"(Shorting) is a blood sport," says Carson Block, talking about his business in a great...


"(Shorting) is a blood sport," says Carson Block, talking about his business in a great interview. He describes Muddy Waters as an investing club whose members are united by the common experience of "getting kicked in the teeth in China." Having moved from China to Singapore (Olam), he's now having a closer look at U.S. firms using "legal accounting gimmicks."
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  • wapiti
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    He's right! Especially if you short on fundamental analysis. Carson, take a look at all the mid cap retail names being manipulated by HFTs and share buybacks, all the while company insiders are dumping shares as fast a s they can. They know this is a retail bubble and it won't last forever!
    7 Dec 2012, 12:15 PM Reply Like
  • Venerability
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    Mr. Block's Eminence Grise is believed by most - not many, MOST - to be none other than Manuel Asensio.

     

    'Nuff said.
    7 Dec 2012, 02:58 PM Reply Like
  • DeliciousWolf
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    If you've done business in China or with the Chinese, you'll appreciate Block's quest for vengeance and extreme skepticism of all Chinese numbers. Financial integrity and transparency have no roots with them. Invest in China at your peril.
    25 Oct 2013, 07:23 PM Reply Like
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