Tesla is on track for 'steady' Model 3 production, analyst says
MarketWatch, 16 August at 19:31
A report saying that Tesla Inc. is on track to make as many Model 3 sedans as the Silicon Valley car maker has promised gave the company's shares a shot in the arm on Thursday. Tesla TSLA, -0.09% shares turned positive in midday trading, and looked ...
Wall Street gains on Walmart and Cisco earnings, trade optimism
Reuters, 16 August at 19:30
(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose about 1 percent on Thursday, helped by upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco and easing trade worries after the United States and China said they would hold talks later this month. A trader works on the floor of the
The Boring Company proposes hyperloop to Dodger Stadium
TechCrunch, 16 August at 19:26
The Boring Company announced a proposal yesterday to construct a 3.6 mile hyperloop to carry fans from the city directly to Dodger Stadium in less than four minutes for about $1. This proposed loop, called the “Dugout Loop,” would run from Dodger
Walmart's best sales in a decade show US consumer may be strongest in years because of the tax cut, jobs growth
CNBC, 16 August at 19:25
The American consumer is back, and so is Walmart, at least for this quarter. Walmart stock surged more than 10 percent after the company reported fiscal second quarter earnings and sales that beat estimates and the best comparable sales growth in a ...
Google Employees Protest Secret Work on Censored Search Engine for China
New York Times, 16 August at 19:23
Hundreds of Google employees, upset at the company's decision to secretly build a censored version of its search engine for China, have signed a letter demanding more transparency to understand the ethical consequences of their work. In the letter
Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle
Business Insider, 16 August at 19:09
Health officials have discovered the source of a foodborne-illness outbreak that sickened at least 647 people who ate at a Chipotle restaurant in Powell, Ohio. Stool samples taken from customers who got sick after eating at the restaurant tested
Chipotle confirms cause of foodborne illness at Ohio restaurant
CNBC, 16 August at 18:48
Chipotle Mexican Grill said tests confirmed bacteria caused a recent outbreak of illness at an Ohio restaurant that sickened hundreds. Clostridium perfringens was named the culprit, tests from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed.
NYU Makes Tuition Free for All Medical Students
Wall Street Journal, 16 August at 18:31
New York University said Thursday that it will cover tuition for all its medical students regardless of their financial situation, a first among the nation's major medical schools and an attempt to expand career options for graduates who won't be
Mortgage rates tumble as housing starts to drag down the economy
MarketWatch, 16 August at 17:42
Rates for home loans tumbled in line with the broader bond market, even as the housing market's woes threatened to become a headwind for the entire U.S. economy. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.53% during the Aug. 16 week, down six basis ...
Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, trade talk optimism
Reuters, 16 August at 17:15
(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Thursday, helped by a string of robust earnings reports, a dip in the dollar and after China said it will hold talks with the United States later this month. A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock
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