The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 600 points on 12 October local time on the back of Apple shares and oil prices declining, the US dollar rising and uncertainty around global trade continuing.
Denholm is currently Head of Strategy and Chief Financial Officer at Australian telco giant Telstra. She will move into the Tesla role full-time after serving a six-month notice period at Telstra.
Proposition C, which was supported by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, has become law in San Francisco and will apply to companies with an annual revenue of more than US$50 million.
At least 100 women, including 84 Democrats, have been elected to Congress and this number will potentially rise as the results of close races are determined.
UPDATE AT 11:30PM EST: President Donald Trump has tweeted "Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!" despite the Democrats seizing control of the House. He is now likely to face significant bottlenecks to his legislative agenda over the next two years.
Broadcast networks and social media platforms have moved to ban the controversial ad, which linked an immigrant caravan to the south of the US to a notorious murderer.
The Republicans are projected to keep control of the Senate but the Democrats are favoured to win the House and the majority of Governor races.
Thousands of employees at the search engine behemoth have protested what they see as lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual assaults.
A new campaign commercial for the Republican party blames the Democrats for letting cop killer Luis Bracamontes into the country and links the criminal with an incoming immigrant caravan.