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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).


  • 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)

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Not intended as investment advice.

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Season 1, Episode 6: The Contrarian Opportunity in Puerto Rico

With Tobias Carlisle of Acquirers Funds

Almost all headlines from Puerto Rico are negative these days, but there is a way to profit from all the doom and gloom, according to Tobias Carlisle of Acquirers Funds. An insurance company is uniquely positioned to capitalize on Puerto Rico’s recovery. Along the way, Tobias also discusses Tesla (and TSLAQ), his investment style, and other sectors that he finds interesting at present


Background on Tobias and his fund (0:56), the debate over Tesla (5:26), makeup of the long book and the case for Assured Guarantee (8:37), the specifics of Puerto Rico (12:00), possible target price for AGO (16:25).

Not intended as investment advice.

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