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Al Root


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Past articles by Al:

It’s Time for Regulators to Fix the SVB Mess. U.S. Businesses Depend On It.

Making account holders whole isn't the same as bailing out bond and stock owners. Here's why. → Read More

EV Fires Are a Thing, but Not for Long. Honeywell Is Part of the Reason Why.

Honeywell makes sensors that can be used to detect and eliminate fires in electrical vehicles. → Read More

GE’s Investors Event Is Coming. Its Renewable Energy Arm Needs To Break Even.

General Electric meets with investors and analysts in Cincinnati, Ohio this week. Here's what's on the agenda. → Read More

Tesla's Analyst Day Is Next Week. Four Things to Watch.

New cars and new businesses. Expectations are high for Tesla's March 1 investors event. → Read More

Sell in March and Go Away? Getting Ahead of a Sideways Market.

The rally that has pushed stock prices up roughly 15% from October lows is running out of steam. → Read More

The Era of Easy Money Really Is Over. How to Play It.

Buying quality stocks like Apple and Stryker is one way investors can manage a permanent shift in monetary policy. → Read More

Tesla Recalls Cars Over Full Self-Driving Flaw

The debate about how the EV maker launches its driver assistance products will continue. → Read More

Lucid Stock Soars. Here's What Is Happening.

Shares have been halted multiple times Friday. → Read More

Lockheed’s 2022 Results Show the Power of Stock Buybacks

The aerospace company reported a higher per-share profit for 2022 than in 2021, even though sales declined. → Read More

Manufacturing Data Point to Shrinking Economy. This Is the Silver Lining.

The Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index registered 48.4 in December. → Read More

Can Tesla Be a Value Stock? How It's Going to Get There.

Things have looked terrible for Tesla lately. The stock has never been this cheap. → Read More

Polestar Is Selling a Software Upgrade for One of Its EVs

The EV maker's latest offer hints at the future of the car business. → Read More

This Industrial Stock Can Be a Long-Term Winner, No Matter How the Economy Looks

The industrial company is an “emerging compounder”—meaning it could not only outperform other industrials, but the stock market, too. → Read More

NIO Posts Wider-Than-Expected Loss. But Delivery Guidance Is a Relief.

Delivery guidance for the fourth quarter from NIO should give weary investors some relief. → Read More

Twitter Is Elon Musk’s Biggest Test—and Tesla’s Biggest Challenge. How They’ll Make It Work.

A distracted Musk might not be the risk many think it is for the world’s dominant EV maker. → Read More

Volkswagen and Porsche's Earnings Don't Make a Lot of Sense. The Numbers, Explained.

Volkswagen and Porsche reported third quarter results Friday. It's hard to make sense of them all. → Read More

Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Dead. Lessons From Ford’s Big Flop.

Ford's start-up Argo A.I. is no more. It shows just how hard it is to make real breakthroughs. → Read More

Chinese EV Stocks Are Getting Hammered. It Isn’t All About Xi Jinping.

Politics, the economy, and a move by Tesla to lower prices for its electric vehicles in China share the blame. → Read More

This Truck Maker Can Ride Out a Recession. Why It’s Time to Buy the Stock.

The company, which sells trucks under brand names like Peterbilt, Kenworth, and DAF, is considered among the best on the road. Its shares don’t look too shabby, either. → Read More

Boeing's 737 MAX Jet Faces Another Setback

Investors seem to be inured to negative MAX news as of late. → Read More