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  • Wilbur Ross: Donald Trump and I met under peculiar circumstances

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross explains why he initially supported Donald Trump.

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  • Tesla Report Expects Losses To Continue As Pressure Ramps Up
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    Investor's Business Daily4 hours ago

    Tesla Report Expects Losses To Continue As Pressure Ramps Up

    Tesla (TSLA) shares fell Tuesday following a bearish report saying the maker of all-electric vehicles will continue to lose money on an annual basis through 2019. XAutoplay: On | OffJefferies analyst Philippe Houchois initiated coverage of Tesla with an underperform rating and price target of 280, which is 26% below where the shares currently stand. Tesla shares were down 2%, near 377.10 during morning trading in the stock market today. Tesla shares are up 77% this year. "It is with a bit of a heavy heart that we initiate coverage of Tesla at underperform," Houchois wrote in a note to clients Tuesday, saying that boosting production remains the main challenge for Tesla. "Achievements to-date

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    American City Business Journals1 hour ago

    A 1.8% solution: Agreement could dramatically slash PGE's proposed rate hike

    A proposed 5.6 percent average electricity rate hike would be trimmed to 1.8 percent under an agreement between Portland General Electric Company and regulatory staff and stakeholders. The deal, backed by big power users as well as the Citizens’ Utility Board, cuts a planned $99.9 million rate hike for 2018 down to $32 million. The agreement was filed Monday with the Public Utility Commission and will need the PUC's approval to be final.

  • What investors should do now before the bull market gets gored
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    CNBC.com9 hours ago

    What investors should do now before the bull market gets gored

    Amid devastating hurricanes, North Korean missile launches and political upheaval in Washington, equities in the U.S. simply keep jitterbugging their way toward fresh peaks. For 8½ years now, every dip has been followed by a push past the previous high. Yet at some point, even as investors continue reaping the benefits of a market climb that's been fattening wallets and retirement accounts along the way, the party will come to an end. And if you haven't yet given thought to how a long-lasting stock slump could impact your nest egg, now's the time. "The obvious is that the market will correct," said Greg Hammer, president of Hammer Financial Group in Schererville, Indiana. "It's just a matter