A Formal Investigation of Tesla Motors

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From the Motley Fool's brand new studio in New York, this very special Investor Beat features host Chris Hill and Motley Fool co-founder and CEO Tom Gardner, as they discuss three major headline stocks making moves today.

Shares of Tesla Motors continue to fall, down 4% this morning on news that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will take a formal look into reported incidents of fires in Tesla's Model S electric car. Shares have pulled back nearly 40% in recent weeks from its all-time high. Should investors be worried? In this segment, Chris and Tom discuss the number of fires that have occurred with the Model S when compared to standard gasoline-powered vehicles, and note that the farther this stock price falls, the more attractive it may start to become for long-term investors looking to pick up shares on the cheap.

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