Biden-Trump showdown begins as Sanders leaves presidential race

The 2020 presidential general election has begun. Joe Biden, who was Barack Obama’s vice president, will face off against President Donald Trump in November’s contest. The race between the two men in their 70s has long been expected but is now virtually guaranteed after Sen. Bernie Sanders exited from the Democratic primary contest, announcing Wednesday that he had suspended his campaign. 

Tesla Unsold Inventory Soars 112% (NASDAQ:TSLA)

In the latest delivery report released on Thursday, Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) beat most analysts’ delivery estimates by handing ownership over to about 88,400 customers in Q1 (Form 8-K filing is here). This was, as expected, a record for any 1st quarter. It easily beat 1Q19 since Model 3 deliveries did not begin in Europe and China until mid-February last year, so Tesla’s numbers benefited this year from worldwide deliveries of Model 3 for the entire month of January and early February.

‘I don’t give a damn’

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020.