Musk Says China Rivals ‘Work Hardest, Smartest’

Detroit? Nope. Germany? Nein. Elon Musk sees the toughest competition for Tesla in China, home of the company he expects “most likely to be second” in electric vehicles. China is Tesla Inc’s second-largest market – accounted for about two-thirds of all electric vehicles sales globally in 2022 – and the home of Tesla’s biggest plant. … Read more

‘You think you know someone until you work 100-hour weeks together.’ How to keep the peace in the family business.

Almost nine years ago, Rebecca Miller left her career as a lawyer to open a pie bakery in Columbia, Missouri, with her 69-year-old mother, Jeanne Plumley. “We literally had no clue what we were doing,” says Miller, “but despite generally getting in our own way, we’re now a company with over $1 million in sales and two … Read more

Here’s more bad news if you’ve been laid off and you’re looking for work

As if losing your job wasn’t terrible enough… Mass layoffs across tech, social media and digital news outlets over the past few months have sent tens of thousands of Americans on the job hunt. But now the Federal Trade Commission is warning that scammers are fine-tuning their approaches to take advantage of people looking for … Read more

‘We don’t want to work for jerks’: The impact of bad bosses, toxic workplaces and gaslighting on your mental health and here’s how you can consolidate credit card debt can help you pay it off faster.

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Two-thirds of Americans expect the housing market to crash in the next 3 years, according to one survey Most adults said they feel that the housing market is headed off a cliff, but unemployment remains low and house prices are rising, albeit at a slower pace. Read More … Read more

Oscar nominee Michelle Yeoh shows your best work can come in your 60s — and beyond

This week’s Oscar nominees prove you can continue to peak in your career well into your golden years.  Michelle Yeoh, 60, Jamie Lee Curtis, 64, and Ke Huy Quan, 51, were nominated for best lead actress, best supporting actress and best supporting actor, respectively, for “Everything Everywhere All at Once” on Tuesday. The multiverse-skipping sci-fi … Read more

‘We don’t want to work for jerks’: The impact of bad bosses, gaslighting and toxic workplaces on your mental health. (It’s like being in a dysfunctional marriage.)

Ian Adair is no stranger to bad bosses. “Have I ever had a bad boss? I think we all have. Of course I had. At the time, I knew the place wasn’t right for me because of how I felt after I went home. It’s when you have gone home and run the day through … Read more

Retirement may be bad for your brain. Is working longer the solution?

When we retire from our jobs we may be giving up more than staff meetings, desk lunches and a paycheck. The social interaction and mental challenges found through work can be good for our mental health. Working longer, making decisions and being surrounded by different people is good for your brain health, according to new … Read more

Citigroup’s Jane Fraser is fine with remote work — as long as employees stay productive

Shape up or ship into the office. That was essentially the message Citigroup Inc. Chief Executive Jane Fraser had Tuesday for employees who slack off while working from home. While Citigroup C, -1.75% has been an outlier among Wall Street banks, offering a more flexible hybrid work schedule than most of its peers, that flexibility … Read more