There's no doubt that Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is an investment that comes with some risks. But what are those risks? In this video, contributor John Rosevear looks at the risks that Tesla is still facing as it prepares to report its first profit -- and the key things that any investor (or potential investor) in Tesla should be watching closely.

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