Tesla short sellers

Jim Chanos’s Anti-Tesla Short Seller Arguments Debunked (Video)

All innovative companies attract negative press coverage, but the tide of anti-Tesla scare stories and misinformation has reached such preposterous proportions that it has become a story in itself (remember, colleagues, we’re supposed to report the news, not make it). It’s widely believed that much of the mud, especially the articles that focus on financial and stock-market topics, originates with short sellers, who have collectively bet some $12 billion against the California carmaker.

A Sinister Cellar Of The TSLA Short Story?

The ongoing onslaught of anti-Tesla articles in the press surely stems from many sources, and yes, some of these are doubtless legitimate journalists who are simply describing the situation as they see it. However, it’s widely believed that much of the mud, especially the (seemingly hourly) articles that focus on financial and stock-market topics, originates with short sellers who stand to gain serious money if TSLA stock falls.

The Many Tesla Haters & Attackers … Are Short On Time

Tesla haters are coming out of the woodwork everywhere. That said, there could be some underlying urgency for this sudden, sweeping attack. According to Giles Parkinson (via RenewEconomy), “It seems that Elon Musk’s detractors – and they are legion – have decided that it may be now or never if they have a chance of stopping the founder and CEO of Tesla in his tracks.”

Tesla [TSLA] Now Really A Dramatically Shorted Stock (#CleanTechnica Exclusive)

One month ago, we got an email from IHS Markit. The market analysis firm had a totally unsurprising yet also shocking story to share — Tesla [TSLA] was a dramatically shorted stock. It’s unsurprising because this has been TSLA’s fate for years — it’s a favorite of stock shorters. However, it’s shocking because: 1) People and companies shorting TSLA have gotten absolutely burned in recent years and even months. 2) Model 3 production is ramping up — it’s certainly not at full speed and there have indeed been delays, but production is ramping up.