Rivian Keeps 2022 Production Guidance Intact. The Stock Is Still Falling.

Text size The Rivian R1S should start shipping to customers in just a few months. Courtesy of Rivian Electric-truck maker Rivian Automotive reported a wider-than-expected quarterly loss, but more important, maintained its production estimates for the full year. The stock is wobbling while investors digest the news. Rivian (ticker: RIVN) reported an adjusted per-share loss … Read more

Princeton University Discloses Large Stake in Lithium Miner

Text size Students walk on campus at Princeton University. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Princeton University disclosed that it owned a large stake in an early-stage lithium miner. In fact, Princeton’s holdings of 2.4 million shares of Lithium Americas (ticker: LAC) make it the fourth-largest investor in the Vancouver-based company. Princeton disclosed the holdings in a … Read more

QuantumScape Stock Falls. Earnings Aren’t the Problem.

Text size Investors know that significant sales are still years away for QuantumScape. Courtesy QuantumScape Solid-state battery technology company QuantumScape reported a wider-than-expected loss for the first quarter. Shares were down after the report, but earnings might not be the trigger. QuantumScape (ticker: QS) reported a loss of 21 cents a share from no sales. … Read more

Ford Is About to Make a Big Strategic Decision

Ford  (F) – Get Ford Motor Company Report wants to go fast.  The automotive group does not hide its ambitions to be one of the largest manufacturers of electric vehicles within five years. The company, run by Chief Executive Jim Farley, has promised to build two million EVs annually by 2026. Four years before this objective, … Read more

How Putin’s War Made These 3 Fertilizer Producers Hot Stocks

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Since Russia invaded Ukraine, shares of Saskatoon, Canada’s Nutrien , the Western Hemisphere’s top fertilizer maker, have climbed 37%. The Energy Select Sector SPDR exchange-traded fund, a proxy for Big Oil, is up only 13%. Fertilizer is derived from potash, phosphate, and natural gas. Russia and Belarus produce more … Read more

GE Builds 350-Ton Turbines at Its Power Facilities. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

Text size 7HA.03 gas turbine in GE’s Greenville, S.C., factory. Courtesy GE Power General Electric led a tour of one of its South Carolina gas power facilities as part of its Investor Day on Thursday—and while the machines produced there, and the process to make them, are incredible, sometimes great technology isn’t enough. The story of GE’s … Read more

War, Inflation, Rising Interest Rates: 6 Stocks for Tumultuous Times

The U.S. stock market entered correction territory this past week. Growth stocks did worse, touching bear market territory. Investors worried about inflation and rising interest rates. Now war threatens to disrupt Europe. The knee-jerk reaction might be to give up, sell stocks, and ride out the volatility, but that could mean missing out on bargains … Read more

4 Stocks That Could Thrive During Inflation

Text size Caterpillar is lucky to have customers flush with cash from rising commodity prices. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Inflation is hot—and that’s cooling off plenty of companies’ earnings. But not all of them, and those are the stocks to scoop up now. The latest consumer price index, out Thursday, showed an annual inflation rate of … Read more

Nio Deliveries Fell Last Month. What That Means for Tesla Stock.

Text size Deliveries for XPeng, Li, and NIO combined were down in January, snapping a two-month streak of gains. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images Electric-vehicle deliveries at NIO , XPeng , and Li Auto all dipped in January from a record December, snapping recent sales momentum. After a rush to beat incentive cuts, Chinese buyers … Read more