Elon Musk’s ‘Dust Up’ with the SEC is Pushing Down Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

Elon Musk’s ‘Dust Up’ with the SEC is Pushing Down Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

$TSLA Many investors thought the battle between Elon Musk and the SEC was over, but unfortunately it appears the SEC is 2Xing down on their pressure on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO. The last thing stock Bulls want to see is the SEC and Mr. Musk back in the courts. This has caused some investors to trim […]

Elon Musk’s Contempt Defense: “Borders on the Ridiculous” say SEC

Elon Musk’s Contempt Defense: “Borders on the Ridiculous” say SEC

$TSLA Monday night, the SEC countered Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s contempt-of-court defense writing in court papers that he brazenly disregarded a federal judge’s order and that one of his arguments “borders on the ridiculous.” Lawyers for the Securities and Exchange Commission, in a response to Mr. Musk, wrote that when the contempt motion was […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk Did Not Seek Approval for His Tweets as Required in the Settlement

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk  Did Not Seek Approval for His Tweets as Required in the Settlement

$TSLA FLASH: Tesla’s Elon Musk says it is up to him when to submit Tweets for company approval. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is 2Xing down on the government’s demand to find the Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO in contempt of a previous fraud settlement that required him to have the company pre-approve any tweets that […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk Twitter Fight Goes to Court on SEC Contempt Charge Again

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk Twitter Fight Goes to Court on SEC Contempt Charge Again

$TSLA FLASH: Some analysts believe the Commission will come down hard on Elon Musk Elon Musk is about to urge a judge to go easy on him for tweets that US regulators contend violated a court order, though legal experts say the feisty billionaire will have a hard time avoiding some kind of punishment. The […]

SEC to Review Stock Trading Rules, Potential Shakeup Ahead

SEC to Review Stock Trading Rules, Potential Shakeup Ahead

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Major averages recouped most of their losses and close near session highs The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is launching a review of the main set of rules governing stock trading, opening the door to the biggest potential changes in 15 yrs the head of the agency said Friday. […]

Pot Smoker Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review

Pot Smoker Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review

$TSLA FlASH: The Pentagon is reviewing Elon Musk’s federal security clearance following the billionaire’s marijuana toke on a California comedian’s podcast in September Mr. Musk has refiled his SF-86 security form, which requires a federal employee or contractor seeking a clearance to acknowledge any illegal drug use over the previous seven years, according to the […]

Elon Musk Vs Tesla Employees, a Failure in Leadership

Elon Musk Vs Tesla Employees, a Failure in Leadership

$TSLA FLASH: Tesla stock under pressure, Musk’s leadership called into Question. Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) are under heavy selling pressure now on a slew of recent reports that shed light on Elon Musk’s leadership style. And it calls into Question whether employees believe he is suited to lead the company. Blind, an anonymous workplace community, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Releases its 2018 Annual Report

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Releases its 2018 Annual Report

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced Wednesday that it has published its Y 2018 Annual Report and filed its annual report on Form 20-F, including financial statements for the F-Y ended 31 December 2018, with the SEC. Ferrari’s 2018 Annual Report and annual report on Form 20-F are available under section Investors on Ferrari’s corporate website at http://corporate.ferrari.com, […]

Elon Musk’s Tweets Assures Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Have to Pay $920-M + Interest to Bondholders

Elon Musk’s Tweets Assures Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Have to Pay $920-M + Interest to Bondholders

$TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) share price was nowhere near the necessary mark to help convert its $920-M in bonds to stock even before CEO Elon Musk’s recent incendiary Tweets. And so Mr. Musk’s contentious Tweets killed any last-minute hopes that a miracle rally is in the offing. His struggling EV company is on the hook to […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Tweeting Again, General Counsel Resigns

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Tweeting Again, General Counsel Resigns

$TSLA FLASH: US Government Closely Eyeing Elon Musk Tuesday night, Elon Musk Tweeted Tuesday evening that Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) would make around 500,000 cars in Y 2019. Later he corrected himself within hours to say he meant the company would be producing at an annualized rate of 500,000 vehicles by the end of this year. If […]

SEC ‘Overreach’, Commission Seeks More Control Over Exchanges

SEC ‘Overreach’, Commission Seeks More Control Over Exchanges

$ICE, $CBOE, $NDAQ The 3 largest US stock exchange operators said they will sue the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for overstepping its authority by ordering a pilot program to test banning lucrative payments exchanges make to brokers for resting stock orders. “We disagree with the government overreach, and this really represents an unprecedented attempt […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Year.5

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Year.5

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Past Year.5 $TSLA In the wake of his recent Axios interview of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk broadcast a lot of stuff to his listeners and devotees. Much is hyperbole, some is fact. Below are of some things that happened at the fledgling US EV maker over the past year.5, as […]

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Wednesday, all digital currency prices spike due North, with most major coins/token recording double-digital gainers. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, the world’s #1 digital currency, was trading at $4,370.30, up 15% since Tuesday at 5:00p. ET on the Kraken exchange and on track for its best day in […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000 $BTCUSD The fall in cryptocurrencies has accelerated, with Bitcoin piercing the $5,000 mark for the 1st time since October 2017 on speculation that increased regulatory scrutiny will prompt issuers of ICOs to liquidate holdings. Bitcoin declined as much as 9.1% to $4,958, falling for an 8th day running in what […]

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World $TSLA, $VLKAY, $GM, $F The world’s giant automakers are planning big pushes into EV production, and none bigger than Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) is coming up to challenge fledgling Tesla in its tiny 1 plant niche market. Ok, Tesla has sold about 500,000 cars worldwide, which accounts […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles $TSLA Monday, we learned that an experienced securities lawyer is leaving Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) just as the company needs the best to help manage the its fraud settlement with US regulators and the DOJ’s criminal probe. Phil Rothenberg, a VP in Tesla’s legal department, will become a […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman $TSLA Wednesday night, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced Robyn Denholm has taken Elon Musk’s place as Chairwoman of the company’s board. She is also leaving her role as CFO and Head of Strategy at Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company, once her 6-month notice period with Telstra is complete, and will be working as Tesla […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny $TSLA The Zombie Element (ZEV Credits) undermines Tesla’s Earnings Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) beat The Street expectations for Q-3, posting a significant profit on revenue of nearly $7-B. Recall Tesla’s only other profitable Quarter, that being Q-3 of Y 2016, analysts focused on something outside the business of selling all […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal Probe “Absurd”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal Probe “Absurd”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal  Probe “Absurd” $TSLA US securities regulators have issued subpoenas regarding Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) public assurances over the production of its newest car the M3, the company said in a filing late Friday, the latest signal of a very aggressive investigation into Elon ‘Nothing’ Musk’s EV maker. The […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Now Holds No ‘Titles’ at the Company

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Now Holds No ‘Titles’ at the Company

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Now Holds No ‘Titles’ at the Company $TSLA Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk took to Twitter again Monday chiding the US regulators, saying he deleted his Tesla titles last week to see what would happen, without giving further details. “Deleted my Tesla titles last week to see what would […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Lesson in Why Not to Buy the Hype $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) said late Monday evening that it expects to report Q-3 earnings after the closing bell Wednesday. Tesla stock was down 0.3% in after hours trading. The company will host a conference call at 5:30p EDT to discuss the Quarter and outlook. […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): The Drama of Elon Musk Continues

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): The Drama of Elon Musk Continues

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): The Drama of Elon Musk Continues $TSLA Wall Street Bankers are set to pounce on Tesla as debt payments loom Over $1-B in coming debt payments are putting a huge amount of pressure on Tesla’s Q-3 results Goth performer Grimes and Elon Musk have been spotted together for the 1st time since the […]

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote $TSLA The vote shows the SEC is protecting investors. If Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, ever wants to return as Chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it. The requirement is detailed in a court brief filed jointly Thursday by Tesla and the Securities […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Denies Being Replaced By James Murdoch Chairman

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Denies Being Replaced By James Murdoch Chairman

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Denies Being Replaced By James Murdoch Chairman $TSLA Elon Musk is scared to death of James Murdoch, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) deposed Chairman Elon Musk denied a report that James Murdoch is the “favorite” candidate to replace him as Chairman of Tesla. CEO Musk Tweeted a reply to a FT article that just […]

James Murdoch to Replace Elon Musk as Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman?

James Murdoch to Replace Elon Musk as Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman?

James Murdoch to Replace Elon Musk as Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman? $TSLA, $FOX, $DIS Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. CEO James Murdoch is the lead candidate to replace Elon Musk as Tesla Inc. Chairman, The FT reported Wednesday Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Mr. Musk reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange (SEC) regulators last month in which […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Under Attack, No Market Support

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Under Attack, No Market Support

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Under Attack, No Market Support $TSLA Investors continue to punish Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) even as its M3 is becoming 1 of the best-selling sedans in America. The company managed to deliver on its Q-3 projections for the EV, and leading JPMorgan to boost its estimates. Monday, Tesla’s stock closed at its lowest mark since March 2017, hacking more […]

The Big Q: Can Anyone on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board Tame Elon Musk?

The Big Q: Can Anyone on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board Tame Elon Musk?

The Big Q: Can Anyone on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board Tame Elon Musk? $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) board has been quiet since its deposed COB, Elon Musk went on another Twitter tirade, this time Vs the SEC, raises new Questions about who has what it takes to oversee this very unpredictable man who sits in the Corner C-Suite, sleeps […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Mocks SEC in Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Mocks SEC in Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Mocks SEC in Tweet $TSLA Thursday, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk mocked the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) referencing a settlement deal with the commission. “The Shortseller Enrichment Commission is doing incredible work. And the name change is so on point!” Mr. Musk said in a Tweet where he was likely […]

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain $BTCUSD, $BLCN  Bitcoin and the alternative cryptocurrencies, aka altcoins, are cryptic to say the least. Some people consider bitcoin a currency, others an investment and still others a store of value. Even government agencies cannot agree on what bitcoin really is. The IRS treats it […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cannot Deliver Cars Means Tesla Cannot Deliver Profits

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cannot Deliver Cars Means Tesla Cannot Deliver Profits

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cannot Deliver Cars Means Tesla Cannot Deliver Profits $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) may have emerged from ‘production Hell”as the company met Wall Street expectations producing 80,142 vehicles in Q-3, about 50% more than its prior high set in it’s last Quarter, that according to the company. The latest numbers included 53,239 M-3s, just under the 5,000 or so cars […]

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit”

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit”

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit” $TSLA Tesla is not an investment, it is a speculation played by professionals, retail participants should proceed with Caution. After the Securities and Exchange Commission accused Elon Musk of securities fraud, Tesla’s board defied regulators, issuing a provocative statement saying that it was “fully […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead $TSLA Sell all rallies in Tesla is still our call CEO Elon Musk’s future with Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is a bit clearer after the company settled a securities fraud lawsuit with the SEC, but there are other clouds hanging over the niche EV maker. Under an […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its COB/CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, have agreed to pay a total of $40-M and make a series of concessions to settle an SEC lawsuit alleging Mr. Musk duped investors with misleading statements about a proposed buyout of the company. The settlement […]

SEC Hammers Musk, Market Hammers Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares

SEC Hammers Musk, Market Hammers Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares

SEC Hammers Musk, Market Hammers Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) COB/CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, could have settled with US regulators who have sued to remove him from the niche EV maker’s leadership. Instead, he says he will fight the securities fraud lawsuit against him in court Friday, as shares dove 13.9% deep Bear […]

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Late Thursday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accused Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) COB/CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, of stock fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the EV company, saying he made a series of “false and […]

DOJ’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Probe is a Pox on the Company

DOJ’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Probe is a Pox on the Company

DOJ’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Probe is a Pox on the Company $TSLA Right now it is too early to tell where the Department of Justice’s inquiry into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) will lead, but it will likely require the company’s attention for months, perhaps years Tesla is facing a criminal investigation by the DOJ into public comments the company […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker $TSLA Liam O’Connor is another 1 of a of Tesla execs to exit due to current DOJ (criminal) and SEC investigative climate. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is losing yet another executive in a string of departures going back months. This time, according to a report Thursday, […]

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla? $TSLA On Tuesday, news broke that the Department of Justice had started a probe into Elon Musk’s 7 August ‘420’ Tweet: “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” The news of the DOJ inquiry sent Tesla stock tumbling yet again, […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Facing Criminal Probe Over CEO Musk’s Statements

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Facing Criminal Probe Over CEO Musk’s Statements

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Facing Criminal Probe Over CEO Musk’s Statements $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. The criminal probe is running alongside a previously reported civil inquiry by the SEC. Federal prosecutors opened a fraud investigation after Mr. Musk […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) biggest institutional investor said Wednesday it was questioned by the SEC about Elon Musk’s now-abandoned plans to take the fledgling EV maker private and that the CEO needed help running the company. “He needs help, and I mean that psychologically as much […]

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $BLK, $GS, $C, $ICE, $JPM The rejections by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Bitcoin-based ETFs exchange traded funds is no deterrent to aspiring firms hopeful of launching the long-awaited cryptocurrency product. Leading cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase has emerged as the latest contender in the race to launch a cryptocurrency […]

How Close was Saudi Arabia to Buying Tesla?

How Close was Saudi Arabia to Buying Tesla?

How Close was Saudi Arabia to Buying Tesla? $TSLA With privatization plans now off the table, we investigate how close Saudi’s electric dream was to becoming a reality In what became one of the most intriguing and beguiling business stories of recent years, Saudi Arabia emerged as a leading player in the complex and now defunct […]

Bitcoin Tracker One, Ether Tracker One Trading Suspended

Bitcoin Tracker One, Ether Tracker One Trading Suspended

Bitcoin Tracker One, Ether Tracker One Trading Suspended $CXBTF, $CETHF Bitcoin is still viewed with a jaundiced eye by Wall Street business titans. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Sunday suspensions in trading of the securities Bitcoin Tracker One CXBTF, -2.38% and Ether Tracker One CETHF. In a statement, the SEC said trading was suspended as of 5:30p. EDT […]

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity $BTCUSD Chinese authorities have intensified pressure on domestic cryptocurrency activity. Beijing supports the development of the underlying blockchain technology, but it is still trying to limit speculation in digital currencies roughly 1 year since banning their sales in ICOs. Bitcoin prices surged last year as investors bet blockchain […]

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table US President Donald Trump has decided to ask the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study allowing companies to file reports every 6 months instead of every 3 has delighted companies, and alarmed financial professionals who are used to getting detailed reports from companies every 90 […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Agreement with Panasonic Unchanged

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Agreement with Panasonic Unchanged

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Agreement with Panasonic Unchanged $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has revised an agreement that required it to buy all of the solar cells and modules Panasonic Tesla revised an agreement that required it to buy all of the solar cells and modules Panasonic produced at their jointly operated factory in Buffalo, New York Under the new terms […]

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands $TSLA The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) regarding CEO Elon Musk’s ‘420’ plan to take the company private and his statement that funding was “secured.” The fledgling EV makers shares fell as much as 4% but cut their losses […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin dropped to an 8-week low Tuesday, while Ethereum, the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market value, sank to a more than 1-year lows, as they continued their Bearish trend. The Turkish crisis has dampened risk appetite in recent sessions, spurring a sell-off in emerging market currencies […]

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark for the Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,342.9951,-12.00, or -0.19%, as of 5:58a BST, the market is open Bitcoin’s 6,000 price mark Key support, as for most part of Q-2 of Y 2018, Bitcoin price has hung around this zone with multiple bounces off the support mark. […]

Joe Walsh Charged in Palm Beach Saga

Joe Walsh Charged in Palm Beach Saga

After Joe Walsh publicly blamed Robert Matthews of fraud and claimed himself innocent, the wheels of justice kept turning. Many familiar with the case found it astounding that the FBI had claimed a $50m fraud against Robert Matthews but filed nothing on Joe Walsh. Joe Walsh took to the media to pass all blame on […]

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private $TSLA CEO Musk’s   ‘420’ declaration in a nutshell The US SEC has made an inquiry into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about whether 1 of Elon Musk’s Tweets regarding the possibility of taking the company private was truthful The US SEC is also looking into why Mr. […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive

Bitcoin, Ethereum and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive

Bitcoin and Ethereum Deep Dive and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin prices collapsed Wednesday after the SEC delayed its decision on the proposed Bitcoin-related ETFs submitted by VanEck and SolidX. Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies deep dived Wednesday, with many digital currencies losing more than 10% of their value. Bitcoin […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M3 Production Numbers in Question

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M3 Production Numbers in Question

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M3 Production Numbers in Question $TSLA Former Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) employee Martin Tripp has filed a whistleblower complaint with the SEC in which he alleges the company lied about Model 3 production numbers and put unsafe batteries in its EVs. According to the report the complaint repeats claims Mr. Tripp had previously made to BI, […]

Some of the Clouds Above Cryptocurrency Have Started to Blow Over

Some of the Clouds Above Cryptocurrency Have Started to Blow Over

Some of the Clouds Above Cryptocurrency Have Started to Blow Over $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD A dark cloud hanging over cryptocurrency investors may have blown over Thursday after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ruled that Ethereum (ETH) is not a security. Currently, Ethereum is trading at 513.42, -6.41, or -1.2331%, as of 4:48a BST, the market is open. Thursday […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sued for “Pump & Dump” Securities Fraud

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sued for “Pump & Dump” Securities Fraud

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sued for “Pump & Dump” Securities Fraud $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has petitioned a federal court in San Francisco to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit filed by shareholders, which accuses the automaker of lying about its ability to mass produce the Model 3 sedan. The lawsuit, filed in October, alleges that Tesla released false […]

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game” $BTC, $ETH, $CME, $CBOT The Big Qs are: How seriously should we take the rise of cryptocurrency? Is it a serious rival to traditional currency? Should businesses consider using cryptocurrency? What do they need to do to implement it? Is enough being done to educate individuals and businesses […]

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin prices rose Wednesday as the # 1 cryptocurrency by market value is focused on $10,000. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,344.3555,+305.20, or +3.38%, as of 6:24a BST, the market is open Prices ranged within  $9,200 – 9,300 for most of the trading day. Bitcoin and some […]

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation”

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation”

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation” $BTCUSD The Regulators Want In! Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Robert Jackson said in a TV interview that the ICO (initial coin offering) system is representative of what the broader market might look like without any of the regulation that keeps it in check. Mr. Jackson said, “If […]

Wall Street ‘White Paper’: Reduce Regulations, Encourage Capital Formation

Wall Street ‘White Paper’: Reduce Regulations, Encourage Capital Formation

Wall Street ‘White Paper’: Reduce Regulations, Encourage Capital Formation $NDAQ Cutting the Red Tape Wall Street lobby groups urged US policy makers and regulators to revamp rules to encourage more initial public offerings and to reduce the regulatory cost of staying public, in a white paper issued Thursday. Groups including the Securities Industry and Financial […]

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering a rule change that may allow bitcoin  ETFs to be listed on exchanges. According to a document posted on the SEC website, the agency has begun the process to approve or disapprove a change in its rules that allows 2 […]

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Japan has unveiled proposed guidelines for the legalization of raising money in the cryptocurrency space. A government-backed research group has put forward rules that would see ICOs (initial coin offerings) given regulatory definition and approval. An ICO is a means of raising capital by issuing and selling new […]

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever $BTCUSD Bitcoin has chilled in here but, investors buying onto what is expected to be the largest ICO (initial coin offering) ever, the messaging app Telegram. Telegram, a 5-year-old company, which has attracted users by extolling its encrypted-messaging service, raised $850-M from 94 accredited investors in […]

Coins, Tokens are Changing the Nature of Early Stage and Goal Fundraising

Coins, Tokens are Changing the Nature of Early Stage and Goal Fundraising

Coins, Tokens are Changing the Nature of Early Stage and Goal Fundraising ICOs (Initial coin offerings) are also called TGEs (token generation events), and they are changing the nature of early stage fundraising, and they have the potential to alter the mainstream investment ecosystem itself. Through ICOs, start-ups can raise capital by issuing crypto tokens […]

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings As stated in the SEC mission statement, “The mission of the US Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.” The SEC was created by Congress in 1934 as the first federal regulator of securities markets following […]

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ $CRON A Canadian cannabis producer will begin trading on the NASDAQ Tuesday, thus becoming the 1st marijuana company to be listed on a US stock exchange. Toronto-based Cronos Group won approval for the listing from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “It’s very significant for […]

Arcane Financial Products That Track VIX Questioned

Arcane Financial Products That Track VIX Questioned

Arcane Financial Products That Track VIX Questioned $CBOE, $VXX, $CS, $NMR Wall Street’s most widely followed ‘fear gauge’ of future stock market volatility is being manipulated, causing billions of dollars in losses a year to unwary investors, a law firm representing an “anonymous whistleblower” alleged in a letter to US financial regulators and released Monday. […]

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows $BTCUSD Bitcoin faded from highs, but is still supported, as total cryptocurrency market remained steady. The total cryptocurrency market cap rose to $391-B, up a bit from Wednesday’s close, after snapping 3 straight days of decliners Tuesday. The total cryptomarket market cap is still well below its early […]

US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies

US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies

  US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD Tuesday, US lawmakers pressed the 2 Top US securities regulators on cryptocurrency, and now the approach is ‘do no harm’ to the digital currency market, and monitor the ICO market. With that, a new Rally lit up Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 7,549.9951, +1,578.52, or +26.43%, […]

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Cryptocurrency exchanges upset by the dive in Bitcoin prices may face more turbulence as the 2 Top US market regulators ask the Congress to consider federal oversight for the trading platforms. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 6,067.395, -1,876.61, or -23.62%, as of 5:05a GMT, the market is […]

President Trump’s SEC to Ban Frivolous Shareholder Litigation

President Trump’s SEC to Ban Frivolous Shareholder Litigation

President Trump’s SEC to Ban Frivolous Shareholder Litigation In its determination to reverse a 20 year decline in US stock listings, the SEC may soon offer companies an extreme incentive to go public, and that is the ability to bar “aggrieved” shareholders from suing. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in its long history has […]

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies $BTCUSD Monday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made it known that it is taking a hard look at public companies that change their name and/or business model in a bid to capitalize upon the investor frenzy, and hyperbole surrounding blockchain technology, SEC Chairman […]

Bitcoin, How to Get to Yes Safely…

Bitcoin, How to Get to Yes Safely…

Bitcoin, How to Get to Yes Safely… $BTCUSD This week a Top division chief at the SEC outlined the commission’s concerns about the volatile-trading for cryptocurrency investments in a letter to 2 trade groups representing fund managers who have proffered a wide range of proposals for funds holding Bitcoin or related assets. The SEC’s division […]

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets The Data Show That Nearly 50% of ICO Investors are Europeans $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Nearly 50% of the cash that has poured into newly issued ICOs (cryptocurrencies) in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published Thursday showed. The report by Atomico, one of Europe’s […]

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin’s price tapping at $10,000 each, currently trading at $9,914.4346, +182.86 or +1.88%. Confronted with national regulators’ scrutiny of digital currency fund-raising, known as ICOs (initial coin offerings), many entrepreneurs are moving businesses to locations neutral or more welcoming to cryptocurrencies and known for low […]

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets $BTCUSD Bitcoin is spiking to a record after CME Group Inc.(NASDAQ:CME) said it’s planning to launch Bitcoin futures as the move could open the way for investors who have been standing on the sidelines as Bitcoin soared over 500% YTD. The cryptocurrency marked a high at […]

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each $BTCUSD The most widely used digital currency will now cost you about $6,092.71 apiece after blowing past the $5,000 and $6,000 for the 1st time earlier this month. Bitcoin’s total value is just over $100-B, meaning it makes up more than 50% of the overall cryptocurrency market. […]

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls $BTCUSD Bitcoin closed in on another milestone Friday, as the digital currency approached $6,000 for the first time to put its gain in 2017 to more than 500%, and is currently trading at 5,974.01, +342.94, or 6.09% on the day. As Bitcoin continues rise, people are speculating that […]

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations $BTCUSD Bitcoin fell as much as 5.9%, its biggest loss in almost a month, to as low as 5,247, it bounced and is now trading at 5,414.23, +42.00 or +0.78% on the day. Looks like the ‘edginess’ wore off quickly. Bitcoin traders waiting for a pullback in the cryptocurrency price […]

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE ICO With increased attention to how securities laws may apply to digital token sales and the disruptive nature of increased cyber threats to the investor community, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) last week announced two new initiatives. The SEC’s press release, found here, outlined the creation of the […]

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon The Trump Administration is set to release its road map for overhauling regulation of US markets It will be an expansive list of priorities that touches on the stock, bond and derivatives trading. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 are the focus The […]

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC $BTCSD, $ICE An effort to allow investors to trade digital currencies as easily as stocks stumbled when backers withdrew 2 proposals to list Bitcoin funds. Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s (ICE) NYSE Arca exchange Wednesday withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s […]

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January $EFX The US Department of Homeland Security detected 5 “critical” cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) computers as of 23 January 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. The report’s findings raise fresh questions about a Y 2016 cyber […]

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $EFX A breach discovered in a Key US Securities and Exchange Commission filings systems in Y 2016 can impact “trillions of dollars,” cybersecurity. It is the same issue as Equifax (NYSE:EFX), as they are supposed to be the guardians of trusted information. Equifax is […]

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’ The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says a cyber breach, aka Hack, of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in Y 2016. In a statement posted Wednesday evening on the SEC’s website, the new SEC Chairman Jay Clayton says […]

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking Entrepreneurs issuing dispensable digital coins to cash in on the hype of Crypto currency are fanning a blockchain assets bubble. Firms have raised $1.3-B this year in digital coin sales, surpassing venture capital funding of blockchain companies and up more than 6X from the total raised […]

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key In a recent effort to foster increased public offering activity, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on 29 June 2017 that it will permit all companies to submit voluntary draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings (IPOs), certain follow-on offerings and national securities exchange listings […]

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications Just about every survey of corporate General Counsels reveals the same #1 culprit of sleepless nights, a cybersecurity hack. If you run a business in today’s global environment, it is hard to escape the fundamental reality that it is more than likely a matter of when, […]

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Billionaire left-wing investor George Soros has increased what so far has been a losing bet against the US stock market and by extension President Trump and the American economy, he will get hammered. Notably, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 12.18, -2.48, -16.9% better […]

New SEC Chairman Expected to take a “Loose” Approach to Dodd-Frank

New SEC Chairman Expected to take a “Loose” Approach to Dodd-Frank

New SEC Chairman Expected to take a “Loose” Approach to Dodd-Frank Last Thursday, Jay Clayton, 50 anni, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), sought to assure lawmakers that he will show no favoritism and act only in the public interest. Mr. Clayton, a partner in the law firm […]

SEC says No to Bitcoin, Price Dives Deep

SEC says No to Bitcoin, Price Dives Deep

SEC says No to Bitcoin, Price Dives Deep Last week the SEC denied a Bitcoin’s ETF proposal filed by the Winklevoss Brothers. FLASH: On March 10 after the closing of the NYSE, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the rule change for the Bitcoin ETF due to regulatory concerns. Following the announcement, the price per […]

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors As crowdfunding took off, many serious investors noted that something was missing from the process. Savvy investors want to put money into a promising crowdfunded product, but they also want more than an early edition of the product or a branded T-shirt for their money. This difference has made crowdfunding […]

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs

Bitcoin Nears Record Highs Bitcoin Hits 3-year Peak, Nears Record High on US ETF Approval Talk Bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than 3 years Thursday and came within $3 of an all-time high, on speculation that the 1st Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) is set to receive approval from the US financial regulator. Traditional […]