September 18, 2018

Tesla slides after report says US has launched a criminal probe over Elon Musk’s statements (TSLA)

Tesla is now facing a criminal inquiry over CEO Elon Musk's go-private tweets, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. After initially declining to comment, a Tesla spokesperson said the inquiry was voluntary request and not a forma...
September 18, 2018

SunPower receives exemption from Trump tariffs, shares soar

SunPower Corp on Tuesday said some of the solar cells and panels it produces overseas will be excluded from the Trump administration's 30 percent import tariffs, sending the company's shares up 15 percent.
September 18, 2018

Soybeans plunge to near their lowest level in a decade

Soybean prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday amid a quickly advancing US harvest and an escalation in trade tensions with China. The legume was trading near its lowest level since 2008. Watch soybeans trade in real time here....
September 18, 2018

Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement over card-swipe fees

Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, and a number of U.S. banks on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments.
September 18, 2018

EU probes VW, BMW, Daimler over alleged emissions collusion

EU antitrust regulators are investigating whether BMW , Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to restrict the rollout of clean emission technology, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the German carmakers.
September 18, 2018

United just made major changes to the way you board the plane and they say it’s going to make things a lot easier (UAL)

United Airlines introduced a revamped boarding process across its entire network on Tuesday. The airline's new boarding system aims to cut down on the amount of time passengers wait in line and thin out the number of people c...
September 18, 2018

Eerie photos show a neighborhood of abandoned million-dollar McMansions

In June 2013, heavy rains led to a flood in the Canadian province of Alberta, causing an estimated 6 billion Canadian dollars ($4.3 billion) in property damage. One of the hardest-hit areas was the town of High River, a s...
September 18, 2018

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded on Monday to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of Wall Street banks and the Trump administration. At a Reuters event, Cohn disagreed that...
September 18, 2018

These 14 states could see ‘extremely significant damage’ from Trump’s trade wars

President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports Monday, prompting Beijing to impose retaliatory taxes on $60 billion worth of American imports. The two countries had already placed tariffs on ...
September 18, 2018

A former Googler and Facebook exec shares the best way to show your boss you deserve a promotion

Libby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi. Leffler said that the best way to show your boss you deserve a promotion is to start doing that job today, inste...