Hedge Fund Manager Takes A Bold Stand Against Long Lines At Airports
Prominent investor Whitney Tilson did not like his experience with the Hertz counter at the San Francisco airport, so he did something about it. Here's a look at how a few complaint emails from a "well-known shareholder" gets results.
Cupcakes, Teddy Bears, And Egg Cartons Among Hedge Fund Managers' Hot Picks
BuzzFeed scored an invite to the 2014 Value Investing Congress in Las Vegas, where hedge fund managers from across the country and around the world come to divulge their favorite longs and shorts, and place a few other bets in the process. Here's the scoop on what's hot and what's not.
Lending Company World Acceptance Is Now The Subject Of Yet Another Investigation
World Acceptance, a controversial lending company that has long been a short target of hedge funds, was forced to disclose an investigation by the Consumer Protection Bureau and a separate investigation of securities fraud, causing the stock to tank.
Why Delia's Is The Next J.Crew And Not The Next J.C. Penney
That's according to long-suffering shareholder and hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who told BuzzFeed the teen retailer's turnaround under its new CEO — recruited from J.Crew — will be different from the Ron Johnson–J.C. Penney situation that burned him last year.
Whitney Tilson Blasts Education Company K12
The education activist and hedge fund manager is taking a major stand against the online education and tech company by publicly shorting its stock, calling K12's practices and academic results "dismal." And K12's model undermines the charter school movement in which he is deeply entrenched.
Hedge Fund Manager Tilson Asks Almost Every Question On Delia's Earnings Call
Whitney Tilson, the founder and manager of Kase Capital, peppered Delia's management with questions about the teen retailer's turnaround today. Tilson was looking for reassurance that Delia's new CEO will bring some of the magic she worked on J. Crew to Delia's.