Month: December 2017

Tesla will make a pickup truck in the future, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday, adding that he was “dying to build it.” Musk took to Twitter to ask his 17.1 million followers how the electric car and power company “can improve further.” While many talked about the various software upgrades, one Twitter user
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There have been doubts about whether proceeds from Chinese green bonds are used to finance projects that truly help the environment. For instance, the People’s Bank of China and the National Development and Reform Commission allow green bonds to fund “clean” coal projects — something that many regulators overseas would not allow, according to a
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In its news releases and presentations, Facebook has framed the development of its fundraisers as part of a broader effort to do “social good.” Experts said that may be true. But they say there is almost certainly another motivation, too. Keith A. Quesenberry, an assistant professor of marketing at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pa., said
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Energous stock surged more than 65 percent after the bell. The charging technology company announced it received Federal Communications Commission approval for its propriety WattUp transmitter. The much-hyped router purports to charge devices wirelessly, using Radio Frequency projections. The certification is the first of its
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“If you have a bunch of credit card debt but still have pretty good credit, these deals are definitely worth considering,” said Matt Schulz, senior industry analyst for CreditCards.com. “You can save a ton of interest.” Consumer credit card debt now stands at $808 billion, according to recent data from the Federal Reserve Bank of
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Banks have long been at an advantage when it comes to data on their customers. From current accounts to credit cards, established lenders have access to vast amounts of information that financial technology (fintech) competitors could only dream of. In Europe, that could all be about to change. On January 8, banks operating in the
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Yes, it’s a bull on a goddamn pogo stick, vaulting over a bear. Talk about tempting fate… But so what. If fading this cover is your idea of “managing money”, maybe retire. If mocking it is your idea of cleverness, delete your account. It’s an old joke that hasn’t been funny in a decade. Here’s
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The Wells Fargo Investment Institute sees the tax overhaul as a game changer. Scott Wren, the firm’s senior global equity strategist, says there’s a high probability the stock market could see a 10 percent gain or more next year because it’s single-handedly lengthening the recovery. “This tax package is definitely a kicker, and it’s going
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