Some of Tesla's Board Members Were Reportedly 'Totally Blindsided' by Elon Musk's Tweet About Going Private
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- Elon Musk's decision to tweet that he was considering taking Tesla private reportedly caught the company's own board of directors off-guard, The New York Times reported Monday night.
- That August 7 tweet caused Tesla's stock to skyrocket to $380 per share that day.
- In the days that followed, the SEC got involved, reportedly investigating Musk's online musings about taking the company private.
- The fallout from that tweet follows an extended run of public missteps by the Tesla CEO...