Renewable Energy Wins Big

The broad markets moved higher today after Congress agreed to a last-minute compromise to avert the fiscal cliff, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI  ) rallying 2.35%. While analysts expected a compromise would be reached, investors were surprised when the bill extended tax credits for renewable energy and alternative fuels. Perhaps as a result, renewable energy companies were huge winners today, with highly levered firms such as BioFuel Energy (NASDAQ: BIOF  ) soaring 33%. Check out the video below for more alternative-energy market movers.

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