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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Elon Musk settles with SEC, steps down as Tesla chairman

    Plus, former Ocwen exec coughs up cash for insider trading, CFPB official is blasted for racism
    Securities fraud, insider trading and allegations of racism inside the CFPB – we’ve got a solid dose of drama to kick off your week. Read about the details of Elon Musk’s settlement with the SEC – and the hefty fine he and Tesla will pay to wronged investors. Plus, a former Ocwen exec pays the price for insider trading, and a CFPB official suffers serious backlash from his colleagues when racists blog posts emerge from his past.
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  • Elon Musk accused of securities fraud over Tesla tweets

    SEC claims Musk’s tweets about taking Tesla private violated securities laws
    Tesla Chairman and CEO Elon Musk committed securities fraud when he tweeted about taking the company private without actually securing funding as he claimed he had, the Securities and Exchange Commission claimed Thursday.
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  • Elon Musk’s Boring Company to sell LEGO-like bricks that can be used to build housing

    Musk claims two people could build outer walls of a small house in two days
    Elon Musk may be more famous for building electric cars (and solar roof panels) at Tesla or launching one of those electric cars into space with SpaceX, but his other company is about to come out with a product that could be used to easily and quickly build new housing. Musk took to Twitter on Monday to announce that The Boring Company will soon sell “lifesize LEGO-like interlocking bricks” that can be used to build sculptures, buildings, or even houses.
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  • Tesla begins production on solar roof panels

    Solar panels will resemble traditional roof tiles
    Last year, Tesla announced its intention to revolutionize the acquisition, storage, and use of solar energy with its own version of solar panels. Unlike traditional solar panels, which are placed on top of a home’s existing roof, Tesla’s solar panels are used to form a solar roof. And now, Tesla’s solar roof is in production.
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  • SolarCity agrees to pay $29.5 million to settle allegations of lying to government

    Issue stems from government paying for solar panel installations
    SolarCity, the solar energy company that was acquired by Tesla last year, will pay $29.5 million as part of a settlement with the government, which accused the company of lying to the government about the costs of solar energy systems. While that’s the way the Department of Justice framed the settlement, SolarCity tells a different story.
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  • Tesla takes next step in solar energy revolution, unveils new solar panels

    Already plans production of solar roof
    Tesla, which got into the solar energy business last year with the acquisition of SolarCity, is taking the next step in its plan to revolutionize the acquisition, storage, and use of solar energy with the introduction of its own version of solar panels. What does it mean for the solar energy business? And what does it mean for the mortgage business?
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  • Elon Musk: Tesla acquisition of SolarCity needed to happen

    "Creates the world’s only integrated sustainable energy company"
    Last week, Tesla announced it acquired SolarCity, making huge waves in the energy world. The merger is expected to create the world’s only integrated sustainable energy company, from energy generation to storage to transportation. And it's also projected to look pretty good for Tesla financially as well.
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  • Buy this super-green California home, get a free Tesla

    Desperate times call for desperate measures?
    Over the years, we’ve seen some creative efforts when it comes to trying to sell a home. About this time last year, the owner of a 16,000-square-foot mansion in Dallas offered up a free 2015 Bentley to the real estate agent or Realtor who secured a buyer for their home – in addition to their normal commission. But a new listing in California takes the automobile sweetener to a higher, and greener, level.
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  • Coming soon: The Tesla home battery

    Electric car company venturing into residential energy storage
    Tesla Motors, the company that plans to revolutionize automobiles with its electric car, is planning a new revolution that aims to transfer how we power the rest of our lives. How will the home battery impact mortgages?
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