Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Green Startups, Flush With Cash, Face Pressure to Make Climate Advances

Green startups hit the lottery last year. Investors have turned cautious since then, putting added pressure on the cash-rich companies to deliver better batteries, more sustainable materials and zippy electric cars. About 1,200 privately held green startups raised a record $45 billion last year, roughly double the previous year’s total, according to PitchBook. Companies tied … Read more

GameStop Shares Fall on Surprise Loss

GameStop Corp. GME 0.97% recorded a loss during the holiday quarter despite an increase in sales, surprising analysts who were expecting the videogame retailer to turn a profit. GameStop has been working to turn around its business under the leadership of a revamped executive team and board of directors. The Grapevine, Texas-based company on Thursday … Read more

Why haven’t we seen the rise of next Dogecoin or Shiba Inu? Here are three main reasons

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at @FranceYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we … Read more

Amazon Flex drivers hit by surging gas prices are demanding relief

Uber and Amazon Flex drivers protest the fuel price serge and demand more money outside an Amazon warehouse in Redondo Beach, California, March 16, 2022. Mike Blake | Reuters On Wednesday morning, about 50 delivery and rideshare drivers parked outside an Amazon warehouse near Los Angeles. Signs taped to their car windows showed a jogging … Read more

Alibaba and JD.com Stocks Fall After Biggest Gains Ever. What Comes Next?

Text size Alibaba stock notched its best-ever one-day gains on Wednesday. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Investors in Chinese stocks, long-accustomed to pain, have just seen an astonishing turnaround. What comes next? Shares in Chinese tech giants Alibaba (ticker: BABA) and JD.com (JD) both notched eye-watering gains on Wednesday, climbing 37% and 39%, respectively. It was, by far, … Read more