Laks Ganapathi - Unicus Research | Short Shenanigans

In this episode I'm joined by special guest, Laks Ganapathi, founder and CEO of Unicus Research. In this candid conversation, we delve into the often-misunderstood world of short selling and its impact on the stock market. We also look at some recent investing themes like ESG and craft beer to see where hype and optimism has led to poor investment returns.

Laks sheds light on the misconceptions surrounding short sellers. She acknowledges that some short sellers may contribute to a negative image by pumping stocks for profit, but she emphasizes that this isn't representative of all short sellers. The conversation touches on the ethical concerns of short selling and the need for transparency in financial markets.

The discussion turned to this article ESG – A Good Deed With An Incentive To Scam | IFC Re... ( As Milton Friedman says: "The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits."

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