Posts filed under “Short Selling”

Warren Buffett Explains ‘Colorful Charlie’

After a marathon question-and-answer session with shareholders, Becky Quick asks Warren Buffett to comment on some of Charlie Munger’s best lines.

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Category: Philosophy, Short Selling, Video

Chanos: Ackman, Einhorn Help Expose Fraud

Chanos:

“I think [hedge funds] play an important part, particularly from the short side. Short-sellers and hedge funds are actually real-time financial detectives in that they are incentivized through profit to ferret out fraud, and I think that’s a very important role that people forget about from time to time.”

 

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Source: Yahoo Finance

Category: Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Video

Chanos: Do Your Own Work

Jim Chanos on Dell, Herbalife & Importance of Doing Your Own Work: Latest Interview

Jim Chanos on Shorting Herbalife, Dell

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Doing Your Own Work

Hat tip: Market Folly

Category: Short Selling, Video

Chanos on China’s Debt and PC Makers’ Failures

Famed short seller Jim Chanos, founder and president of Kynikos Associates, tells Impact Players host Robert Wolf that China is struggling under a massive debt load. Chanos also says explains why he’s shorting the entire personal computer sector. Wolf is an outside adviser to President Obama.

Chanos on China’s debt and PC makers’ failures – Impact Player

January 17, 2013

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Famed short seller Jim Chanos says the battle over Herbalife between billionaires Bill Ackman and Dan Loeb will turn on whether the company’s products are being used or simply sitting on distributors’ shelves.

Chanos handicaps Herbalife battle – Impact Players

January 17, 2013

Category: Short Selling, Video

Bad Risk Management – Not Secret Bailouts – Killed These Clients

  “If this particular broker had known exactly how far the bailouts reached, neither he nor his clients would ever have lost so much. But during the crisis it was decided, by people deemed more important than small-town investment advisers and their clients, that the full story of the bailouts didn’t need to be told.”…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Investing, Markets, Psychology, Really, really bad calls, Short Selling

The Wisdom Of A Short Seller

Category: Short Selling, Video

Market Declines: What Is Accomplished by Short-Sell Ban?

Category: Short Selling, Think Tank

Short-Selling Bans Do Not Work!

Bloomberg.com – ECB Said to Await German ESM Ruling Before Settling Plan European Central Bank President Mario Draghi may wait until Germany’s Constitutional Court rules on the legality of Europe’s permanent bailout fund before unveiling full details of his plan to buy government bonds, two central bank officials said. With the court set to rule…Read More

Category: Short Selling, Think Tank

The Next 21 Days

Bloomberg.com – ECB Said to Await German ESM Ruling Before Settling Plan European Central Bank President Mario Draghi may wait until Germany’s Constitutional Court rules on the legality of Europe’s permanent bailout fund before unveiling full details of his plan to buy government bonds, two central bank officials said. With the court set to rule…Read More

Category: Short Selling, Think Tank

Dangerous being short?

Just a very short note today, as I’m tied up. Yesterday, the UK authorities announced pretty interesting measures to supply liquidity to UK banks, in case of difficult markets, if this weekends Greek elections results in Syriza winning. As you know, I don’t believe that will be the case, but the UK authorities are putting…Read More

Category: Short Selling, Think Tank