A $500 million dollar short position that Bill Gates has on Tesla made Elon Musk turn down discussion on a partnership for climate change.
  • In a tweet on Friday, the Tesla CEO admitted that he asked Gates if he was short-selling shares of the electric carmaker.
  • When investors short a stock, they are betting that the price of the asset will fall.
  • It’s not the first time the two men have had a public disagreement.