XPeng stock just misses a record selloff, snaps 5-day win streak

The U.S.-listed shares of XPeng Inc. plunged Friday to snap a five-day win streak, as price cuts by Tesla Inc. in China soured sentiment toward China-based electric vehicle makers. The stock XPEV, -15.04% was down as much as 17.2% at its intraday low of $9.85, before recovering slightly to close down 15.04% at $10.11. It … Read more

Car wholesales end 2022 on a high; some dip in December

Indian car manufacturers have reported a record growth in their wholesales (dispatches to dealers) during the calendar year (CY) 2022, most of them riding on the low base year in 2021. However, in the monthly domestic wholesales, some of them have reported decline in sales in December. For instance, market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) … Read more

Mobileye IPO: 5 things to know about the Intel autonomous-driving spinoff

While Intel INTC, +0.70% executives reportedly dreamed of a valuation as high as $50 billion, the market for initial public offerings has crashed in 2022 after a record year in 2021, and expectations have taken a dive. In filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Intel has said that it is looking to sell at … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk pumps Tesla stock with ridiculous $4 trillion target. Is a dump coming next?

Another Tesla Inc. earnings call, and another fanciful Elon Musk prediction that likely encouraged yet another open file at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. The chief executive of Tesla Inc. TSLA, +0.84% told investors Wednesday that he believes the valuation of the electric-car maker will exceed the combined market capitalization of the two … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter will eventually be part of ‘X, the everything app’

Elon Musk has a new plan for Twitter Inc. after giving up a legal battle and agreeing to pay $44 billion for the company Tuesday. ““Buying Twitter is an accelerant to creating X, the everything app”” — Elon Musk That tweet was Musk’s first public statement Tuesday about the decision, which was revealed in a … Read more

There’s only one ‘perfect asset’ to fight all the bad news that could be coming, says this strategist

Ahead of that, stock futures are falling after Ford warned on high supply costs, on the heels of FedEx’s FDX, +1.17% profit caution last week. The dollar and cash have been among the most popular havens for investors as they navigate recession risks with higher rates and higher inflation, alongside a brutal war in Europe. … Read more

Ford stock drops more than 4% as supply costs to jump by $1 billion, parts shortages to leave more cars unfinished

Ford Motor Co. shares dropped more than 4% in the extended session Monday after the company said inflation and parts shortages will leave it with more unfinished vehicles than it had expected, reminding Wall Street supply-chain snags are far from over for auto makers. Ford F, +1.43% said it expects to have between 40,000 and … Read more

Department of Consumer Affairs sets up panel on Right to Repair

In a bid to develop an overall framework for the Right to Repair, the Department of Consumer Affairs has set up a committee chaired by Additional Secretary Nidhi Khatri.  The committee includes Anupam Mishra, Joint Secretary DoCA; Justice Paramjeet Singh Dhaliwal; G.S. Bajpai, Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala; Ashok Patil, Chair of … Read more

SpaceX employees say Elon Musk’s behavior is a ‘distraction and embarrassment’: report

A group of SpaceX employees reportedly wrote a letter to the company’s executives that detailed frustrations over the recent behavior and public statements of the company’s founder and chief executive, Elon Musk. According to the Verge, the publication that first reported on the letter’s existence, employees referred to Musk’s behavior as a “distraction and embarrassment” … Read more

3 crucial financial moves to make now after the Fed’s biggest rate hike since 1994

In a matter of months, it’s become more expensive to carry a credit card balance, a car loan or a mortgage as the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes have seeped into borrowing costs. It’s tough medicine that central bankers hope will break the fever of hot inflation — and no one expects the doses to … Read more