Tesla has a new biggest bull on Wall Street — and their optimism around the firm’s solar business has shares soaring (TSLA)

Piper Sandler lifted its price target for Tesla to $928 per share from $729, setting a new Wall Street-high for the surging stock. The company successfully “turned consumers into unwitting climate warriors” with its cars, but Tesla’s growing energy generation and storage segments serve as its next frontier, analysts Alexander Potter and Winnie Dong wrote […]

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The up-and-coming talent at top PR firms like Weber Shandwick and Ketchum includes a data whisperer, crisis communications pro, and events maestro

Public relations is facing a time of great opportunity and challenge. Marketers need PR as people are getting harder to reach with traditional advertising, while demanding PR firms show their work is actually driving results. We identified 16 rising stars at top PR firms like Edelman, Ketchum, and MSL who are using data in new […]

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The FCA’s new Sector Views report sees technology as a key driver of change in the finance industry

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released its annual Sector Views report, in which it assesses changes in financial services […]

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DJIA (.DJI) declined for the third day in a row

Commenting on today’s trading in the .DJI and other major indices Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman said: Stocks continue to prove their resilience almost on a daily basis, and today’s session was another impressive one on Wall Street. While the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) declined for the third day in a row, the mighty […]

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A Japanese disease expert who inspected the Diamond Princess said he was ‘so scared’ of catching the coronavirus because hygiene on the cruise ship was so bad

A Japanese disease expert who inspected the Diamond Princess said hygiene on the quarantined cruise ship was so bad that he was genuinely “so scared” of contracting the novel coronavirus on board. Professor Kentaro Iwata, who was on the ground during the Ebola and SARS outbreaks, said he “never had fear” of getting infected by […]

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Shopkeepers in Kyoto are sharing photos of empty landmarks that are usually overrun by tourists, and it shows the effects of the coronavirus on tourism in Japan

Japan received a record 32 million visitors in 2019, approximately one-third of whom were Chinese. But tourism in Kyoto is taking a hit amidst fears of the coronavirus spreading, and a group of local shopkeepers is sharing photos of empty landmarks that are usually overrun by visitors. Japan is one of several tourism-dependent Asian countries, […]

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The head of one of Microsoft’s fastest-growing cloud software businesses explains what sets it apart from rivals like Salesforce (MSFT)

Microsoft announced updates to Dynamics 365, its subscription based line of business applications, as it the business grows and the company invests heavily in the space to take on existing players like Salesforce, Oracle and SAP. James Phillips, president of the business applications group at Microsoft, told Business Insider that Microsoft has built Dynamics 365 […]

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