Friday, May 24, 2019

Theresa May's resignation and Brexit; China Deserves Donald Trump; Shorts vindicated on MiMedx; My Tesla interview; How Tesla's greedy bankers ripped Tesla's face off; HBS and McKinsey

1) In the least surprising news of all time, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May just announced her resignation amidst fury over her handling of Brexit. She is indeed one of the worst politicians of all time (as this article notes) and the critics are piling on today (Theresa May Meets Her Lonely End), but I […]
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Monday, May 20, 2019
1) My “blink” reactions generally serve me well, but sometimes they’re wrong. In my May 8 e-mail, I wrote that Zillow’s (ZG) “instant home buying” program was “one of the dumbest ideas I’ve ever heard.” I take it back. Now that I’ve spoken with some bulls on the stock and done some more work on […]
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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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