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Elon Musk, SEC Get More Time to Solve Spat Over Tesla Tweets (1)

April 18, 2019, 9:56 PMUpdated: April 19, 2019, 11:10 AM

Elon Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission will have another week to resolve a legal fight over his tweeting habits after saying they’re making progress and need more time.

In a joint letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan, Tesla Inc.’s top executive and the securities regulator said they haven’t been able to resolve a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about his electric-car company. The judge agreed and gave them until April 25.

The two sides had reached a settlement in October that required Musk to seek approval before tweeting any information about the company that investors ...