Elon Musk has taken his electric vehicle long-shot, Tesla, from the brink of bankruptcy all the way to the S&P 500. He’s also lead SpaceX from near ruin to using its reusable rockets to courier NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. It may seem bold to bet against the maverick entrepreneur. (If you tell
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Although negotiations surrounding a new coronavirus relief bill have resumed between Democrats and Republicans, it is still unclear whether new legislation will pass before the new year. Over nine months have passed since President Donald Trump signed the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act. Since, Congress has remained at an
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Many of the nation’s top companies, including Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Ford, Google and Walmart, are calling on the new administration to address climate change and come up with long-term solutions in response to concerns from investors, customers, communities and employees. In a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and the new Congress, 42 corporations urged the government
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Wine touring has traditionally been for adults only, but that may be changing. Western Australia is at the forefront of a small but growing trend to turn wine touring into a travel activity the whole family can enjoy. Though international travelers aren’t allowed to enter Australia right now, the distribution of effective Covid-19 vaccines may
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Frank Slootman, CEO of Snowflake Inc. on Sept. 16th, 2020. CNBC Shares of Snowflake fell as much as 8% in extended trading on Wednesday after the data-warehousing software maker issued its first quarterly financial results as a public company. Here’s how Snowflake performed: Earnings: Loss of $1.01 per share. Revenue: $159.6 million. Snowflake’s revenue grew
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Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Anjali Sundaram | CNBC Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the latest tech company to shift its focus away from Silicon Valley, announcing Tuesday that it will relocate its headquarters from San Jose, California, to Houston, Texas. “HPE’s largest U.S. employment hub, Houston is an attractive market to
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Marc Benioff, billionaire and co-founder and chief executive officer of Salesforce.com Inc., sits in the audience ahead of the special address by U.S. President Donald Trump, on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 21, 2020. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Salesforce shares moved 4% lower in
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SoulCycle announced Tuesday that Evelyn Webster will take over the role of chief executive officer in mid-December, the company told CNBC Make It. The announcement comes 12 months after Melanie Welan resigned from her position as CEO on Nov. 26, 2019, citing the need for new leadership. Sunder Reddy, SoulCycle’s chief financial officer since 2017,
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Many charities have seen a surge in donations since the coronavirus crisis began. Now, on Giving Tuesday, pandemic-related nonprofits could get an unprecedented extra bump. Charitable donations generally get a big boost on “Giving Tuesday,” a single day specifically focused on charity in the shopping-heavy week after Thanksgiving. Last year, the #GivingTuesday effort raised nearly $2
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For Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, his interest in finance began at a young age. When he was growing up, Dimon’s father, Theodore Dimon, and his paternal grandfather, Panos Papademetriou, worked as stock brokers at Shearson, Hammill & Co. “It starts with my grandfather,” Dimon said on the “Coffee with The Greats” podcast
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Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom Video Communications shares fell about 5% in extended trading on Monday after the company reported fiscal third-quarter earnings and quarterly guidance that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Investors seemed disappointed that the rate
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