Billion Dollar Green: Profit from the Eco Revolution [NOOK Book]


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"Toby Smith has the rare ability to put his finger on the hottest trends in the marketplace while cutting through the clutter to decide if the trends are investablea??or simply more noise."
a??Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, Fortune magazine

"Tobin, who has proven again and again on FNC's Bulls & Bears that he knows how to make other people money, shares a smart way to get ...

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Praise For Billion Dollar Green

"Toby Smith has the rare ability to put his finger on the hottest trends in the marketplace while cutting through the clutter to decide if the trends are investablea??or simply more noise."
a??Adam Lashinsky, Senior Writer, Fortune magazine

"Tobin, who has proven again and again on FNC's Bulls & Bears that he knows how to make other people money, shares a smart way to get green out of going green."
a??Brenda Buttner, Host, Bulls & Bears and Senior Business Correspondent, Fox News Channel

"Thousands of my listeners made many millions of dollars on Toby's first generation of energy ideasa??natural gas trusts, fuel cells, and LED lights. Now he's doing it again, times ten, with the definitive analysis of the next generation of energy investment ideasa??the green movement. This book is going to be one of the real moneymakers of our new age."
a??Daniel Frishberg, Host, The MoneyMan Report and founder, BizRadio Network

"If you want to get in on the tens of billions of dollars to be made from the green energy revolution, you need to read only one book and one book only: Tobin Smith's Billion Dollar Green. From solar to wind energy, from hydrogen fuel cells to green cars to green buildings to the virtualization trend in information technology, Smith, in elegant and always entertaining prose, tells you not only where the hot money will be made, but what revolutionary trends lie just around the corner that will upend our world. This is a must-read book."
a??Elizabeth MacDonald, Stocks Editor, Fox Business Network

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470475508
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/23/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 186
  • File size: 463 KB

Meet the Author

Tobin Smith is the founder and Editor of ChangeWave Investing (, a subsidiary of InvestorPlace Media. For seven years, he has served as a contributing market analyst for Fox News Channel; he currently co-stars on Bulls & Bears, cable television's number-one-rated investment program. Smith has also appeared on CNBC, CNNfn, Bloomberg TV, and CBS Radio, among many media outlets. He is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller ChangeWave Investing: Picking the Next Monster Stocks of the New Economy.

Jim Woods is ChangeWave Research's Senior Editor. He has covered stocks and the economy as a financial journalist for nearly two decades. Woods holds a BA in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a former U.S. Army paratrooper.

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Table of Contents



Introduction. It's a Green, Green, Green, World.

What Drives the Green Wave?

An Oily Proposition.

We Want Our NRG!

A Cleaner Future.

Green Is Getting Cost Competitive.

Mo' Money, Mo' Growth.

The Greening of the Consumer.

Building a Green Portfolio.

Environment Protection Becomes Big Bucks.

The Goal of This Book.

Chapter 1: Catalyzing into Green: Why, and Why Now?

Rising Global Energy Demand.

The Chindia Syndrome.

Where Does That Energy Come From?

Energy Security: The New Cold War.

Carbon Concerns.

Chapter 2: Mandating Growth: Creating Greener Pastures.

Green Public Policy.

Mo' Money, Mo' Growth.

The Green Capital Boom.

The VC View.

Making Real Money.

Chapter 3: Waving The Green Flag: Clean Transportation.

Driving Along in My Automobile.

A Green Way Forward.

The Hybrid Theory.

Plug In and Fire Up the Engine.

EV All the Way.

How Do We Make Money?

The Bleeding Edge.

Words of Caution.

Chapter 4: I Wanna Soak up the Sun!: Harnessing the Profit Power of Solar.

SandA and Sun, Not Just a Vacation Mantra.

Costs and Incentives: Creating Sunny Choices.

Let the Sunshine In.

The Changewave Thesis.

Solar Superstars.

A Solar Epilogue.

Chapter 5: Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink: Sympathizing with the Ancient Mariner.

You're Going to Drive Me to Drinking.

If You Build It, They Will Drink.

A Tall Drink of Green Water.

The Alliance Dips Its Toe into the Water.

Splashing Around in the Water Investment Pool.

Toweling Offa??and on to the Power Grid.

Chapter 6: Avoiding "Grid" Lock: The Powers that Be Are Going Smart.

A Vision for the Modern Grid.

Seven Valuable Virtues of the Modern Grid.

Meters for the New Millennium.

The Smart Meter Players.

Adopting the Information Solution.

Chapter 7: Eco-Efficient IT: The Nerds Are Turning Green.

What Is Virtualization?

Saving Kilowatts Equals Saving Money.

Virtually the Best.

Eco-Efficient IT is the Future.

Chapter Eight: Green Plastics: Cleaning Up Society's Legacy.

The Rise of Green Plastics.

The Why and Who of Green Plastics.

A Question of Cost and Market Adoption.

Just a Drop in the Bio Bucket.

Chapter 9: Fill 'Er Up with Biofuels: Growing Your Own Octane.

Ethanol: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Cellulosic Ethanol.

Blame It on Rio.

Mandates, Tax Credits, and Tariffs.

Investing in Team Ethanol.

Bye-Bye Biologics.

Chapter 10: Fuel Cells and Advanced Batteries: The Rise of Pink Bunny Power.

Fuel Cells: Hydrogen Anyone?

Fuel Cell Types and Applications.

Big Costs, Big Benefits.

Powering Your Portfolio with Fuel Cells.

Advanced Batteries.

Chapter 11: Wind Power: Harnessing Nature's Breath.

Blowin' Up the Energy Charts.

The Good and the Bad of Blowin' in the Wind.

Turbines at a Glance.

The Breezy Dynamics of Growth.

Subsidies and Supply Shortages.

Investing in Windy Conditions.

Blowing on to Chapter 12.

Chapter 12: The New, Old Green Tech: Cleaning Up Coal's Act.

The Coal, Hard Facts.

Movin' On Up from Low Grade to High Grade.

Scrubbing Coal's Image.

The Great Carbon Roundup.

A Deeper Shade of Green.

Chapter 13: Living La Vida Verde: Green Buildings, Lighting, Natural Foods, and Lifestyles.

The Green We Inhabit.

By the Dawn's Early Green Light.

LED Lighting Leads the Way.

Green Movement Market Opportunities.

Toward the End of a Green Journey.

Chapter 14: Building a Green Portfolio: A Green Call to Arms.

CAUTION: Green Portfolio Construction Ahead.

The World is Not Flata??It's Voracious.

Appendix A: Master List of Green Companies.

Appendix B: Green Investing Resources.



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