The Mystery of the $113 Millıon Deli
Jesse Barron, 02 June 2021
In a letter to his investors this April, David Einhorn, founder of the hedge fund Greenlight Capital and a well-known short-seller, complained that the stock market was in a state of “quasi anarchy.” As one piece of evidence, he pointed to Elon Musk, whose commentary on Twitter, Einhorn said, amounted to market manipulation. “The laws don’t apply to him, and he can do whatever he wants,” Einhorn noted. As another example, he cited a restaurant in rural New Jersey called Your Hometown Deli, which despite making $13,976 in revenue last year had somehow attained a value of $113 million on the stock market. Continue reading “Article: The Mystery of the $113 Millıon Deli”
David Einhorn calls out Elon Musk and Chamath Palihapitiya, defends GameStop champion Roaring Kitty, and blasts market regulators in a new letter. Here are the 11 best quotes.
Theron Mohamed, 16 April 2021
The elite investor David Einhorn blasted market regulators, accused Elon Musk and Chamath Palihapitiya of juicing assets, and praised the GameStop champion Keith Gill in a letter to Greenlight Capital investors this week.
The Greenlight president also highlighted the “Big Short” investor Michael Burry’s exit from Twitter and pushed for greater scrutiny of Archegos Capital, the family office that blew up in March. Einhorn’s latest letter was obtained by ValueWalk. Continue reading “Article: David Einhorn calls out Elon Musk and Chamath Palihapitiya, defends GameStop champion Roaring Kitty, and blasts market regulators in a new letter. Here are the 11 best quotes.”
David Einhorn started his career with the hedge fund Siegler, Collery & Co. in 1993. In 1996, Einhorn founded Greenlight Capital Inc. with Jeffrey Keswin. The firm began with less than $1 million, and as of 2017, the firm had close to $10 billion assets under management. However, as of July 2018, after more than ten years of winning on Wall Street, investors estimate that Greenlight Capital has shrunk to about $5.5 billion in assets under management, reported The Wall Street Journal. Frustrated clients are pulling their investments from the firm.
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Tesla short-sellers take record losses in battle with Elon Musk
Irish Times, 3 February 2020
Investors betting against Tesla suffered record losses of $5.8 billion (€5.2 billion) in January after the stock hit a new high, marking a win for chief executive Elon Musk in a long-running battle with short-sellers.
Mr Musk’s testy sparring online with notable short-sellers, including David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital, has become one of the fiercest rivalries in capital markets.
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Tesla’s Musk, Greenlight’s Einhorn taunt each other on Twitter
Reuters, 8 November 2019
Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and noted short-seller David Einhorn mocked each other in open letters published on Twitter on Friday, trading barbs clothed in polite language.
Einhorn on Oct. 30 had told his investors at Greenlight Capital that his fund had lost money on Tesla. Greenlight bet against the electric carmaker, and shares rose in the second quarter.
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