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*Options activity shows near-term hedging increasing: Credit Suisse. NEW YORK, Aug 12- The Dow and the S&P 500 indexes fell on Monday, extending losses from Wall Street's worst week since June last week, but Apple and BlackBerry kept the Nasdaq index afloat.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is expected to make a big announcement today. CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Phil LeBeau discuss Musk's theory for mass transit in the future, and the latest action in the stock.
As speculation mounts over Tesla founder Elon Musk's Hyperloop, a Colorado company called ET3 already has investors backing its high-speed transportation tube.
*Nasdaq helped by gains in Apple. NEW YORK, Aug 12- Technology stocks Apple and BlackBerry kept the Nasdaq above break-even on Monday, but other major stock indexes were lower in a session marked by light trading.
*Nasdaq index also helped by report on redesigned Apple iPhone. NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. stock were little changed on Monday after trimming losses, although the Nasdaq composite index rose slightly on gains by Apple and BlackBerry.
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has visions of traveling from LA to San Fransisco in 30 minutes. Hannah Elliott, Forbes; and Drew Cupps, Cupps Capital Management, provide insight on Musk's plan to unveil the "Hyperloop System" design.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest on Tesla's Elon Musk's plans for the "Hyperloop."
*S&P 500 down for four of the past five sessions. *Tesla Motors falls before the open after downgrade. NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday after shares recorded the biggest weekly decline since mid-June last week and investors found few reasons to buy.
The billionaire Tesla CEO is proposing an ultra-fast transportation system that could speed travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
*Apple seen unveiling new iPhone next month. *Tesla Motors falls in premarket after downgrade. *Chinese shares rose to a two-month high as the South China Morning Post reported that authorities in Beijing were offering stimulus to key cities and provinces to bolster a slowing economy.
*GE, LG Chem among companies entering growing market. SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 12- California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursday, with the S&P 500 finishing just below the 1,700 mark, buoyed by stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data and following a favorable jobless claims report.
As the Fed tapers, bond yields will rise and prices will be more volatile. Little money, if any, will be earned from rising bond prices, but Pimco's Bill Gross has a plan.
NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, snapping a three-day losing skid as a rally in Microsoft helped lift the technology sector. The three major U.S. stock indexes shook off early losses as Microsoft shares moved higher before closing up 2.6 percent at $32.89 in heavy volume.
Shares in electric sports car maker Tesla Motors jumped as much as 18 percent to a record high on Thursday, after delivering surprisingly strong second-quarter results.
Aug 8- Shares in electric sports car maker Tesla Motors Inc jumped 18 percent to a record high on Thursday, after surprisingly strong second-quarter results convinced investors the company has found a route to sustainable profits.
*JPMorgan shares fall on probe over mortgage. Wall Street had opened higher, trimming some gains later in the morning before getting a boost from tech shares such as Microsoft Corp in afternoon trading. Microsoft shares rose 3 percent to $33.01 in heavy volume.
*JPMorgan shares fall on probe over mortgages; Dow slips. NEW YORK, Aug 8- U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday after an earlier rebound, following three days of declines, fizzled by mid-morning as investors booked recent profits amid a dearth of market catalysts.
The strong showing could leave egg on the faces of skeptical analysts, some of whom had issued sharply negative reports after Tesla's previous report.
Tesla shares are on full speed today after earnings beat expectations. Joe Brown, Wired, and Scott Burgess, Motor Trend, discuss Elon Musk's next move.