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What: Shares of liquefied natural gas producer Cheniere Energy
So what: The U.S. Department of Energy just gave Cheniere the go-ahead to export natural gas to any country that isn't under a trade embargo. That's the final approval that Cheniere wanted before moving ahead with an expansion of its bread-and-butter liquefaction operations in the Sabine Pass area.
Now what: Cheniere has a tendency to jump -- up or down -- on little or no news, but this event is the real deal. Before pumping your life savings into the dividend-dripping stock of Cheniere subsidiary Cheniere Energy Partners
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