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Shares of Tesla Inc dived 13 percent in early trading on Friday as Wall Street worried a lawsuit from U.S. regulators could force Chief Executive Elon Musk to step down and make it difficult for the loss-making carmaker to raise more capital.
Tesla's 5-year credit default swap <TSLA5YUSAX=MG> hit its highest price ever on Friday, the morning after it was announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission was suing the company's Chief Executive Elon Musk and pushing for his ouster.
The U.S. listed equity options market is set for a record volume in 2018 due mainly to a resurgence in stock market gyrations after a couple of unusually quiet years, data from derivatives clearing organization OCC showed on Friday.
The dollar climbed to a two-week peak versus a basket of currencies on Friday, boosted by gains against the euro amid concerns about the Italian budget and a U.S. interest rate outlook that reflects multiple rate hikes until 2020.
Thyssenkrupp still has a long road ahead of it trying to raise margins and profits in its mediocre business divisions, investors and analysts said, adding a landmark move to split itself in two needed to be followed by changes to strategy.
The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin announced a $11.5 billion deal for 141 F-35 fighter jets, the biggest batch yet, lowering the price for the most common version of the stealthy jet by 5.4 percent to $89.2 million each, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk refused to pay a nominal fine and give up the role of chairman for two years as part of a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, CNBC reported on Friday, citing sources.
Global mergers and acquisitions dropped to $783 billion in the third quarter, down 35 percent from the prior quarter, as the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China cast a shadow on the financial and regulatory prospects of some deals.
The Trump administration is expected to release the text of its trade agreement with Mexico as early as Friday, launching a contentious congressional approval process as it tries to coax Canada into a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement.
Wall Street and oil were the big financial market winners in the third quarter of 2018, while trade tensions, emerging market crises and central bank policy tightening tipped several other assets into bear markets.
Italy's government bonds, European stock markets and the euro were hit hard on Friday after Rome agreed to set a higher than expected budget deficit target that could put it on a collision course with Brussels.
Airbus is moving swiftly toward appointing planemaking head Guillaume Faury as its next chief executive after accelerating the search for a successor to outgoing Tom Enders to address a growing leadership vacuum, people familiar with the matter said.
The U.S.-China trade war has triggered a seafood supply chain shake-up, with U.S. importers scrambling to stockpile frozen Chinese squid and tilapia ahead of looming price increases while Canada exports more lobsters to China.
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