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    • The Rest Of Us
      The Rest Of Us

      I know it's been while, but finally came around to finishing another video! I know the business videos aren't everyone's favourites, but I hope you enjoy!

      EDIT: Some short answers to questions I've seen in the comments:

      *1. From where did I get the information?*
      Almost put that one in the video - all the financial info I use is from the companies' own financial statements/ quarterly reports. Publicly traded companies need to publish those regularly and you can find them on their websites - just google.

      *2. If Tesla made a loss of $2.2 billion, how come they only lost $60 million in cash?*
      Because not every cost you incur is paid in cash. For example, say you own a car. Last year, your car lost $1,000 in value. If you were a business, in your accounting you would note down those $1,000 as a *cost* - because it is a real cost! But not a cost you have to pay in cash. That's why "profits" and "losses" are on paper. But cash is the hard currency you gained or lost.

      *3. What about government subsidies?*
      Yes, the US government has been supporting Tesla through tax breaks and loans. The reason I didn't touch on this in the video, is because the effective amount of cash Tesla has received through those programs is borderline insignificant, compared to the amount of cash they have received from non-state lenders and investors. In comparison, GM and Ford have received an order of magnitude more support from the US government during the crisis.

      about 1 year ago
    • Zack Stovall
      Zack Stovall In reply to The Rest Of Us

      Can you do an updated video of this plz :)

      about 1 month ago
    • white dwarf
      white dwarf In reply to The Rest Of Us

      Those are my favourites!
      Please continue the great work

      about 6 months ago
    • alarjak
      alarjak In reply to The Rest Of Us

      Tesla didn't get any subsidies, ALL ev's get subsidies. Oil gets thousand times more subsidies.

      about 8 months ago
    • D'BO
      D'BO In reply to The Rest Of Us

      Awesome video dude!

      about 9 months ago
    • furriephillips
      furriephillips In reply to The Rest Of Us

      The Rest Of Us I’d love you to do an update video, maybe in at Christmas time, or just after the new year.

      about 10 months ago
    • wisdom wii
      wisdom wii

      will make money in the future

      about 18 hours ago
    • Fake news, Fake food, Fake world
      Fake news, Fake food, Fake world

      Until the stock market goes under for 8 years. Then price of the Tesla car will have to go up up up.

      about 22 hours ago
    • Kris Arora
      Kris Arora

      That’s a looot of kash

      about 2 days ago
    • Rick Field
      Rick Field

      They are technically broke.
      Lying about projects to get funding that goes instead to paying interest.

      about 3 days ago
    • whoRwe02

      Accounting system is invented how men can survive through math. Math to invest. Math to process investments. Math to assess assets. Math to know liabilities. Math to use other than thinking. Math uses numbers when/what/how to survive. Why does someone computes if he got zero or the negative? Maybe they still got water, got coffee and knew they are drowned still breathing.

      about 3 days ago
    • Miss O.P.
      Miss O.P.

      Tim Cook was a very poor CEO choice. Good operations guy but not a great Tech CEO for a company that is about ideas. That apple choice is gonna bite them in the ass.

      about 3 days ago
    • Michael M
      Michael M

      How about an update with current sales figures?

      about 5 days ago
    • A1BELLS

      For a company like Apple how is making so much money bad even if they are not investing. The fact that Apple makes too much money without innovating is good it means their product and margins are really good. It’s like complaining the richest man in the world Jeff Bezos never gives to charity and he is reckless with money.

      As long as Apple has money they are good. If their is an economic issue etc they have money so they won’t be affected and also they pay good money to their investors. For ideas they have the money so they can easily innovate whenever they feel to but right now they don’t. No one is complaining about Apple products people still buy them.

      about 5 days ago
    • G G
      G G

      I support Elon will be buying the tesla truck soon

      about 5 days ago
    • eksdee

      Damn...this life game is hard to understand and master. Im going back to minecraft

      about 9 days ago
    • Blake Bauman
      Blake Bauman In reply to eksdee

      Learning the game of life is worth it. You just have to put in the effort and time. The end.

      about 3 days ago
    • TrialModss

      There WORTH 40.1 billion dallors now there not going broke

      about 11 days ago
    • Lawrence Campbell
      Lawrence Campbell

      There are many other rating agencies than Moodys, Which give a balanced view on the risk of default . Otherwise a great video.

      about 11 days ago
    • Wolfphile

      They are broke now.
      They lost 405 million last year and this year they lost about 700+ million

      about 11 days ago
    • Alimani gobi
      Alimani gobi

      Me *watches this video*
      Also me: Time to drop my life savings on some Tesla shares

      about 13 days ago
    • Pedro F. Hipólito
      Pedro F. Hipólito

      Very good video! Well done! Thanks

      about 16 days ago
    • Teknique v1.9
      Teknique v1.9

      I don't understand

      about 17 days ago
    • daniyal Sheikh
      daniyal Sheikh

      Gosh what about my model x if they get broke and out of business NO MORE UPDATES !!!!!!

      about 17 days ago
    • Jared Young
      Jared Young

      They have an advantage of tax credits. Take that away or give all other competition the same tax credit and see what happens. I like the idea but it has to work on a level playing field to be a serious contender in the long run. At some point the company is going to have to sell without the assistance of the govt who also piles on a gas guzzler tax which is basically a penalty for buying that car. Less dependence on oil is good. Realistically oil is never going away due to the variety of roles it plays in so many different products besides gasoline. It would be nice to make the Middle East oil obsolete. So done with the Middle East and it’s problems it causes the rest of the world. Their only relevant bc of oil.

      about 19 days ago
    • Dizkover

      No way Tesla will go broke. A lot of people wants to buy a Tesla. I will buy my Model S next year.

      about 19 days ago
    • Dizkover
      Dizkover In reply to Dizkover

      @J S about you mind your own shitty business? lolz

      about 1 day ago
    • J S
      J S In reply to Dizkover

      Lol, don't waste your money on shiny turds..

      about 19 days ago
    • GutaMemesLegit

      Because Elon is rich

      about 19 days ago
    • Chuck Berrington
      Chuck Berrington

      Overall very interesting video, however I do see a potential weakness in the analysis. Please correct me if my interpretation is wrong, but wouldn’t the nature of product dictate higher risk in investment? Tesla is a car and energy provider, and that means that their "products" aren’t cheap, they are also very expensive to produce? So wouldn’t something like massive defaults on loans or an economic recession create a catastrophic scenario?

      So I see Tesla product, cars as the same realm as housing, their cars are labeled as luxury vehicles, and as such banks are only quick to loan under certain circumstances. But if massive amounts of debt isn’t paid off then would bank discourage lending/financing to potential Tesla customers?

      I’ll give you a personal example. Currently I have ordered a Tesla Model 3, however my bank and most banks do not offer direct dealer loans, I had to call my bank and do the arrangement by phone and process the loan almost as if it was a private purchase and not buying direct from a manufacture. These circumstances create a financial bottleneck that could decrease or eliminate sales. At the same time Tesla only operates through online purchases, with a sales team that doesn’t directly benefit from sales.

      Stock investments and bond sales seem to driving the way forward but if the stock dips below a certain point it could come all tumbling down. I think the real question is how much potential damage are investors willing to take.

      Also I think your spot on, Elon would be great as Apple’s CEO. But Elon has always been big picture, I could totally see him turning apple into a cloud computing company or something.

      about 19 days ago
    • - -
      - -

      Hey, I'm from the future to tell you that the trend has been reversed! Last three quarters Tesla hasn't lost any money, and even made profit! Have a nice day everyone :)

      about 21 day ago
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      about 1 day ago
    • Ross Mckinstry
      Ross Mckinstry

      "When I say when are Tesla going to run out of money? I actually mean when are they going to run out of cash?"

      Yeah cash and money are literally the same thing anyway buddy I think I'll just give the rest of this vid a miss and its only just started.

      about 21 day ago
    • Ugly Penguin
      Ugly Penguin In reply to Ross Mckinstry

      Or you could watch a thing in its entirety before judging it. If you still hate it after that, then that's fair.

      about 19 days ago
    • Johnny Hinojosa
      Johnny Hinojosa

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      about 22 days ago
    • Dino Pappous
      Dino Pappous

      Selling emissions credits is keeping them afloat....

      about 22 days ago
    • S Lina Ranwala
      S Lina Ranwala

      Why 'The Rest Of Us ain't broke ?

      about 22 days ago
    • Aneal Adhikari
      Aneal Adhikari

      in simple language everyone trust Elon musk despite his company bearing loss.

      about 22 days ago
    • X6_ Ryan
      X6_ Ryan

      Isn’t cash money, and isn’t Tesla okay in 2o19

      about 23 days ago
    • glennsmooth

      "God Ford really has a debt problem"

      about 24 days ago