Elon Musk’s Tesla Meltdown: Theme of the Week

This Week Was Tesla Week

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Elon Musk has long been outspoken, hammering at skeptics and critics of Tesla Inc. and his other ventures on Twitter and elsewhere. But this week he may have taken things a bit too far, tweeting that he was considering taking his electric-car-maker private and claiming he had funding secured – though nobody yet has evidence of such funding. The SEC is investigating, and Tesla’s board brought itself out of cryosleep to see what all the fuss was about. Bloomberg Opinion writers were all over it from the first moment. 

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Mark Gongloff is an editor with Bloomberg Opinion. He previously was a managing editor of Fortune.com, ran the Huffington Post's business and technology coverage, and was a columnist, reporter and editor for the Wall Street Journal.

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