7 Years & Counting - Trump's Looming EV Time-Bomb

"In just seven years’ time the average fuel efficiency of the average car will have to almost double... so reads the fuel economy fatwa issued by Trump’s predecessor... No matter how much it costs, no matter what it takes."

Is This The Bizarre Reason Why Tesla Is Struggling To Ramp Model 3 Production?

"At this point, you would only be running it slow if you were having troubles and you were afraid the welds you were going to make weren't going to be good.  This is something a plant typically goes through four to six months in advance of a production launch.  This raises the question: 'Is the expertise there?'"

"We Don't Know How To Replace The Vast Gold Deposits Of The Past"

"What the industry has not done anywhere near enough is to put money back into exploration... it doesn’t really matter what the gold price will do in the next few years: Production is coming off and that means the upward pressure on the gold price could be very intense..."

VIX Shorts Hit New Record High As S&P Surpasses 2017's Most Bullish Forecast

At the start of 2017, the most optimistic strategist forecast the S&P 500 at 2,500 by year-end. In the last few weeks, the market has not only surpassed that most-exuberant guess, but it has melted up from there with investors entirely unafraid as traders extend their VIX shorts to a new record high...

Kobe Steel Scandal Goes Nuclear: Company Faked Data For Decades, Had A "Fraud Manual"

Kobe Steel product quality data was falsified for decades at some of the company's Japanese plants the Nikkei reporter, well beyond the 10-year time frame given by the steelmaker. The cheating procedures eventually became institutionalized in what was essentially a tacit fraud manual, allowing the practice to continue as managers came and went.