Items Tagged with 'The Big Short'


  • The Big Short's Michael Burry just bailed on big bank stocks

    Burry's hedge fund, Scion Asset Management, exits several bank positions
    Michael Burry, whose name still carries significant weight in the financial industry, is no stranger to having a strong opinion about the nation’s biggest banks. And Burry's hedge fund, Scion Asset Management, completely dumped its position on several of the big banks during the first quarter. Does he know something we don't?
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  • The Big Short’s Michael Burry on disastrous Fed policies; failure of Dodd-Frank

    Tells New York Magazine that current financial environment is ‘toxic’
    Michael Burry, one of the featured players in both the book and movie “The Big Short,” is thought of as a “soothsayer” who saw the financial crisis coming before anyone else. Burry recently spoke with New York Magazine about his views on the run-up to the financial crisis, the aftermath of it, and where things stand now. And his forecast isn't good.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Will Fed raise interest rates in December?

    Fed meeting two days away
    It’s finally here. It’s the week of the December Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The question up for debate: Will the Federal Reserve interest rates? According to most sources, the answer is yes. Also, ever tried to explain what you do for a living to your friends? Make them what this Hollywood motion picture.
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  • Star of 'The Big Short' backs new mortgage venture

    Michael Burry, played by Christian Bale, invests in PeerStreet
    Until the motion picture The Big Short came closer to becoming a reality, the name Michael Burry, played by Christian Bale, was probably unfamiliar to most people. Now, Burry, who was one of the featured stars in the best-selling book of the same name by Michael Lewis, is getting back into mortgages.
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  • Golden Globe nominations prove you need to see The Big Short

    Even 99 Homes snagged a nomination
    The financial crisis struck a chord with Hollywood this year as two major motion pictures were listed in the nominations for the 73rd Golden Globe Awards. If you weren't motived already to see these movies that have an All-star cast that includes Steve Carell and Christian Bale, then you should be convinced now.
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