Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos

Last Update: 08-15-2016

Number of Stocks: 70
Number of New Stocks: 12

Total Value: $320 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 42%

Countries: USA
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Jim Chanos' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Famed short seller. Jim Chanos went to Wall Street in 1980, doing investment banking deal. In 1982 got the first short idea. That got him thinking about short as a business. Now running $6 billion. $5.5 in short.

What we cover here are his long positions. We do not have his short positions. At least he is not shorting these stocks.

Investing Philosophy

His famous quote: 'One thing people always say that "I don’t want to short because it can go to infinite." But I have seen much more 0 than infinite.'

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

Energy Investments After the Fall - Jim Chanos Chanos on whether the sector provides opportunities or a slippery slope
Jim Chanos' Noteworthy 3rd-Quarter New Buys Reynolds American and Altria Group were new buys in his portfolio
Jim Chanos is president and founder of Kynikos Associates LP, an investment adviser who is focused on short selling. He once observed, "One thing people always say is that 'I don’t want to short because it can go to infinite.' But I have seen much more zero than infinite." Read more...
Chanos Raises His Stake in Kroger Hedge fund manager invests in Toyota, Electronic Arts in second quarter
Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) has a reputation for being bearish on China, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t bullish in other places, particularly the United States, as he demonstrated in the second quarter. Read more...
Jim Chanos Invests in Verizon and Raytheon Guru sells holdings in Costco, Hasbro and Dollar General
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) of Kynikos Associates LP made six new buys at the end of 2015, two of which were his most noteworthy deals of the fourth quarter. Read more...
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Jim Chanos Gains New Holdings Guru buys Energizer, Crown Holdings and Starz Jim Chanos - Jim Chanos Gains New Holdings
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio), president of Kynikos Associates, acquired 12 new holdings in the second quarter. Among them are Energizer Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ENR), Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CCK) and Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA). More...

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Jim Chanos Acquires Stake in KKR & Co. Company has strong earnings power and has outperformed the S&P 500 Index and MSCI World Index Jim Chanos,Private Capital,John Rogers,Chuck Royce - Jim Chanos Acquires Stake In KKR & Co.
Guru Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a 326,958-share stake in KKR & Co. LP (NYSE:KKR) in the first quarter. More...

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Jim Chanos Invests in Verizon and Raytheon Guru sells holdings in Costco, Hasbro and Dollar General Jim Chanos - Jim Chanos Invests In Verizon And Raytheon
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) of Kynikos Associates LP made six new buys at the end of 2015, two of which were his most noteworthy deals of the fourth quarter. More...

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Jim Chanos Takes Stake in Molson Coors Brewing Legendary short seller takes long position in maker of Coors Light Jim Chanos - Jim Chanos Takes Stake In Molson Coors Brewing
Legendary guru Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) was born and raised in a Greek family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Chanos graduated from Yale and worked in Chicago as an investment banker at Blyth, Eastman Dillon & Co. Then in 1982, Chanos joined a small brokerage retail firm called Gilford Securities. It was there that Chanos stumbled across his first short selling idea, which was Baldwin United. More...

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Whitney Tilson's New Emails to Partners Citron’s short report on Monster Beverage Whitney Tilson,Jim Chanos - Whitney Tilson's New Emails To Partners
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) on Andrew Left’s short thesis on Monster Beverage More...

WHITNEY TILSON,EMAIL,VALEANT,MONSTER BEVERAGE CORPORATION,CITRON,


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Jim Chanos - Likes Gilead, Still Short Valeant Valeant drugs aren't helping the industry save money, he tells CNBC Jim Chanos - Jim Chanos - Likes Gilead, Still Short Valeant
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio), president of Kynikos Associates, dissects Valeant (NYSE:VRX), a company accused of non-standard financial relations with it a pharmaceutical provider by a short-seller earlier this year. He also asks whether raising prices by up to a thousand percent on acquired drugs will "move the needle" in health care costs for society, or just charge people more money who don't realize they're being gouged. More...

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I'm Still Short SolarCity, All Major Leveraged Oil Companies - Jim Chanos Why Chanos wants to short even more SolarCity Jim Chanos - I'm Still Short SolarCity, All Major Leveraged Oil Companies - Jim Chanos
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio), the famous short-seller, thinks that solar power is going to be accepted much more rapidly than most people think. More...

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China's Once-in-a-Lifetime Urbanization Is Winding Down - Jim Chanos Chanos believes there will be economic headwinds in 2016 Jim Chanos - China's Once-in-a-Lifetime Urbanization Is Winding Down - Jim Chanos
Looking ahead to 2016, should we be bullish or bearish? More...

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Jim Chanos – Art Is Not An Investment Guru talks about whether fine art is speculation or investment Jim Chanos,Warren Buffett - Jim Chanos – Art Is Not An Investment
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) does not believe in gold as an investment. More...

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Stocks That Lost Their Positions in Jim Chanos' Portfolio Guru sold stakes in Cerner, SunEdison and Akamai Technologies in the 3rd quarter Jim Chanos,Frank Sands,Manning & Napier Advisors I - Stocks That Lost Their Positions In Jim Chanos' Portfolio
Jim Chanos is president and founder of Kynikos Associates LP., an employee-owned investment manager, and invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The hedge fund has 54 stocks with a total value of $248 milion. More...

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Jim Chanos' Noteworthy 3rd-Quarter New Buys Reynolds American and Altria Group were new buys in his portfolio Jim Chanos,Jim Simons,James Barrow,Pioneer Investm - Jim Chanos' Noteworthy 3rd-Quarter New Buys
Jim Chanos is president and founder of Kynikos Associates LP, an investment adviser who is focused on short selling. He once observed, "One thing people always say is that 'I don’t want to short because it can go to infinite.' But I have seen much more zero than infinite." More...

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Energy Investments After the Fall - Jim Chanos Chanos on whether the sector provides opportunities or a slippery slope Jim Chanos - Energy Investments After The Fall - Jim Chanos
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Valuing Tesla Like a Car Company - Jim Chanos on Bloomberg Most of their technology is other people's, Chanos said in his bear case Jim Chanos - Valuing Tesla Like A Car Company - Jim Chanos On Bloomberg
Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio), known for his many short sells, does not feel bullish on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), he told Bloomberg Monday morning. More...

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Jim Chanos Explains His Interest in China, Why Tesla Is a Short Short selling legend says difference between U.S. and China is how much each is willing to borrow Jim Chanos - Jim Chanos Explains His Interest In China, Why Tesla Is A Short
Investors would be wise to listen to Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) if for no other reason than it may help avoid a major mistake on the long side. More...

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Chanos Raises His Stake in Kroger Hedge fund manager invests in Toyota, Electronic Arts in second quarter Jim Chanos - Chanos Raises His Stake In Kroger
Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) has a reputation for being bearish on China, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t bullish in other places, particularly the United States, as he demonstrated in the second quarter. More...

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Famous China Bear Jim Chanos Says Nothing Has Changed, Economy Still Trending Downward Jim Chanos has more bad news for investors banking on reforms to save the day Jim Chanos - Famous China Bear Jim Chanos Says Nothing Has Changed, Economy Still Trending Downward
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SHORT CHINA, CHINA ECONOMY


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Icahn Boosts Stake in Cheniere Energy, Jim Chanos Shorts Same Stock Icahn upped his holding by 17% and now has a 9.59% stake Carl Icahn, Jim Chanos - Icahn Boosts Stake In Cheniere Energy, Jim Chanos Shorts Same Stock
Activist investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) has increased his stake in oil and gas company Cheniere Energy (LNG) by 17.2%, according to data reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks. More...

CARL ICAHN, CHENIERE ENERGY, JIM CHANOS, SHORT


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Short-Selling Guru Chanos – China's Model Is Broken, Short Icahn Long Cheniere He says Apple is an easy hedge against Hewlett-Packard Jim Chanos - Short-Selling Guru Chanos – China's Model Is Broken, Short Icahn Long Cheniere
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Short-Selling Guru Jim Chanos Discusses China He says it is not a matter of drama and overreaction
Is all of this concern about China just another case of the financial media creating drama and market participants overreacting? More...

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