Published: February 2, 2020 | 5 min read, 926 words
Tesla’s Q4 2019 earnings call sent the stock into orbit during after-hours trading and in subsequent days. For a quick overview of the company’s financials, check the source — Tesla’s official Q4 and FY2019 update. Meanwhile, I was furiously taking notes during the company’s conference call, which had engaging questions from retail investors (via the innovative SAY.com platform), and assorted Wall Street analysts. Off-the-cuff remarks on the call often provide investors with the juiciest details. And this call didn’t disappoint. In light of this, I’ve compiled some of my favorite... READ MORE
February 4, 2020
Another fine example of public relations masquerading as original reporting. As I've said before in reviewing similar pieces of this nature, it is nothing more than a corporate press release lightly rehashed into a work of supposed "journalism". A regurgitation, so to speak, of corporate puffery intended to increase the financial benefit of and to the company itself. Without commenting on the specifics of this particular circumstance, I will say, that having been on these types of calls, all the participants know going in that they are nothing more than a pantomime where nothing substantive is expected or even proffered. They are merely an exercise in self-referential promotion and not news by any stretch of the imagination. Dross such as this is an affront to the intellect. The prospective reader would be more greatly edified by watching grass grow. Not a worthwhile read.
February 3, 2020
This is a very surface-level piece that basically just throws together some Musk quotes and minimal context on the recent Tesla earnings call. Not worth the read.
February 3, 2020
It looks like the author put together his notes during the event, they're all pieces of Musk's declarations, and that's it. It doesn't have context and the headline is deceiving.