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Fly Charts: Elon Musk's Bond Boon, GE's Disaster Carousel

From the benefits of Qualcomm's size to Macron's fancy party, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.
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Good morning! This is Fly Charts, the daily charts-only newsletter from Gadfly; sign up here. From the benefits of Qualcomm's size to Macron's fancy party, here are four charts that tell you what you need to know in business today.

Work To Do

Elon Musk's far-reaching compensation plan obscures risks to Tesla shareholders. But it has a curious appeal to those who hold its bonds.

Source: Tesla, Bloomberg

Note: Market cap as of January 24, 2018. Current revenue and Ebitda figures are consensus estimates for 2017.

The Struggle Is Real

GE's SEC disclosure is a reminder that the company's punishing run of bad news is far from over.

Source: Bloomberg

Flexing Muscles

As Qualcomm works to elude Broadcom's clutches, close government scrutiny is to its benefit for once.

Source: Bloomberg

L'Art Du Deal

Emmanuel Macron's executive retreat at Versailles almost upstaged the larger elite gathering in Davos.

Source: Bloomberg

And don't miss Andy Mukherjee on the consequences of a Singapore shopping slowdown: "Predicting the demise of shopping in Singapore isn't a whole lot different from shorting Japanese government bonds: It’s a widowmaker trade. Yet I promise to persevere with my thesis that the city-state's national pastime is passé. Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime has launched, and between its offerings and those of Alibaba-backed Lazada Group SA, wide variety and tempting discounts are beginning to upend mall economics."

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