Tesla reports smaller Q4 profit than previous quarter

A Tesla Model S.Christophe Ena/AP Photo file Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported a smaller fourth-quarter profit compared with the previous three months and said Model 3 production volume in California should reach 7,000 units per week by the end of the year. The Silicon Valley electric carmaker said it made a net profit of US$139.5 …

Facebook shares surge as quarterly profit, revenue beat estimates

The Facebook logo appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.Richard Drew/AP Photo file Facebook Inc. reported revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, showing the largest social-media company’s advertising business is weathering scrutiny over a series of privacy scandals. The company reported fourth-quarter sales of US$16.91 billion, ahead of the US$16.4 …

Moguls or slopestyle: What kind of portfolio do you have?

Freestyle skiers at Lake Placid, New York. Skiing, like investing, involves an assessment of risks. This past weekend I got some great exposure to the freestyle skiing scene while taking in my son’s first competition in the sport. I have to admit that it is quite exciting to watch, especially the high-flying tricks in the two …

Want to know how risky your portfolio is? How it performed in 2018 will give you a good idea

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) require that investment dealers and counsellors show clients their portfolio returns and fees paid in an annual report.Brent Lewin/Bloomberg Your year-end investment statement will be hitting the mailbox any day now. You’ll also be receiving important supplementary information. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) require that investment dealers and counsellors show …