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Tesla faces angry Wall Street as Musk snubs 'boring' analysts

"Tesla refused to address analyst questions on capex, cash burn and other 'boring bonehead questions,'" Osborne said


Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk's refusal to take questions from analysts about the electric car maker's financial condition drew sharp criticism from Wall Street analysts and investors on Thursday, pushing its stock down 7 percent. In a conference call on Wednesday, Musk refused to answer questions from analysts on Tesla's capital requirements, saying "boring questions are not cool." Cowen analyst Jeffrey Osborne dubbed Wednesday's call, in which Musk talked of "barnacles, flufferbots, and bonehead bears", surreal. Morgan Stanley's ...

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First Published: Fri, May 04 2018. 01:05 IST