Tuesday, June 15, 2021

I'm speaking on the Long/Short Value Strategies panel on Friday; Tweet on TWTR; Lordstown Motors crashes again; After Credit Cards, Which Debt Should You Pay?; Jeers to Samsung; Cheers to ICanFixItForYou

By Whitney Tilson

1) I’m speaking on the Long/Short Value Strategies panel at the virtual Ben Graham VIII Annual Conference on Friday at noon, along with four other speakers: Christopher Brown, Founder, Aristides Capital Andrew Left, Founder, Editor, Citron Research Mitch Rubin, J.D., CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, RiverPark Funds Kurt Feuerman, Chief Investment Officer, Select U.S. […]
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Three Principles for a Life of Wealth

By Teeka Tiwari

Empire Financial Daily,
Monday, June 14, 2021
Editor’s note: For the next few days, the Empire Financial Research team is gathering for a lakefront retreat in New England, so we’re taking a break from our normal fare to share an exciting opportunity from Teeka Tiwari, editor at our sister company Palm Beach Research Group. Read on for the full details… I felt […]

Warren Buffett and the Myth of the 'Good Billionaire'; Amazon Advertising Rates Soar in Pandemic-Fueled Surge; U.S. inflation over 100 years; Spartan race on Saturday

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Monday, June 14, 2021
1) Following up on the ProPublica report I addressed in Wednesday’s e-mail (The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax), the legitimate questions it raises about the fairness of our tax system are totally undermined by massively stupid, grossly unfair hatchet jobs like this one from yesterday’s New […]

Here's How the Pandemic Turned Me From a Bear to a Bull on This Stock

By Berna Barshay

Empire Financial Daily,
Saturday, June 12, 2021
► One of the hardest things to do as an investor is know when it’s time to change your mind about a stock… The world isn’t static, so your investing shouldn’t be either. There are countless stories of companies going from great to struggling… or just gone. A good place to look for those names […]

Harness Your Superpower to Turbocharge Your Investments

By Berna Barshay

Empire Financial Daily,
Friday, June 11, 2021
► Practically everyone has a secret superpower when it comes to investing… One asset that every retail investor has when picking stocks is his or her own unique life experience. It’s the knowledge you accumulate through school, work, reading, meeting people, and traveling. The legendary mutual-fund manager Peter Lynch ran the Fidelity Magellan mutual fund […]

Wealth Accelerator replay; Report on HCI Group; PSTH breakdown; Inflation; Cheers to Ally Financial; Jeers to Juul

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Friday, June 11, 2021
1) My colleague Berna Barshay and I hosted Empire Financial Research’s first-ever Wealth Accelerator event yesterday, which was great fun – and, I think, educational for our viewers. Berna also announced the launch of her brand-new product, Empire Market Insider. For a limited time, we have a special offer available for it… but this won’t […]
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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 more than $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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