Friday, February 13, 2009
Chanos Saw Nonpublic Fairfax Research, E-Mails Show
Jim Chanos, a major hedge fund operator, along with Steven Cohen of SAC Capital, another huge hedge guy, shorted the stock of Fairfax Financial Holdings, Ltd on inside information according to court documents reveal.
Now, under Treasury Secretary Geithner's Financial Stability Plan, these guys may very well end up to own large amounts of the nation's bank assets with guarantees from the Gov't (taxpayers) that they won't lose money!
Read story here.