Month: June 2018

Elon Musk speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW(Photo by Chris Saucedo/Getty Images for SXSW) Flamethrowers. Missions to Mars. Strapping Tesla cars to rockets and sending them into space. Elon Musk is a larger-than-life character, the kind of man whose behavior and ideas are so outlandish he even has his own meme
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Constellation Brands – The spirits producer reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.20 per share, missing the consensus estimate of $2.43, although revenue did beat Street forecasts. Constellation said its operating margins dropped 230 basis points due to higher transportation costs, an unfavorable foreign currency situation, and
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Shares of liquefied natural gas exporter Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) have dived 3.6% as of Friday afternoon since billionaire investor Carl Icahn reduced his stake in the company Thursday. Carl Icahn, Icahn Enterprises Chairman, pushed for changes at the company, which included ousting its CEO. (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Icahn decreased the
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Shutterstock I had noticed a certain reverence in the demeanor of the mostly male guests on the Wall Street Week of the 1970s whenever Warren Buffett was mentioned, host Louis Rukeyser included. When the discussion moved to Buffett and the talk moved to “value stocks” you could detect a change of vibe almost as apparent
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The declining cost of solar energy in China and the launch of cheaper batteies in the U.S. are going to make solar stocks soar by 2020 or 2021. Investors should buy solar stocks — including First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR),  Daqo New Energy Corp (NYSE:DQ), SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), and JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd (NYSE:JKS) — now,while
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The Securities and Exchange Commission may be getting set to clear up confusion around whether and under what conditions initial coin offerings, and possibly alt-coins like ether and ripple, constitute securities. William Hinman, a key SEC official for formulating policy on bitcoin and blockchain, is speaking Thursday at Yahoo’s All Markets Summit: Crypto in San
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U.S. stock investors aren’t the only ones suffering from anxiety over the Trump administration’s trade policies. China’s Shanghai composite is tracking for its worst year in seven after falling 8 percent in June, amid escalating trade tensions and Beijing’s efforts to reduce reliance on high debt levels. A relentless six-week selling streak has sent the
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