The growing concern among health organizations about the risks of regularly consuming soda has not deterred the American consumer in the past year from drinking sugary beverages at near record numbers. The National Health Center for Health Statistics recently released a report stating that half of the United States population over two years of age consumes sugary drinks on a daily basis. This trend caused many health experts to point more »
First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR)'s stock price exceeded $300 in early 2008. Today it trades below $30 a share, with a current market cap of $2.38 billion.The price of the Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN), which tracks the MAC Global Solar Energy Index, has had a similar development, also losing about 90% of its value during the last four years.
The solar industry is clearly troubled and more clouds more »
The automobile industry is highly aggressive. Consumer vehicle preferences are less about choosing one particular brand over another and more about price, style, safety and available options, like navigation systems. For instance, if a buyer wants a red vehicle that seats six, he or she is likely to choose makes that offer this combination in their price range rather than opting for the brand first and then making his or more »