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Wall Street split on Tesla 2019 delivery promises

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FILE PHOTO: Newly manufactured Tesla vehicles are shown parked in a large lot next to the airport in Burbank, California, U.S. August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Tesla Inc shares rose almost 3% in early trade on Wednesday, with analysts still divided on the electric-car maker’s chances of meeting delivery and production targets in Read More

Russia sanctions proved inefficient, can’t bring peace to Ukraine – German state PM

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The prime minister of the German state of Thuringia joined the chorus of resounding voices against sanctions on Russia, arguing that the “inefficient” penalties don’t deliver peace in Ukraine but increase suffering. “The political ineffectiveness of the sanctions has long been proven; their declared goal, much-needed peace in Ukraine, is as far away as ever,” Read More

Tesla is serious about a possible record quarter, not so serious about a submarine car

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc has “a decent shot at a record quarter on every level”, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, soothing concerns about weak demand for the electric car maker’s sedans. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks at a post-launch news conference after the SpaceX Read More

Tesla has a ‘decent shot’ at a record quarter on every level: Musk

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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Elon Musk speaks at a post-launch news conference after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifted off on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Tesla Inc has Read More

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia’s Grab in push for more customers

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said. FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial Read More

U.S. May payrolls rose less than expected

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(Reuters) – U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, suggesting the loss of momentum in economic activity was spreading to the labor market, which could increase calls for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year. KEY POINTS: * U.S. May nonfarm payrolls rose 75,000 vs forecast for Read More

Five years after MH17 downing, airline conflict alert system remains patchy

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SEOUL/MONTREAL (Reuters) – When Pakistan closed its airspace during conflict with India in February, Malaysia Airlines was not one of the carriers left scrambling to re-route flights because it had already done so two weeks earlier, the carrier’s chief executive said. FILE PHOTO: An armed pro-Russian separatist stands on part of the wreckage of the Read More

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink

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PARIS (Reuters) – Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year’s harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks. FILE PHOTO: A farmer plows next to a rapeseed field, near the Mont Saint-Michel 11th century abbey, in Ardevon, Normandy, Read More

Focus on ‘emergency in Venezuela’: Italy hits back at UN for criticism of migrant proposals

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Italy’s Interior Ministry has hit out at the UN’s criticism of its anti-migrant proposals, suggesting the body focuses on solving the emergency in Venezuela instead of “electoral campaigning in Italy.” Ministry officials made the barbed remark on Sunday, after a letter by the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights urged a reversal of the measures Read More

Trump’s ‘getting along’ with Russia probably should not mean further sanctions – Kremlin

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If Washington wants to “get along with Moscow,” the White House will have to refrain from using the sanctions stick, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says after the US extended anti-Russia restrictions. In an interview to Russian state TV, the official weighed in on Trump’s tweet that he posted on his favorite social media on May Read More