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EU leads world in 'clean' diesel fuel use

Houston -- The European Union leads the world in reducing sulfur in on-road diesel fuel as industry and policymakers push for ongoing reductions, a report says.

The International Fuel Quality Center has updated its ranking of the top 100 countries based on sulfur limits and says Sweden and Germany remain first and second, a release by Hart Energy Publishing says.
Japan is third, the report says.

The IFCQ ranked the United States 41st, behind Canada at 40th.

The European Union has limited sulfur in diesel fuel to 10 parts per million since January 2009.

Are These Distributors Creating Value?

 Warren Buffett's partner, Charlie Munger, once said, "I think I've been in the top 5% of my age cohort all my life in understanding the power of incentives, and all my life I've underestimated it. And never a year passes but I get some surprise that pushes my limit a little farther."

5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Energy XXI

 Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, oil and gas explorer Energy XXI(Nasdaq: EXXI) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

 

Are These Utility Companies Creating Value?

 Warren Buffett's partner, Charlie Munger, once said, "I think I've been in the top 5% of my age cohort all my life in understanding the power of incentives, and all my life I've underestimated it. And never a year passes but I get some surprise that pushes my limit a little farther."

 

Are These Utilities Creating Value?

 Warren Buffett's partner, Charlie Munger, once said, "I think I've been in the top 5% of my age cohort all my life in understanding the power of incentives, and all my life I've underestimated it. And never a year passes but I get some surprise that pushes my limit a little farther."

 

4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Endeavour Silver

 Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, silver explorer Endeavour Silver(NYSE: EXK) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

 

Swedish court upholds conviction of Pirate Bay founders

In what can be termed as another blow to online file sharing, a Swedish Appellate Court has upheld the conviction of three founders of ‘Pirate Bay.'

Is PotashCorp Earning Enough for You?

 Margins matter. The more PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. That's why I check on my holdings' margins at least once a quarter. I'm looking for the absolute numbers, comparisons with sector peers and competitors, and any trend that may tell me how strong PotashCorp's competitive position could be.

 

Is Extreme Networks Exploiting a Great Niche?

 I came down pretty hard on networking veteran Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR) after its third-quarter report. So hard, in fact, that Extreme's management wanted a chance to tell their side of the story and set the record straight. So Tuesday afternoon, I sat down for a half-hour discussion with CEO Oscar Rodriguez and CFO Bob Corey. This is what I found out.

 

4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: RPM International

 

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, paint and sealing coating specialist RPM International (NYSE: RPM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.