Tesla Shorts Are Now in the Black This Year

The company’s short-sellers are finally getting a reprieve after a wild week for the electric car maker.

(Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg)

(Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s apparent marijuana smoking on a video podcast, short seller Andrew Left’s lawsuit against the company, and the resignation of Tesla’s chief accounting officer — all of which happened just last week — were the latest in a string of events that have dragged down the electric car maker’s stock, giving long-suffering Tesla short sellers a break.


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