The Biggest Questions Facing First Solar

It’s not easy sailing ahead for First Solar. First Solar’s (NASDAQ:FSLR) recently reported third-quarter earnings contained a lot of what investors have come to expect from the company. Revenue came in better than expected, guidance was increased slightly, and manufacturing upgrades are ahead of schedule. But looking at expectations masks the fact that revenue was…

Sixteen individuals discovered in sealed contained on ferryboat bound for the Republic of Ireland

A lorry has been detained by police after sixteen people were found on a ferry sailing from France to the Republic of Ireland.  Employees made the discovery during a routine inspection on the Stena Line ferry after it departed from Cherbourg, reportedly after banging was heard on the side of a sealed trailer shortly before 10am on…

Would President Trump Ever Bring Back the Battleships?

Key Point: Going forward the United States Navy will have to develop a new battleship that is in line with new strategy against China. In World War II, the Japanese super-battleships Yamato and Musahi each mounted nine 18.1-inch guns, the largest naval guns ever deployed, but they never sank a single American ship. In a conflict decided by naval aviation, Yamato and Musahi were used…

Tesla’s setting up for a strong 2020 that might send the stock to a perpetuity high, according to Jefferies (TSLA)

Wikimedia CommonsJefferies upgraded its price target for Tesla to $400 from $300, reflecting expectations of higher earnings and an improved balance sheet, according to a Monday note from analyst Philippe Houchois.  Shares of Tesla gained as much as 3.51% Monday. Jefferies raised its 2020 EBIT estimate for Tesla by 24%, saying stabilizing performance in 2019…

E Electric Catamaran

Designed to let its passengers enjoy the water in silence, E is a 60-foot sailing catamaran with electric propulsion. It was developed in collaboration with Sunreef and has two steerable 55 kWh engines, linked to a 134 kWh lithium battery and 4.5 kW solar panels. The resulting system can sustain cruising speeds up to 7…