Tuesday, June 22, 2021

I was a guest on the Hard Money's Million Dollar Podcast; Chris Brown's favorite short is TSLA; Fraud Fest 2021; Dogecoin-Branded NASCAR Crashes as Badly as DOGE; Exposing Tether – Bitcoin's Biggest Secret; What it's like to travel abroad right now; Lake Sunapee pictures

By Whitney Tilson

1) Last week, my colleagues Enrique Abeyta and Gabe Marshank invited me on their Hard Money’s Million Dollar Podcast, which follows them as they turn $10,000 into $1 million – or go bust trying. They’ve already doubled their money, so that’s a good start! Given that my investment style is pretty much the opposite of […]
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The Biggest Mass Deception in Financial History

By Joel Litman

Empire Financial Daily,
Monday, June 21, 2021
► On Saturday, I mentioned that it was my mom who got me into the ‘truth teller’ business… When I was looking into universities and careers, she advised me simply: “Become an accountant. Learn the language of business. Then no one can pull the wool over your eyes.” My mom is a CPA. She is […]

My presentation on 'The Art of Short Selling'; Nathan Anderson, the Hindenburg founder taking on SPACs; Tesla and Other Bubble Stocks Have Deflated Just Like 2000; Boaz and Tali Weinstein's taxes; Remy: Dogecoin Rap; Dogecoin down 61% since I called the top

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Monday, June 21, 2021
1) I’ve posted my presentation on “The Art of Short Selling” that I gave on Friday at the Ben Graham VIII Annual Conference here. In it, I give an overview of shorting (including the 12 reasons not to short and the 10 reasons to do so), share all the lessons I learned doing it for […]

How I Became a Stock Market 'Truth Teller'

By Joel Litman

Empire Financial Daily,
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Editor’s note: Today in the Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, we’re sharing an essay from our friend and colleague Joel Litman over at our sister company Altimetry… Joel is one of the sharpest analysts we know. He’s a forensic accountant and CPA who’s lectured at Harvard, Wharton, and the world’s top CFA societies. His […]

The Update Issue: Restaurants Rebound… and Managers Scramble for Workers

By Berna Barshay

Empire Financial Daily,
Friday, June 18, 2021
► The restaurant business is roaring back to health… The restaurant industry was the poster child for the economic fallout of last spring’s lockdowns and the continuing drop in consumer demand for in-person experiences during the pandemic. Last May, when visibility into the future was at its worst, I wrote about the battle for survival […]

My presentation on short selling today; The Twitter Revolution; Mark Cuban 'Hit' by Titan Crypto Crash; Bill Ackman Sent a Text to the CEO of Mastercard. What Happened Next Is a Parable for ESG

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Friday, June 18, 2021
1) A final reminder that I’m speaking on the Long/Short Value Strategies panel at the virtual Ben Graham VIII Annual Conference from 12:00-1:45 pm Eastern today. My presentation follows my friend Joel Greenblatt of Gotham Asset Management, speaking from 11:05-11:50 am. I’ll be discussing “The Art of Short Selling” and sharing my favorite short ideas. […]
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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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