1. Fallout From Elon Musk’s SEC Settlement: A Big Fine, A New Chairman And A Huge Opportunity For Tesla

    Fallout From Elon Musk’s SEC Settlement: A Big Fine, A New Chairman And A Huge Opportunity For Tesla

    A new-look board could allow Tesla to re-examine its product lineup and provide needed oversight of the occasionally erratic Musk...

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    1. Announcing his intentions to pursue certain products through Twitter could be a thing of the past.
    2. Musk might think he's Steve Jobs, but he's not.
    3. Historically, Tesla has had easy access to capital markets, largely due to the public's perception of Musk as a visionary.
    4. If the [board] constitution changes significantly — they add two more directors and ask Musk's brother to leave his post — then they will have a fighting chance to enact meaningful change.
    5. The contrast between Tesla and SpaceX should be instructive to Musk.
    6. They have to bring in people steeped in manufacturing, someone intimate with automobiles.
    7. That would be f'n amazing, pardon my French.
    8. Musk has too much of himself wrapped up in the company right now. He's probably not willing to let go of that control. And as he doesn't tolerate dissent very well, he will probably try to destroy anyone that comes in with an agenda other than his.
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