U.S. solar plays First Solar (FSLR +7.1%) and SunPower (SPWR +6.2%) are having a good day....

|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. solar plays First Solar (FSLR +7.1%) and SunPower (SPWR +6.2%) are having a good day. Growing expectations among observers that Pres. Obama will be re-elected could be fueling the gains, in light of his administration's support for DOE solar funding in the face of Congressional opposition.