Earnings Outlook: Tesla earnings: Investors should gear up for more drama

Earnings Outlook: Tesla earnings: Investors should gear up for more drama
The stakes are unusually high as Tesla Inc.’s second-quarter earnings day approaches. Chief Executive Elon Musk has created several new controversies in recent weeks via his Twitter account, sending shares down more than 7% in July. And memories of the “bizarre” May first-quarter earnings conference call are still fresh on many minds. The question for Tesla investors may not be... Read More

Barron's: This European airline’s stock is rallying after a rough half-year — here’s how to play it

Barron's: This European airline’s stock is rallying after a rough half-year — here’s how to play it
Flying on Air France to Paris this summer could be a fantastic idea, setting you up to enjoy the usual sights and cuisine, as well as the chance to score souvenirs that celebrate the World Cup–winning French soccer squad. However, buying the parent company’s shares doesn’t sound like that great of an idea. While shares of Air France–KLM AF, -0.87%... Read More

Earnings Outlook: Alphabet earnings: Android antitrust fine will demolish Google profit

Earnings Outlook: Alphabet earnings: Android antitrust fine will demolish Google profit
When Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, the European Union’s $5.07 billion Android antitrust fine will ruin the company’s profit. Alphabet GOOGL, -1.14% GOOG, -0.75%  stock was relatively flat Wednesday, when the fine formally was announced, and Google has said it plans to appeal the fine. However, the company disclosed in an SEC filing that it will account for the fine... Read More

MarketWatch First Take: Microsoft shows it deserves place among tech giants

MarketWatch First Take: Microsoft shows it deserves place among tech giants
Microsoft Corp. became even more deserving of its $800 billion-plus valuation Thursday by showing strong growth and projections for more, but the 43-year-old software giant can’t rest now if it wants to maintain its seat at the table with other tech giants. Microsoft MSFT, -0.68%  reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s expectations Thursday, and surpassed the $100 billion... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Top FBI cybersecurity officials to retire as U.S. faces threat of cyberattacks

The Wall Street Journal: Top FBI cybersecurity officials to retire as U.S. faces threat of cyberattacks
The seal of the F.B.I. hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau’s headquarters in Washington, DC. Three of the top cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation are retiring from government service, according to people familiar with the matter—departures that come as cyberattacks are a major concern for the country’s security agencies. Senior U.S. intelligence officials warn that... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: The very first test drive of Tesla’s Model 3 Performance: ‘The car is a star. Doubters will have to bring it’

The Wall Street Journal: The very first test drive of Tesla’s Model 3 Performance: ‘The car is a star. Doubters will have to bring it’
Enter, stage left, humming: I have borrowed a new 2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance ($78,000, as tested) from the factory in Fremont, Calif., and I’m now quietly tearing the hide off this switchback road in the grass-gold hills near Silicon Valley for the world’s first test drive of the hot rod Tesla. In the Performance version, two motors north and... Read More

Microsoft stock adds to gains after strong outlook complements earnings beat

Microsoft stock adds to gains after strong outlook complements earnings beat
Microsoft Corp. stock gains accelerated in after-hours trading Thursday, after the tech giant added a strong outlook to quarterly results that topped Wall Street estimates. Microsoft MSFT, -0.68%  shares, which had been up about 1% before the conference call, rose to gains of more than 4% after Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood provided the first-quarter forecast on a conference call.... Read More