Editor’s note: To kick the week off here at Empire Financial Daily, we’re sharing a special series of essays from our friend Tom Carroll over at our sister company Stansberry Research. Previously, Tom worked at investment banks Legg Mason and Stifel for nearly two decades, where his research was used by CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, and […]
1) This Thursday evening at 8 p.m. Eastern time, I’m hosting an event you won’t want to miss… Along with my friend Tom Carroll – who writes the Cannabis Capitalist newsletter for our sister company Stansberry Research – we’re going to be discussing why at least some stocks in the sector he covers are screaming […]
Over the past year, we’ve kept close tabs on the effect that COVID-19 has had on our daily lives… My colleague Berna Barshay has written in detail about how the pandemic has affected our sleep, our exercise habits, how we consume media, and even what we put in our bodies. It has wreaked havoc on […]
► L Brands (LB) reported results that beat expectations, even after they had risen earlier this month on the company’s positive preannouncement… Back on February 4, the fashion retailer had raised its fourth-quarter earnings guidance to a range of $2.95 to $3.00 (from $2.70 to $2.80) due to better-than-expected January performance. Same-store sales results of […]
1) The behavior of speculators these days boggles my mind… Only a few weeks after losing more than 90% of their money as shares of GameStop (GME) – or “GameStink,” as I’ve been calling it – collapsed from a peak of $483 to less than $40, they’re at it again… The stock rose 313% from […]
► Every bull market has its rising star money manager… and the manager who has recently emerged as finance’s newest celebrity is Cathie Wood. She runs ARK Invest, an asset-management firm that specializes in actively managed exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”). The ETF space has traditionally been dominated by index-driven, passive investing vehicles, like the widely traded […]
Each month in the Empire Investment Report, Whitney Tilson and his team share their top investment recommendations, ideas, predictions, and warnings – in short, everything you need to know to beat the markets in the coming years.
To learn more about how you can subscribe, click here.
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.