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It's off 4% today.
It's a "horrible business" with many "juicy" shorts existing.
It's K-12, a for-profit education company.
For charity, of course.
He's a father of three girls.
And they're usually preceded by "Rats..."
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And Charlie Munger, too.
He's headed to Omaha this weekend.
Shares of Netflix are ripping today after the video rental and streaming company posted a surprise profit in the fourth-quarter.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners and is friends with Bill Ackman, said that he is short Herbalife, ValueWalk first reported citing an email.
[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/business-news/oct-23-tilson2-2009-10″] Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners, just filed his 13F quarterly report with the SEC. For the third-quarter ended September 30, Tilson increased his stake in Apple (13,600 call options and 6,147 shares). In the previous quarterly filing, he disclosed a stake of 545 shares in Apple.
[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners and is a big Obama supporter, told his email list recipients that he’s willing to bet up to $25,000 that Obama will win the presidential election. He’s doing it for charity, of course.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners, sent out these baby photos on one of his email lists last night.
[credit provider=”CNBC” url=”http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000087895″] Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson is a well known Democrat and Obama supporter, but his latest defence of Obama’s record is still interesting reading, since it’s one of the deepest dives into the subject that we’ve seen.In other words, he actually makes a positive case for Obama’s […]
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners, sent out an email last night that appears to have offended some Republican recipients.
Like most big name hedge fund managers, Whitney Tilson, the founder of T2 Partners, gets a lot of emails and resumes from people seeking a job at his fund.
Value investor Whitney Tilson, the founder of T2 Partners, gave us some great advice to share with anyone who is looking to get a job in the hedge fund industry.
[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/business-news/oct-23-tilson2-2009-10″] We asked hedge funder Whitney Tilson, the founder and managing partner of T2 Partners, the best advice he would give to those who want to start investing.Here’s his response:
[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/business-news/oct-23-tilson2-2009-10″] Hedge fund guru Whitney Tilson, managing partner of T2 Partners, presented three stock picks at the Value Investing Congress this week. Tilson kicked off his presentation at the VIC by giving a general overview of the U.S. economy touching upon topics such as GDP, consumer confidence, jobs […]
Hedge fund heavyweight Whitney Tilson, the managing partner of T2 Partners, presented three stock picks at the 8th annual Value Investing Congress in Manhattan.
Investors are gathering at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan today and tomorrow to hear some of the world’s top hedge fund managers present their investment picks at the annual Value Investing Congress (VIC).
The 8th annual Value Investing Congress (VAC) starts in New York City on Monday, and that means some of the deepest thinkers on Wall Street will be presenting ideas that could rock the world of investing.
The highly-anticipated Value Investing Congress, a two-day event where top hedge fund stars present their best investment ideas, kicks off next Monday in Manhattan.
The Value Investing Congress and SumZero just announced the three finalists for the Value Investing Challenge and one of them will get to present his idea next month before some of the biggest hedge fund industry names.
[credit provider=”Bloomberg TV via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PbJpcFhpUA”] It was announced earlier today that T2 Capital partners Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue are headed their separate ways. As far as hedge funders go, Whitney Tilson is something of a household name, known not just for his investments, but for his commitment to philanthropy, […]
[credit provider=”Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/business-news/oct-23-tilson2-2009-10″] T2 Partners co-founders Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue announced in a letter to investors that they’re parting ways. According to the letter, the pair decided to separate last month.
[credit provider=”CNBC” url=”http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000087895″] The news today is that Whitney Tilson is splitting up from his long time hedge fund partner Glenn Tongue.Tilson said in a letter to investors that he plans to do less publicity and let his returns speak for themselves.
CNBC’s Herb Greenberg reports that T2 Partners co-founders Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue are parting ways. Tilson will remain with T2 Partners and Tongue will start his own fund, CNBC reported citing a note from Tilson.
[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] Hundreds of hedge funders, bankers and many others filled up Manhattan’s gorgeous Gotham Hall last night for a sold out charity poker tournament. REACH (Rewarding Achievement)–a nonprofit co-founded by T2 Partner’s Whitney Tilson and funded by Bill Ackman–hosted its third annual “Take ‘Em to […]
[credit provider=”CNBC” url=”http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000087895″] May was not a pretty month for many investors as uncertainty from the Eurozone and mixed economic growth data for the U.S. affected market sentiment, and that meant hedge funds also became victims.Data from Bloomberg showed that hedge funds were down an average of 2.9 per cent in […]
Despite the fact that J.C. Penney’s stock is having its worst performance in over 24 years as shares have plummeted over 18%, Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners announced that he is still long on the company’s stock and buying more amid the share price drops.
Whitney Tilson, the founder and Managing Director of T2 Partners, has been on an unbelievable winning streak lately, being on the right side of Green Mountain Coffee, Barnes & Noble, First Solar, and Netflix.
[credit provider=”Whitney Tilson T2″ url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/whitney-tilson-berkshire-hathaway-178400-12-months-2012-5″] Whitney Tilson, the founder and Managing Director of T2 Partners, has recently been on a monster winning streak, being on the right side of Green Mountain Coffee, Barnes & Noble (BKS), First Solar, and Netflix.But his biggest bet is Berkshire Hathaway. Tilson sees the stock […]
[credit provider=”CNBC”] Whitney Tilson, the founder and Managing Director of T2 Partners, has released a massive presentation on his assessment of the U.S. economy and financial markets.Tilson has recently been vindicated on huge bets—going short Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR), going long on Barnes & Noble (BKS), and going short First […]
Hedge fund guru Whitney Tilson, the co-founder T2 Partners, has been absolutely dominating this week.
[credit provider=”Courtesy of Bloomberg” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-26/scene-last-night-ackman-tilson-susano-sabat-mudrick-britton-martone.html”] Bow down to this week’s most successful hedge fund manager: Whitney Tilson.Let’s review:
Whitney Tilson is bullish on Berkshire Hathaway.
[credit provider=”Theo Wargo / Getty Images” url=”https://secure.gettyimages.com/SubscriptionDownload/Download/137296600″] Nobody wants to think about the death of Warren Buffett.But prudent investors must consider the deaths of key executives, especially when those managers are integral to operations.
[credit provider=”BI”] In case you haven’t been keeping score, here’s the tally.Monday:
After Green Mountain Coffee slashed its yearly sales estimates on lower demand from the first quarter of 2012, hedge funder Whitney Tilson appeared for a guest segment on CNBC smiling as he said “vindication is sweet.”
Value investor Whitney Tilson, the co-founder of hedge fund T2 Partners, revealed in a mass email Monday that his fund just went long Barnes & Noble last week after being short.
Hedge funder Whitney Tilson is on CNBC right now, explaining why he went from short-to-long Barnes & Noble, an incredibly timed trade that’s made him a fortune.
Everyone is still talking about Barnes & Nobles’ stock, which surged Monday following news that Microsoft invested $300 million in a joint venture.
Whitney Tilson announced on CNBC today that T2 Partners has been adding to its holdings of Netflix, despite lousy Q2 guidance in an earnings report it released last night. Because of this, the stock has been getting killed today.
Whitney Tilson was just on CNBC talking about how investing in BP — and other stocks in free fall — are great value buys.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, the co-founder of T2 Partners, made an appearance at the White House yesterday morning with President Obama to show his support for the so-called “Buffett Rule” — a proposal that would require anyone with income greater than $1 million to pay a minimum 30% tax […]
Whitney Tilson’s T2 Partners fund had a pretty outstanding first quarter, gaining 23.6%.
Investors are quick to jump on every word of investment advice from the “Oracle of Omaha,” but is investing in Warren Buffett’s own Berkshire Hathaway really a smart move?
In his latest quarterly investor letter, Whitney Tilson revealed that he just had his best Q1 of all time.
The wild ride of hedge funder Whitney Tilson continues.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia”] A lot of people have been making a big stink about Greg Smith’s op-ed in the New York Times yesterday.In case you’ve been under a rock for the last 24 hours, Greg Smith was a Goldman Sachs banker who penned and published his resignation in the New York […]
Doug Kass just tweeted that he purchased shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway last week:
Whitney Tilson, the brains behind T2 Partners, is bullish on Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company headed by Warren Buffett.
We thought it was a little strange when Whitney Tilson and Glenn Tongue’s hedge fund T2 Partners’ latest 13F came out earlier this week and Netflix wasn’t included.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, the co-founder of T2 Partners, said during a conference call presentation earlier this week that not investing in Apple was likely the biggest miss of his investment career and he still doesn’t plan on buying the stock now. [via ValueWalk] “I didn’t short Cisco and […]
Whitney Tilson, the hedge fund manager who famously shorted Netflix and then went long, had a rough 2011, but so far he’s having a really solid 2012.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson had a pretty rough 2011.
The Wall Street Journal has a telling narrative out today about Fidelity Investments’ attempt to game the Q+A raffle system with Warren Buffett at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.
Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters are diving this morning.
Hedge funders gathered in Manhattan for Bloomberg Link’s Hedge Fund Summit to discuss some of the most pressing issues affecting investing these days.
T2 Partners founder Whitney Tilson was featured in the Wall Street Journal [via Dealbreaker] this past weekend, and not about his investment strategies or economic insights. It was about his personal finances.
Whitney Tilson’s T2 Partners is currently long Netflix and short Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. Tilson notes that Netflix and Green Mountain share some similarities from an income statement perspective. (See below.) However, he thinks that’s just about all they have in common.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson says in a couple years Goldman Sachs be the “premier investment bank in the world,” according to The Wall Street Transcript. Tilson, who has a reputation of picking “unloved” stocks, says he’s been “bottom fishing” the financials lately.
Yesterday it came out that Whitney Tilson went long Netflix after famously being premature on the short-side.
After getting creamed on Netflix on the short side, Whitney Tilson has gone long.
You have to feel bummed for hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson.
Tilson’s T2 fund had a rough August and the decline continues, although their losses vs the market slowed down—Tilson lost 9.5% in September vs. -7.0% for the S&P 500. (In August T2 lost 13.3% vs. S&P -5.4%.)
It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on Whitney Tilson and T2 Partners. To put it bluntly, they’re doing absolutely awful—and awful means that down 23.3% for the year. Check out the break down from Dealbreaker below.
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The U.S. economy is in a period of “unusual uncertainty” that could see country “muddle along” for two to seven more years, according to Whitney Tilson’s latest presentation (via Zero Hedge).
Whitney Tilson gave a presentation last week arguing that Salesforce.com (CRM) is a momentum stock priced for perfection. Here is how he values CRM:
David Einhorn’s massive take-down of St. Joe Company last year became a springboard for a sharp selloff in the company’s shares. They’ve since rebounded, as long-investor Bruce Berkowitz has stood up for the company. He’s also chairman of the firm.
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Whitney Tilson has long been a big investor in Berkshire Hathaway, which dropped 4.6% in March.
Whitney Tilson’s February letter to investors came out last week.
More bad news for Whitney Tilson, who was last seen getting smoked on his Netflix short, only to cover right near an apparent top.
Short selling is brutal.
Looks like Steve Cohen caused Whitney Tilson some pain on his Netflix and OpenTable shorts.In some circumstances, multi-billion hedge fund managers might squeeze a short just because they can, and Tilson’s ~$200 million T2 Partners is relatively tiny. Cohen’s SAC runs about $12 billion.
The CEO of CCME posted an overly defensive, weird 7-page response to the people “short-selling” his company on the company’s website this morning.He has an problem with Citron Research, which released a January 2010 public report on the at least 7 reasons to short CCME, and Muddy Waters Research, which wrote a […]
In his latest letter to investors, Whitney TIlson of hedge fund T2 Partners, offered a mea culpa of sorts for missing the latest leg of the rally — underperformance that was due in large part to his ill-fated short positions.
Whitney Tilson became famous as a short seller after legendary performance in the financial crisis. Since the second half of 2010, however, his fund at T2 Partners has been sucking wind. In January he lost another 2.8%, while the S&P500 gained 2.4%.
Whitney Tilson is on board with the recurring theme seen amongst hedge funds of pushing long high-quality large-cap trades. His long picks were included in the same year-end letter as his top 10 short positions.
Whitney Tilson has one message for all the haters after his short-heavy portfolio lost some ground at the end of 2010: Remember what happened three years ago.
Insider Monkey has shown that Whitney Tilson’s alpha is about 5 percentage points per year. Tilson’s Focus Fund (TILFX) has a tiny alpha of around 80 basis points per month. Whitney Tilson has a second mutual fund which invests in value stocks that have high dividend yields. TILDX is a […]
The attacks on Netflix‘s stock are finally starting to take their toll.
A great investor and a wonderful human being, Whitney Tilson recently posted an article about why he is short Netflix (NFLX). Whitney, who is a major co-donor with me to charter public schools like KIPP, writes that he has lost money betting against Netflix, and that he is still short […]
[credit provider=”JD Lasica/Socialmedia.biz” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/5186317325/”] Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has issued a point-by-point rebuttal to fund manager Whitney Tilson’s short position of Netflix.It’s never a good sign when a CEO starts publicly ripping short sellers, but Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is sticking his neck out and telling the world why his […]
UPDATE: Whitney Tilson responds:
Netflix is one of the most loved and reviled stocks there is, thanks to the meteoric rise of its stock, and the countless naysayers who have been impaled on the spike.
Whitney Tilson is getting killed on his short of restaurant reservation company OpenTable.
CNBC just mentioned Whitney Tilson’s big short of Open Table.
Whitney Tilson, founder of T2 Partners, is short Open Table. He thinks that, while the company has a good management team and is generally run well, it is severely overvalued.
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, managing partner at T2 Partners, took a break from the Darden Value Investing Conference at University of Virginia today to do a quick interview at CNBC.