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valcont

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Move on Jim Chanos
« on: February 17, 2017, 10:05:50 AM »
This is what I call a real short attack:

http://fortune.com/2017/02/17/target-stock-bomb-florida/

Picasso

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 10:49:48 AM »
The best part is he wanted to BTFD, not short the stock.

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2017, 10:49:55 AM »
Florida Man strikes again, this time taking on Wall Street. Who will stop him?

I think this guy watched too much James Bond for his own good...

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2017, 10:59:42 AM »
Too much GTA.

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2017, 12:08:34 PM »
The best part is he wanted to BTFD, not short the stock.

Shorting the stock would be TOO obvious. Buying shares and options after it had fallen would have put him in the company of many other individuals and it'd be less obvious.

valcont

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2017, 01:31:08 PM »
The best part is he wanted to BTFD, not short the stock.

I didn't realize that was his play!! Wish evolution would be as efficient as the market.

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2017, 02:02:40 PM »
The best part is he wanted to BTFD, not short the stock.

Also, the logic is pretty hilarious.  What exactly would he know that the market didn't at that point?  I guess that the bombs would stop?

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2017, 04:45:46 PM »
The best part is he wanted to BTFD, not short the stock.

Shorting the stock would be TOO obvious. Buying shares and options after it had fallen would have put him in the company of many other individuals and it'd be less obvious.

He probably wasn't authorized to short.

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2017, 07:30:46 PM »
Florida Man Tried to Blow Up Target Stores to Hurt the Company's Stock

Wow, Eddie Lampert really needs to stay away from retail

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Re: Move on Jim Chanos
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2017, 08:58:55 PM »
Florida Man Tried to Blow Up Target Stores to Hurt the Company's Stock

Wow, Eddie Lampert really needs to stay away from retail

LOL  ;D