• Big Investor Bought Tesla, Plug Power, and XPeng Stock Before They Took Off0

    Text size DNB Asset Management increased investments in Tesla and Plug Power, and initiated positions in Nikola and XPeng in the third quarter. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A large asset manager recently increased bets on the electric-vehicle industry with changes in its U.S.-traded stock investments. In the third quarter, DNB Asset Management increased investments in EV

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  • Big Pension Sold GameStop Stock. It Bought Moderna and Ford Shares.0

    Text size The Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund sold a more than a third of its investment in GameStop stock in the third quarter. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund recently made some significant changes in its domestic-equities portfolio. Operf, as the pension is known, cut down its stake in videogame

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  • 7 Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week0

    Text size Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Albertsons, Crown Castle International , and American Electric Power were among the larger U.S. companies that declared dividend increases this week. Albertsons (ticker:ACI), whose businesses include grocery stores and drugstores, declared a quarterly dividend of 12 cents a share, up 20% from 10 cents. As of Oct. 21, the stock

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  • Chesapeake Energy’s New Natural-Gas Strategy Could Pay Nice Dividends0

    One of Chesapeake Energy’s natural-gas drilling operations in Bradford County, Pa. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Text size The early 2000s mantra of “drill, baby, drill” was successful in one regard—it flooded the market with energy supply, pushing prices sharply lower. For investors, though, it was a terrible deal. As U.S. shale oil-and-gas producers binged on debt to

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  • Rivian’s New Electric Truck Comes With a Perk: A $5,000 Kitchen0

    Illustration by Elias Stein Text size The race to build the hottest electric vehicle is on, and the old rules don’t apply. Rivian is shipping its R1T all-electric light-duty pickup truck, with a list price of $68,000. And, for $5,000 more, you can get one of the oddest perks in autoland, gas-powered or EV: a

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  • The bad news for Facebook does not extend to its earnings — yet0

    Facebook Inc.’s Teflon sheen has been impenetrable, even as the past few weeks of bad news has put its brand name and investors to such a test that the company is reportedly planning a name change. Financially, though, the worst may actually be yet to come for the social-networking company, as the specter of a

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