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NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Shares of the discount retailer fell, even as it reported a second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street expectations.
For most of August, stocks have managed to shake off geopolitical conflicts from Ukraine to Gaza and Iraq. "The market has a good underlying tone," said Mike Levine, portfolio manager of Oppenheimer Equity Income Fund. Even in a quiet day of trading ahead of the Labor Day holiday, stocks eked out a gain.
Falling solar system and battery prices combined with electric vehicles' rise may soon send internal combustion engines to the junk yard, analysts say.
"The guy's had more success in more industries than any entrepreneur I know of on the planet," says tech investor Steve Jurvetson.
CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Steve Jurvetson, Draper Fisher Jurvetson managing director, about his investment in all things Elon Musk and the future of Tesla.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
TRUCKEE, Calif.— Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company's electric cars can recharge for free along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.
Tesla wants to hire hackers to break into its cars. Gary Davis, McAfee, says Tesla is doing this so they can understand how hackers can exploit their car system.
Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.
CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg thinks Tesla has stretched earnings quality. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Aug 15- Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc said on Friday it had boosted warranty coverage on its Model S sedan, a week after an influential U.S. consumer magazine highlighted problems with the $70,000- plus vehicle. It purchased the car in January 2013 for $89,650.
The company also said the warranty extension will have a "moderately negative'' effect on its earnings in the short term.
Aug 15- Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc said the drive unit warranty for its Model S sedan has been increased to match that of the battery pack and will now be covered for eight years and "infinite" miles. The company also said the warranty extension will have a "moderately negative" effect on its earnings in the short term.
State Senator Ted Gaines, (R-Calif.), discusses the bipartisan bill introduced by California intended to lure Tesla to the Golden State.
Traders attempt to decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release several key reports Friday.
Karan Girotra, professor at INSEAD, discusses Tesla's business model and their ability to grab the fascination of consumers.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
Discussing Tesla's sales around the globe, with John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital Management.
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