U.S. stocks pulled lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending losses into a third session.» Read More
LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said it will lift U.S. production of its all-electric Leaf as demand for the car has surged sharply this year following a cut to its sticker price.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- Venture capitalist Tim Draper is stepping back from his investment role at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the firm he founded in 1985.. Long considered venture-capital royalty, Draper is known for investments such as Internet phone service Skype, now part of Microsoft Corp, and Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc.
Once, almost every American wanted to ‘see the world today in a Chevrolet.’ Will Telsa become as iconic?
*Best Buy, Campbell Soup shares plunge after cautious outlook. Cautious forecasts from Best Buy and Campbell Soup Co gave investors a reason to sell some stocks. Best Buy shares slid 11 percent to close at $38.78, while Campbell Soup fell 6.2 percent to $39.21.
Companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
U.S. stocks tallied modest declines on Tuesday as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve in weighing central-bank monetary moves ahead.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Phil Lebeau discuss the NHTSA investigation into recent Model S fires as well as Elon Musks' recent tweets of protest.
Discussing if Tesla is a buying opportunity following recent problems with the Model S, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Andrea James, Dougherty & Co. analyst.
*Home Depot shares rise as housing recovery boosts results. Best Buy swings to a profit, but stock drops on margin concerns. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks edged lower after the Dow briefly broke above a key level for a second day and shares of Best Buy dropped on worries about its margins.
DETROIT, Nov 19- U.S. auto safety regulators have launched an investigation into electric sports car maker Tesla Motors Inc's luxury Model S sedan after three car fires in six weeks, and Tesla announced it is raising the vehicle's ground clearance.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to defend fires in the Model S. LeBeau also weighs in on Audi's first plug-in hybrid.
The Tesla CEO took to Twitter in his latest public defense of the safety of the Model S battery system.
Discussing the risk of investing in Tesla, with Ben Kallo, RW Baird analyst. He says there's a question mark around Tesla's technology.
*Home Depot shares rise as housing recovery boosts results. NEW YORK, Nov 19- The Dow Jones industrial average climbed above 16,000 for a second day, bolstered by a rally in Home Depot shares after stronger-than-expected earnings. At midday, Home Depot was up 1.7 percent at $81, supporting the Dow and the S&P 500..
CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday that Tesla's status with investors depends on future orders.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, says the new Audi A3 E-Tron is designed like an Audi, and discusses the demand for a hybrid electric vehicle. "Big 3 [customers] are coming to Audi, and we're winning the cross shops," he says.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has tweeted out revealing his curiosity about the media coverage over his company's Model S fires. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.
*Home Depot shares rise as housing recovery boosts results. *Best Buy swings to a profit, margin concerns pressure shares. "We've had a tremendous run on a year-to-date basis, a pause here would make sense," said Eric Wiegand, senior portfolio manager at the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank in New York.