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Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos: Big Change Ahead For Global Capitalism?

Lynn Parramore | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Chanos shares his thoughts on the world emerging from the election of Donald Trump and the tumultuous political events of 2016.

Are Tesla Investors Getting A Raw Deal In SolarCity Merger?

Paul Alexander | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Paul Alexander

On August 1, Tesla Motors, whose chief executive officer is Elon Musk, announced the acquisition of another Musk brainchild, SolarCity, a rooftop sola...

China Bear Jim Chanos: The Emperor Is in His Underwear

Lynn Parramore | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

For the past several years, well-known hedge fund manager Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates has been an outspoken China bear. He explains how he became concerned that the world's second largest economy is headed for trouble.

Why Stock Market Highs Beget More New Highs

Denise Shull | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
Denise Shull

Whatever else is going on in the business world -- sluggish economy, Washington budget battles, Cyprus bank runs -- the stock market doesn't seem to care. Why is this?

Seek Out People Who Disagree With You

Vitaliy N. Katsenelson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Vitaliy N. Katsenelson

I tried to identify the specifics of our disagreement, what assumptions both of us were making. And then tried to focus the discussion on these more precise points of disagreement. In the end we each learned from the other.

WATCH: China's 'Ghost Cities'

Bloomberg | Andrew Johnson | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

So many new high-rise urban centers have sprouted across China in recent years that you can almost hear the bubble popping. Kangbashi, a city in I...

Fed's $900 Billion Program Gets Slammed Conservatives, Investors

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Adding their voices to the chorus of criticism of the Federal Reserve, a group of academics, analysts, GOP strategists, hedge fund managers and publis...

Whither FInancial Reform: Why Don't They Get It

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

The people in the know know that nothing has been fixed, know that all the stimuli have barely been stimulated, and that the new jobs bill will never generate the number of jobs that are needed.

Shahien Nasiripour

Fresh Ideas From Leading Thinkers For True Financial Reform | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What will it take to fix the nation's broken financial system? If anyone really knows for sure, it's the great minds gathering in New York for a confe...

China's Real Estate Bubble 'Unprecedented,' Will Be A 'Doozy': Billionaire Investor Jim Chanos

CNBC | Antonia Oprita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be watched carefully, James Ch...

Jim Chanos, Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager: China Is Headed For A Crash | DAVID BARBOZA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI -- James S. Chanos built one of the largest fortunes on Wall Street by foreseeing the collapse of Enron and other highflying companies whose ...

Jim Chanos: Financial Crisis Lessons Investors Have Already Forgotten | John Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Famed hedge fund manager and short seller Jim Chanos recently gave a presentation at the University of Virginia's Value Investing Conference and the Y...

Jim Chanos Warned Brown, Geithner, and Others about Coming Financial Crash in 2007

Rob Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Johnson

Chanos and Paul Singer briefed prominent policy officials about the growing financial instability. They told officials that banks that were about to sink the global economy. They called for decisive action. And they were ignored.

Hedge Fund Chiefs Warned G7 Of Economic Collapse in April 2007

Evening Standard | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This happy band of G7 finance ministers looked perfectly relaxed as they arrived for their gathering in Washington in April 2007. But it now turns ...

Stiglitz And Chanos Argue For Short Selling (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Scroll down for video Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and Jim Chanos, president of Kynikos Associates, one of the largest short selling...

Jim Chanos, Short Seller, Saw Nonpublic Research On Fairfax, According To Court Documents | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jim Chanos's Kynikos Associates Ltd., a short seller of Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., learned of negative analyst research on that company before i...