Elon Musk sells $6.9 billion worth of Tesla stock

Elon Musk sold more than $6.9 billion in Tesla shares, according to new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission published Tuesday.

Why it matters: The selloff comes weeks after the Tesla CEO’s bid to withdraw a $44 billion agreement to buy Twitter and ensuing lawsuit against the tech giant.

By the numbers: The world’s richest person has now sold some $32 billion in Tesla stock in the past 10 months, per Bloomberg.

  • Representatives for Musk could not immediately be reached for comment.

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