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Man Bets A Billion Dollars That This Potential European Catastrophe Won't Happen

Posted 06.15.2012 | Business

Someone call Michael Lewis! As investors the world over are running away from all things Europe, some guy is galloping right toward it. Sure, Spai...

Michael Burry, Profiled In 'The Big Short,' Bets On Farmland, Gold

bloomberg.com | Jon Erlichman and Dakin Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Burry, the former hedge-fund manager who predicted the housing market's plunge, said he is investing in farmable land, ...

'The Big Short,' By Michael Lewis: Why Politicians Love This Bestseller

politico.com | Marin Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politicians have been known to latch onto books -- Amity Shlaes's "The Forgotten Man" was a must-read among Republicans last year during the bailouts ...

Michael Burry, Greenspan Play The Financial Crisis Blame Game (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a New York Times op-ed yesterday, Michael Burry, the reclusive hedge-fund manager profiled in Michael Lewis's best-selling "The Big Short," lambas...

Five Lessons on Rightness From Michael Lewis's The Big Short

Kathryn Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kathryn Schulz

Herewith, a brief list of the qualities that enabled the guys in The Big Short to foresee the coming financial calamity -- and that can help the rest of us get stuff right, too.

Michael Lewis' New Book, 'The Big Short,' Likley 'The Single Best Piece Of Financial Journalism Ever Written': Felix Salmon

The Big Short | Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michael Lewis' 'The Big Short,' Felix Salmon writes, "is not the story of the crisis, as the crisis is commonly understood." "Instead, Lewis has foun...

Michael Burry: The Unlikely Billionaire Investor In Michael Lewis's Latest Book

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In his new book, "The Big Short" -- excerpted in the latest Vanity Fair -- Michael Lewis profiles the value investor who foresaw the mortgage meltdown...