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NLRB Finds Elon Musk Tweet Violated Labor Law

Elon Musk by Susan Walsh/Associated Press Elon Musk by Susan Walsh/Associated Press

DETROIT — Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted his way into trouble with another federal agency, this time the National Labor Relations Board.

March 26, 2021
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Stock Wipes Out Gains for the Year

Tesla Inc. electric vehicles at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News) Tesla Inc. electric vehicles at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. shares wiped out their year-to-date gains Feb. 23 and briefly traded below the level where they were when the electric carmaker entered the S&P 500 Index in December.

February 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Bitcoin Surges to Almost $45,000 After Tesla Discloses Purchase

A Tesla showroom in New York A Tesla Inc. showroom in New York. (Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg News)

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high after Tesla Inc. said it has invested $1.5 billion, the biggest endorsement of the controversial cryptocurrency by a mainstream company.

February 8, 2021
Business, Fuel

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Plans to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas Launchpad

SpaceX's Starhopper rocket sits at the company's launch site in Texas in September 2020. SpaceX's Starhopper rocket sits at the company's launch site in Texas in September 2020. (Veronica G. Cardenas/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk recently moved to Texas, where he launches some of his rockets and is building a battery factory. Now, for good measure, he plans to drill for natural gas in the state.

Sergio Chapa | Houston Chronicle
January 22, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Debates How to Give Away World’s Biggest Fortune

Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk is not only the world’s richest person, he lays claim to the biggest net worth ever recorded: $208 billion as of Jan. 8. What he does with it will be closely watched.

January 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Now World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1, 2020. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet.

January 7, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Elon Musk Cruises to $11.8 Billion Haul, Is Now World’s Fourth-Richest Person

Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images)

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk collected the fourth tranche of his moonshot award this month, bringing his aggregate haul to $11.8 billion.

Anders Melin | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2020
Business, Technology

Elon Musk’s Wealth Now Exceeds $100 Billion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Elon Musk has seen his fortune grow by $73.6 billion this year. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Three of the world’s richest people have achieved staggering new levels of personal wealth, including Tesla’s Elon Musk.

August 26, 2020
Business

Elon Musk Says Time to Break Up Amazon, Fueling Jeff Bezos Feud

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said it’s “time to break up Amazon” in a tweet June 4, escalating a rivalry with Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, another billionaire investing in space exploration.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2020
Business, Technology

Tesla Sets Deliveries Record While Falling Short of Elon Musk’s Mark

Tesla Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. set another record for quarterly vehicle deliveries but fell short of a mark Elon Musk said was possible last week, sending the electric carmaker’s shares lower in late trading.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2019

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