This Week's 5 Smartest Stock Moveshttp://www.fool.com/investing/general/2013/05/31/this-weeks-5-smartest-stock-moves-35.aspx Rick Munarriz
May 31, 2013
If you're feeling good about the market, you're not alone. Take my hand as we go over some of this week's more uplifting headlines.
1. Tesla beats Edison, again
What happens if they run out of battery life on the open road? Will a cross-country road trip ever be feasible?
Well, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) is doing its part. The fast-growing maker of electric cars announced on Wednesday that it was dramatically expanding its Supercharger network. These are charging stations that allow Tesla Model S drivers to recharge their speedsters for free. Ramping up its fleet of charging stations will allow more customers to plan long treks without having to worry about range anxiety.
Now if only Elon Musk could do something to cure the "Are we there yet?" anxiety.
2. Amazon wants to direct
Amazon revealed the five shows that it will be green-lighting for a slate of fresh episodes. Alpha House, Betas, and three children shows made the cut after Amazon gave viewers a few weeks to check out several pilots to determine what shows it should bankroll.
Production will now begin on the five shows, and they will begin streaming exclusively through Amazon Prime Instant between later this year and early next year.
3. Another notch for K-Cups
A couple of months ago it was Lipton striking a deal to get its signature teas out in K-Cup form directly through Green Mountain, and now The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf -- the country's oldest and largest privately held specialty coffee and tea retailer -- has squared away a deal for Keurig owners to begin brewing the company's signature b