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CBSMoneyWatch: 10 Reasons Why Ideas Fail

The Numbers Don't Add Up

For whatever reason, entrepreneurs, inventors and creative thinkers usually don't seem to have the bean-counter gene. Electric car makers, for example, seem to be far better at wishful thinking than number crunching. Not only are the Tesla Roadster, the Fisker Karma and even the Chevy Volt pricey, some experts dispute Tesla CEO Elon Musk's insistence that he can make a profit selling the company's Model S sedan for $57,400. I happen to think they're right.


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