Saturday, December 5, 2020

December Is a Great Month for Trading

By Greg Diamond

Editor’s note: In this week’s Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, we’re sharing a recent essay from Greg Diamond over at our corporate affiliate Stansberry Research.  Greg has 16 years of trading and portfolio management experience. He managed multimillion-dollar portfolios across various asset classes… has spoken at business schools on trading and technical analysis… is […]
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The Technology That Will Let You Live to 120

By Jeff Brown

Empire Financial Daily,
Friday, December 4, 2020
► Grace Wilsey couldn’t cry… As a baby, she would lie limp in her parents’ arms, staring blankly into the distance. Her seizures wouldn’t stop. Medical tests showed signs of liver damage. This was all before her second birthday. Grace’s parents were beside themselves, as any parents would be. They traveled the country visiting specialists. […]

Chris Brown on the difficulties of shorting in this environment; Will we follow Europe's path?; Find Your Place in the Vaccine Line

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Friday, December 4, 2020
1) I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Chris Brown is one of the smartest investors I know. He started his Toledo, Ohio-based fund, Aristides Capital, with $500,000 in 2008 and has put up incredible numbers over the past 12 and a half years – earning his investors a return of 463.6% versus […]

This Tech Sector Looks Like Bitcoin in 2015

By Jeff Brown

Empire Financial Daily,
Thursday, December 3, 2020
► I remember it like it was yesterday… It was June 2015. A little-known financial asset was gaining the attention of a niche group of investors. It promised independent financial transactions without the need for a “trusted” third party. It was being compared to gold and silver, but it was infinitely more transportable. But even […]

Are hospitals really running out of beds for COVID-19 patients?; Why Is All COVID-19 News Bad News?

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Thursday, December 3, 2020
I continue to closely follow the pandemic, sending lengthy e-mails to my coronavirus e-mail list roughly once a week. If you’d like to receive them, simply send a blank e-mail to: [email protected]l.com. 1) We’re experiencing a severe third wave of the pandemic, with all of the indicators moving in the wrong direction. Yesterday we hit […]

The Pandemic Put These Stocks Into Overdrive

By Jeff Brown

Empire Financial Daily,
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
► It’s been a turbulent year for equity markets… With the uncertainty around COVID-19, major U.S. indexes experienced the worst crash in over a decade. The S&P 500 fell more than 33% in early spring. This was followed by a remarkable rally, and the index is now up about 13% year to date. But some […]
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About Whitney Tilson

Prior to creating Empire Financial Research, Whitney Tilson founded and ran Kase Capital Management, which managed three value-oriented hedge funds and two mutual funds. Starting out of his bedroom with only $1 million, Tilson grew assets under management to nearly $200 million.

Tilson graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in government in 1989. After college, he helped Wendy Kopp launch Teach for America and then spent two years as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. He earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1994, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class and was named a Baker Scholar.

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