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WASHINGTON, Feb 25- U.S. electric luxury car Tesla Model S was named by Consumer Reports magazine on Tuesday as its overall top pick for 2014, while Japanese models took just five of the top 10 spots, their worst showing in the 18- year history of the annual rankings.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Discussing the data of Consumer Reports' top auto brands survey, including Ford's poor ranking, with Dave Whiston, Morningstar senior equity analyst.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Consumer Reports' managing editor Jon Linkov about its auto top brand survey, and what's the problem with Ford.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- U.S. electric luxury car Tesla Model S was named by Consumer Reports magazine on Tuesday as its overall top pick for 2014, while Japanese models took five spots in the annual rankings, their worst showing in the 18- year history of the ratings.
Based on survey results from 1.1 million subscribers, The Consumer Reports Annual Auto Issue ranked Tesla's Model S the top overall pick.
Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC series "The Profit," provides a preview of tonight's premiere where he tries to help a struggling car business make a comeback. Also Lemonis explains why he doesn't like Tesla's business model.
Jim Cramer believes that Steve Jobs was the greatest inventor of our generation. Who might follow in his massive footsteps?
With economic data muted and the stock market in rally mode, Jim Cramer thinks these stocks are likely to attract bulls.
Bulls may be dancing in the Street, but bears may have good reasons to stop the party cold.
Feb 24- U.S. solar installer SolarCity Corp delayed reporting its complete fourth quarter results and said it expects to install fewer panels in a seasonally weak first quarter due to cold weather, sending its shares down 6 percent after the bell.
Efraim Levy of S&P Capital is concerned about Tesla's valuation. Trader Josh Brown asks how much the automakers valuation really matters.
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both beat expectations. *Groupon shares tumble after forecasting loss.
Why are stocks advancing with such poor US data? Though not all indices are up, the S&P 500 has a good shot at posting three up weeks.
*Priceline and Hewlett-Packard both top expectations. *Groupon tumbles in premarket after forecasting loss. NEW YORK, Feb 21- U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday, indicating that a rally that lifted the S&P 500 close to record levels in the previous session could continue, following some strong results from technology companies.
Stocks drifted higher to close at session highs Thursday, with the S&P nearing its all-time high, as investors seemed to shrug off a mixed bag of economic and earnings reports.
Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?
Who should make CNBC's Top 25 most influential list? CNBC's Jon Fortt makes the case for Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Phil LeBeau nominates Elon Musk.
DETROIT, Feb 20- Tesla Motors Inc has had "conversations" with Apple Inc, Chief Executive Elon Musk confirmed to Bloomberg TV on Thursday, responding to speculation that the iPhone and iPad maker had shown interest in the electric car company.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stocks and the dollar mostly rose on Thursday on data showing that U.S. factory activity accelerated in February at its fastest pace in nearly four years, but economic surveys showing a soft patch in China and parts of Europe dragged on global equity markets.