CHART OF THE DAY: The #Valeant Gong Show Hosted By Bill #Ackman

CHART OF THE DAY: The #Valeant Gong Show Hosted By Bill #Ackman - 10.22.15 EL chart

Editor's note: This is an excerpt from today's Early Look written by Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough discussing Valeant Pharmaceuticals' recent shenanigans:

  1. A really “smart” management team levers up a company and pitches financial engineering to Wall Street
  2. “Activist” rich-boy-wonder Bill Ackman calls Valeant the next “Berkshire Hathaway” and takes a 20-30% (?) position
  3. Stock crashes (on fundamentals) and Ackman pumps to CNBC that he bought another “2 million shares”

 

And the stock bounces +10% … for an hour.

 

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