Is Elon Musk closing troublesome Twitter account or teasing?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk abruptly revealed that he is closing the popular Twitter account that has repeatedly landed him in legal trouble, but then proceeded to keep it open long after...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts record output, sales in 2Q

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is assuring the company's shareholders that the electric car maker is on pace to set manufacturing and sales records during its current quarter after a...

No-say Nissan had tech that drove Fiat Chrysler-Renault idea

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan wasn't consulted on the proposed merger between its alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler, but the Japanese automaker's reluctance to go along may have helped bring about the ...

Stitch Fix, Tesla rise while Michaels, Cloudera tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Cloudera Inc., down $3.59 to $5.21 The cloud computing company's fiscal year revenue ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks post 3rd straight day of gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are rising for a third straight day as investors hope U.S. and M...

German government expands electric car incentive program

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to ...

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. The session was the first i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2019. There are 225 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 20, 192...

Questions loom for Nissan with former chairman Ghosn gone

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan is seeing sales and profits tumble, as its once revered former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. Nissan Motor Co. says it i...

Stocks edge higher on mixed bag of corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged slightly higher in early trading Thursday on Wall Street while investors assessed a mix of corporate earnings. Solid earnings results from several insura...

Musk, SEC settle dispute over tweets; Musk accepts oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators have settled their dispute over the Tesla CEO's tweets, with Musk agreeing to having his future communications regarding the electric-car mak...

Kimberly-Clark and Marathon Oil post gains while Tesla falls

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Kimberly-Clark Corp., up $6.70 to $130.25 The maker of Kleenex tissues and other consum...

This Week: US home sales, Tesla earns, Amazon earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER Economists project that sales of previously occupied...

Business Highlights

___ Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute c...

Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features

SHANGHAI (AP) — Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans that with longer driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show to appeal to Chinese buyers as Beijing slashes subsidies...