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Michael McDonald

Morning Investments

Contributor since: 02 Apr 2015

Michael McDonald

Biography

Michael is an assistant professor of finance and a frequent consultant to companies regarding capital structure decisions and investments. He holds a PhD in finance and his research has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and by Bloomberg.  He teaches classes in the areas of corporate finance and investments. Michael's consulting work includes significant experience as an expert witness, investment consultant, and business intelligence analyst for a variety of companies large and small. He has done work for firms across the US and Europe. He regularly acts in partnership with other experts in finance and economics on a variety of engagements.

Check Michael's website http://www.morninginvestmentsct.com/ for more info 

If you're interested in learning more about finance and big data, please take a look at Michael's courses at Udemy.

Latest articles from Michael

  • China Could Prove To Be A Honey Trap For U.S. Investors

    Published 23 June 2015 | viewed 5,747 times

    Investors looking for an alternative to the staid and slow growth in the U.S. increasingly seem to be turning to international equities in hopes that…

  • Key Points For Investing In Global Mining Sector

    Published 20 June 2015 | viewed 8,646 times

    It is probably not news to most investors that the global mining industry is in trouble at this point. The Chinese, long one of the…

  • Top Three Rebound Stocks In The Permian Shale

    Published 18 June 2015 | viewed 10,115 times

    With the oil and natural gas markets stabilized, at least for now, investors should begin considering which companies could emerge from the rubble of the…

  • How Much Energy Does The Super Bowl Use?

    Published 17 June 2015 | viewed 14,485 times

    In the pantheon of American culture, no event is more iconic and distinctly American than the Super Bowl. Like all things American, the Super Bowl…

  • Top Plays In Energy Storage

    Published 16 June 2015 | viewed 6,698 times

    As the energy storage market starts to ramp up, investors should be on the lookout for nascent opportunities in the space. Energy storage, on a…

  • Four Stocks To Watch In The Driverless Vehicle Industry

    Published 15 June 2015 | viewed 5,905 times

    For all of the talk about self-driving vehicles, the reality is that widespread self-driving cars for the average consumer are still likely to be years…

  • The Front-Runners In Fusion Energy

    Published 11 June 2015 | viewed 22,298 times

    Fusion power has been something of a holy grail in the energy field for decades. The idea of harnessing the same energy that powers the…

  • This Merger Could Signal Big Changes In Nuclear Energy

    Published 09 June 2015 | viewed 9,088 times

    France has long been at the forefront of nuclear power as one of the biggest users around the world. But the recent announcement that French nuclear giant…

  • Three Possible Takeover Targets In The Canadian Oil Patch

    Published 09 June 2015 | viewed 11,307 times

    As the current oil price slump stabilizes, showing only a modest rebound in prices since the start of the year, it is likely that more…

  • One Of The Safest Bets In Oil & Gas Right Now

    Published 08 June 2015 | viewed 9,551 times

    With the North American rig count now starting to stabilize, investors in the oil and gas space should consider starting to scour the landscape of…

  • Latest Innovation Could Ignite Automotive And Airline Industries

    Published 04 June 2015 | viewed 7,804 times

    The basic principles of the internal combustion engine have not changed a lot since the technology was invented. However, just because the technology is old…

  • Bursting The Solar Leasing Bubble

    Published 03 June 2015 | viewed 11,509 times

    The solar industry has been one of the most dynamic sections of the renewable space in the last decade, but many of the biggest changes…

  • Three Eagle Ford Stocks Worth A Look

    Published 02 June 2015 | viewed 7,392 times

    Investors in oil stocks are finding out lately just how painful an oil supply glut can be. At a time like this though, one key…

  • Investors Turning Away From Green Energy

    Published 28 May 2015 | viewed 12,871 times

    Investors looking for the next “big thing” could be forgiven for being a little unsure about the state of the green energy revolution. While some…

  • Top Wind Energy Stocks For Renewables Investors

    Published 27 May 2015 | viewed 9,247 times

     Solar power appears to be hitting some technological hurdles, if the slowing rate of innovation in that industry is any indication. This apparent slowdown could…

  • A New Giant Among Oil Traders

    Published 26 May 2015 | viewed 13,425 times

    Main Street investors are not the only ones who have been surprised by the speed and magnitude of the oil price collapse over the last…

  • Top 4 Oil Companies For Dividend Investors

    Published 25 May 2015 | viewed 13,951 times

    Investing in the energy industry right now can be scary. On the one hand, oil prices have been extremely volatile and look likely to stay…

  • Drilling Efficiency To Keep Oil Prices Low

    Published 21 May 2015 | viewed 10,651 times

    Economics 101 tells us that prices in a free market are set by the interaction of supply and demand. The world oil markets have gotten…

  • Why Shale Gas Producers Could Rebound First

    Published 20 May 2015 | viewed 9,230 times

    The plunge in oil prices has a lot of the investment community heavily divided between those who see opportunity in US unconventional oil producers and…

  • This Innovation Will Help U.S. Companies Win The Oil Price War

    Published 18 May 2015 | viewed 20,122 times

    Although some US oil companies are struggling with low oil prices, a new wave of innovation is hitting the oil patch, allowing for a significant…

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