I’m With Ackman

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I listened, as I'm sure many of you did, to the childish bitch-slap between Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn last week). I had never listened to either of the men before in my life, but after the slugfest, I felt that Ackman came off as relatively erudite, intelligent, and well-spoken, whereas Icahn came off as a petulant brat (I've seen other polls on this weighty topic, and, strangely, Icahn comes out on top).

In any event, I've kept no secret of my belief that HerbaLife (HLF) is going to plunge, and I've got the puts in my account to back my belief. Listening to the verbal sparring only deepened my conviction. The shorts are the underdog here, and they are threatened from all sides with a squeeze. Bite me.