Jim Chanos: “Being Short With A Good Short Seller Who’s Producing Nominally Minor Positive Returns In A Bull Market Enables You To Be More Long”

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One of our favorite Jim Chanos interviews is one he did with FT Alphachatterbox in which he explained how short selling provides ‘long-side’ investors with an insurance policy saying: “Being short with a good short seller who’s producing nominally minor positive returns in a bull market enables you to be more long.” Here’s an excerpt from the interview: [Matt Klein] … Read More

How to Succeed in Investing, and Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Analysts – James Chanos

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I recently read an interview with James Chanos, which was conducted by The Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing, in the Spring of 2012. James Chanos is the founder and Managing Partner of Kynikos Associates, a firm he founded in 1985. Throughout his career, Chanos has identified and sold short the shares of numerous well-known corporate financial disasters; among them, Baldwin-United, … Read More