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Tesla Is Now Worth More Than Ford and GM—Combined
Wired

Its stock has soared past $500 per share. That's a hopeful sign that the company might finally be executing smoothly. more…

Apple's latest iPad Pro and iPad Air are both on sale for their lowest prices ever
Mashable

TL;DR: Select variants of the new Apple iPad Pro and iPad Air are on sale for their lowest-ever prices on Amazon, saving you as much as 23%. If I may put on my tin-foil hat for a moment, all signs seem to point to a new version of the iPad Pro arriving someti… more…

'I've paid £250,000 for a ticket into space'
BBC News

Space tourism is set to take off in 2020 as firms offering tickets get ready for the final countdown. more…

Tesla’s stock just blew past $500 for a new record
Ars Technica

Elon Musk will be eligible for a big stock award if shares rise above $553. more…

Musk nears $346 million payday as Tesla market value soars
Reuters

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is coming close to earning the first $346 million tranche of options in a record-breaking pay package, after the electric vehicle maker's stock more than doubled in the last three months. more…

BlackRock CEO Fink sees no extreme client positioning in equities
Reuters

Even as the stock market enjoyed a sharp rally recently, many of BlackRock's clients were under-invested in equities and remained heavily oriented towards fixed-income securities, BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Wednesday. more…

U.S. housing starts at 13-year high in December; permits ease
Reuters

U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record. more…

U.S. housing starts at 13-year high in December; permits ease
Reuters

U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record. more…

Nearly half of all VR headsets sold in 2019 was an Oculus Quest
Androidcentral.com

Real VR is no longer overly expensive or overly complicated. What you need to know Standalone VR headsets, like the Oculus Quest, accounted for 49% of all VR headset sales in 2019. PC VR headset shipments shrank 8% year-over-year, despite cheaper headsets com… more…

Tesla's Elon Musk approaches $346M payout as market value soars - Roadshow
Cnet.com

It would be the first stage of Musk's incredible pay package, but he's not quite there yet. more…

Google parent company Alphabet hits $1 trillion in market cap - CNET
Cnet.com

It joins an exclusive club of US companies to reach the threshold, alongside Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. more…

Morgan Stanley slaps Tesla with its first 'sell' rating in 7 years, arguing it lacks upside after spiking 100% in just 4 months (TSLA)
Business Insider

Tesla On Thursday, Morgan Stanley downgraded Tesla to "underweight" from "equal-weight." It's the first time the bank has recommended selling Tesla since 2012. The downgrade comes amid a record rally for Tesla. At the stock's current valuation, Morgan Stanley… more…

NYU professor Scott Galloway on why Casper's filing for IPO isn't enough to save the sinking startup, and how far he predicts their stock will drop in 2020
Profgalloway.com

Rachel Murray/Getty Images Scott Galloway, the bestselling author and well-known tech-industry pundit, is a professor of marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business. The following is his recent blog post in full, republished with permission. I… more…

How To Start Investing
Entrepreneur.com

The sooner you start investing, the more you'll cash out in the long run more…

Electric Burn: Those Who Bet Against Elon Musk And Tesla Are Paying A Big Price
Npr.org

For years, Elon Musk skeptics have shorted Tesla stock, confident the electric carmaker was on the brink of disaster. Instead, share value has skyrocketed, costing short sellers billions. more…

Apple's Stock Rose 86% in 2019 -- Partly Because Of AirPods
Slashdot.org

"Shares of Apple gained 86.2% in 2019, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence," reports the Motley Fool: The tech stock's share price tracked relatively closely with momentum for the broader market for much of the year and then dramatically out… more…

ICANN Wants to Let VeriSign Raise Prices on.Com Domains
Slashdot.org

VeriSign has released a "proposed agreement" with ICANN to amend their exclusive.com registry agreement to allow them to raise the price of dotcom registrations up to 28% every six years. Those new terms "are now open to public comment" -- and the Register po… more…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said cheering for soaring stock prices while wages stay low is 'inequality in a nutshell.' We made 6 charts to show why she's right.
Business Insider

On Saturday, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez commented on a new high in the US stock market by saying that "the Dow soars, wages don't. Inequality in a nutshell." The representative may have a point: Nearly half of Americans don't own stocks at all, a… more…

Google parent Alphabet just reached $1 trillion in market value for the first time ever (GOOGL)
Business Insider

Google parent company Alphabet on Thursday hit a $1 trillion market valuation for the first time ever. Alphabet joins Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon in a small group of US companies that have reached the milestone. Microsoft and Apple are still valued at more t… more…

'Simply ludicrous': Wall Street's most bearish stock strategist says eye-bleeding valuations are just one factor that could send the market spiraling lower in 2020
Business Insider

Peter Cecchini, global chief market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, makes a compelling case for a market swoon in 2020. Cecchini cites poor earnings quality, stretched valuations, and a plethora of other negative variables to back his thesis. He also says "w… more…