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Manchester United shares rise after Elon Musk jokes about buying the club

Shares of the English soccer club Manchester United Plc briefly rose by as much as 17% in premarket trading on Wednesday, after Elon Musk jokingly tweeted “Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome.” Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Shares of the English soccer club Manchester United briefly rose by as …

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Uber and Lyft stocks had their best week ever

Air travelers wait in the ride share lot near a sign for Uber at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on August 20, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images Shares of gig economy companies Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Airbnb popped this week after the companies posted quarterly …

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How SolarEdge plans to grow market share in Europe

SolarEdge shares tumbled this week after the company’s second-quarter results showed a hit to margins from factory closures, higher transport costs and currency headwinds from the weakening Euro. But SolarEdge CFO Ronen Faier said lower margins now is the price to be paid for long-term growth in a market where …

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AMC to issue preferred stock under the ticker symbol ‘APE’

The AMC 25 Theatres in Times Square in New York is seen on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Richard Levine | Corbis News | Getty Images AMC Entertainment appears to have found a creative solution to boost its share count and raise funds after investors balked at a proposal to issue …

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Amazon, Apple and Tesla have all done it. Here’s why firms split stock

Google is just one of dozens of companies recently making its stock more affordable. The tech giant’s parent company, Alphabet (GOOGL), split its two classes of shares (GOOG) by a 20-to1 ratio in July. Amazon (AMZN) made the same 20-for-1 move in June while Tesla (TSLA) announced around the same …

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Solar stocks jump as Schumer, Manchin announce climate spending deal

Contractors install SunRun solar panels on the roof of a home in San Jose, California, on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Solar stocks jumped on Thursday after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said they’ve reached a deal …

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Self-driving tech company Pony.ai plans to deliver robotrucks in China

Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Pony.ai BEIJING — Self-driving tech start-up Pony.ai announced Thursday it plans to mass produce autonomous driving trucks in China with equipment manufacturing giant Sany Heavy Industry. Annual production is …

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Alibaba to apply for dual primary listing in Hong Kong, stock jumps

Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listed stock jumped as much as 6% on Tuesday after the company said it will apply for a dual primary listing in Hong Kong. Kuang Da | Jiemian News | Visual China Group | Getty Images Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listed stock jumped 6% on Tuesday after the Chinese tech …

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Tesla shares jump on second-quarter report that was better than feared

Pedestrians walk through a street crossing in front of the American electric company car Tesla Motors official authorized car dealer store in Hong Kong, July 13, 2022. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Shares of Tesla jumped nearly 10% on Thursday, one day after the electric …

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Baidu’s robotaxi can drive without a steering wheel, car price slashed

Baidu unveiled on July 21, 2022, the sixth generation of its self-driving electric car built for ride-hailing rides — at a cost nearly 50% below that of a model announced last year. Baidu BEIJING — Chinese tech giant Baidu announced Thursday it has cut the price of its robotaxi vehicles …

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