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Michael McDonald

Morning Investments

Contributor since: 02 Apr 2015

Michael McDonald


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 

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Latest news from Michael

  • Solar Hits Millionth Installation In The U.S. – Faster Growth Ahead

    Published 11 May 2016 | viewed 2,635 times

    In February, the millionth solar installation was completed in the United States. That momentous number has taken forty years to arrive. Fortunately for renewable energy…

  • Statoil Branches Out Into Renewables With Wind Investment

    Published 20 April 2016 | viewed 4,424 times

    For all of the excitement over renewable energy, one of the ironies in the space is that the vast majority of attention is being focused…

  • Resource Investors Massively Ignore This Technique

    Published 16 March 2016 | viewed 3,557 times

    Are individual investors insane? Individual investors may have something to teach institutional investors yet they are making a mistake and often ignoring their own wisdom.…

  • MIT Report: Carbon Tax Necessary to Break Fossil Fuel Dependence

    Published 03 March 2016 | viewed 5,967 times

    Renewable energy advocates like to point out that the cost of renewable fuels, like solar power, have dropped substantially in the last few years. The…

  • What Value Does Suncor See In Canadian Oil Sands?

    Published 09 January 2016 | viewed 3,808 times

    One of the most surprising aspects of the current downturn in oil prices has been the lack of major M&A deals thus far. That slow…

  • Solar’s Demise In The UK

    Published 03 January 2016 | viewed 7,426 times

    After years of breakneck expansion, Solar Energy is finally starting to face serious challenges to its unbridled growth as many governments around the world look…

  • Bitcoin Goes Mainstream as an Investment Vehicle

    Published 24 September 2015 | viewed 5,147 times

    The commodities markets are some of the oldest trading markets in the world. The basic idea of trading wholesale goods between parties is as old…

  • BP Not Giving Up On The North Sea Just Yet

    Published 20 August 2015 | viewed 5,168 times

    Crude’s continued decline is threatening to make many projects uneconomical for operators. That’s not much of a concern in the short-term given that the world…

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