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Jacob Wolinsky

  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published a day ago
    MOST PROLIFIC SHORT SELLERS AMID COVID AND THE RISE OF ROBINHOOD TRADERS

    MOST PROLIFIC SHORT SELLERS AMID COVID AND THE RISE OF ROBINHOOD TRADERS

    Activist short sellers have ramped up activity this year. During the first half of 2020, dozens of stocks have seen wild price swings. Many biotech companies saw their stocks skyrocket after they joined the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The rise of the so-called Robinhood traders has also caused many stocks to behave irrationally, giving activist short sellers some lucrative opportunities. Here we take a look at the most prolific activist short sellers in the first half of 2020.
  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published 3 days ago
    FIVE REASONS WHY I’M BUYING NIKOLA CORPORATION HAND OVER FIST

    FIVE REASONS WHY I’M BUYING NIKOLA CORPORATION HAND OVER FIST

    I love Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ:NKLA) because the stock goes up and not down.  This means the stock makes me money and I will become rich one day (I own three shares).  I wanted to share my knowledge on why I’m buying Nikola Corporation hand over fist.
  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published 4 days ago
    IDENTIV INC (INVE) SITUATION ANALYSIS – RUBICON CAPITAL GROUP

    IDENTIV INC (INVE) SITUATION ANALYSIS – RUBICON CAPITAL GROUP

    Rubicon Capital Group’s situation analysis of Identiv Inc (NASDAQ:INVE).
  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published 5 days ago
    IS TESLA EVEN IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY?

    IS TESLA EVEN IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY?

    The standard method of determining what industry a company is in is by looking at its underlying business. By that standard, Tesla is clearly in the auto business.  Virtually all of the company’s revenues and costs are related to building, selling, and servicing automobiles.  But there is another way of checking whether a company is an industry that has implications for investors.  The idea is that if two companies are in the same industry, then their stock prices should tend to move together.  For example, when the Covid-19 crisis arose, the stocks of all major airlines collapsed together. This raises the question of whether using this second criterion Tesla is in the auto industry. Before turning to the results, a couple caveats are in order.
  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published 8 days ago
    TOP 10 ACTIVIST SHORT CALLS THAT PAID OFF BIG TIME IN H1 2020

    TOP 10 ACTIVIST SHORT CALLS THAT PAID OFF BIG TIME IN H1 2020

    Those shorting stocks during the COVID-19 pandemic have made more than $50 billion in profits. Billionaire Bill Ackman recently said that activist short sellers are far more efficient than regulators at unearthing corporate frauds, and that regulators should work with short sellers. Here we take a look at the top 10 best performing activist short calls in the first half of 2020 that paid off big time.
  • Jacob Wolinsky
    Published 8 days ago
    MOHNISH PABRAI AND HIS FAVORITE TECH STOCK, MICRON (Q2 LETTER)

    MOHNISH PABRAI AND HIS FAVORITE TECH STOCK, MICRON (Q2 LETTER)

    In his latest letter to investors, Mohnish Pabrai warned about the perils of buying stocks at high prices. He explained that it’s possible to overpay for even the market’s most promising companies. Giving Microsoft as an example, Pabrai noted: