Tag: Motor Vehicles

What is EV, BEV, HEV, PHEV? Here’s your guide to types of electric cars

When it comes to types of electric vehicles (EVs), the choices people can buy go far beyond those powered by batteries alone. These days, they...

Watch out Tesla. This new Mercedes-Benz ‘could be a game changer,’ says Deutsche Bank.

The newest all-electric luxury vehicle from Mercedes-Benz has the potential to improve the perception of the entire brand and will be a “Tesla fighter,” according...

‘51% to go’: Reddit crowd rejoices at report that Melvin Capital rang up a 49% first-quarter loss

Melvin Capital is giving the Reddit crowd something to cheer about on a Friday. The hedge fund, which has come to exemplify the worst of...

Americans ready to pour $40 billion into bitcoin and the stock market as stimulus checks arrive: survey

Another round of stimulus checks could provide a shot in the arm for stocks and, especially, bitcoin, according to a survey released Monday by Mizuho...

Dow set to add modestly to record climb after weekly jobless claims hits 4-month low

Stock-index futures traded higher Thursday, signaling further gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average a day after the blue-chip gauge closed at an all-time high....

The most frequently asked questions by Robinhood traders reveal ‘new type of uninformed equity-market participant’

That’s not the start of a joke. It’s the premise of a new study looking at how young investors on the high-profile trading app with...

GameStop stock was reaching new heights, but shares in the meme stocks just plummeted

GameStop Corp. shares Wednesday were on track for their highest closing price in history and their longest winning streak since the videogame retailer’s stock became...

Dow clings to gain, but tech stocks slide while Beige Book shows only modest economic uptick

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly were lower Wednesday afternoon, as technology shares weighed down the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, after bond yields spiked and weaker-than-expected...

A new wave of fearless retail investors could be ready to pour $170 billion into stocks, says Deutsche Bank

Driving the stock market from pandemic lows, a new crop of younger, aggressive retail investors are poised to place more bets on equities, including any...

Review: The 2021 Ford F-150, updated and redesigned

One of the most appealing things about the Ford F-150 is that this well-rounded full-size pickup consistently offers capability, value, innovation, and choice. All-new this...

Stock market set for skid lower ahead of testimony by Fed’s Powell on economy

Stock-index futures were mostly lower Tuesday, with tech shares continuing to lead the way down, as investors monitored a sharp rise in bond yields and...

I’m 28, have zero debt, a 401(k), Roth IRA and $45K in the bank. My parents want me to save for a home. I want a Tesla Model 3. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I’ve been flip-flopping back and forth between buying a new car or putting a down payment on my first home. With my parents...

Tesla bitcoin gambit already made $1 billion, more than 2020 profit from car sales, estimates analyst

Much has been made about the hefty sum that Tesla Inc. has invested in bitcoin, a speculative asset that has only been around since 2009....

GameStop hearing challenges assumptions about rookie investors — ‘Retail investors making up this new surge are different’

YOLO? Maybe not quite so. During the GameStop trading frenzy, some observers worried many rookie retail investors banding together on sites like Reddit’s WallStreetBets would...

We were ‘dangerously close’ to collapse of ‘entire system,’ says Interactive Brokers founder ahead of GameStop hearing

“ ‘What I would like to point out here is that we have come dangerously close to the collapse of the entire system, and the...

Ford accelerates toward an all-electric future in Europe, as part of its $22 billion EV investment

Ford is the latest automobile maker to announce ambitious new targets to switch to all-electric production of its cars by 2030 in Europe. The U.S....

Here’s the main reason Robinhood traders have been able to push stocks higher — and, no, it isn’t by squeezing hedge funds

With the broader stock-market indexes in a bit of a coma this week, the talk of financial markets is still the awakening of retail investors...

Is the stock market due for a correction in 2021? Here’s what some experts think

A pullback for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index on Tuesday halted the longest win streak for stocks in months, but...

GameStop, AMC stocks close lower as oversight momentum builds, Reddit poster to testify

GameStop Corp. shares closed lower Thursday for their third trading day this week as volatile trading of heavily shorted stocks comes under more federal scrutiny....

Trader beware: Read this before buying stocks with investment apps like Robinhood

As social media has stoked interest in an assortment of stocks that recently were being shorted by hedge funds, Robinhood and similar, low-cost trading and...

Opinion: These trading strategies can make the stock market’s trend your friend

An orchestrated short-squeeze on GameStop and AMC Entertainment Holdings lured traders into the stock market last month for a chance to strike it rich. Some...

Silver prices tumble nearly 7% and gold skids below trend lines

Gold and silver futures headed sharply lower Tuesday, with the tumble in prices for gold’s sister metal coming as the CME Group raised margin deposit...

Tesla is in decline, SUVs are king, and more insights from the world’s largest electric-vehicle market

Europe overtook China in 2020 to become the world’s largest market for electric vehicles, amid a pedal-to-the-metal push to increase EV adoption from governments and...

Apple sees blizzard of demand for $14 billion debt deal

Apple Inc. attracted more than $33 billion worth of orders for its new $14 billion debt deal on Monday, underscoring the continued scramble for all...

Robinhood raises another $2.4 billion from shareholders

Robinhood Markets Inc. raised another $2.4 billion from shareholders, days after investors agreed to pump $1 billion into the online brokerage to help it ride out a...