How Kevin O’Leary’s son talked him into buying Tesla stock (Video)

few years ago my son who was an electoral engineer was interning at Tesla dad why don't you own some Tesla I worked there as an intern and I said I want to short that stock it's such a joke it's a car company trading at a ridiculous price he said no you're the joke you don't understand what Tesla does I work there it's not a car company it's a data company every mile a Tesla drives it goes into the database of mapping for autonomous cars I thought I didn't know that he said no kidding you have a ton of money why don't you buy some of this stock so just before I went on the air I took my phone out and I bought a black of the stock in my personal account then I forgot about it one day I opened up the thing and I was up like a thousand percent Kevin O'Leary's initial skepticism about Tesla have turned into a profitable realization that Tesla is more than just a car company it's a data company with significant potential his investment in Tesla stock and subsequent massive gains highlight the importance of understanding a company's true nature and long-term prospects