If you are interested in TSLA's Executive Departure List with timings and notes by Jim Chanos, just click on that link.​

Here's an Email note from Mark

You can credit me via Jim Chanos, who has his guys maintain it. Chanos recently said in an interview that the only other companies he's seen with departure lists like this one were Enron and Valeant.



My Comments

The file came as a PDF with lots of extra blank lines. I reformatted it as an Excel spreadsheet, but you can open it up in Google Docs and export it however you want, or just view it as is.

Executive Departure Count by Year

  • 2016: 17
  • 2017: 23
  • 2018: 19 (so far)

It seems the rats are bailing the ship in increasing numbers.

In case you missed it, here is the spontaneous no-crash fire.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock

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