Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Is Elon Musk The Greatest Living Inventor?

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October 28, 2013 12:19pm NYSE:GEX

elon muskFrom the Hyperloop to SpaceX, Tesla Motors Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk has delivered one fantastical idea after another. James Fallows, The Atlantic, explains why he may be the greatest the living inventor.


Fallows said “We undertook a survey to go to a lot of people in tech and did a lot of research and asked them who they would nominate, people who were young enough who have a career head of them and old enough to have accomplished certain things.  The person who was clearly first was Tesla’s Elon Musk. ”

Watch the video below for more details on the interview:

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Complete List Of Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (GEX) Holdings

Constituent Name  ↑↓ Constituent Ticker  ↑↓ Weighting   ↑↓
Tesla Motors Inc TSLA US 14.94%
Eaton Corp PLC ETN US 9.41%
Cree Inc CREE US 8.5%
Vestas Wind Systems A/S VWS DC 6.41%
Enel Green Power SpA EGPW IM 4.89%
China Longyuan Power Group Corp 916 HK 4.31%
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd 3800 HK 4.26%
EnerSys Inc ENS US 4.15%
First Solar Inc FSLR US 3.85%
Covanta Holding Corp CVA US 3.57%
Cosan Ltd CZZ US 3.48%
Kurita Water Industries Ltd 6370 JP 3.27%
Polypore International Inc PPO US 2.98%
International Rectifier Corp IRF US 2.51%
SunEdison Inc SUNE US 2.45%
Power Integrations Inc POWI US 2.25%
Gamesa Corp Tecnologica SA GAM SM 2.1%
Itron Inc ITRI US 2.09%
Veeco Instruments Inc VECO US 1.9%
Westport Innovations Inc WPT CN 1.9%
Energy Development Corp EDC PM 1.77%
EDP Renovaveis SA EDPR PL 1.7%
SunPower Corp SPWR US 1.36%
SolarCity Corp SCTY US 1.27%
Clean Energy Fuels Corp CLNE US 1.17%
Verbund AG VER AV 1.05%
AVX Corp AVX US .9%
Dongfang Electric Corp Ltd 1072 HK .75%
SMA Solar Technology AG S92 GR .47%
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd 2208 HK .39%
Other/Cash -.04%

Total Constituents Found: 32


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