Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update 3/29/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Is it immoral for me to give investment advice right now?; More reader feedback and my replies; Fauci says 200,000 deaths in the U.S. are possible – and why my guess is much lower; My views on experts; Nice emails Trying to keep up with all of the insightful articles, incoming data, and wonderful comments […]

Coronavirus Update 3/28/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Saturday, March 28, 2020
1) Thank you to the many of you who replied to my last email with comments like: Your latest email today was really superb, presenting a wide range of very important data and analysis. Keep up the outstanding work. This is history in the making. Priceless! I treat all of your emails with “stop the […]

Coronavirus Update 3/28/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Saturday, March 28, 2020
1) I hope the provocative subject line got your attention. No, we can’t solve the coronavirus tomorrow – but I think we will soon. This makes me even more confident in the conclusion I made in my report last week, Why I’m Optimistic That We’ll Soon Stop the Coronavirus (posted here):  I’m cautiously optimistic that […]

Coronavirus Update 3/24/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
1) I’ve been spending every waking moment over the past week preparing for the free webinar that my colleague Enrique Abeyta and I are hosting tomorrow night at 8 p.m. Eastern time on the coronavirus crisis and its implications for investors. I’ve given hundreds of presentations over the years, including many in which I warned […]

Coronavirus Update 3/22/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Sunday, March 22, 2020
1) Run, don’t walk, to read this brilliant op ed by Tom Friedman that was just posted on the NYT website: A Plan to Get America Back to Work. Everyone should read this piece… It’s exactly what I’ve been advocating. Excerpt: These are days that test every leader – local, state, and national. They are […]

Coronavirus Update 3/22/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Sunday, March 22, 2020
1) In response to the email I sent out last night, entitled “The multi-TRILLION dollar mistake we may be making,” one of my friends replied: Thanks. Good work! But what is the mistake? And if there is a mistake, tell me what to do. Unless we’re serious about distancing it will get worse and the […]

Coronavirus Update 3/21/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Saturday, March 21, 2020
1) Every once a while, when I find (or come up with) something that I think is REALLY important, which I don’t want to get lost in the deluge of information out there (much of it from me! 😉), I write STOP THE PRESSES to get your attention. Here’s why I’m doing it here: The […]

Coronavirus Update 3/20/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Friday, March 20, 2020
– Here are the latest versions of the four key charts I track every morning, new cases by day in the U.S., the rest of the world (excluding China), Italy and Iran. As I’ve said before, for now the steep rise is GOOD news for the U.S. and most of the world because it means […]

Coronavirus Update 3/20/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Friday, March 20, 2020
My write-up below explains why I think our new cases will peak in 2-3 weeks and deaths will be less than 10,000 – a far more optimistic view than the general consensus right now. But I could be wrong, so if you have constructive feedback, I’d welcome it. ———————— As we think about the path […]

Coronavirus Update 3/19/2020

By Whitney Tilson

Thursday, March 19, 2020
Forgive me for dumping a ton of info on you, but I just can’t keep up… – Attached are the results of the two-question survey I posted about how many CV cases and deaths we’ll have in the U.S. by three dates: the end of this month, the end of May (two and a half […]
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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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