Why Hawaii is becoming a leader in U.S. EV adoption

Customers admire a Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle at a Tesla store in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Alex Tai | SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images U.S. consumers have been making the move to all-electric vehicles more slowly than many expected — but a growing leader in EV adoption is Hawaii. The tropical island state this […]

Buy stocks like Uber and MSFT ahead of earnings, Wells Fargo says

A slate of tech stocks could be set to pop as earnings season revs up, Wells Fargo analysts say. The firm said it sees a slew of overweight-rated companies well positioned for upside. CNBC Pro combed through Wells Fargo research to find the firm’s favorite tech stocks as earnings begins. They include Microsoft , Uber, […]

The Russell 2000 lost almost 3% last week and is down 5.7% in April

This month’s rout in smallcap stocks has erased the Russell 2000’s sparkling first quarter gain, and the benchmark index for smaller shares could face further trouble ahead so long as interest rates are left unchanged. The Russell slumped 2.9% this week and is down 5.7% in April. Smallcaps had climbed 4.8% in the first quarter […]

How Third Point and Saddle Point may help boost margins at Advance Auto Parts

An exterior view of the Advance Auto Parts store at the Sunbury Plaza. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Company: Advance Auto Parts (AAP) Business: Advance Auto Parts is an automotive aftermarket parts provider, serving professional installers and do-it-yourself customers. Its stores and branches offer a selection of brand names, original equipment manufacturers and […]

Allowances are for kids — not your spouse

Simpleimages | Moment | Getty Images You don’t have to scroll far to find the #tradwives and #SAHGs (stay-at-home girlfriends) of social media who glamorize the extremes of domesticity, or the wives in Dubai who film their extravagant errands, such as picking up a Cartier bracelet and stopping for a facial on the way home. […]

It’s not just Wall Street. Local bank branches have big AI ambitions

The pandemic accelerated changes at big banks, where Chase and Wells Fargo already have branches that look more like lounges than banks. But it’s not just Wall Street-sized banks where AI is disrupting the way things works. Small, independent branches are also following, and experts and executives say they’ll use their small size and agility […]

I tried the $600 massage gun used by top NBA players

It started without warning. First in my lower back, then my feet and even sometimes my neck.  Little by little, as I’ve progressed through my twenties and now stare 30 in the eye, I’ve picked up aches and pains along the way.  I’ve done my best to age gracefully. I’m no bodybuilder, but I’ve been […]

Sirens and blasts sound across Israel after Iran launches drone attack

Explosions are seen in the skies of the capital, following the attack from Iran in Tel Aviv, Israel on April 14, 2024.  Mostafa Alkharouf | Anadolu | Getty Images Iran launched a swarm of explosive drones and fired missiles at Israel late on Saturday in its first-ever direct attack on Israeli territory, risking a major […]