Automobiles

Profits still seem a long way down the road for electric car maker

Sales jumped for this revolutionary car maker in the latest quarter and the unveiling of its first commercial vehicle gained plenty of media attention. But Tesla Motors is spending heavily and it lost over $600 million in the quarter after posting a modest gain a year earlier. The long-term prospec ...

The end of oil?

In the spring of 2000, Sheikh Yamani gave an unprecedented interview with The Telegraph on the future of oil. As he was the former Saudi oil minister from 1962 to 1986, many paid close attention to his declaration that “[t]hirty years from now there will be a huge amount of oil—and no buyers. ...

We grade the 500 largest stocks in the U.S. for 2018

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Best U.S. Stocks 2018: All-Stars

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We grade 200 Canadian blue chip stocks for 2018

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Tesla Recharging?

Tesla is proving to be an excellent ongoing case study. We suspect that the Composite Operator (CO) is very active in the electric automobile manufacturer. Please take a few minutes and review two prior posts; ‘The Point and Figure Distribution Paradox’ (click here) and ‘Shorts Find Tesla Sho ...

With Dramatic Electric Concept, Mitsubishi Primed for EV Comeback

Mitsubishi this week unveiled the e-Evolution concept all-electric high performance SUV. The e-Evolution prototype, which Mitsubishi describes as demonstrating the company’s new direction in sport utility vehicles, electric vehicles, and connected mobility, is a big step forward for an automaker ...

Market Overview – Q3 2017

Market overview Monetary policy “normalization” returned as a major theme this quarter. As indicators for the global economy continued to show signs of strength, central bankers in many major economies—e.g., U.S., Canada, China and Europe—have signaled that the end of a very loose monetary ...

Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear

A few weeks ago I watched Logan, Marvel’s final installment in the Wolverine franchise. When Wolverine saves several horses from oncoming traffic on the highway, the scene is striking—not because of Wolverine’s heroics, but because the trucks look weird. At first, I couldn’t put my finger o ...

With Holistic Approach, Mazda To Introduce Electric Vehicles

Every automaker takes pride in their engines, but few match the passion and conviction shown by Mazda. Mazda has reason to believe it’s on the right track; in 2016, for the fourth year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named the company, whose fleet-wide adjusted fuel economy per ...