Monthly Archives: November 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla: A Case Study on Growth Stocks and Idiosyncratic Risk

Investing involves risk. When most people think of investment risk, they tend to think of “market risk”: the risk that broad economic factors will impact stock markets. Not surprisingly, that’s also what we tend to focus on in our writings, e.g., changes in interest rates, trade agreements (or disagreements), government spending, and tax policy. Any or all of these elements can shed light on the question most frequently asked by commenters and clients: “What’s going on in the markets?”