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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby Pointedstick » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:58 am

dualstow wrote:
Pointedstick wrote:Remind me to tell you about the time my net worth was 35% AAPL sometime.

The stock market is a cruel mistress.

You must have been grinning from ear to ear when it was over 700.


Unfortunately, I was grinning so hard, I forgot to sell.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:46 am

I sold a lot of shares at about 340, and then kicked myself when it got that high. There are many ways to fail.  :D
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby Gumby » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:52 am

dualstow wrote:I sold a lot of shares at about 340, and then kicked myself when it got that high. There are many ways to fail.  :D


The painful memories. I think it gave me an ulcer from all the stress. Picking the stock of the decade is just as much a curse as it is a treasure. Never again...

http://gyroscopicinvesting.com/forum/pe ... h-success/

And it was almost unfathomable to see it at 700 after all it had been through.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:54 pm

Yes, Gumby, you actually wrote about it on page 2 of this thread.
But, it bears repeating.  :) I can see why it's often on your mind.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby Greg » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:05 pm

I want TSLA to keep rising for you dualstow but I also want it to come crashing down to maybe $35. Then I'd consider buying in again.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:47 pm

1NV35T0R (Greg) wrote:I want TSLA to keep rising for you dualstow but I also want it to come crashing down to maybe $35. Then I'd consider buying in again.


How about a 3-for-1 split? ;-)
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby Greg » Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:32 am

dualstow wrote:
1NV35T0R (Greg) wrote:I want TSLA to keep rising for you dualstow but I also want it to come crashing down to maybe $35. Then I'd consider buying in again.


How about a 3-for-1 split? ;-)


... THAT was clever, I'll give you that haha.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby smurff » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:36 pm

smurff wrote:If "the higher they rise, the faster they fall" has any legitimacy as a saying, I suspect that Tesla May become an example.  Fun while it lasted.


Tesla is down almost 14% ($17.51, the last time I checked) today.  Apparently the Goldman Saxons think it will be priced around $84. 

This is a bit past the point when I would have launched the "sell" button, since I would have tightened my stop to 15% a few dollars ago (to $113.27), back when the price was over $133.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:47 pm

smurff wrote: Apparently the Goldman Saxons think

;-) I like it!
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby Ad Orientem » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:28 pm

Tesla says Model S gets best NHTSA safety rating ever...
While other manufacturers have been struggling to gain traction in a slow-growing battery car market, California start-up Tesla Motors has been exceeding even its own optimistic expectations with the big Model S sedan.

Offering a nearly 300-mile range with its optional 85 kilowatt-hour battery, three times more than most electric models, is one factor that appears to be boosting sales. But now, Tesla hopes there’ll be another reason for buyers to plug into the Model S: the maker is crowing that it has just received the best federal crash test results of any vehicle ever.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Tesla Model S received an overall five-star rating, as well as five stars in every individual test category. That’s something that only 1 percent of the vehicles NHTSA has tested have so far received. But the battery sedan also set a new record for the lowest likelihood for passenger injury ever achieved in the government tests.


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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:42 pm

Excellent news!

This car is so great that I have stopped pushing the idea on my parents. I am now afraid that they'd get carjacked. ;-) <--- only half joking.
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Re: Tesla Motors

Postby dualstow » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:28 pm

I'm not sure, but I think at this point Greg probably wants to strangle some of us.

ADDED: But more importantly, they're forecasting a mostly autonomous car in just three years.
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robo ... ree-years/
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