CNBC U.S. Contributors

Stephen Weiss

Founder, CIO and Managing Partner, Short Hills Capital Partners

Stephen Weiss is the Founder and Managing Partner of Short Hills Capital Partners LLC ("SHCP"). SHCP was principally established to invest the personal wealth of one of the industry's most successful hedge fund managers.

An alternative asset manager, SHCP Fair Value Investors I, LLC is an Appraisal Rights investment strategy. Appraisal Rights is uncorrelated with an asymmetric return profile exhibiting minimal risk of loss and targeted mid-teen net returns.

A former tax attorney, Mr. Weiss has been in the investment industry for more than three decades. He was Co-Head of Global Equity Research at Salomon Brothers, pioneering the cross border equalization valuation methodology; CIO at SAC Capital (now Point72); and Co-Head of Global Institutional Equity Research Sales at Lehman Brothers. Additionally, Mr. Weiss was Co-Founder and CIO of MSW Asset Management, a long/short equity fund.

He is the author of two investment books, The Billion Dollar Mistake and The Big Win, and a novel, UNHedged. He is also under exclusive contract to CNBC as a market commentator, with a regular role on Halftime Report. A sought after public speaker, Mr. Weiss is a Visiting Teaching Fellow at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School where he is the lead instructor on the course "An Introduction to Capital Markets." The course curriculum is based upon The Billion Dollar Mistake, which was translated into 5 languages and was 3rd on Amazon's list of investment books.

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

Follow Stephen on Twitter: @stephenLweiss

Disclosures as of 7/19/18:

Long stock: Alphabet, AmerisourceBergen. AmTrust Financial Services, Bank of America, Boston Scientific, Citigroup, Expedia, GenOway S.A., McKesson, Micron, Microsoft, Russell 3000 Growth Index ETF, Tableau Software, Visa.

Long calls: Allergan