Why is Tesla CEO Elon Musk smoking marijuana in public and sipping whiskey while taping a podcast? Sure, it's legal in California. But it's not a good look. And it makes Azealia Banks' claims look credible that Musk was tweeting the "taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured" stuff while high on LSD.
Is this who you want running a multibillion-dollar company you're invested in?
A lot of people are now saying no. And so the stock price is down to near $260 a share today.
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.