Elon Musk Kim Kardashian Op-ed Politics Tesla 

Greta Thunberg Is Basically Just Kim Kardashian

Greta Thunberg is getting her own TV show. Thunberg is a very modern celebrity. Like Kim Kardashian, she’s famous for doing absolutely nothing. Unless you count complaining. We learned this week that Greta Thunberg is getting her own television show. It will be a documentary about her “extraordinary” life as the face of climate change activism. BBC Studios will be producing the series: The Thunberg series will be made by BBC Studios’ science unit and, as well as following her global climate crusade… It also promises to share some “quiet…

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Elon Musk Market News Op-ed Tesla 

Sky-High Tesla Stock May Have Met Its Match in the Coronavirus

  Tesla stock dipped overnight after an annual SEC filing raised concerns about the impact of China’s coronavirus epidemic. This comes shortly after the announcement of a $2 billion stock offering early in the day to raise capital. TSLA bulls are now dealing with the possibility that Elon Musk’s aggressive growth strategy has left the company exposed to an unforeseen supply-chain crisis. After a breathtaking run, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock has been the darling of Wall Street. Unfortunately for bulls hoping to see this trend continue, Elon Musk’s EV company…

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bitcoin Cryptocurrency News Op-ed Tesla 

Is There Any Truth to the Tesla-Bitcoin Parallels?

Is there a bitcoin-Tesla connection? Are BTC and Tesla truly the world’s most “disruptive” technologies? Blockchain, not bitcoin. Thanks to a significant uptick in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock since the start of 2020, a new narrative has emerged: Tesla stock is—apparently—the new bitcoin. But is there any truth to this beyond a trivial analytic link? The chronicle of Tesla’s price surge—and its kinship to BTC—is being picked apart by nearly every analyst of late. One of the most recent speculators to highlight the quasi-relationship is Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Mike McGlone. Speaking…

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American Airlines Coronavirus Las Vegas Sands Market News Op-ed Tesla 

3 Stocks Worth Shorting as Coronavirus Fear Grips the World

Coronavirus could soon be declared a pandemic, scientists have warned. Share price of companies with substantial exposure to China could fall. American Airlines, Las Vegas Sand, and Tesla are the three stocks that present an excellent shorting opportunity. The Chinese government has been resorting to some authoritarian techniques to curb the panic around coronavirus. After censoring reports from reputed outlets, the Communist Party of China (CPC) seems to have gotten more desperate. Now, they are checking cell phones to make sure no videos are being taken. The official death toll…

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Market News Tesla 

Tesla Needs a Blockbuster Earnings Report on Wednesday to Avoid a Massive Selloff

Tesla is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings this week. A strong earnings beat coupled with an uptick in delivery guidance can help justify Tesla’s valuation. Encouraging updates regarding the pace of production in the Shanghai Gigafactory can help the company’s cause. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is slated to release its fourth-quarter earnings report on Wednesday at 3:00 pm EST. In the last six months, the company’s stock has more than doubled. Investors are anxious to know whether the electric car manufacturer’s over $100 billion valuation is justified. Tesla outperforming the S&P…

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Larry Ellison Market News Oracle Tesla 

Larry Ellison’s $1 Billion is Better Off Parked in Tesla Than Oracle

A little over a year since joining Tesla’s board, Larry Ellison’s stake in the electric car maker is up $600 million. The Oracle founder became Tesla’s independent director at a time when the firm was suffering a crisis. With Tesla now up 30%, some analysts are beginning to urge caution. Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) founder Larry Ellison joined Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) board in late 2018 to help steady the ship amid an escalating crisis involving Elon Musk. That move has proved to be profitable as well and not just what would be expected…

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Business News Elon Musk Tesla 

Elon Musk’s $1 Billion Tesla Stock Payday Might Arrive Sooner Than Anyone Thought

Elon Musk secured a generous – and ambitious – stock-based compensation plan in 2018. The Tesla CEO has already achieved the operational targets, and now only the market cap milestone remains. Tesla’s prospects are bright heading into 2020, and Musk could earn the first tranche way ahead of schedule. Elon Musk’s compensation plan ignited immense interest in 2018, owing to the ambitious targets and the generous reward the Tesla CEO could yield. Among the takeaways was that Musk’s stock award would increase his net worth by up to $55 billion…

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Business News Elon Musk Ford Tesla 

Ford F-150 and Tesla Cybertruck to Compete in Fair Tug-of-War Battle

Tesla shows a video of a Cybertruck pulling an F-150. The VP at Ford X challenges Tesla for an apples-to-apples rematch. Elon Musk says: “bring it on.” Last week, the co-founder and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, introduced an all-electric pickup truck, dubbed Cybertruck. The new battery-powered vehicle was brought as direct competition to the Ford F Series, which has been the best selling pickup truck for more than 40 years in the U.S. During the unveiling of Tesla’s sixth vehicle model, Musk displayed a video of a head-to-head contest…

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Tesla Shorts Fire Back as Elon Musk Mistakenly Declares Victory

Musk replied to Twitter user @TeslaTested who claimed Jim Chanos covered his short position after having lost $175 million. Jim Chanos has since dispelled the rumors. Questions surrounding Tesla’s accounting practices remain unanswered. CEOs of large cap companies don’t usually spend their time attacking short sellers. They know if their business performs well, it will reflect in the stock price and short sellers will have no option but to cover their positions for a loss. As a result, engaging in a battle with the shorts is considered a waste of…

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Why Germany Is a Terrible Choice for the Newest Tesla Gigafactory

Elon Musk said the company will be opening its new Gigafactory in Germany. Manufacturing in Germany is expensive and European car sales are weakening. Tesla doesn’t have enough cash to fund its product pipeline. In typical Elon Musk fashion, the billionaire tech mogul took to Twitter to announce that Tesla will be setting up a Gigafactory in Berlin. Musk announced the location of the new Tesla Gigafactory. | Source: Twitter Musk added: Everyone knows that German engineering is outstanding, for sure. That’s part of the reason why we are locating…

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