Big Oil: Time to Divest?

Add the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to the list of cities and universities encouraging divestment from Big Oil and other fossil fuel securities. Jumping ship on fossil fuel stocks may be the latest investing trend, but does it affect everyday people? In this video, contributor Aimee Duffy talks with Tyler Crowe to take a closer look at the San Francisco story, and how the divestment trend may affect you, even if you don't think you own shares of Big Oil.

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  • Report this Comment On April 27, 2013, at 11:43 PM, epeon wrote:

    With oil prices over $90/bbl and heading into driving season you want to divest of big oil? Really? You think big green's going to be better?

  • Report this Comment On April 28, 2013, at 10:42 AM, djkumquat wrote:

    at current prices, i'm buying big oil.

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