Tesla’s Stock Will Split on Aug. 24

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Tesla has given investors something to look forward to this coming week: a three-for-one stock split. As of the close of trading on Aug. 24, Tesla shareholders will get a “dividend” of two extra shares. The next day, Tesla stock will start trading at the new price—a third of … Read more

10 Companies That Would Take a Hit From a 15% Minimum Corporate Tax

Text size Nvidia has had a 4.7% tax rate and average pretax profit of $4.8 billion. Here, a cryptocurrency mining rig is equipped with Nvidia Geforce GPU at the Thailand Crypto Expo 2022. Andre Malerba/Bloomberg Democrats proposed lifting the corporate tax rate to help fund their climate and healthcare package, and if the tax remains part … Read more

Tesla Stock Rises After a Blowout July as Vote on Stock Split Looms

Text size Tesla’s shareholder meeting is on Thursday. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images Tesla stock was climbing Tuesday afternoon as investors await a crucial shareholder meeting later in the week. Although shares in Tesla (ticker: TSLA) were 0.7% lower in premarket trading, by midday they were up 3% at $918.47. Shares are now above their … Read more

Elon Musk’s Antics Turn Owners and Would-Be Buyers Against Tesla

Before it was reported Musk had an affair with Sergey Brin’s wife, which he’s denied; before his slipshod deal, then no-deal, to acquire Twitter Inc.; before the revelation he fathered twins with an executive at his brain-interface startup Neuralink; before SpaceX fired employees who called him “a frequent source of distraction and embarrassment”; before his daughter changed … Read more

Tesla Is Set for Settlement Talks Over Musk Tweets About Taking Company Private

Tesla is scheduled for court-ordered settlement talks in a shareholder lawsuit over Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s 2018 tweets suggesting he had funding to take the company private. In a court filing Friday, a federal judge ordered the settlement conference via Zoom on Oct. 3, adding to an already busy month for Mr. Musk. He … Read more

Tesla Ends Streak of Record Quarterly Profits After China Factory Shutdown

Updated July 20, 2022 6:17 pm ET Listen to article (2 minutes) Tesla reported its first sequential decline in quarterly profit in more than a year as it navigates global economic turmoil and recovers from an extended shutdown at its Shanghai assembly plant. The company has felt the sting of supply-chain disruptions, the global chip … Read more

U.S. Tech Stocks Are Luring Indian Retail Investors Despite Rout

That’s according to Vested Finance, which runs a platform that helps Indians buy and sell offshore stocks and exchange-traded funds. Total buy volumes for all US stocks in the June quarter were twice that of the sales, the company said in a report, without providing the actual transaction value for the period.

Musk Effort to Kill Deal Leaves Twitter With Only Bad Options

Many of Twitter’s employees were already worried about the impact of Musk’s arrival. During a Q&A he held with Twitter employees in June, some workers mocked Musk over internal slack channels as he told employees that only those who were “exceptional” would be allowed to continue working from home. In weeks before the Q&A, still … Read more

Tesla Pauses Plants After Ending Shaky Quarter With a Production Milestone

The electric-car maker will halt most production on its Model Y assembly line in Shanghai for the first two weeks of July, then stop the Model 3 line for a 20-day stretch starting July 18, Bloomberg reported last month. Upgrade work at the factory to boost output of both vehicles is expected to be completed … Read more