How did Tesla make 13 Billion Dollars in 13 Days?

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Curious Elephant : A Randon Video on Tesla and it's recent updates, I think there is a mismatch of expertise. Financial Analysts are not the most qualified to assess Tesla. When it comes to how much Tesla is worth, let's not listen to the wrong people.

Warzed Arcanist : SEC takes away 20million from Elon. **Elon gets 2.8 Billion in 13 days like a B0sS**

EpicZantetsuken : Always bet on Elon Musk. The guy has a serious knack for success, it honestly never stops impressing me.

Tong Tran : Teslas valuation is now higher than BMW. This is wild!

nickt : tesla didn't MAKE 13b, its valuation rose by 13b. huge difference

Aristhotle Dungo : damn i need to smoke weed too. i felt sorry for those who sold tesla stocks when elon smoked weed.

francowabongo : Something else happened during this period, investors realised that although electric cars are picking up fast, there is a big shortage of batteries. Samsung, LG, Panasonic don't have enough capacity to supply the demands brought on by Audi, Jaguar, Benz etc...put simply there won't be enough batteries to make the electric cars the world needs for another 5 to 10 years. Only one company has invested enough to get an adequate supply of batteries for their cars....Tesla This means by the time other manufacturers can compete it will be 5 to 10 years down the line. Imagine that, 5 years of near zero competition (cue in evil laugh)

Michael Glass : Honestly I doubt Apple will actually be a player in any new markets. Sure they have the funds, but have consistaly struggled with keeping any project that isn't MacBooks, iPhones, or closely tied to iPhones supported. Their Mac Desktop PC's rarely get updates. Apple TV cannot really be considered a player. They've killed their router. HomePod's kind of a flop. Apple just can't produce enough internal interest to be a player in any new markets.

Mr. Perfect ! : *T E S L A I S L I F E*

A2k L : I bought 2 shares at 255!! 😬

Johnny Schmegma : Tesla *shareholders* made 13 billion. The company itself didn't get any money. None of the money was invested in capital

Stephen Mann : Exactly, if you compare Tesla's numbers to other car companies it looks overvalued, but Tesla is so much further ahead technology wise that it will crush the other car makers. And a correction: Tesla didn't make $13 billion from its stock going up, Tesla gets nothing from having a high stock price unless they issue new shares, which they wont. And shareholders get nothing from the price increase unless they sell their shares. I think most people are long Tesla and just holding, while the day traders are making the stock price fluctuate. I think a better title and approach to the video would be to tell the story of how Tesla is winning the battle with the short sellers FUD.

Little Cripple : Even after buying Tesla shares i was so dubious about them. I felt it was a dice roll. However i am quite pleased now and glad i got in "early". And ive never bought Amazon and, although i understand why people have bought them, i still wouldnt touch them. For me Tesla is another Amazon, except its proven itself and Amazon hasnt.

Rok Adamlje : Tesla didnt make 13 billion, they recovered from the low. Tgey were at 380 at some point.

John Michael : Tesla did not 'make' 13 billion. That was an increase in the value of the companies shares. The recent rise is largely a readjustment after the crash resulting from the SEC issue. This resulted in its shares being seriously undervalued when the negative view of the shortens gained some sway. The fact is that, apart from Chinese manufacturers meeting their own market, Tesla is the primary electric car manufacturer in the west, and has the capability of maintains that if it can ramp up production and set up secondary manufacturing plants in China ( in hand) and Europe. The pressure to show a profit, rather than develop greater capacity will hamper this growth.

Just Science : Hell yeah new video!!!

Ash Ketchum : Elon Musk is not the founder of Tesla!

Sumanth Siddartha : The Tesla stock price was in 300's few months back... Due to the stupid twitter tweet it got down to 260.

Rowland : Great stuff lei!!!

Thezebraherd : Tesla didn't actually make that much money it is just a volatile stock

Tag Makers Pet Tags : One of the most intelligent analyses of the "Tesla Story" I have ever watched. Superb video, thought-provoking and brilliantly presented in just a few short minutes. Great stuff - and thanks for sharing your brilliant insights.

Go Fig : A little naïve I would say. Think about the propaganda supported by big oil. Also consider the affect of advertisement revenue. Tesla does not use oil and does not advertise. It shouldn't be hard to imagine the so called experts whos publications are supported by ad dollars predicting they will fail and trying to help out short sellers. Big oil and the auto industry help support the media and they get something out of that which is not straight forward as someone buying their product. I can't remember ever buying a product because it was advertised. I see ads for Boeing and not sure I could afford one even if the commercial was effective.

Mufti Hossain : Tesla is intentionally producing the higher margin model 3's first, as they build up to faster sustained production rates. Their profit margins on lower priced m3's will be lower, but much higher in volume. They're building the expensive ones first so that they actually survive long enough to deliver the promised 35k model 3

Cydonius1 : Stock rising or falling does not make their owners richer or poorer. It's all 1s and 0s in a machine somewhere. Elon would actually have to sell his stock to become "richer" by those 2.8 bil dollars which he hasn't done.

Elon Musk Fan : *GOOD! SPACEX IS TAKING OUT LOANS FROM MANY BANKS FOR BFR, NOW TESLA IS MAKING BILLIONS! MORE FOR BFR DEVELOPMENT*

Brad Baker : He's amazing! Smoked pot on TV, made his share price drop then buys up his own shares!

Marcelo Rondan : 0:06 I am the only one that checked if the graph was real?

lazer tag : what elon did was amazing, the car and esp space industry is the hardest industries to ever get into.. yet he dominated both

Simon Dalling : The drop in the price just before earnings was a gift, there was no reason for this just the reaction to irrational negative views ‘FUD’. Once I found out Tesla was making deliveries to Canada, that was my buy flag. It told me they had reached 200,000 production. So buy on the dips and load up. Where do we go from here? We are at the $350 level to date and several bear attacks have been fought off, yesterdays resistance becomes tomorrow support. The rise was not significantly steeper due to bears covering, they are still holding on hoping this rise is not sustained. But The institutes will buy on the dips, Moody’s downgrade on credit rating will be reversed giving a lift to the stock. Tesla’s cash flow will further improve as they will be selling finished product and getting the cash before they pay for parts. Then we have the 4th quarter production volumes, setting the stage for ER. Expecting ER to further stamp confidence on the stock. Then we will see the squeeze into the first half of 2019. As the bears cover we should see $500 by the middle of 2019.

Baptiste Bauer : "A random video on Tesla and its recent updates" Well, it is also an excellent analysis on what happened to Tesla. The fact of analyzing what build the company and what they are investing into is a great way of explaining what happened to them. Great stuff Lei, you're a smart buddy :)

First Last : Someone have not “MADE” any money in stock market until they CLOSE the position

Cole Wilson : I think it’s a little much to say “they did not advance their tech at all in this timeframe” considering they rolled out the new autopilot software which performed extremely well.

David Ogawa : Elon did just buy $20 million in "new" Tesla stock to reimburse their SEC fine, and *that* stock just increased in value by 25% ($5 million) in two weeks.

Paras Arya : Tesla Market capital 60.35B

Yashwanth CB : Nice video!!

Reid plyler : Hope he enjoys it the big boys are coming out with their electrics.

A B : It is funny how these traditional automakers with so much money and resources find it so hard to catch up and compete with Tesla. It is like iphone vs nokia and blackberry all over again.

c Lyon : So much for all the naysayers harping on about Elon's Twitter gaffes and toking(but not inhaling) on Joe Rogan. This is great news.

Gray J : The title of this video is false. Content is ok, But no one knows why these prices go up and down. Did the federal reserve buy or sell? We don't know. This isn't bitcoin where we have an immutable ledger to track who sold and bought and why. They didn't make 13 billion dollars. That's not how trading works. No one invested 13 billion dollars. Simply the price of the shares had a rise in price... Factor in trading volumes, buys and sells, all the 13 billion means is more people bought than sold. Not that 13 billion worth of shares were purchased. Perhaps you should watch Mike's series Hidden secrets of money.. What will it hurt? fact check everything. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLE88E9ICdiphYjJkeeLL2O09eJoC8r7Dc

Thaddeus Walker : I think the major indicator of who is a true player is battery production. Elon keeps quoting this stat and it goes whoosh right over everyone's head. Find the battery production and you find the greatest single indicator of serious potential in automobiles.

Pratham Prasoon : Btw Elon lost the same 3 billion when the Tesla stock lost value

Abhishek Tomar : TATA from INDIA TATA is going to launch Electric Cars in few years. And It will be one of the top electric car companies in future because it has INDIA Hit like if you agree 👍

Aiman UnFreeze : Nice video bro... but elon musk is not the founder of Tesla

fliteshare : Dear Curious Elephant. Elon Musk did NOT "create" 13 Billion dollars in 13 days ! THE MARKET assigned 13 Billion dollars in 13 days towards Elon Musk's project (Tesla). Please learn to express yourself without the bourgeois agrandising.

Deshmukh Ganesh : Please make videos on Internet Regards, And how that technology changed society over the years. Love you from India, Curious Elephant.

Baggie195 LGN_ : Its now 60.45 billion

Peter Jørgensen : Why pick 260 .. why not 310, 250, 240 .. the stock have been almost flat (Looking at averege) over two years .. the numper 13 billion is a number that could easely have been 1 billion in two years, and that make this vidio close to useless.

Nico Steffen : Elon didnt found Tesla, he bought it!

Alexandre Arrivé : Bonsoir Lei! Great analysis, great to see Tesla now (mostly) out of hot waters, hope their efforts will be followed by a standing stock market price, and the according praises their engineers deserve.

Matthew Brookes : Sooner the German car companies die the better diselgate is modern day gassing just like in ww2 only more sneaky and long term