• The star investor of 'The Big Short' is shorting UK stocks with bets on a no-deal Brexit

    9 days ago - By Chron

    "The Big Short" investor Steve Eisman, played by Steve Carell in the movie, says he is betting against two UK banks in the lead up to Brexit.
    If Labour's "Trotskyite" leader Jeremy Corbyn comes to power, Eisman said he could short as many as 50 UK stocks
    Eisman said he expects that while the UK will secure a deal with Brussels, that deal will be rejected in the UK parliament, ultimately forcing Britain out of the bloc without a deal.
    Eisman is famous for betting against the US housing market ahead of the 2008 subprime-mortgage crisis.
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