Ford’s Amped-Up Electric Vehicle Strategy Boosts Shares, Tops GM’s Market Cap

Ford CEO Jim Farley with the electric F-150 Lightning truck in Dearborn, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Ford Motor Co.’s plans to accelerate production and sales of battery-powered crossovers and pickups are turbocharging the company’s shares this month and pushed its market capitalization past that of larger rival General Motors to become the second-most-valuable U.S. automaker…

Ford Blows Past $100 Billion Market Valuation As Shares Surge Thanks To Hot Electric Vehicle Plans

Topline Shares of Ford continued to move higher on Thursday—with the legacy automaker’s market value surpassing $100 billion for the first time ever—as more Wall Street analysts bet on the company successfully ramping up electric vehicle production. Ford CEO Jim Farley stands next to the company’s new F-150 Lightning pickup. Carlos Osorio/ASSOCIATED PRESS Key Facts…

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Hits All Time High At $700 Billion Market Valuation

Topline Shares of billionaire Warren Buffett’s investing conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, continued to their new year rally on Thursday, bringing the company’s market value to a new high of over $700 billion—and putting it within reach of the trillion-dollar milestone. Berkshire’s stock sits near all-time highs, rising over 4% so far this week. zz/Dennis Van Tine/STAR…

EV Sales At Warren Buffett-Backed BYD Tripled In December, Adding To Big Gains By China Makers

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., speaks during the … [+] virtual Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting last May. Berkshire owns shares in China EV maker BYD worth about $7.7 billion. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg © 2021 Bloomberg Finance LP China electric vehicle leader BYD today added its name to a…