Antipodes’ approach to shorting
Through the recent decade-long bull market many have viewed short positions as simply a drag on performance. But in 2022 the regime has shifted.
Portfolio protection has come back to the fore with the S&P 500 shedding around a quarter of its value so far this year, and concerns about global economic growth and central bank policy rising.
In this podcast episode, Alison Savas and Jacob Mitchell discuss Antipodes’ approach to shorting and examine a recent short position in the Antipodes Global Fund.
- The role of short positions in portfolios (1:30)
- Antipodes’ approach to identify short positions (6:20)
- Managing risk around shorts and monitoring short squeeze risk (9:30)
- The short case for Snap Inc. (13:00) (3-minute video highlight available to watch)
- Outlook for shorts in the current market (16:10)
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