What Is A 'Catastrophe Bond,' And Why Is Wall Street Freaking Out About Them?

Business | Robert Donachie
Jordan's Bashar Bani Yaseen (L) kicks Syria's Sanharib Malki in the face whilst attempting a scissor kick during their 2011 Asian Cup Group B soccer match at Qatar Sports Club stadium in Doha January 17, 2011.      REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR  - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTXWP20

‘These bonds have become so popular because they are considered uncorrelated with other assets’

State Supreme Court Unanimously Spikes Elon Musk's Solar Plans

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCityÕs Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. SolarCity on Friday said it had built a solar panel that is the most efficient in the industry at transforming sunlight into electricity. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

The plans were ‘inaccurate’ and ‘misleading’

WaPo Reporter Claims 'Big Crowd' At Clinton Rally, But Pictures Show Different Story

Daily Caller News Foundation | Amber Randall
U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of Teachers conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Adam Bettcher

Far fewer people actually attended

Warren Buffett Campaigns For Hillary

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is interviewed after the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Saturday, May 2, 2015. (Kent Sievers / Shutterstock.com)

Second billionaire to endorse her

Trump's Seawall Is About His Business, Not Global Warming

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Tilley/File Photo

Trump clearly uses global warming to add urgency to a permit application to build a seawall.

Buffett, Green Groups Set To Battle It Out Over Solution To California's Impending Blackouts

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Berkshire Hathaway shareholders walk by Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett's image at the shareholder's shopping day in Omaha, Nebraska in this May 1, 2015 file photo.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files

Sierra Club demands California suffer blackouts.

Teamsters Issue Human Rights Complaint To UN Over Radioactive Landfill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Men wearing radiation protective masks work in front of big black plastic bags containing radiated grass from a decontamination operation. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

‘Workplaces should not be a threat to workers’

Warren Buffett Tells Greenie Crusaders To Buzz Off At Berkshire Annual Meeting

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is interviewed after the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Saturday, May 2, 2015. (Kent Sievers / Shutterstock.com)

he believes global warming is an important issue but … doesn’t think it poses a threat to Berkshire’s insurance businesses

Enviros Convince Former NASA Scientist To Debate Buffett On Global Warming

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway is interviewed after the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Saturday, May 2, 2015. (Kent Sievers / Shutterstock.com)

‘Climate change should not be on your list of worries’

Warren Buffett Is Building Lots Of New Wind Turbines With Your Tax Dollars

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett yells "Go big red!", the Nebraska Cornhuskers chant, prior to the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha

‘They don’t make sense without the tax credit’

Warren Buffett Just Got A Great Solar Subsidies Deal In Oregon

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) (L) sits with billionaire financier Warren Buffett as he speaks at a Clinton fundraising event in New York City June 26, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Buffett’s energy empire includes some of the world’s largest solar panel projects.

Elon Musk Pushes Ballot Measure To Get Back His Solar Subsidies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk reveals the Tesla Energy Powerwall Home Battery during an event in Hawthorne, California April 30, 2015. Tesla Motors Inc unveiled Tesla Energy - a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities - a highly-anticipated plan to expand its business beyond electric vehicles. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

The amendment is also backed by Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.

Elon Musk Has SpaceX Spend $100 Million Propping Up His Solar Company

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCityÕs Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. SolarCity on Friday said it had built a solar panel that is the most efficient in the industry at transforming sunlight into electricity. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

SpaceX now has an estimated $255 million invested in the struggling rooftop solar company.

Billionaire Civil War: Buffett Vs Musk Solar Subsidy Conflict Escalates

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett

‘Much of Musk’s business empire is based off taking advantage of taxpayer-funded subsidies’

Oil Titan Says 'Chicken Little' Market Is Nothing To Fear

Business | Steve Birr
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‘The fundamentals don’t seem to matter in this Chicken Little, the-sky-is-falling market.’

Hillary Touts Green Handouts, Warren Buffett Says Yes Please

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Billionaire financier Warren Buffet (R) speaks at a fundraising event for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in New York City June 26, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)

Buffet is heavily invested in companies set to benefit from Clinton’s policies

Elon Musk's Solar Empire Struggling As Govt. Cuts Back On Subsidies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCityÕs Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. SolarCity on Friday said it had built a solar panel that is the most efficient in the industry at transforming sunlight into electricity. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

‘Is it being propped up by hefty government subsidies?’

Liberal Billionaires Go To War Over Solar Subsidies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCityÕs Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. SolarCity on Friday said it had built a solar panel that is the most efficient in the industry at transforming sunlight into electricity. REUTERS/Rashid Umar Abbasi

Single policy shift lost one of them $165 million in ONE day

Warren Buffett: I'm A Hillary Supporter, But 'It Was A Mistake To Have The Private Server'

Elections | Christian Datoc

‘I don’t think it was the best way to handle it.’

Warren Buffett's Utility Has A Plan To Make Nevada Pay More For Power

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett yells "Go big red!", the Nebraska Cornhuskers chant, prior to the Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha

‘It’s what Buffett needs for its shareholders, essentially a guaranteed rate of return’