Tesla shares tumble in early trading after another Elon Musk-powered PR blunder

Tesla shares tumble in early trading after another Elon Musk-powered PR blunder

Elon Musk, the embattled chief executive of electric automaker and sustainable energy company Tesla, tried to “set the record straight” about his recent behavior in an hour-long exclusive interview with The New York Times. Instead,…

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Update: New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup

Update: New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup

This post has been updated with a comment from Tesla .  Employees at Tesla’s Nevada gigafactory were allegedly involved in a massive drug ring, stole $37 million worth of precious metals and equipment and illegally…

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New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup

New whistleblower claims against Tesla allege drug trafficking, theft and phone hacking coverup

This post has been updated with a comment from Tesla and to indicate that a single employee was allegedly involved in the drug trafficking ring.  Employees at Tesla’s Nevada gigafactory were allegedly involved in a…

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Tesla whistleblower tweets photos of allegedly damaged batteries

Tesla whistleblower tweets photos of allegedly damaged batteries

Martin Tripp, the former Tesla employee who was fired from Tesla and then sued by the company, has tweeted a number of photos that allegedly show damaged batteries and flawed practices at Tesla’s battery factory, CNBC…

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Reports indicate that Tesla has been subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets

Reports indicate that Tesla has been subpoenaed over Elon Musk’s tweets

The long week for Tesla is getting even longer as the company has now been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to multiple reports. First reported by the Fox Business Network and confirmed…

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Tesla’s Earnings Announcement And The Musk Tweet – ANALYSIS

Tesla’s Earnings Announcement And The Musk Tweet – ANALYSIS

Information Release and Stock Price Movements: Tesla’s Earnings Announcement and the Musk Tweet Get Our Activist Investing Case Study! Get the entire 10-part series on our in-depth study on activist investing in PDF. Save it to…

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This Musk Tweet Demonstrates The Dangerous Precedent He’s Setting For Tesla

This Musk Tweet Demonstrates The Dangerous Precedent He’s Setting For Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted another piece of incorrect information Tuesday that could potentially cause more headaches for the company as the 15-year-old automaker prepares to go private. Analysts and regulators dinged the tech billionaire…

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Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Chinese Tesla rival Nio files to raise $1.8 billion in US IPO

Tesla may be looking to go private, but Chinese rival Nio is going the other way after it filed to raise $1.8 billion in an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. Nio was started…

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Rapper Azealia Banks’ claims to have the inside track on Elon Musk’s Tesla take-private drama

Rapper Azealia Banks’ claims to have the inside track on Elon Musk’s Tesla take-private drama

If Azealia Banks’ Instagram account is to be believed, Elon Musk’s tweets about Tesla’s take-private deal can be chalked up to some good ole acid and a whole lot of post-tweet frantic scrambling. Over a…

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A private Tesla backed by Saudi Arabia might not be as far-fetched as you think

A private Tesla backed by Saudi Arabia might not be as far-fetched as you think

This week the business and tech world was stunned when Elon Musk hinted on August 7, via Twitter of course, that he wanted to take Tesla private. The estimated price tag for such a move…

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With no white knight in sight, Tesla shares plummet from Musk’s tweet-related highs

With no white knight in sight, Tesla shares plummet from Musk’s tweet-related highs

Investors definitely aren’t stoked by the deafening silence coming from Tesla after its chief executive announced in a tweet that he plans to drop a fat sack of cash on public shareholders in a bid to…

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The SEC wants Tesla to explain Elon’s 420 tweet

The SEC wants Tesla to explain Elon’s 420 tweet

Elon Musk, billionaire founder of Tesla, startled the Twittersphere yesterday by announcing he wanted to take the company private at the price of $420 per share. While some speculated the tweet was a joke or a…

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Tweet Could Be Securities Fraud: Ex SEC Chair

Elon Musk’s Tesla Tweet Could Be Securities Fraud: Ex SEC Chair

Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman, discusses the circumstances under which Elon Musk’s tweet about potentially taking Tesla private would qualify as market manipulation and securities fraud. Get The Timeless Reading eBook in PDF Get the…

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Elon Musk explains why taking Tesla private is ‘the best path forward’

Elon Musk explains why taking Tesla private is ‘the best path forward’

Earlier today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about how he’s considering taking Tesla private. Now, Tesla has published an email Musk sent to employees today that describes his rationale. However, no decision has been made…

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Elon Musk tweets he’s thinking about taking Tesla private

Elon Musk tweets he’s thinking about taking Tesla private

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is apparently thinking about taking the company private, he said in a Tweet this morning. Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 7, 2018…

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Tesla is building its own AI chips for self-driving cars

Tesla is building its own AI chips for self-driving cars

“We’ve been in semi-stealth mode on this basically for the last 2-3 years,” said Elon Musk on an earnings call today. “I think it’s probably time to let the cat out of the bag…” The…

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Tesla losses wider than expected, but sticks to profitability targets

Tesla losses wider than expected, but sticks to profitability targets

Tesla reported wider-than-expected losses in the second quarter, but is sticking to a profitable and cash flow positive forecast for the second half of the year. Tesla reported a quarterly loss of $717.5 million, compared with…

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Tesla In-Depth Short Thesis – July Update

Tesla In-Depth Short Thesis – July Update

Stanphyl Capital July 2018 letter to investors on Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) See our full archive of Q2 letters right here We remain short shares of (and long put options in) Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), which I…

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