If you're going to dance among the hedge fund elephants you better be nimble. That's the basic thinking of Allstartcharts.com and founder of Eagle Bay Capital J.C. Parets as he tries to make money for his clients by trading shares of Herbalife (HLF).
Ackman has plenty of enemies on Wall Street and they were quick to pounce. Among those enemies is billionaire Carl Ichan who famously went on CNBC and suggested Ackman was exposing himself to "the mother of all short squeezes." With Ackman sitting on so many shares on the short side, Icahn and other Wall Street "whales" pounced, buying up Herbalife shares and "squeezing" Herbalife higher while Ackman squirmed. (more)
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