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  1. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Today alone MAANG+MS have lost $223B in market capitalization (almost a quarter of a trillion dollars). Google is next be kicked out of the trillion dollar club, by Monday if their trend continues, leaving only Apple, Saudi Aramco and Microsoft. Tesla breaking the trend with a modest $1B...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Today alone, market capital lost by MAANG +MS was $180.6B. Today's Market Cap: MS -$29.5B @sroh, good point, not sure why Microsoft was never part of FAANG. I thought it was because FAANG represented the up and coming hot new tech companies while Microsoft was old school, however Apple IPOed...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Let the money migration to Tesla begin. In addition to the obvious oil and gas entities, overpriced MAANG is losing market favour (favor for my US friends). I expect this downward trend to continue for MAANG. Today alone, market capital lost by MAANG was $151.1B. That capital needs to find a...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Participated in our church's Trunk or Treat event. Drew over 700 children and their parents and was a great success. Received hundreds of compliments on "Lightning McQueen". All positive. Hundreds of "love the car" comments. Not a single negative comment. The FUD that we can't help but...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    There is $5.1T in FAANG chasing average 6% YOY revenue gains over the last year, while $0.7T in Tesla growing at 56%. I sense a migration of investors from FAANG to Tesla.
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Revenue: Google Q3 2021 $65.1B, Q3 2022 $69.1B, increase YOY 6%, P/E 17 Apple Q3 2021 $83.4B, Q3 2022 $90.1B, increase YOY 8%, P/E 24 Amazon, Q3 2021 $110.8B, Q3 2022 $127.1B, increase YOY 15%, P/E 99 Tesla, Q3 2021 $13.8B, Q3 2022 $21.5B, increase YOY 56%, P/E 77 Tesla is growing revenue 9.4X...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Today was a great day on the markets. A lot of green and a lot of red, both during regular trading hours and after hours, of the mega caps and not so mega caps that I am tracking (for reference to my TSLA). The winners are now being separated from the losers. I expect there to be much more...
  8. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    The way I see it, starting back in March 2021, Governments pumped in Trillions of emergency COVID relief dollars. Much of these funds made it into the stock markets, pumping up companies' market caps. Fast forward to January 2022 all were winners, LCID @70B before mass producing its first EV...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    The wave only ends when volumne reaches steady run rate (20M/annually?). Until then, the larger the pond, the larger the wave.
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    It is not just the newest generation that is enthusiastic about Teslas. For the last five months I have been fortunate enough to volunteer my driving services one day per week to patients that do not have means of transportation to attend their regular hospital treatments and appointments. Most...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Ha ha. Yahoo Finance just dropped Consensus EPS by another penny. Hey, let's get'er down to 99 pennies on the wall. What a bunch of Wahooz.
  12. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Share price for comparison is meaningless without market cap consideration. Rivian is up $750,000,000 Tesla is up $45,000,000,000 (or 60X greater increase than Rivian)(and TSLA is climbing AH while RIVN is falling AH, but whoz look'n)
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Awesome US figures. Thought they deserved some love.
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Wouldn't it be nice if we could simply invest in TSLA and forget about it for a couple of years, knowing we will be richly rewarded? So sure. So simple. Yet we keep coming back here of all places. Day after day. (...and no, this doesn't rhyme.)
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    49 total votes. Were they all at the same bus stop?
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    @insaneoctane, Congratulations on your centennial anniversary!
  17. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Life is a highway. Owning TSLA is like driving in the fast lane, except when there is a traffic jam and the fast lane becomes the slowest lane. Buying TSLA on margin is like getting out of the fast lane to jump into the empty on-ramp lane to get a few cars ahead before pushing back to the fast...
  18. Words of HABIT

    Moderators' Choice: Posts of Particular Merit

    Life is a highway. Owning TSLA is like driving in the fast lane, except when there is a traffic jam and the fast lane becomes the slowest lane. Buying TSLA on margin is like getting out of the fast lane to jump into the empty on-ramp lane to get a few cars ahead before pushing back to the fast...
  19. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Yahoo! Finance has lowered their EPS Consensus a couple of pennies to $1.01. For reference: - Tesla sold 310,048 EVs in Q1 2022 resulting in actual EPS of $1.07. - Tesla sold 343,830 EVs in Q3 2022 resulting in actual EPS of... I expect another significant Beat in the cards coming right up.
  20. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    @Gigapress, you have many supporters here on TMC and have our respect. You are 27 and have achieved millionaire status and drive a Tesla, are incredibly bright and hard working. You have confirmed your thesis on Tesla. Why not simply let TSLA take its bumpy course ride up for the next 10 or...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    @BrownOuttaSpec , thanks for providing context about Zachary selling. Here is more info (less clicks): https://wallmine.com/people/69813/zachary-kirkhorn Mr. Kirkhorn TSLA stock SEC Form 4 insiders trading Zachary (CFO and Master of Coin, Tesla) has made over 49 trades of the Tesla Inc stock...
  22. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    A few here on TMC comptemplating buying TSLA on margin. I strongly advise against it. Buying on margin only exaggerates the highs and the lows of TSLA. Do I expect TSLA to reach ATH within the next six months? Yes. Would I put myself in a position where my shares can be forceably taken...
  23. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Tesla can unwind the wave. However, the tide will only grow larger, as more and more BEV are produced and delivered. Yes, new Gigafactories on each Continent will temporarily compress the tide, however Tesla going from 1M BEV to 20M BEV deliveries per year will see the difference between...
  24. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Congratulations to the Tesla Team and all associated suppliers and contractors, delivering yet another record quarter of BEVs. Tesla Q3 Worldwide sales actual: 343,830 vehicles, up 43.3% Tesla Q3 Worldwide production actual: 365,923, up 53.7% All other auto manufacturers report a sale once...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    @mongo, as per the link from Tesla Canada that you provided, "For further details, please review the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. This summary applies only to vehicles purchased directly from Tesla on or after the date listed on the New Vehicle Limited Warranty; any Tesla vehicles purchased...
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    Tesla wants $2700 for safety restraint fault repair? Seems excessive

    Great news. Just got back from Tesla service. They completed work under a five year, 100,000km warranty, free of charge. Excellent servic. Thank's Tesla!
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I had a "Supplemental Restraint System" cautiion alert on my Model 3 purchased June 2018. Four year basic warranty expired June 2022 and I did not purchase extended warranty coverage. After scheduling for service on the Tesla app, I received a call this afternoon from Tesla and asked if I...
  28. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: The Perpetual Investors' Roundable and Dating Service. I get it. Thankfully my wife gets it. She is more pro-Tesla than I am, so I consider myself one lucky guy. I do feel for those that have a spouse that is taken in by the FUD.
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/vehicles-collapse-into-sinkhole-at-south-edmonton-dealership-1.6075902 ICE is sinking faster than I thought. Long live the BEV.
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Hurricane Fiona tearing through Puerto Rico. Entire island has gone dark. Puerto Rico needs Tesla (solar panels, battery storage for power) and SpaceX (Starlink satellites for communications). Prayers go out to all those in Puerto Rico...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Hey @lascavarian , enough with the melancholy poems. You know the rules here!
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    TSLA has tracked similar to the DOW, NASDAQ and S&P 500 since the beginning of 2022 with higher highs and lower lows. Similar tracking with a beta of 2 means TSLA will go nowhere in a flat or downward trend market. I've always felt that there needs to be a disassociation from the indexes and...
  33. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    FDX is trading today where it was back in October... ...2014. So what does this have to do with TSLA today? Zippo.
  34. Words of HABIT

    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I was this kid back in grade twelve studying for a calculus exam. Although I studied hard, still had trouble with the application of the formulaes and putting all the pieces together to answer complex questions. Then I bumped into a friend who had gotten ahold of the exam questions in advance...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    When I first read this I left out the f in shift. On second thought, that would be a more appropriate statement. No figure. In light of the change of sentiment on TSLA finally starting to catch up to Tesla, thought a change in avatar was required. @Curt Renz, you have been officially put...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    https://insideevs.com/news/596482/did-byd-really-sell-more-bevs-than-tesla-h1-2022-not-really/ Kudos to BYD Auto for manufacturing and selling electric vehicles. However take note: InsideEVs: "Many media outlets from around the world are reporting that Chinese carmaker BYD Auto has overtaken...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    I sense a change in the Force. I Am One With The Force and The Force Is With Me. (StarWars)
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    How will the Cybertruck perform in its safety rating tests? I think the testing agencies will need to add a fifth point of measure. 1) the vehicle’s ability to protect adults; 2) the vehicle's ability to protect children; 3) the vehicles's protection it provides vulnerable road users like...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Additional commentary from The Verge. This safety rating news is awesome. https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/7/23340725/tesla-model-y-five-star-safety-euro-ncap The testing measures four areas: the vehicle’s ability to protect adults; its ability to protect children; the protection it provides...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Author should have specified "despite teh stock's (recent) rise. Yes, TSLA is down 33% from ATH beginning of the year, however TSLA is up 33% from the lows of late May. Agree analysts EPS estimates are low, however with Russia's continued invasion of Ukraine, China threats to Taiwan's...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-stock-goldman-sachs-183413023.html tesla-stock-is-a-big-buy-says-goldman-sachs-61717 "Despite the stock's rise, Goldman Sachs analyst Mark Delaney believes there is more upside to Tesla. Delaney's hot take comes after a meeting with Tesla's head of investor...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    https://driving.ca/column/driving-by-numbers/driving-by-numbers-canadas-10-best-selling-evs-in-2022s-first-half?utm_source=on-net&utm_medium=display&utm_campaign=driving_stories&utm_content=contentad_nat_topEVs "Driving By Numbers: Canada's 10 best-selling EVs in 2022's first half Well...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    "Dubbed Artemis I, the mission will marks the first flight for both the SLS rocket and the Orion capsule, built under NASA contracts with Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp." Setbacks are to be expected. This is rocket science after all. "NASA has also awarded contract to SpaceX, which is...
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    Tesla wants $2700 for safety restraint fault repair? Seems excessive

    Model 3 owner since June 2018. Received "System Restraint Fault" notification on dashboard. No water spill, normal seat use only. Tesla Service came out, mobile, and changed out the seat sensors free of charge. Message still displays. Now Tesla Service states that that the seat needs to...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    Just returned from a week long trip from Toronto to the US to visit family and friends and included sites: The White House, the Glass House by Philip Johnson, The Finger Lakes, and National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton. It was our first long distance trip (+2,200km) since purchasing...
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    Tesla, TSLA & the Investment World: the Perpetual Investors' Roundtable

    @Stealth, informative post. Curious why you sold QCOM last trading day of 1999, instead of first trading day of 2000 to defer the capital gains tax by a full year.

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