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Tesla Stock Down Since Musk’s Tearful NYT Interview

Tesla Factory

Tesla stock closed down 9% on Friday, and it’s down 21% since the day Musk tweeted he had secured funding for a private takeover of Tesla. Investors apparently have little sympathy for the founder of the electric car company, even after his tearful interview last week with the New York Times. CNN

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PepsiCo To Buy SodaStream

SodaStream Bottle

Beverage and snack giant PepsiCo announced plans Monday to acquire at-home carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion. Purchase, New York-based PepsiCo agreed to pay $144 per share in cash for SodaStream’s outstanding stock, a 32 percent premium to its 30-day volume weighted average price.   CNBC

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SLU Putting an Echo in Each Dorm Room

Echo Dot

Alexa, what is the main theme in this book I’m supposed to have read? That might be a question for the 2,300-plus Amazon Echo devices that will be in each dorm room in a couple of weeks when students return to Saint Louis University. While help with homework may be …

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Acreage Holdings Set for IPO in Canada

Cannabis company Acreage Holdings, which has former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld on its board of advisers, will pursue stock listing in Canada, where company officials say the industry is more welcome than on Wall Street. Connecticut Post

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