Bed Bath & Beyond, Carnival, Upstart and more

A security guard stands next to a Bed Bath & Beyond sign at the entrance to a New York City store location. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Bed Bath & Beyond – Shares of the retailer plummeted about 21% after the company missed revenue estimates and posted … Read more

Tesla cutting 200 jobs, closing Autopilot office in San Mateo

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Tesla is closing its office in San Mateo, California, and eliminating an estimated 200 jobs there, CNBC has confirmed, as part of a broader cost-cutting effort at the electric vehicle company. At the San Mateo … Read more

UiPath to cut 5% of its workforce as part of restructuring plan

UiPath IPO at the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE UiPath will reduce roughly 5% of its total workforce as part of a restructuring plan, according to a new SEC filing. The company, a provider of software for automating office tasks, said that it had 4,200 employees as of April 30, 2022. Most of the … Read more

Tencent wants to be foreign automakers’ go-to company for EVs in China

BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING – Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive … Read more

Oversold global stocks that analysts think are ripe for a rebound

Market watchers have been reluctant to call the bottom on the sell-off in global stocks this year, but some assets are now looking oversold – and could be ripe for a bounce. The stock market has tumbled into a bear market in the first half of this year amid fears that an overly aggressive rate … Read more

Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the US, which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO … Read more

BMW opens third EV plant in China as it ramps up challenge to Tesla

German automaker BMW is ramping up production of electric vehicles in China as it looks to catch up with leaders Tesla and domestic rivals like BYD. The new plant in Shenyang is BMW’s third in China and brings its annual production capacity in the country to 830,000 cars. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images BMW has … Read more

‘Strong growth’ for EV battery stocks: Nomura names top picks

Japanese investment bank Nomura has named the battery stocks it thinks are set to pop on rising electric vehicle adoption. The bank estimates that global EV penetration will reach 27.2% in 2030, up from 11.8% in 2022, driven by the “irreversible trend” for carbon neutrality. In a note from Jun. 22, Nomura’s analysts, led by … Read more

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down; correlation with equities back in focus

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’ll walk you through what’s going on in the current bear market. As usual, find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also reach me through email … Read more

Tesla’s new factories are ‘gigantic money furnaces,’ Elon Musk says

Tesla Inc.’s two newest car factories have been losing billions of dollars as supply-chain disruptions and battery-cell manufacturing challenges limit the company’s ability to increase production, Elon Musk said in a recent interview. The company’s plants in Germany and Texas, which opened earlier this year, are “gigantic money furnaces,” the Tesla chief executive said in … Read more