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Elon Musk Says He Turned Down Wall Street Jobs to Focus on Tech

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Elon Musk said he turned down Wall Street jobs to focus on technology.

“I was offered several high-paid jobs on Wall Street. I declined,” Tesla Inc.’s chief executive officer told his lawyer during questioning at a trial in Wilmington, Delaware, over the company’s SolarCity acquisition in 2016.