Shorts To Make Tesla The First Stock With $20 Billion Bet Against It 

Short interest on Tesla is set to make the EV maker’s stock the first stock to hit US$20 billion in bets against it, data from financial analytics firm S3 Partners showed, as short sellers seem unfazed by Elon Musk’s open mocking in recent days.   Short interest in Tesla has reached US$19.95 billion, S3 Partners data, cited by Business Insider, shows. While Tesla’s stock continues to rally, closing at a record $1,394 on Thursday, Ihor Dusaniwsky, managing director of S3 Partners, said in a note on the same day that Tesla is a candidate…