Corporate Performance

Tesla’s Market Value Still Almost as Large as Ford’s

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has a market cap of just over $39 billion. Despite a near panic sell-off of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares over the past week, it ...
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Ford F-Series Pickup Will Be America’s Best-Selling Vehicle for Years

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 909,330 of its F-Series full-sized pickup last year. Through the first quarter of this year, Ford sold 214,611. In both periods, and for 36 ...
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Ford Recalls 300,000 Fusion, Ranger Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced Wednesday morning that it is recalling about 2,760 model year 2019 Ford Ranger pickups and about 270,000 model years 2013 through 2016 Fusions to ...
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These American Companies Have the Most to Lose from the China Trade War

The trade skirmish between China and the United States has become a full-blown trade war. The United States has raised tariffs on $200 billion Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. ...
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Is This the Shakeup That Bed Bath & Beyond Needs?

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) shares started the week with a gain after the company announced that long-time CEO Steven Temares is stepping down on Monday. A group ...
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This Small Swiss Company Is Taking Starbucks to Court

Starbucks recalled a coffee maker, and the maker of the maker has sued. Starbucks called the suit "baseless." It appears, for now, a court will decide the matter. Starbucks sells ...
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Battered Ford Offers Something Almost No Other Company Does — a 5.8% Yield

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been in the stock market doghouse for a long time. Its share price is down 34% over the past five years, while the S&P ...
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GM’s Self-Driving Car Division Gets $1.15 Billion in Fresh Cash

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) paid $1 billion for self-driving vehicle startup Cruise Automation in 2016. Tuesday morning in a statement posted on Twitter, Cruise announced that it had received ...
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Why US Auto Sales Tumbled in April

While analysts were expecting April light vehicle sales to post a seasonally adjusted average rate (SAAR) of 16.9 million units sold, U.S. consumers chose instead to sit on the wallets. ...
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Amazon Plans to Offer One-Day Delivery, but Is It Really Possible?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has announced it will offer free one-day shipping of packages to some members of its Prime service. Over the past few days, it has faced labor ...
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Ford Still Trades Well Below 52-Week High, Underperforms GM

Despite what some investors believe was good earnings news that caused a rally in the shares of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), its stock continues to trade well below its ...
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United Technologies Is Top Dow Stock of 2019, Up 32%

The Dow Jones industrial average has surged by 13.79% this year to 26,543.33, which puts it in all-time record territory. Far outpacing that rate of increase, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: ...
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Auto Sales Forecast to Fall in April, Though Higher Profits May Cushion the Blow

Most automakers will be reporting April sales next Thursday and the news is not expected to be very good. A combination of higher interest rates on vehicle loans, higher prices ...
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Tesla Still Plans to Deliver as Many as 400,000 Cars This Year

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) posted relatively poor earnings. However, if the number of cars an auto company sells is a major key to success, Tesla continues to be on the ...
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Kohl’s & Amazon: A Deal With the Devil?

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) announced Tuesday morning that it is partnering with a company some have dubbed as the Death Star for retailers: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). In this partnership, ...
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