Hey guys! This week’s guest is Robert Prather, founder of Vision Research an independent research firm dedicated that focuses on the short side, and naturally this episode is a big crash course on short selling, so if you are interested in short selling or want to hear the point of view of a short seller this episode just for you! Rob shared how he analyzes the balance sheet, his idea generation, how to do due diligence and why he recommended shorting Allegro ($ALE) and Peloton ($PTON).
[0:00] Why do you short sell?
[4:30] Unique Aspects of Short Selling
[7:40] Why is Short Selling Important?
[9:20] Ideal Short Trade
[10:00] Idea Generation
[18:40] How to do Due Diligence?
[21:00] Analyzing the Balance Sheet
[31:00] What Industry does Robert shorts?
[33:00] Allegro ($ALE): Short Thesis
[42:00] Peloton ($PTON): Short Thesis
[52:00] Covid Over Earners
[56:00] Shorting Good Companies: Trex Company ($TREX)
[1:03:00] Shorting SPACs
[1:08:00] Structuring Short Books
[1:15:00] More from Robert and Closing Questions
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If you like what you heard, check Rob out over at Visionro.com
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