The prior post was about what you say and in what medium. So’s this one.
“SEC Probes Musk Tweets On Possible Tesla Buyout,” The Wall Street Journal, August 9, 2018 A1. Were Elon Musk’s tweets about having lined up financing for a buyout false or misleading? The SEC may want to know.
So, is information false or misleading? I thought we had freedom of speech? And (altogether too much) freedom to tweet?
Falsely shouting fire in a crowded theater is still a bad thing (thank you, Justice Holmes). As is misleading your shareholders.
Should a CEO of a listed company know better? Loose lips sink ships.