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What Jim Chanos Thinks About China, Apple Inc. (AAPL) & Where He’s Looking Next

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Jim Chanos is a legendary short seller. His 13F portfolio is typically filled with a few thousand dollars worth of long positions each quarter, but the......(read more)

Jim Chanos Is Shorting Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), Should You?

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On July 17th, famous short seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos (the short seller who played a key role in uncovering fraud at Enron and WorldCom) mentioned at......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Steven Cohen, Hewlett-Packard

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Carl Icahn takes bigger slice of Chesapeake Energy (TulsaWorld) Activist investor Carl Icahn bumped up his stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: T. Boone Pickens, Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos

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T. Boone Pickens losses rear-end on wind energy(KRMG) Oilman T. Boone Pickens says his wind energy plan was costly. He talked about it on MSNBC’s Morning......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Asia Hedge Funds, Rogers, Cohen, Kinnucan…

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Ex-Kingdon Exec Readies Samena-Backed Asia Hedge Fund (Reuters) Wuzhu Asia Partners, founded by former director of Asia research at New York-based multi......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Rogers, Baupost, Paulson…

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Chanos, Zimmerman on Hedge Fund History (Bloomberg) Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates Ltd., Jamie Zimmerman, chief executive officer of Litespeed......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Falcone & LightSquared, Hedge Funds Buy Banks, Insider Trading Cases…

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Billionaire Falcone: No Lightsquared Bankruptcy (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone is ruling out a bankruptcy filing for his telecom startup......(read more)

Hedge Fund News, Doug Whitman Insider Case, Soros, Rogers…

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Whitman Capital Founder Accused of Using Tips From Rajaratnam Insider (Bloomberg) Whitman Capital LLC’s president was charged with taking part in two......(read more)

Fairfax $FFH Case Against Third Point and Kynikos Dismissed

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Jim Chanos’ Kynikos Associates LP and Daniel Loeb’s Third Point are having a brighter holiday season after they “won dismissal from......(read more)

Jim Chaos And Dan Loeb’s Lawuit, SEC After Hedge Funds, Jim Roger And Seth Klarman’s Interview

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Kynikos, Third Point Are Dismissed From $8 Billion Fairfax Suit (Bloomberg) James Chanos’ Kynikos Associates LP and Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC......(read more)

Jim Chanos and Daniel S. Loeb Vs. Prem Watsa

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New Jersey Superior Court Judge Stephan C. Hansbury dismissed Fairfax Financial’s $8 billion lawsuit against Jim Chanos’ Kynikos and Dan Loeb......(read more)

Hedge Funds Received Illegal Inside Information From Henry Paulson

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Bloomberg reports that hedge funds received illegal inside information from Henry Paulson. We aren’t surprised a tiny bit. Ordinary investors don......(read more)

Jim Chanos on China

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Jim Chanos was on Bloomberg TV today and made the following comments on China: Chanos on his recent trip to Hong Kong and Australia: “I think we......(read more)

Several Hedge Funds Cut Citigroup $C in Third Quarter

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Citigroup (C) lost -38.47% in the third quarter, going from $41.62 a share on June 30 to just $25.61 a share on September 30, and it shows by the number......(read more)

Chanos Shorts, Kupersmith Indictments, Magnetar Dismissed, Zevallos Launch

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Jim Chanos Still Shorting Banks (Businessweek) China is on “a bigger and faster treadmill” than ever as property sales slow, said Jim Chanos, the......(read more)

Exis Capital’s Adam Sender Has A Message For Prem Watsa

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Adam Sender, founder of Exis Capital Management, cut his teeth at Steve Cohen‘s SAC Capital after graduating from the University of Michigan with......(read more)

Hedge Fund News – Segantii Returned 29% YTD, Hintze Donates to Cameron

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Hedge Fund Manager Barton Biggs Boosts Investment on Improving US Data (Businessweek) Barton Biggs, the hedge fund manager who bought stocks when the......(read more)

Jim Chanos is Shorting These Stocks Right Now

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Jim Chanos, the founder of Kynikos, was at the CNBC’s Delivering Alpha talking about the stocks he is shorting. Jim Chanos is extremely bearish......(read more)

A Flaw in John Carney’s Hedge Fund Tax Hike Analysis

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John Carney argues that hedge funds can avoid tax hikes by re-characterizing the transaction as a loan transaction. Here is how he explains this: “......(read more)

Jim Chanos is Relatively Bullish About These Stocks

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It is rare to have “Jim Chanos“, the legendary short seller, and “bullish” in the same sentence. Not anymore. Two months ago Insider......(read more)

Chanos’ Favorite Short Idea: Shorting Green Energy

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Earlier today we showed how Jim Chanos made out like a bandit by shorting Chinese stocks. Chanos was on Bloomberg TV yesterday and saying that he was&#......(read more)

Journalists Don’t Get Chanos’ China Short Play

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Jim Chanos has been short China’s real estate market for the last 18 months. Investors and journalists have been expecting nothing short of a huge......(read more)

China’s Property Bubble, Millennium Management’s John Novogratz, Baupost

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China’s Property Bubble (Forbes) “If this overheated property market, on all sides of the market, if it does not coool down in 2011, we will continue......(read more)

Did Jim Chanos Give Up Shorting?

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Legendary short seller Jim Chanos recently started going long on certain shares. For the first time Chanos’ Kynikos Associates LP filed a 13F form......(read more)

7 Ways Of Shorting China’s Real Estate Bubble

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More than a year ago Jim Chanos raised questions about China’s enormous real estate and construction investments and stated that he is shorting China......(read more)
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