This is the first weekly newsletter post here at Credit Writedowns. And this iteration will be a mash-up of the daily, with a few issues that are in the business in finance news plus a sneak peek at what I think are some key issues to watch out for.
As I iterate these newsletter posts, the format may change. Let me know if there's something you want to see or don't want to see.
1 Big Thing: Tesla needs help from its suppliers
I have been writing a decent amount about Tesla of late because the company's business trajectory seems to be in transition. The most recent example of the change is a memo that asks its supplier to refund a significant portion of the money Tesla has paid them since 2016.
This is a highly unusual move, especially given the fact that the rationale Te...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.