On The Big Short Movie: Lewis described it as "a relief" to see how good the movie was and praised the talent and craftsmanship
Let us fill you in on the backstory for the doctor-turned-financial hotshot.
Mike Burry, the hedge fund manager featured in the movie The Big Short, anticipated the housing crash by reading loan documents. Similarly, those in the food and agriculture arena predict a massive shift in farming practices by studying the inimical effects of the widely used weedkiller, RoundUp®.
The Big Short - a chronicle of infectious shortsightedness; epidemic blindness, delusion, and deceit.
Both extraordinarily well-made and well-acted films have received Golden Globe nominations for best motion picture screenplay
In a similarly contrarian move, billionaire investor George Soros made a bearish bet on the British pound in 1992. The trade
Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Burry, the former hedge-fund manager who predicted the housing market's plunge, said he is
Politicians have been known to latch onto books -- Amity Shlaes's "The Forgotten Man" was a must-read among Republicans last
In a New York Times op-ed yesterday, Michael Burry, the reclusive hedge-fund manager profiled in Michael Lewis's best-selling
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
Michael Lewis' 'The Big Short,' Felix Salmon writes, "is not the story of the crisis, as the crisis is commonly understood
But starting in 2004, Burry's interest began to shift toward the subprime-mortgage bond market. He noticed that lenders were