Wall Street Unplugged
Episode: 529June 29, 2017

Michael Alkin: The Art of Short Selling

Michael Alkin

Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged.

The markets may look like an easy short by now…

Most stocks are at all-time highs… valuations are becoming dangerous…  and at this point, even perma-bulls are stuttering.

The inevitable is just around the corner, right?

For the past eight months short-sellers have had it increasingly rough.

Minor market pullbacks have been met with even bigger buying opportunities and earnings today continue to surge. Expectations… well, they’re still bullish.

Simply put, if you want to short in today’s game, investors have to be more methodical than ever before.

Which leads me to today’s guest – contrarian and short-selling expert, Michael Alkin.

Michael is a former hedge fund analyst, portfolio manager and is currently the Editor & Founder of The Stock Catalyst Report.

As Michael points out, in today’s market, some expectations are far from reality.

With all the day-to-day noise we hear surrounding Wall Street, Michael breaks down some alarming, yet subtle changes particular companies are making that are going completely unnoticed…

Leaving short-sellers, for those that are still alive, with a surprisingly exciting opportunity.

The only hard part is — where do you look?

Tune in as Michael unveils his favorite short-selling methodology… showing listeners exactly where to find these opportunities along with all the risks that come with it.

Then, to end the interview, Michael brings up a sector he’s going “all-in” on.

And goes as far as saying “In my entire 20-plus year career as an analyst, this is the best risk/reward ratio on the long-side I’ve ever seen.”

This could potentially become the hottest commodity story of the next decade.

Good Investing,

Frank Curzio

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