Isolating exactly which issue at Tesla is making shareholders the most nervous is hard, but the New York Times interview with Musk, published on Friday, doesn't seem to have done much in the way of softening the electric vehicle company's PR problems.
Shares of Electric vehicle maker Tesla have tumbled about 9 per cent after CEOElon Musk conceded in a newspaper interview that job stress may be getting the best of him.
He said he did not intend to give up his roles as chairman and CEO but if there was someone who could do the job better, "they can have the reins right now". Nearly a week later, the chief executive said the basis for that statement was conversations with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, which first expressed interest in helping take the company private in early 2017.
Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floods
More than 300 people have died in Kerala since the monsoon started in June, including 170 since torrential rains began in August. Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas, reporting from Venmony in Kerala state, said the makeshift shelters needed clean drinking water.
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He addressed the fact that he knows some of the people named in this report about abusers and those who protected abusers. State Representative Mark Rozzi, D, said he was raped by a priest at his Catholic school in Berks County, Pennsylvania .
Since the interview Tesla's board had shown no sign of taking any action. "Weed is not helpful for productivity", he told the Times.
On the physical toll his job is taking, Musk said: "It's not been great, actually". "It is often a choice of no sleep or Ambien", he told the newspaper.
"It seemed like better karma at US$420 than at US$419", he said in the interview. The Times article does not elaborate on this, but given Sandberg is still at Facebook, it's safe to say she ended up declining the offer. The paper described a sleep-deprived CEO working 120 hours per week who hasn't taken a substantial vacation since 2001. "You just sit there like a stone on weed".
The father-of-six also rejected suggestions he had been smoking marijuana, adding: 'I was not on weed, to be clear.
His comments confirmed what many in and out of the company had suspected as Musk conceded that exhaustion was affecting his personal health and that friends have come by "who are really concerned". But Tesla isn't quite normal, with the identity and success of the company tied directly to Musk's intelligence and personality.
Musk confessed that he takes Ambient sometimes to get rid of insomnia. Tesla board members are also reportedly aware that Musk has used recreational drugs on occasion. Some Tesla board members have voiced concerns about the extent of Musk's workload and following his tweet, the search to find an executive to take some of the pressure off of Musk has intensified. He expects the short-sellers to be a thorn in his side for the coming months as they continue pushing a narrative that may bring Tesla down.
Drake, along with the board of trustees, will determine what action is needed after hearing the results of the investigation. Stadium reached out to Brad Koffel, Smith's attorney, who said he had "no idea" about the lewd photographs and erotic toys.
Another minor downside might be if you don't check your email a lot, and then the message expires before you've seen it. The company today launched Confidential Mode for emails on Gmail , letting users protect the emails they send.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z sent their love and well-wishes to Aretha Franklin by dedicating their Detroit OTR II show to the Queen of Soul. Stevie Wonder visited the Queen of Soul on Tuesday according to her longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn confirmed to Us Weekly .
President Ashraf Ghani said it would come into effect on Monday if the Taliban accepted, but the militants have not responded yet. The Taliban have resurged in recent years, seizing districts across the country and regularly carrying out large-scale attacks.
And after losing the first set to two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova , Williams showed similar form as she levelled the match. The Australian will next face Croatian Borna Coric, who beat Daniil Medvedev 6-2, 6-3. "I'm still at the very beginning.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that the top USA diplomat in Turkey would visit Brunson later Tuesday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.46 percent, a day after it hit its lowest level in a year.
Because Strzok, who is 48, was sacked before his 50th birthday, he potentially stands to lose a portion of his pension benefits. During a recent monologue, Todd Starnes was glad Strzok was finally fired, but wondered why it took so long to happen.
This man (Pianeta) couldn't land a blow on me. "Good rounds in the bank, slipping and sliding, I'm happy with the performance". And Fury believes the WBA, WBO and IBF champion Joshua was scared of Wilder and will try to avoid fighting him too.
Pogba's comments came after a series of claims from outside the camp that his relationship with his manager had hit rock bottom. It has to be mentioned here that Pogba had said that there were things that I could not say, as he could well be fined.
One Chinese executive told Reuters that USA solar tariffs were a "sideshow" and had little effect on Chinese business. The two governments have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods.
Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show
Stormy also pulled out of her planned appearance on ITV's Loose Woman on Friday - even though she turned up at the studio. Moore told viewers of Loose Women: "There was a custody development with her daughter late last night".
IS claims deadly Kabul attack on Shiite students
After five days of fighting, Afghan security forces have now regained control of the city, with Taliban fighters pulling out. Mattis said Thursday some Taliban fighters were still holed up in houses in the city "trying to get resupplied".
Thomas Partey eyes 'greater' season with Atletico Madrid
Lopetegui added: "Atletico are a massive team with lots of worldwide players and a clear idea of what the coach wants them to do". He opted to withdraw World Cup victor Antoine Griezmann with 57 minutes played and saw his team fall behind six minutes later.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Confirm Their Engagement
It ends weeks of speculation after an engagement ring was spotted in a photograph of Chopra and Indian actress Raveena Tandon . Nick recently arrived with his parents in Mumbai and since then there were rumours that he is here for their engagement .
Auckland drops out of world's liveable cities Top 10
Other Australian cities also featured highly in the index, with Sydney and Adelaide on the list at number 5 and 10, respectively. And no New Zealand cities make the cut for the top-10 with Auckland dropping down the Economist's 2018 Global Liveability Index.
Opec confident China-US dispute won't hit demand
Crude slid as economic turbulence in Turkey and the strengthening greenback heightened concerns about global oil demand. LONDON-Oil prices fell Wednesday after data showed a rise in US crude stockpiles, following days of volatile trading.