Founder Elon Musk Continues Self-Inflicted Damage (Chart of the Day 21)

Founder Elon Musk Continues Self-Inflicted Damage (Chart of the Day 21) Elon Musk and Tesla shareholders endured a rough week.  First Quarter sales fell far short of expectations and  below those of the 4th Quarter.  (https://www.zerohedge.com/s3/files/inline-images/ttd%20m3.png?itok=j-aL57e0). The schedule of Federal price subsidies explains why.  A “rebate” of $7,500 per vehicle until January 1st, 2019 was […]

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The Tesla Mess-la (Chart Of The Day 16)

Model 3 Sales Plunge Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation by Tesla Motors or its eccentric founder, Elon Musk.  After reporting a surprise profit in 2018’s third quarter, Tesla’s fortunes have since stalled. Tesla sold 140,000 of its “affordable” Model 3 in 2018, easily dominating the field for plug-in electric vehicles.  Including […]

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Tesla Driving Off The Cliff? (Chart of the Day 9)

Reality At Odds With Tesla Hype Investors in Tesla (TSLA) have bought into the growth story and “vision” of founder Elon Musk.   So have drivers.  There is no shortage of glowing reviews of Tesla’s models: The luxury model S (https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/tesla/model-s/2018/road-test) and the SUV model X. (https://www.caranddriver.com/tesla/model-x). Both have starting prices near $80,000 which can […]

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