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Season 2, Episode 6: Defending Value, Shorting Selectively With Tobias Carlisle

Coronavirus will hurt earnings and interest rate may not help much

Tobias Carlisle, founder of Acquirers Fund LLC, is well known in value investing circles. He defends this method while also pointing to the short opportunities that have emerged recently.

Where the macro picture is concerned, the coronavirus is still front and center. Here Carlisle expects corporate earnings to be impacted and doesn’t anticipate central banks being able to help much. (This podcast was recorded before the Federal Reserve’s 50 basis point cut announcement on March 3).

Highlights:

  • The case for value investing (4:28)
  • Coronavirus and the impact on supply chains (7:36) and how the market will react this year (8:47)
  • The fund’s short position in Tesla (12:58)
  • Favorite contrarian ideas right now, including short Etsy (21:25)
  • Exposure to energy (27:15)

More information on the guest:

Not intended as investment advice.

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