The Depth Report – A Hat Tip to Bill Ackman

Overview: This morning, Bill Ackman of Pershing Square, did a lengthy phone interview on CNBC. Ackman suggested that to stop the spread of the coronavirus, President Trump should close the borders and institute a country-wide quarantine for a month. He described this as an “extended spring break.” He advocated for a 30-day rent, interest, and … Read more

The Depth Report – It’s Not Too Late

Overview: Three weeks ago, we wrote a piece, Net Short, in which we disclosed that we had a large cash position and had gone short against the market through options spreads. Since then, the market has fallen 20%. Last week, we wrote a piece, Even More Net Short, in which we explained that the corona … Read more

The Depth Report – Even More Net Short

Overview: Two weeks ago, we wrote a piece titled Net Short where we disclosed that we had a large cash position, and had gone short against the market through options spreads. In that piece, we discussed the biological reasons the corona virus was spreading so quickly, the economic disruption that was on the way, and … Read more

The Depth Report – Depth Check – Net Short

Overview: Last Monday, we wrote a report stating that we had gone net short in our portfolio. This was a result of the specific way the corona virus was spreading combined with concerns about the associated economic disruption. A lot has happened in the last week, and we thought it was a good time to … Read more