Monthly Archives: January 2018
Mark Spiegel is famous for his bearish views of Tesla shares and his short position in the stock, but his biggest alpha comes from his picks in micro-caps which are under the readar – Indeed, Mr. Spiegel makes most of his money from killer small cap picks. His under the radar small caps which could […]
While serving as CEO of PepsiCo, John Sculley was recruited by Steve Jobs to become CEO of Apple in 1983. After a disagreement with Jobs over business strategy in which the Apple board sided with Sculley, Jobs was fired while Sculley continued at the helm of Apple until 1993. Since then, Sculley has co-founded or invested in […]
Waymo gave me a ride in a car with no driver The Verge Waymo’s CEO says self-driving cars are ‘really close’ to being ready for the road — but plenty of challenges remain Business Insider Google Ditched Autopilot Driving Feature After Test User Napped Behind Wheel U.S. News & World Report Crashing Castle: An autonomous ride in Waymo’s […]
Stephen J. Errico of Locust Wood Capital Advisors, up 10% year to date, sees value in a forthcoming spin-off that Glenview Capital’s Larry Robbins also noticed. The New York-based Long / Short hedge fund, touting his investment ideas in an October 10 letter to investors reviewed by ValueWalk, also likes the “free option” in an […]
By Investment Master Class What’s the one commodity that we all want to have, but desperately hope we never have to use? That one product that provides a sense of reassurance and peace of mind, yet in many instances remains untouched by us for its life? That one safety net that we are happy to […]
Catalan crisis: Carles Puigdemont ‘welcome’ to run in poll BBC News Catalans Resist Peacefully After Spain Dissolves Region’s Autonomous Government NPR Madrid calls on Puigdemont to participate in Catalan elections Reuters Catalonia’s Ousted Leader, Carles Puidegmont, Calls for Peaceful Defiance New York Times The Observer view on independence for Catalonia The Guardian Full coverage
Spain’s senate has approved a controversial measure allowing it to seize direct control of its semi-autonomous Catalonia region, after the local parliament in Barcelona holds its own vote approving of a formal declaration of independence. Matthew Larotonda reports.
DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Lei Xu and Justin Song once worked at electric carmaker Tesla Inc , one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley. But with interest and investments in autonomous vehicles mounting, they left to pursue what they see as the next big thing.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo is expanding winter testing as it works to address a potential blind spot for autonomous vehicles: snowy and icy conditions.
Madrid has announced it will trigger a constitutional measure on Saturday allowing it to take direct control of Catalonia’s governance, after the autonomous region’s leader ignored a Thursday deadline to rescind his ambiguous declaration of independence made last week. Matthew Larotonda reports.