Topic Archives: Short Selling

This article was originally published about a month ago, on August 20, but there is a new push behind the stock, premised on the idea that “a ferocious short-seller ‘hit piece’” has suppressed the share price — “temporarily,” they believe. So we’re re-publishing our answer here for you, and I’ve added a deeper look into […]

These are my notes and instant reactions from a presentation at the Value Investing Congress, the notes below might contain errors, paraphrases, incorrect quotes, or misinterpretations. Most investors know Muddy Waters and Carson Block, who build his short-selling investment portfolio by pulling away the veil that covered up the many China frauds several years ago, […]

Porter Stansberry loves to take strong, vocal positions on controversial stocks, and some of those have worked out well. He also rubs a lot of people the wrong way, partly because of his abrasive libertarian screeds and his aggressive marketing campaigns and partly just because he comes across as brash and wealthy. I’ve met with […]

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