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Old 06-13-2018, 09:22 AM
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Tesla cutting 9% of it's workforce...
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/12/tesl...ny-report.html
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Given that Tesla has never made an annual profit in the almost 15 years since we have existed, profit is obviously not what motivates us. What drives us is our mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable, clean energy, but we will never achieve that mission unless we eventually demonstrate that we can be sustainably profitable. That is a valid and fair criticism of Tesla's history to date.
sounds like he is trying to pump the stock for a secondary offering.
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TSLA remains an amazing story.

Elon wants to go private at a valuation of ‘420’
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ASM does not have a discussion of stimulation, but considering how boring the manual is, maybe it would be a good idea.
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TSLA remains an amazing story.

Elon wants to go private at a valuation of ‘420’
Yep. Tantalizing to watch. They dove right into the deep end and seem to be both incapable of sinking and incapable of swimming.
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Or, he could sell his company to the highest bidder, some company that already has economies of scale.
Then, we'll see just how valuable the company is, in real life.
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Looks like Musk has found an even bigger chump.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/14/...ion-committee/

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Looks like Musk has found an even bigger chump.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/14/...ion-committee/
I don't know if I'd call KSA a chump, they're more of an odd mafia sort of group. I think if Tesla can improve the actual bodywork & body design of their cars their electrical systems & batteries are years ahead of their competitors at the moment.

My bet is that KDA is trying to diversify from Oil as much as they can while the getting is good in Oil. If the money in Oil dries up then their hold over the kingdom will weaken. Got to diversity to keep that dynasty afloat, imo.

Plus if they can get the Tesla autonomous driving feature engaged they don't have to worry about who is driving the car.
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SEC is issuing Tesla with subpoenas over Musk's comments about taking Tesla private.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-t...&ICID=ref_fark
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Elon's New York Times interview where he mentions that his desired 20% premium was 419 but 420 was a cooler number due to popular reference got really interesting when he then followed it up that pot makes you super unproductive would never use it. I see a lot of twitter comments that he has a thing for illegal stimulants.. kind of fits the narrative. I wonder if he ends up in rehab at some point.
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Elon's New York Times interview where he mentions that his desired 20% premium was 419 but 420 was a cooler number due to popular reference got really interesting when he then followed it up that pot makes you super unproductive would never use it. I see a lot of twitter comments that he has a thing for illegal stimulants.. kind of fits the narrative. I wonder if he ends up in rehab at some point.
Holy shi7. Please don't tell me you are referring to marijuana when you say "illegal stimulants" and "ends up in rehab." 420'd.

Weed is legal in a third of the states and soon to be many more.

And while we're at it, lots of actuaries smoke pot. I know a bunch that do, time to time, I've smoked with a bunch. You need to step out into the real world and have some fun, son, if it's pot you speak of.
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