Technology and the Future of the Auto Industry

For the auto industry, the conveyor belt was among the first big leaps in technology that changed driving forever. Adding this device to the assembly line allowed Ford to bring down costs significantly and make the Model T affordable to the average person. Other major leaps have been made since then, but perhaps none as game-changing as the changes brought by the information age. As … Continue reading Technology and the Future of the Auto Industry

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Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt (“MW”) AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, valued at over C$66.0 million (¬†$60.3 million) to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary (“BluEarth”). This is the second … Continue reading Investors Are Watching : Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ), Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX), Clearsign Combustion (NASDAQ:CLIR), Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR), Apogee Enterprises, (NASDAQ:APOG)

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Avis Budget Group¬†(NYSE:CAR) SVP Edward P. Linnen sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.63, for a total transaction of $298,150.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 2,641 shares in the company, valued at approximately $157,483. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the … Continue reading Why Need to Watch: Avis Budget (NASDAQ:CAR), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Global Eagle Entertainment (NASDAQ:ENT), The Chubb (NYSE:CB), Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS)

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Northwest Indiana is set to benefit from some of the biggest IEDC deals inked this year, particularly Alcoa’s plans for a $100 million facility expansion in LaPorte to manufacture jet engine parts. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -10.40% and weekly performance is -1.67%. On last trading day company shares ended up $16.44. Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) distance from … Continue reading Fast Moving Stocks : Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), InvenSense (NYSE:INVN), Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS), Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF), Avis Budget (NASDAQ:CAR)