The Feast & Famine of Activist Short-Selling

Herb Greenberg is a legendary financial journalist who recently announced that he’s pursuing a career switch to activist short selling. In this candid conversation, Carson and Herb discuss Herb’s transition, including the major pitfalls he’s encountering, particularly around idea generation.

The Hypocrisy of ESG Investing

In this episode, Carson Block sits down with Tariq Fancy, the former CIO of sustainable investing at Blackrock. As a big believer in capital markets, Tariq felt allocating capital to the problems of climate change could help solve one of the biggest problems on the planet. However, his experience in ESG was the opposite of solving problems.