Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

SEC Investigates Tesla Motors for Possible Violation of Securities Law SEC Investigates Tesla Motors for Possible Violation of Securities Law

Musk last week used his Twitter account to mount a defense of Tesla's decision not to disclose the accident until June 30, when NHTSA said it was launching its investigation. In it, he outlined the vision for the company and unveiled the cars that ...

Who is Theresa May, next in line to steer Britain?

Conservative Party leader Theresa May. Brussels expects Brexit to reduce economic growth in the United Kingdom between now and 2017, European Union economy commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Monday. He continued that "It is essential that we...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

The gains in USA stocks were broad-based, with seven of the 10 major S&P sectors higher. Oil's bounce off a two-month low boosted materials .SPLRCM and energy .SPNY shares. As well as new earnings reports, the market will face data on new job ope...

Teens used Pokemon Go to rob victims

Pokemon Go is a augmented virtual reality game that uses the Global Positioning System on a players phone to detect where they are and make Pokemon "appear" around them. Pokemon Go launched last week, and despite server issues, it quickly jumped ...

Pence to rally with Trump amid VP speculation

Pence has until noon on Friday to officially withdraw from the ballot in the in governor's race. Pence could also bring along some conservative donors who have declined to support Trump so far. While both men are governors, it's actually their former...

Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes in U.S. stores Starbucks hikes prices on coffee, espresso, tea lattes in U.S. stores

That the wage and price increases were announced so closely together was a coincidence of timing, according to a company spokeswoman. The Seattle-based company said the latest increase was needed for "business needs". The announcement was made in a...

Hard-drive maker Seagate to cut 6500 jobs Hard-drive maker Seagate to cut 6500 jobs

Expectation for both revenue and gross margins surpassed the Street's expectations of 2.34 billion and 22.81%, respectively. The jobs to be eliminated are in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the company said. Seagate (NASDAQ: ...

Starbucks Wage Hike: Details of the 2016 Pay Raises Starbucks Wage Hike: Details of the 2016 Pay Raises

Starbucks will also double the company stock awards for employees who've been there two or more years. The company is evolving its benefits program and online benefits platform so partners may shop, compare and choose health coverage with the simi...

Nintendo shares up 56% on Pokemon Go fever

And players have reported wiping out in a variety of ways as they wander the real world, eyes glued to their smartphone screens, in search of digital monsters. Security researcher Adam Reeve, who pointed out the vulnerability in a blog post, said ...

Britain's David Cameron to chair his final Cabinet meeting Britain's David Cameron to chair his final Cabinet meeting

Accompanied by her banker husband Philip and surrounded by supportive MPs, a smiling May later stressed the need "to negotiate the best deal for Britain in leaving the EU" in brief comments outside parliament. There would not be a second referendum ...

Stocks on track to set new record highs Stocks on track to set new record highs

The S&P 500 index broke a year long record, rising 7.26 points to 2,137.16. This outperformance in high-yielding areas of the market underscores longstanding investor concerns over the economy's resilience in the face of global stagnation and fee...

Fatherhood has given me extra motivation, says Andy Murray

But the Serb's aura of invincibility was shattered as world No 41 Sam Querrey pulled off one of the greatest upsets in the tournament's history in the third round of Wimbledon . Neither player was able to break in the third set, however Murray was a...

'Outlander' Season 2 Finale Review: A Fitting End

For everyone else, pour another shot of whisky and listen up... "Lord. You gave me a rare woman". Warning: This article contains spoilers from tonight's season 2 finale of Outlander . Once they arrived at Craig na Dun, Claire started to get col...

British Cabinet member Theresa May to be next prime minister

Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed Mrs May as his successor and says he will offer his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. At the same time, the head of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is also ...

Tesla says it hasn't been informed of SEC investigation

He said he hoped to publish details this week. In Musk parlance, this is nothing out of the ordinary. The latest move follows a separate blog post last month in which Musk revealed his plans for Tesla to acquire leading USA solar developer Sol...

NAFTA a sore spot for some Democrats on Clinton in Michigan NAFTA a sore spot for some Democrats on Clinton in Michigan

The poll seems to show that Hillary's email troubles really hurt her in how Americans view her suitability for office. Trump said that on Election Day, "the American people will show her that she's not above the law". There's been a lot of atte...

UK: Angela Eagle launches Labour leadership bid to topple Jeremy Corbyn

Party rules say that a challenger for the leadership needs nominations from 20 per cent of the parliamentary party, equivalent to 50 MPs and MEPs. "I'm not a Blairite". However, in an interview on the Andrew Marr show on Sunday the Labour leade...

Ailing Contador out of Tour de France

Sean Yates, Contador's directeur sportif at Tinkoff, confirmed that the embattled Spaniard had been suffering from a fever since the race entered the mountains on Friday. The withdrawal occurred on Contador's home roads near the town of Vilamur i...

Sanders scores key platform victory as Dems prepare to come together

So while Clinton and Sanders are negotiating, they're not entirely on the same page. Her supporters, including labor leaders, said they believed toughening the trade language made enough of a statement without directly opposing the president, whom ...

Stocks gain, putting S&P 500 on track for record high close Stocks gain, putting S&P 500 on track for record high close

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose almost 2.0 percent to 20,964.99, while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.8 percent at 3,013.33. Banks and technology stocks rose the most in early trading Monday, while traditional safe-play stocks like utilities, phone com...

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