Oil prices are set for their worst year since 2015 — here’s what went wrong – CNBC

But by October, forecasters were warning that demand for oil would grow more slowly than previously anticipated. The same month, the stock market plunged, hammered by a sell-off in high-flying technology names, the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute and rising interest rates. Investors began dumping risk assets, and by the end of the month, oil had…

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After its worst year ever, Facebook hands out free hot chocolate and security tips – CNN

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Oil suffers its worst monthly drop in more than two years during ugly October for markets

This is not how October was supposed to play out for the oil market. After starting the month at nearly four-year highs, bolstered by looming U.S. sanctions on Iran’s crude exports, oil prices posted their the biggest monthly drop in more than two years. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude dropped 10.8 percent in October, its…

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Elon Musk Faces His Own Worst Enemy

During a tour this spring at Tesla Inc.’s electric-car factory in Fremont, Calif., Elon Musk asked why the assembly line had stopped. Managers said automatic safety sensors halted the line whenever people got in the way. Mr. Musk became angry, according to people familiar with what happened. His high-profile gamble on mass-producing electric cars had…

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