Jim Cramer explains why Tesla's short-sellers might be up against "the greatest short-buster in modern memory" in Elon Musk.
Chanos also denies Musk allegations about sharing insider information and paying journalists.
Chanos spoke at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York.
Dunkin' Brands chief Nigel Travis defends the doughnut maker's "asset-light model," which Chanos cited as a reason for his short.
Chanos reveals he's targeting four stocks in two industries: fast food and health care. He also blasts his old punching bag Tesla.
"I'm betting these companies might be worth nothing," the founder and president of Kynikos Associates tells CNBC.
The founder and president of Kynikos Associates reveals that he's betting against two fast food stocks.
Jim Chanos says "stunning" executive turnover at Tesla is a bad sign for Tesla.
Musk agreed to stay as chief executive for 10 years, with compensation tied to $50 billion leaps in Tesla’s valuation. Otherwise, he makes zero.
Famed short-seller Jim Chanos is putting Netflix and other entertainment content providers in his crosshairs.
The U.S. stock market could soon lay claim to being in the longest bull run in modern history, and it is more likely to power on than fizzle as it heads toward its golden years.
In an email to employees, Pam Wasserstein, the CEO of New York Media, which owns New York magazine and several other websites, said her family "would be happy to continue owning" the business for years to come.
Musk's offer is likely to include conditional financing from third parties, including Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, and may have requirements that a certain number of Tesla shareholders roll over their existing stakes into a private company.
Professional investors have suddenly turned optimistic about U.S. stocks again, with bullish sentiment fed by an especially buoyant earnings season that is offsetting other concerns.