Tesla

Tesla Eyes India For Charging Infrastructure Expansion

Tesla is in initial talks with the largest Indian integrated power company, Tata Power, about a possible agreement about electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India, CNBC-TV18 reported on Friday, citing sources, as the...
California Oil Wells

California Faces Lawsuit Over New Oil Wells

The Sierra Club and several other environmentalist organizations are suing Kern County in California for approving a revised ordinance that will allow for the drilling of several thousand new oil wells, the Associated Press...
US Emissions

The U.S. Desperately Needs To Cut Emissions

The United States needs to reduce its emissions by at least 57 percent by 2030 below 2005 levels to fulfill its share of the cuts consistent with the Paris Agreement, which the Biden Administration...
Robinhood IPO

What Will Happen With Robinhood’s IPO?

Popular zero-fee trading app, Robinhood (RBNHD), has been admired and vilified in equal measure. On one hand, it has been praised for helping introduce many younger investors to the art and science of wealth-creation...
Facebook Australia

Facebook Deals A Low Blow Down Under

Many Australians who are used to reading the news on their Facebook feed, woke up on Thursday to a news void. They had to go elsewhere to learn that the feud between their government...
Natural Gas

Mexico Hit Hard In U.S. Natural Gas Crisis

The plummeting natural gas exports from the United States to Mexico amid an Arctic cold spell in the country that has led to a gas demand surge is causing blackouts in northern Mexico, with...
Tesla Factory

Tesla Looks To India For New EV Factory

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) will set up a car manufacturing unit in India, the chief minister of the state of Karnataka has said, as the U.S. electric vehicle maker aims to enter one of the most...
Gamestop

Gamestop Falls By 60%, But This Saga Is Just Getting Started

GameStop, that rather dull video game retailer that seemed to more or less be treading water even before the pandemic, has suddenly become so wildly volatile that Robinhood has moved to limited trades.  This is...
Wealth Pandemic

The Rich Got Ever Richer Under The Pandemic

The wealthy and upper middle class have mostly recovered from the financial troubles caused by the pandemic, if they even had any. Economists are warning that the U.S. is experiencing a “K-shaped” recovery, with uneven...

Private Messaging Apps Are Gaining Popularity

With Whatsapp under criticism for promising to share your data with owner Facebook, presumably more secure messaging apps Signal and Telegram are on fire following the social media shakeup in the wake of the...
Streaming

The Streaming War Is Heating Up Under COVID

Video streaming is one of the rare industries that benefited greatly from the pandemic, through lockdowns, stay-at home orders and remote work. However, a surge of new players is making the market pretty saturated,...
gold

Is Gold Heading To $2,000

Gold is soaring past an eight-year high now, even as equities are rebounding, in a bizarre setup that sees the two moving in lockstep when traditionally gold would be a safe haven asset that...
trump

Trump’s Proposed Regulation Could Slow The ESG Boom

Even before the novel coronavirus pandemic battered global oil markets and gave what could certainly be a coup de grace to the coal sector, the fossil fuels industry has been facing an uncertain future....
tiktok

TikTok Is Becoming A New Battleground For Tech Politics

The China connection has consistently been a bogeyman for the wildly popular TikTok, and now, TikTok feels completed to distance itself further from Beijing as India--its biggest market--bans the app over government infiltration fears.  India...
gold

Are Gold Stocks Still Undervalued?

Gold miners’ stocks rocketed out of mid-March’s stock panic, breaking out to major new bull-market highs in mid-May. Such blisteringly-fast gains, and gold stocks’ upleg stalling out since, have left many traders nervous about...
Retail

Retail Is Still Struggling

U.S. states are now open again for business, but the lines outside of places like TJMaxx might be misleading.  The question now is this: With doors re-opening, which ones are going to stay closed, and...

The Billion-Dollar Industry Thriving Amid Global Lockdowns

In March 2020, the novel coronavirus swept through the U.S., forcing stay-at-home orders and business closures across the country—including all but two of the country’s nearly 1,000 casinos. That same month, New Jersey, Delaware, Nevada,...
facebook

Over 184 Companies Have Bailed On Facebook

Advertising hatred of Facebook is spreading as fast as social media-generated fake news.  Facebook is taking a nose-dive precisely because advertisers are fleeing what has become a toxic environment. It’s been enough of a culling...
Immigration

Immigration Attack Will Ruin America’s Tech Dominance

This is where Canada’s “Waterloo” conducts a silent coup against Silicon Valley, thanks to the use of immigration as a political punching bag in the United States, and yet another move against foreignw workers...
Insurance

Regulators Force Insurance Companies To Offer Discounts

Major health insurance companies have started to offer discounts to their customers due to the pandemic, but it wasn’t out of the goodness of their hearts, or for any marketing stunt: It was only...
Travel

The Travel Stock Trap

Against all odds, airline stocks enjoyed their best weekly gains in history last week, and even Carnival cruises soared as investors--many of them younger novices pouring into fee-free online trading apps--went contrarian.  Their travel optimism,...
Fake News

Fake News Is A New Virus Without A Cure

Fake news is as much of a virus as COVID-19--but deadlier in different ways, as Americans are about to find out.  And if the cure for coronavirus is elusive, scientists will have an impossible time...
America

How A Pandemic Made Americans Better Workers

Work from home statistics show that 82% of telecommuters report lower stress levels, which, in turn, means happier, more engaged employees. That’s the sort of employee that ends up being more productive, and it...
work from home

Working From Home Will Transform The Energy Industry

A few days ago, Facebook joined Twitter in embracing remote work as a permanent option for many of its employees. In a decade, Mark Zuckerberg said, half of the company’s employees could work from...
bitcoin mining

The Bitcoin Miner That Is Paid To Do Nothing

In 2017, bitcoin burst into the global consciousness when it soared from below $1,000 to nearly $20,000. It then just as quickly dropped out of the limelight as it crashed to below $4,000 and...