A Half Hour Interview with Short-Selling Guru Jim Chanos
What I mean is that if you are a small hedge fund manager with a great "short" idea wouldn't it be in your best interests to share that idea with the most high-profile short-seller in the game to help expose the company in question? If you are short, the sooner others realize the flaws of a company the better, as it will increase the time you have to wait to realize investment success.
It doesn't matter where Chanos gets his idea flow from; the fact is that he called out Enron, Tyco and Worldcom for what they were and he is a man worth listening to. Here is what he is thinking these days: