California’s Megadrought, Why There’s No Water Shortage and Why the Market Could Be the Solution

We now have a glut of oil, and there’s a very good chance we’ll have a glut of water in a few decades after we implement all the new technology.

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The Apple Car and the GM Bolt Are Opportunities for the Battery Company Tesla

Musk intends to compete with the utility industry as well as the auto industry. He’s already competing with oil companies; Tesla even operates filling stations. Now Tesla intends to be your electric company as well as your car company.

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What would a Hyperloop Economy look like?

One result of a hyperloop would be a sort of economic boom in areas with lots of cheap housing that is in fairly close proximity to expensive urban areas. Another would be a fall in housing prices in areas where there are currently shortages that lead to high priced housing.

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Musk Is Still Involved in the Hyperloop Wants to Build Test Track

A high-speed ground transportation system like Hyperloop could be enormously profitable if somebody actually built it. A customer for it would be United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS), which reported a TTM revenue of $57.31 billion on Sept. 30, 2014, a $2.28 billion increase over September 2013, when it posted a TTM revenue of $55.03 billion.

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GM’s Chevy Bolt the First Car Built for Ride Sharing

That means GM will have to get the base price of an electric vehicle down to around $25,000 to be competitive in the ridesharing market. If it did that, General Motors could become the market leader based on fuel economy alone.

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GM’s Bolt Plug-in Hybrid Concept No Threat to Tesla but Probable Moneymaker

The most interesting thing about the Bolt is its basic design: it can seat five, it has a lot of cargo space and the hatchback will make it is easy to load and unload. From that description, it sounds as if the Bolt is the first vehicle designed specifically for ride and car sharing.

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Momentum for Stocks

Many of today’s market rock stars, including Google (NASDAQ: GOOGLE), Amazon (NYSE: AMZN), (Netflix: NASDAQ: NFLX), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST), are momentum stocks. The theory driving these stocks is that the new markets these companies create are capable of generating unlimited growth.

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