Bitcoin records 7 consecutive weeks of losses. Could it turn around?

Bitcoin records 7 consecutive weeks of losses.  Could it turn around?

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we … Read more

Elon Musk says he doesn’t plan to donate to GOP super PACs in upcoming elections

Elon Musk says he doesn’t plan to donate to GOP super PACs in upcoming elections

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has no current plans to fund a Republican super PAC in the upcoming US elections, including any that opposes President Joe Biden in the 2024 presidential race. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, who is listed by Forbes as the wealthiest person in the world, told CNBC in an email … Read more

Illinois Revokes Carvana’s Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Illinois Revokes Carvana’s Dealer License Over Titling Issues

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Carvana is presently forbidden from selling cars in the land of Lincoln, Rivian is suing its seat supplier and Tesla’s closing the order books for a vehicle it was supposed to start manufacturing six months ago. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 17, 2022. 1st … Read more

Hyundai, Quietly, Might Be Tesla’s Biggest Threat

Hyundai, Quietly, Might Be Tesla’s Biggest Threat

Photo: Hyundai Audi, Tesla, GM, Ford, Stellantis, and probably everyone else are having production issues, while Hyundai could be a sleeping EV giant. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 16, 2022. 1st Gear: Hyundai Now, before anyone gets too upset, I’d like to recognize that Hyundai’s EVs and Tesla’s cars are, … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, May 16

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, May 16

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow set to open slightly lower after 7 straight weeks of selling Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, May 13, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters US … Read more

Elon Musk has the wrong approach to count fakes, spam on Twitter: experts

Elon Musk has the wrong approach to count fakes, spam on Twitter: experts

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent Twitter shares tumbling on Friday when he said he was going to put his $ 44 billion acquisition of the social network “on hold” while he researches the proportion of fake and spam accounts on the platform. Though Musk later clarified that he remains committed to the deal, he continued … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 13

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 13

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow futures pop after the 30-stock average’s six-session losing streak The Twitter logo and trading information is displayed as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, … Read more

Crypto crash? What investors need to know about Luna, Tether, and bitcoin

Bitcoin records 7 consecutive weeks of losses.  Could it turn around?

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we should cover. It has been what some called a “very dark” week for crypto, with stablecoin … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismisses hydrogen as a tool for energy storage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismisses hydrogen as a tool for energy storage

Elon Musk has a history of expressing strong opinions about hydrogen and hydrogen fuel cells. A few years ago, when the subject came up during a discussion with reporters at the Automotive News World Congress, the electric vehicle magnate described hydrogen fuel cells as “extremely silly.” Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla CEO … Read more

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

SAN ANTONIO – Ford Motor’s new F-150 Lightning is an electric pickup truck. That may seem obvious given it looks like a truck and has electric motors and a battery pack instead of an engine, but it needs to be said. Why? Because a successful battery-powered pickup is a critical step in the EV transition, … Read more