The unpredictable CEO made nice with Wall Street on a second quarter earnings call and reaffirmed profitability is achievable this year. Meanwhile, no word on if Starbucks (SBUX) - Get Report CEO Kevin Johnson will have the same magic as Musk. Starbucks took the wraps off a new partnership with Alibaba (BABA) - Get Report to deliver coffee to 2,000 locations in China by year end.
Starbucks shares are down 10% year to date amid slowing sales and profits.
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