Tesla beats earnings, but investors should be worried about their falling margins

Tesla reported mixed earnings yesterday, which showed what analysts expected — the second quarter was going to be challenging for the top electric vehicle maker. $TSLA was little changed after reporting earnings. What’s the big deal? Many of Tesla’s problems were known beforehand: Tesla’s deliveries were impacted by the shutdown of its Shanghai production facility…

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Auto stocks had a rough 2022 start, and a recession has barely been factored in

…Is something you definitely won’t hear in the auto industry. Carmakers reported their second-quarter sales, and nearly all are struggling to produce enough cars. Blame it on parts shortages… U.S. car inventory levels in May would have only lasted half a month — compared to the historical levels of 2-3 months. Chip shortages led to…

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