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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 15 The Guardian on U.S. President Joe Biden, China and Europe: It is 50 year...

Stocks tread water as investors await Fed policy insights

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - Global stock markets were mixed while U.S. Treasury yields ticked up on Monday, as investors waited for the results of a Federal Reserve policy meeting before making an...

Tesla to launch high-end Model S ‘Plaid’ to fend off Mercedes, Porsche

Tesla Inc will deliver a high-performance version of its Model S on Thursday, aiming to reignite interest in the nearly decade-old sedan and fend off rivals such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Lucid Mo...

Bitcoin down almost 50% from year's high

Bitcoin fell 13% on Sunday (May 23) after the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency suffered another sell-off that left it down nearly 50% from the year's high. Bitcoin fell to $32,...

Tesla cars barred from some China government compounds

Staff at some Chinese government offices have been told not to park their Tesla Inc cars inside government compounds due to security concerns over cameras installed on the vehicles, two people with kn...

Asia shares perk up as receding inflation fears lift Wall Street

TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Friday, setting the region up for a weekly gain, as investors tempered fears about hot inflation and the prospects of an early tapering of stimulus by th...

Stocks struggle as taper talk, crypto crash put markets on edge

SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) - Stock markets struggled for traction on Thursday after a jittery session on Wall Street where cryptocurrencies crashed and a hint of tapering talk from the U.S. Federal R...

Stocks fall as tech shares weigh; gold rises to more than 3-month high

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - Stock indexes edged lower globally on Monday, with technology shares weighing the most on the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 index, while gold prices hit their highest in more...

Asia shares cautious ahead of China data test

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares edged cautiously higher on Monday catching the tailwind from a bounce on Wall Street and ahead of what are expected to be upbeat readings on the Chinese economy, though...

Stocks rebound as Fed officials calm inflation fears

Japanese shares led a rebound in Asian markets on Friday (May 14), building on the lead from investors on Wall Street snapping up stocks that would benefit most from an economic recovery. The rally...

Bitcoin ticks back in Asia after Musk tweet sent price down 17%

Bitcoin rebounded to about $50,000 in Asian trading on Thursday (May 12) after plunging as much as 17% after Elon Musk tweeted Tesla Inc had stopped accepting bitcoin to purchase its vehicles due to c...

Asian shares spooked by US inflation alarm, yield jump

Asian shares faced a third day of losses on Thursday (May 13) after a shocking rise in U.S. inflation bludgeoned Wall Street and sent bond yields surging on worries the Federal Reserve might have to m...

Tesla to stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments

Electric car maker Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a payment, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday, citing environmental concerns. “We are concerned about rapid increasing use of fossil fu...

Police: California Tesla driver riding in backseat arrested

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A motorist was arrested after an officer observed him in the backseat of a Tesla traveling on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway, the California Highway Patrol said. ...

Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as U.S.-China tensions weigh - sources

U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make it a global export hub, people familiar with the matter said, due to uncertainty created by U.S.-Ch...