Our take on the investing, financial, & economic themes of the day

Wait. Wasn’t Tesla was already profitable?

24 January, 2015 by Matthew O'Brien, Ph.D. in Commentary
If you want a good reason why the mainstream financial press is generally unreliable, consider the unacknowledged about-face in recent reporting about Tesla.  I’ve posted critically about Tesla before (see here and here), arguing that the company’s stock is as bad an investment as ... read more...

The Case Against Tesla Motors

12 June, 2013 by Matthew O'Brien, Ph.D. in Commentary
A few weeks ago the son of a client wrote to ask our opinion of Tesla Motors Inc. (NYSE: TSLA) as an investment candidate.  Tesla is the innovative electric car manufacturer headed by Elon Musk, the young and charismatic billionaire who co-founded PayPal.  I recommended against buying it at the ... read more...