[Ads-l] Word: Teslanaire

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 18 19:25:07 UTC 2020

If you purchased $5,800 of Tesla stock (TSLA) in June 2010 your
position would be worth more than one million dollars today, and you
would be a Teslanaire (alternate spelling $TSLA-naire).

I do not know if this word formation process has been used for other
stocks in the past.

Website: Bloomberg
Article: Elon Musk Has Made Millionaires Out of His Most Loyal Fans
Article subtitle: They bought Tesla shares early and kept the faith.
After a dizzying year, is it time to cash in?
Article author: Dana Hull
Timestamp: December 18, 2020, 5:00 AM EST


[Begin excerpt]
Now Smith has joined the ranks of the “Teslanaires,” as some of the
company’s investors call themselves, with a holding that he says has
ballooned to over $1 million, fueled by a rally of nearly 684% this
year as of Thursday’s close.
[End excerpt]


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