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Ford is helping to fund research for juvenile diabetes in one big (and very blue) kind of way. The automaker is auctioning a one-of-a-kind Mustang Bullitt, featuring a custom Kona Blue paint job and its own unique set of grey alloy wheels. Each auction ticket is only $10 apiece, and 60,000 tickets will be sold in total.
Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Andy Serwer, and Jen Rogers sit down to discuss Tesla CEO Elon Musk's emotional interview with the New York Times.
If there's anything that proves Detroit's motor-oil-in-the-veins, gearhead bonafides, it's the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, which will bring an anticipated 1.5 million or so people from near and far, plus tens of thousands of classic and custom and just plain weird cars, to a 16-mile portion of Woodward Avenue on Saturday for the 24th year. Loved by gearheads, collectors and the merely curious, who see it as the Motor City's version of Mardi Gras, and loathed by others, who deride it as the world's largest traffic jam, the Dream Cruise is nothing if not an explosion for the senses. The Cruise will officially go from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., though of course cruisers have been out already for weeks.
For the good of Tesla, Elon Musk should step aside, former vice chairman of General Motors Bob Lutz told CNBC on Friday. J.P. Eggers, associate professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, said that might benefit Tesla, but he's not so sure Musk would be willing to stay on with the company in a secondary role.
Charter Communications’ (CHTR) top line has been improving over the last few quarters. Charter’s total pro forma revenue rose ~4.8% YoY (year-over-year) to $10.9 billion in the second quarter, beating Wall Street’s expectation of $10.8 billion. This rise was primarily driven by ongoing growth in its residential and commercial units as it integrates its legacy Time Warner Cable and legacy Bright House Networks acquisitions.
Stocks reversed higher as hopeful news on the trade war with China sparked late gains, while the retail sector led the market. The Nasdaq erased a 0.7% loss to close 0.1% higher but a tad off its session highs.
A company owned by Elon Musk that is trying to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels has asked the Trump administration to exempt it from tariffs for some Chinese-made tunnel boring machine components, warning the tariffs could significantly delay a planned tunnel between New York and Washington. In a July 31 letter posted last week on a government website, the Boring Co asked the U.S. Trade Representative to exempt parts like cutterheads, screw conveyors and related machinery.
Analysts expect Lowe’s Companies (LOW) to post adjusted EPS of $2.02 in the second quarter of 2018, which represents a YoY (year-over-year) growth of 28.7% from $1.57. EPS growth will likely be driven by revenue growth, a lower effective tax rate, and share repurchases, partially offset by a lower EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margin.
Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk was interviewed by the New York Times on August 16. In the candid interview, Musk answered a variety of questions that have been puzzling Tesla investors since he tweeted on August 7 that he’s “considering taking Tesla private at $420.
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