MS: Some of the projects that have been tackled (include) looking at water usage in schools to see how much water are we are actually using. Once we’ve come up with this answer, we can get this changed, and (for example,) buy some washers and get those leaks fixed. We’ve also had students develop proposals for their schools to get solar panels on their roofs (after studying) the economics of solar panels (and the) capital (it will take) to put the roof to use..
The sharp decline in oil prices has affected companies indirectly related to the energy sector, but Stephen Takacsy believes there are opportunities among these thrown out with the bathwater. Chief investment officer at Montreal based Lester Asset Management is specifically looking at industrial companies that have had dramatic share price declines.looking at companies that do business with the oil and gas industry, but also deal with other sectors and may have been unfairly punished, Takacsy said.Such companies include industrial waste recycler Newalta Corp., clean air equipment supplier Questor Technology Inc., and excavating services provider Badger Daylighting Ltd.Takacsy also considers transportation (airlines and trucking) and consumer retail stocks as the obvious beneficiaries of oil plunge into bear territory, but believes these sectors are expensive.think [oil price drop] is largely priced into the market, Takacsy said. Oil prices turn up, everyone is going to bail out of that theme.
Philip Daffy: I think if you wanted to pick a herb that would be the hardest herb to look at from a quality and a consistency point of view it would be a herb like Echinacea. Sometimes the flowering tops are used , sometimes the roots are used sometimes the whole plant is used. So for Echinacea unfortunately they’ve picked something that is really hard to try and get a story on..
We agreed on an area we seen before. Affordable, common area for young professionals moving into ownership. Smallish houses but within walking distance of restaurants and nightlife and close to the main driving roads and highways. Reason for that is, while there has been a concentration in economic power in corporations over the last 10 years, there has been a simultaneous diffusion of communications power, he adds. Are become more powerless when it comes to responding to and operating in an environment where global publishing power is in every consumer pocket. Now executives are learning not to be so obsessed with control, and to understand the change in dynamics of power between their organizations and their audiences.