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Former owner of an NASD-member broker/dealer, 1993 to 1999. Ran a small private equity fund from 2002 through 2004. Registered Investment Adviser in 2005, back to private asset management in 2006. I am an admirer of Burton Malkiel and his book "A Random Walk Down Wall Street", and yet I trade... More
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  • Essex Property Trust Inc. 0 comments
    Jun 5, 2009 11:54 AM | about stocks: ESS

    As an apartment community REIT, Essex differs from recent, commercial real estate-specific positions discussed here. Nonetheless, the next phase of the real estate correction will not be kind to Essex.

    Just shorted the October $65 call on ESS at $9.10.


    Stocks: ESS
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