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Elon Musk’s finances complicated by declining wealth, Twitter pressures

By Tim Higgins

23 Dec 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

The WSJ analyzes how Elon Musk's Twitter-related shenanigans are proving to be a headache for the Tesla shareholders, coming to a point where Tesla investors have put a limit on Musk's borrowing.

Elon Musk‘s immense wealth and borrowing power are now being tested as the Tesla Inc. shares that have fueled his fortune have sharply declined while he rushes to stabilize his massive personal investment in Twitter Inc.

The auto maker’s share value has nosedived 18% this week alone and more than 60% since he announced his plan to buy Twitter.

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