“Well, my last Big Short got bigger and bigger and BIGGER too. Enjoy it while it lasts.”He went on to address Musk:
“Seriously, issue 25-50% of your shares at the current ridiculous price. That’s not dilution. You’d be cementing permanence and untold optionality. If there are buyers, sell that #TeslaSouffle”Given these factors and despite Tesla’s BTC investment, the company’s adjusted earnings per share reached $0.80 – a little below the $1.01 expected by analysts. Tesla also faces increasing competition as other automakers like Ford and Volkswagen ramp up their plans in the EV space. After the announcement of the company’s fourth-quarter earnings on January 28, TSLA dropped as much as 8%, wiping out around $66 billion off its market value. After a brief recovery following multiple optimistic forecasts for Tesla’s future growth, fears of production and sales delays in China, along with concerns that the stock had become a speculative bubble began to pile up. If an investor had purchased an inverse (short) -1x Tesla ETP (“Inverse TSLA”) – which is a one-click solution similar to shorting Tesla stock – on the morning of February 8 (which is when the aforementioned concerns bubbled over) and held it till the 19th, the performance of the 1-x Tesla ETP versus the underlying TSLA would have yielded a sharp benefit:
Sandeep joined Leverage Shares in September 2020. He leads research on existing and new product lines, asset classes, and strategies, with special emphasis on analysis of recent events and developments.
Sandeep has longstanding experience with financial markets. Starting with a Chicago-based hedge fund as a financial engineer, his career has spanned a variety of domains and organizations over a course of 8 years – from Barclays Capital’s Prime Services Division to (most recently) Nasdaq’s Index Research Team.
Sandeep holds an M.S. in Finance as well as an MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago.
Violeta joined Leverage Shares in September 2022. She is responsible for conducting technical analysis, macro and equity research, providing valuable insights to help shape investment strategies for clients.
Prior to joining LS, Violeta worked at several high-profile investment firms in Australia, such as Tollhurst and Morgans Financial where she spent the past 12 years of her career.
Violeta is a certified market technician from the Australian Technical Analysts Association and holds a Post Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from Kaplan Professional (FINSIA), Australia, where she was a lecturer for a number of years.
Julian joined Leverage Shares in 2018 as part of the company’s premier expansion in Eastern Europe. He is responsible for web content and raising brand awareness.
Julian has been academically involved with economics, psychology, sociology, European politics & linguistics. He has experience in business development and marketing through business ventures of his own.
For Julian, Leverage Shares is an innovator in the field of finance & fintech, and he always looks forward with excitement to share the next big news with investors in the UK & Europe.
Oktay joined Leverage Shares in late 2019. He is responsible for driving business growth by maintaining key relationships and developing sales activity across English-speaking markets.
He joined LS from UniCredit, where he was a corporate relationship manager for multinationals. His previous experience is in corporate finance and fund administration at firms like IBM Bulgaria and DeGiro / FundShare.
Oktay holds a BA in Finance & Accounting and a post-graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. He is also a CFA charterholder.
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