'The Big Short' Michael Burry Buys Real Assets Hand Over Fist


  • 60% of Michael Burry's hedge fund is invested in real asset stocks.
  • In addition to that, Burry also buys a lot of farmland.
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"The Big Short" New York Premiere - Outside Arrivals

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Michael Burry is one of the best investors of our time.

He is famous for predicting the great financial crisis and profiting off the housing crash of 2008. His hedge fund earned returns that outperformed the S&P500 (

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Michael Burry invests in real assets

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Michael Burry invests in real assets

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