Tesla’s Musk sells shares again. Here’s when it might end.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is back selling shares. All of the new sales announced Tuesday took place on the same day. All of Tuesday’s sales are part of a pre-agreed plan to exercise expiring management stock options. And while the option-related activity is not unexpected, investors still want to know when Musk’s sale will end. … Read more

Ford and Rivian’s breakup: sour grapes, growing confidence or something else?

Text size Courtesy Rivian Ford Motor and Rivian Automotive no longer plans to develop electric cars jointly, Ford and Rivian This was confirmed by spokesmen on Friday. That’s actually not the big surprise. Still, the move may make investors wonder why joint development is not a good idea – and what the breach means for … Read more

The stock market today: Dow and oil fall as Covid fears seize Europe as technology rises

Text size The current chairman, Jerome Powell, is considered to be nominated as head of the Federal Reserve. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Technology stocks rose Friday, while Dow Jones Industrial Average fell and bond yields coincided with a new rise in Covid-19 cases. In midday trading, the Dow fell 174 points, or 0.5%, after … Read more

Ford drops semiconductor bomb. Adds Alliance to increase US-made chips.

A global shortage of semiconductors has limited car production throughout the year, creating volatility in production – and the stock market – for the entire car sector. Ford Motor is taking new steps to minimize the impact on the company’s operations. Ford (ticker: F) and GlobalFoundries (GFS) announced on Thursday a collaboration on the manufacture … Read more

Cisco stock photos of disappointing prospects and continuing shortages

Cisco systems stocks are heading down in late trading on Wednesday after the network infrastructure company released results that were in line with guidance but reluctant with some investor expectations. The earnings guidance for the January quarter was brief relative to Street estimates. The company said supply problems limit its ability to meet customer demand. … Read more

Dollar Tree shares are rising as activist calls for changes that needed to be made long ago

An employee works at a cash register at a Dollar Tree Inc. store in Chicago, Illinois Daniel Acker / Bloomberg Text size Finally, there is someone who will do Dollar wood deal with its disastrous acquisition of Family Dollar, and the stock looks better for it. After Friday‚Äôs close, it was revealed that activist investor … Read more

Splunk Stock drops as CEO resigns. How worried should you be?

Dreamstime Text size Splunk the stock is declining after the company announced that its CEO is resigning. In a press release Monday morning, Splunk (ticker: SPLK) said that CEO Doug Merritt is resigning and will be replaced on a temporary basis by Graham Smith, Splunk’s chairman of the board. No reason was given for his … Read more

Dollar Tree shares are rising as activist calls for changes that needed to be made long ago

An employee works at a cash register at a Dollar Tree Inc. store in Chicago, Illinois Daniel Acker / Bloomberg Text size Finally, there is someone who will do Dollar wood deal with its disastrous acquisition of Family Dollar, and the stock looks better for it. At the close of Friday, it was revealed that … Read more

The stock market today: Dow rises, Tesla falls, Shell rises

The stock market was rising as bond yields fell ahead of key economic indicators that will be released this week. President Joe Biden will also meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have risen 145 points or 0.4%, while the S&P 500 futures have risen 0.4% and the Nasdaq Composite … Read more

Nvidia, Walmart, Alibaba, Lucid and other stocks that investors can see this week

The third quarter earnings season enters the period when retailers dominate the daily reports. Big names will include Advance Auto Parts on Monday, followed by Walmart and Home Depot on Tuesday. Then Target, Lowe’s and TJX report on Wednesday, and Alibaba Group Holding and Ross Stores go on Thursday. Non-retail highlights on this week’s earnings … Read more