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Short Selling


The Short, the Index, and the Private Markets

There is no valid benchmark for the unlisted private equity sector. That needs to change.

Jon Stein, CFA, on GameStop and the Market’s Trust Crisis

Betterment founder Jon Stein, CFA, shares his perspective on the GameStop fiasco.

GameStop or: Why the Short Sellers Win

The GameStop short sellers might have left the market. But don’t for a minute think they are licking their wounds in defeat.

Book Review: Active Investing in the Age of Disruption

Evan L. Jones’s vantage point as a manager of managers brings invaluable insight to the most vital issues facing investment professionals.

Weekend Reads: How to Profit from a Crisis

Will Ortel summarizes three books that each offer its own flavor of apocalyptic investing and compiles a number of other articles to get you through the weekend.

From the 2012 Financial Analysts Seminar in Chicago: A Short-Seller’s World Tour Starring Jim Chanos

The famed short-seller and his colleagues recently analyzed their investment track record and discovered, to their surprise, that the firm's most successful investments turned out to be “value traps.”