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A falling knife in real time

Today was a great opportunity to witness the raw power of stampede for the exit on a stock.  Focus Media Holding was at the centre of a report released by controversial investment firm Muddy Waters alleging fraudulent business practices.  This is the same company that has made headlines in the past by obliterating stock prices of the companies they feature.  ... Read More »

Playing both sides of the market

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This is a great interview with Kyle Bass (Hayman Capital) that captures two things really well: approaching opportunity and how media sometimes approach trading. The first compelling point of this video is that is shows viewers how successful traders approach opportunities and the calculated fashion in which they “speculate”.  While it is true that there is risk in what traders ... Read More »