CNBC U.S. Contributors

Stephen Weiss

Founder and Managing Partner, Short Hills Capital Partners

Stephen Weiss is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of Short Hills Capital Partners LLC, an alternatives investment fund manager and consultancy principally established to allocate the personal wealth of one of the industry's most successful hedge fund managers.

SHCP's invests in under the radar hedge funds focused on returns rather than asset gathering. In addition to managing a portfolio on behalf of qualified and accredited individuals and institutions, SHCP also provides hedge fund consulting services to institutions, ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices.

A former tax attorney, Steve has been in the investment industry for three decades and has cultivated strong relationships with many of the most respected asset managers.He has held senior management positions at Salomon Brothers, SAC Capital (now Point 72), and Lehman Brothers. Additionally, Steve was Co-Founder and CIO of MSW Asset Management, a long/short equity fund.

Steve is the author of three books: "The Billion Dollar Mistake: Learning the Art of Investing through the Missteps of Legendary Investors," "The Big Win: Learning From the Legends to Become a More Successful Investor," and "UNHEDGED: A Killing in the Market" (a novel). He is a Visiting Teaching Fellow and UNC's graduate business school, Kenan-Flagler for a course that is based on the subject matter from The Billion Dollar Mistake. Steve is also an accomplished and sought after keynote speaker.

Stephen has a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.

What does Stephen Weiss do when he's not investing? Here's a look in our Halftime Report "Trade Off."

Follow Stephen Weiss on Twitter: @stephenLweiss

Disclosures as of 10/18/17:

Apple, American Airlines, Activision Blizzard, Alibaba, Bank of America, Citigroup, Cavium, Delta, Tableau Software, Facebook, Micron, Orbital, Regions Financial, United Airlines, Western Digital