Josh Wolfe @wolfejosh VC, entrepreneur, fund manager @Lux_Capital; Chair @CiPrep Coney Island Prep; Trustee @SfiScience Santa Fe Inst; CoFounder of Carson, Quinn & Bodhi w/ @ltwolfe May. 01, 2019 1 min read

AGAIN: The people dumping shares in Tesla are not short-sellers (short interest lower than usual)— but large institutional holders + Tesla Board of Directors members.

The people buying the shares are Robin Hood account retail millennials.

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As of January 2015, 80% of the firm's customers belonged to the demographic "millennials" (people b/w ages 18 + 29) and the avg customer age was 26.[23] Fifty percent of users who have made a trade use the app daily and 90% come back to the app weekly

Fidelity selling out of Tesla.
Now TRowe. Cutting position by a little bit —81%
Retail is buying...

As Tesla gets sold off by institutional investors—Robinhood retail accounts are getting left holding the bag.

The institutions know this—but it is not their responsibility.


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