month. In a stunning burst of hiring to start the year, the nation added 353,000 jobs in January....

MUST SEE By March 11: Beware Biden's Trojan Horse - Ad

It could usher in the most radical transformation of our money we've ever seen in America's history... trigger a surprise election outcome in the coming months... and fundamentally alter the value of your savings forever. One 24-year market veteran warns that most Americans simply aren't prepared for what's coming on March 11.

Analyst Warns Of Potential 10% Stock Correction Based On Technical Signals: 'Market Is Certainly Vulnerable'

Piper Sandler's chief market technician, Craig Johnson, has warned of a potential 10% correction in the stock market. This prediction is based on a series of technical signals indicating that the market may not be ready for a significant upturn.

A large US health care tech company was hacked. It's leading to billing delays and security concerns

Health care providers across the country are reeling from a cyberattack on a massive U.S. health care technology company that has threatened the security of patients’ information and is delaying some prescriptions and paychecks for medical workers.

The Next Great Crypto Bull Market Has Begun... - Ad

The last of three historically bullish crypto events is expected to happen around April 14. It's only the fourth time in crypto history. The last time, in 2020, certain altcoins exploded. Some as high as 531,735% or even a 953,018% gain. A tiny $100 investment would have returned just short of a million dollars.

Aid groups appeal to the European Union to release urgent funds for Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA

BRUSSELS (AP) — Humanitarian aid groups appealed on Thursday to the European Union to release tens of millions of euros in funding due to the main U.N. agency that delivers most aid to people in as the organization teeters on the brink of financial collapse.

This Trader Turned $2,708 Into $3.25 Million With Trump-Related MAGA Memecoin

Pseudonymous Erik Stevens, a self-proclaimed "eccentric multi-millionaire," updated his followers on achieving a "1,024X" on MAGA Memecoin (CRYPTO: TRUMP), the

Prepare Your Portfolio Before March 11 - Ad

Stansberry's longest-tenured analyst who called the Great Financial Crisis in 2008 warns: "None of the fundamental problems that caused last year's banking crisis have gone away today. The Fed simply swept the problem under the rug, and things are about to get much, much worse." If you want to prepare your portfolio for what's coming on March 11, watch his brand-new presentation here now.

Beyond Meat, Viking Therapeutics, Novavax, Baidu, Tesla: Why These 5 Stocks Are On Investors' Radars Today

The U.S. indices were mixed with the S&P 500 rising by nearly 0.2% to 5,078.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling by 0.25% to 38,972.41.

Top 4 Health Care Stocks That Are Preparing To Pump This Month

The most oversold stocks in the health care sector presents an opportunity to buy into undervalued companies.

Free Report: IRS Loophole Saves US Retirees - Ad

As tax season approaches, many Americans preparing for retirement are nervous about Biden's proposed tax reforms that are targeting high worth individuals. But this IRS Loophole Report offers safety and potentially even opportunity to grow your nest egg.

Gold Is SOARING -- Here's What You Need to Do - Ad

Everything is lining up perfectly for a historic gold bull run. One gold expert says he's found the best way to get in, for less than $5.

Why NVIDIA Shares Are Trading Higher By Around 14%; Here Are 20 Stocks Moving Premarket

Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) rose sharply in today’s pre-market trading after the company reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter financial results and issued strong revenue guidance for the first quarter.

Putin Rival Alexei Navalny Had This Message Ready For The Russian Public In The Event Of His Untimely Death

On Friday, Alexei Navalny, a staunch critic of the Kremlin and President Vladimir Putin, died while incarcerated in Russia, as confirmed by Russian authorities.

Biden Out, _______ In? - Ad

A new poll shows that two-thirds of Democrats want Biden to drop out of the 2024 race. See the new 2024 presidential election forecast from The Freeport Society. The truth will shock you.

$1000 Invested In Netflix 15 Years Ago Would Be Worth This Much Today

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) has outperformed the market over the past 15 years by 22.96% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 37.07%.

Buffett-Endorsed Ferrari Stock Breaks Speed Limits, Sets New Annual Record

Ferrari stock hits new high, outperforming S&P 500 by 2X. Positive market sentiment, strong financial performance, and raised forecast are key catalysts. UBS rates it a Buy with 9.8% upside.

Musk, Dalio and Cuban Are Loading Up on This One Coin - Ad

Mark Cuban proclaimed this coin "will dwarf Bitcoin." And Elon Musk made sure it was one of the only three coins he owns. It's called the Next Gen Coin... As this presentation explains, this coin has the ability to "power the rails of global finance"... a $100 trillion industry.

Trump In Trouble? Former President's Lead Over Biden Shrinks In New 2024 Election Poll

A new 2024 election poll shows Donald Trump with a narrow lead over Joe Biden, which comes after recent weeks showing a more dominant lead.

Kicking Yourself for Missing Out on Bitcoin? - Ad

Don't worry. One expert is saying another coin has 20X the potential of bitcoin. And with cryptos heating up, it could be the perfect time to get in.

Wall Street Legend Predicts Dismal 12-Year Stock Returns, Warns FOMO-Fueled Rally Nearing Peak

John Hussman, the president of the Hussman Investment Trust, has cautioned that the current stock market rally, driven by a "fear of missing out", could lead to disappointing long-term results. This could mean a decade or more of poor returns.

Tucker Carlson Fires Back After Jon Stewart's Pot Shot At Russian President Interview, Calls Comedian 'A Tool Of Regime'

Conservative commentator, Tucker Carlson accused comedian Jon Stewart of being "a tool of the regime" after Stewart criticized Carlson's interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

9,530X the Last Time This Happened - Ad

The last of three historically bullish crypto events is expected to happen around April 14. It's only the fourth time in crypto history. The last time, in 2020, certain altcoins exploded. Some as high as 531,735% or even a 953,018% gain. A tiny $100 investment would have returned just short of a million dollars.

Bill Ackman Spills The Beans On How He Identifies Companies That Are Going To Make A Lot Of Money: 'Close Your Eyes...'

Bill Ackman shared his investment strategy during an interview with Lex Fridman, focusing on identifying long-term, non-disruptive businesses, using examples like Universal Music and McDonald's, and detailing his research process involving SEC filings, conference call transcripts, and industry analysis.

Fundrise CEO Predicts Coastal Real Estate Markets Are Going To Start Declining

The real estate market is expected to undergo rampant changes as the macroeconomic and geological factors pile on. One of the most significant changes is the declining demand for coastal real estate as the climate change concerns amp up.

"Bitcoin Is Dead" (Buy This Instead) - Ad

There's one investment hiding in the shadows of the crypto market positioned to grow 20 times bigger than bitcoin. Very soon this "Next Generation Coin" will be a cornerstone of the $100 trillion financial industry. The best part -- you can get started with as little as $20.

Jim Cramer Tells Investors To Stay Bullish Amid Current Market Uncertainties: 'Stocks Are Going Up On Rational Experience'

CNBC's "Mad Money," host Jim Cramer shared his insights on why investors should maintain a positive outlook on the current market. He pointed out specific companies that have outperformed Wall Street's projections, offering a glimmer of hope amid market uncertainties.

Russian President Tells Tucker Carlson Moscow Will Attack Poland 'Only In One Case'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow has no intention of expanding its war in Ukraine to other countries, including Poland and Latvia.

This Is Going to Blow the Wealth Gap Wide Open - Ad

The most disruptive technology of this century is about to blow the wealth gap wide open. Artificial intelligence could soon cause millions of Americans to fall further behind and folks who heed this A.I. Code Red could land on the winning side of the growing wealth gap.

Trump Adviser Slams DeSantis, Labeling Him A 'Sad Little Man' Over VP Remarks On Identity Politics

DeSantis, a potential VP pick for Trump, was criticized by a key adviser to Trump over comments about the VP selection process.

Trending Now

Information, charts or examples are for illustration and educational purposes only and not for individualized investment management This message contains commercial elements, such as advertising. We only send these offers to those who have opted in to our newsletter. Past performance is not indicative of future results. For these reasons we strongly suggest trading in a DEMO/Simulated account. The information provided by us is for educational and informational purposes only. We make no representations or warranties concerning the products, practices or procedures of any company or entity mentioned or recommended and have not determined if the statements and opinions of the advertiser are accurate, correct or truthful. If you use, act upon or make decisions in reliance on information contained or any external source linked within it, you do so at your own peril and agree to hold us, our officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates and agents without fault.

Copyright trendadvisor.net
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service