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Market Rewards Decisiveness: GE, Tesla and the New NAFTA

From GE changing leaders to Elon Musk getting pulled as Chairman, the markets are rewarding the decision-making. Listen here as London Bureau Chief Martin Baccardax dissects the GE dividend.

Decisions have been made and the market is grateful but there is nothing it hates more than indecisiveness.

To start, over the weekend, Tesla's (TSLA) - Get Tesla Inc Report CEO Elon Musk agreed to a settlement with the SEC that requires him to step down as Tesla's chairman and pay a $20 million fine. He is out as chairman of the board within the next 45 days and cannot seek reelection for three years, according to court filings.

He can stay on as CEO though. Tesla also agreed to separately pay $20 million to settle claims it failed to adequately police Musk's tweet.

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GE  (GE) - Get General Electric Company Report  decided to make some c-suite changes as well.  It's replacing CEO John Flannery with Larry Culp after just over a year at the helm of the struggling conglomerate. So the big question on everyone's mind now is what happens to the dividend.

And NAFTA finally has been replaced with what is being called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which is a big step from President Trump, since it was one of his campaign promises.

Throw in Italy's budget crisis and the upcoming BREXIT and you have the makings of a great podcast.

Listen to London Bureau Chief and Tracy Byrnres tackle everything you need to know for the coming week.