'Big Short' investor Michael Burry deletes his Twitter profile after warning of market bubbles for months
Michael Burryhas deleted his
- The "Big Short" investor swore off tweeting in March after SEC officials visited him.
- Burry has warned of bubbles in stocks, cryptocurrencies, and other assets this year.
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Michael Burry has deleted his Twitter profile, signaling an end to his dire warnings about rampant speculation and excessive valuations in financial
"This account doesn't exist" is the message that now greets visitors to the
Burry is best known for his billion-dollar bet against the US housing bubble in the mid-2000s, which was immortalized in the book and the movie "
The investor vowed to stop tweeting last month after federal regulators paid him a visit. Before that, he used Twitter to issue warnings about
For example, in February Burry compared the hype around bitcoin, electric vehicles, and meme stocks to the dot-com and housing bubbles. He cautioned that those assets had been "driven by speculative fervor to insane heights from which the fall will be dramatic and painful."
The Scion chief also said in February that the stock market was "dancing on a knife's edge" and slammed stock-trading app Robinhood as a "dangerous casino." Moreover, he blasted the GameStop short squeeze as "unnatural, insane, and dangerous" in January.
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