Friday, September 25, 2020

The Update Issue: Schadenfreude at Quibi, TikTok's Countdown

By Berna Barshay

Earlier this week, word hit the street that short-form video streaming startup Quibi had put itself up for sale… In the July 16 Empire Financial Daily, I wrote about the startup… It was founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg – a Hollywood veteran who historically had a Midas touch. At the time, I suggested that Quibi could […]
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By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Friday, September 25, 2020
1) On Wednesday, I hosted a special event with my colleagues Enrique Abeyta and Berna Barshay. For the first time, I shared on camera my big prediction for the outcome of November’s upcoming election and what effect it could have on the stock market. We discussed which sectors will break out (or break down)… and […]

A Slot Machine in Your Pocket

By Alex Griese

Empire Financial Daily,
Thursday, September 24, 2020
►Like many liberal arts grads, I (Alex Griese) had few classic “hard” skills when I graduated from college… Even though I was a computer science major, my coding skills were weak – I focused more on classes at the intersection of math and computer science, like algorithms. While I’m grateful, I’m still puzzled about how […]

Last night's event; Stan Druckenmiller Recounts His $3 Billion 'Lesson' From The Tech Bubble; Big Tech's Big Problem; The Social Dilemma; SEC Gives More Investors Access to Private Equity, Hedge Funds; I've applied for the next Eco-Challenge

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Thursday, September 24, 2020
1) Did you miss last night’s big event? Along with my colleagues Enrique Abeyta and Berna Barshay, I hosted a special webinar to discuss the upcoming November election and its potential effect on the markets. I made a big prediction for the outcome… and put together a brand-new model portfolio of eight world-class businesses that […]

Big Tech's Big Problem

By Berna Barshay

Empire Financial Daily,
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
► ‘QAnon’ has been gaining popularity in recent months… The most important thing to know about the conspiracy theory is that it’s completely divorced from reality and facts. QAnon followers believe that many of the world’s elite, liberal politicians, entertainers, and billionaires are part of an international child sex trafficking ring that controls the globe. […]

Webinar tonight!; The latest on Nikola; Big Ideas 2020; Small businesses are unable to pay rent; Rothmans clothing store

By Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson's Daily,
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
1) A final reminder… Tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern time, Enrique Abeyta, Berna Barshay, and I are hosting a free webinar in which we’ll discuss the election (which is only 41 days away!) and its likely effect on the stock market. We will be making some bold predictions and sharing one of our favorite stocks […]
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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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