Viewsroom: Tribune stalls while Tesla puts pedal to metal

May 6, 2016


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The newspaper chain’s rejection of Gannett’s hefty $815 million offer is a head-scratcher, hardly the sort of move that suggests the industry knows how to pull itself out of a prolonged slump. Can clever experiments like the New York Times’ plan to deliver meals with the morning paper pump up profit?

Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s electric-car company is accelerating production, claiming demand is outstripping supply. Maybe that’s true, but technological glitches and a lack of capital could hold the company back.

And bank customers may finally get their bite back. America’s consumer watchdog – the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – is reviving class-action lawsuits after decades of corporate efforts to squelch people’s right to go to court.

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