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*Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid. *Digital Ally shares extend rally. The S&P energy index fell 1.3 percent as the prospect of slowing demand for oil in China and Europe and concerns about an oversupply of oil brought Brent crude oil futures to their lowest price since May 31, 2013.
*Dollar General ups Family Dollar bid. *Digital Ally shares extend rally. Noble Corp was the biggest loser among the S&P energy names, falling 3.3 percent, while Ensco PLC fell 3.1 percent.
Discussing what, if anything, could derail Tesla's long-term stock run, with Brad Erickson, Pacific Crest research analyst, Craig Irwin, Wedbush Securities clean tech analyst.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why Tesla is one of the best run stocks he's ever seen.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
LOS ANGELES— Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars. The package of economic incentives that each state offers will help determine where Tesla builds the factory— Nevada, California, Texas, Arizona or New Mexico.
LOS ANGELES— From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars. This spring, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla would take the extremely unusual step of spending millions to prepare sites in two states— or perhaps even three— before the finalist was chosen.
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.
Stocks rose Friday, with Wall Street headed to a fourth week of gains ahead of the long holiday weekend.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
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.
A coalition of government watchdog groups is urging states to stand firm against Tesla Motors' demand for millions of dollars in incentives to win its so-called "Gigafactory".
Falling solar system and battery prices combined with electric vehicles' rise may soon send internal combustion engines to the junk yard, analysts say.
Good news, we are not in a tech bubble. Or at least that is what one investor told CNBC on Tuesday.
"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.