9. -- General Motors (GM) received regulatory approval to build a Cadillac factory in China, Bloomberg reported.
Construction of the plant will begin in June. Investments will total at least $1.3 billion and annual production capacity will be 150,000 units, a GM spokeswoman told Bloomberg.
10. -- First Solar (FSLR) on Monday posted a first-quarter profit of $59.1 million, or 66 cents a share, a swing from a year-earlier loss of $449.4 million, or $5.20 a share.Adjusted earnings in the quarter were 69 cents a share; analysts were looking for profit of 75 cents. First Solar said sales rose 52% to $755 million, topping estimates.
-- Written by Joseph Woelfel
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