Ford joins micro-mobility revolution by purchasing e-scooter start-up Spin
Washington Post, 08 November at 22:17
Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley have jumped into the electronic scooter business as it has rapidly grown from experimental West Coast start-ups to a multibillion-dollar industry competing in cities around the world. Now one of America's ...
Ford buys electric scooter startup Spin, joining competitors Bird and Lime
General Motors unveils electric bicycles that will arrive in 2019
Ford enters scooter wars with acquisiton of startup Spin
Hedge-fund boss who predicted '87 crash says get ready for some 'really scary moments'
MarketWatch, 15 November at 23:14
'From a markets perspective, it's going to be interesting. There probably will be some really scary moments in corporate credit.' Paul Tudor Jones. Paul Tudor Jones, a hedge-fund luminary, said he's stress-testing his portfolio of corporate debt
FBI investigating death of American woman on cruise ship
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 15 November at 22:47
MIAMI — The FBI is investigating the death of 52-year-old woman who was a passenger on a cruise ship heading from Florida to Aruba. The Santa Clarita, California-based cruise line said in a statement that the American woman died early Tuesday aboard ...
Senate confirms Michelle Bowman to be Fed governor
MarketWatch, 15 November at 22:47
By a 64-to-34 margin, the Senate confirmed Michelle Bowman to be a Federal Reserve governor. Bowman, the banking commissioner of Kansas, is getting a role on the Fed specifically earmarked for either a community banker or a community bank regulator.
SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids get US nod to expand satellite internet
Reuters, 15 November at 22:38
WASHINGTON (Reuters - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk's Space X, Telesat Canada [PSPENC.UL] and two other companies to roll out new ...
The case against cruises
Vox, 15 November at 22:00
This year a projected 27.2 million passengers are expected to set sail on cruises. In 2017, this number was 25.8 million. Cruises are popular, increasingly so. According to Travel Agent Central, cruising increased 20.5 percent from 2011 to 2016. And it
Fed set for a broad review on how it conducts policy in 2019
CNBC, 15 November at 22:00
The Federal Reserve in 2019 will launch a broad look at how it conducts policy and conveys what is doing to the public. Central bank officials announced Thursday that they will look at "strategies, tools, and communication practices" the Fed uses to
Fed's Jerome Powell Says US Economy Is in 'Good Shape'
Wall Street Journal, 15 November at 21:58
HOUSTON—Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered another upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy, an indication the central bank remains likely to raise short-term interest rates next month. The economy is in “good shape,” Mr. Powell said ...
Nike opens new flagship store in NYC with customized sneakers, digital shopping
CNBC, 15 November at 21:41
Nike has opened a new cutting-edge, 68,000 square foot flagship store in New York City that executives hope will change the way consumers shop for their favorite sneakers and apparel. The "House of Innovation 000" is an immersive shopping experience ...
Tesla to speed up Model 3 deliveries in the US, start sedan's delivery in China
MarketWatch, 15 November at 21:38
Tesla Inc. TSLA, +0.39% likely will start delivering Model 3 sedans in China by March, Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted Thursday. Responding to a Twitter user who asked whether Musk could confirm Model 3 deliveries in the first quarter of 2019, Musk
Tesla to deliver new Model 3 orders by year end
Reuters, 15 November at 21:02
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday that Model 3s ordered in the United States by the end of this month will be delivered by Dec. 31, as the electric carmaker tries to take advantage of tax breaks. "Tesla just
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