This article shares Michael Burry’s net worth and discusses how he made money shorting first the tech industry and later the housing market, as made famous in the film “The Big Short.” His firm’s role in the GameStop short squeeze is also discussed.

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By Jeremy Salvucci Michael Burry, the real-life fund manager behind Christian Bale’s protagonist role in 2015’s The Big Short, is probably best known for predicting (and profiting off of) the collapse of the mortgage-backed security market in the late aughts just prior to the Great Recession. As a value investor and a stark proponent of fundamental analysis, Burry is known for his research acumen, and amateur and professional investors alike tend to hang on his every word. Burry has a habit of tweeting cryptic and foreboding warnings about the market and then deleting them soon after, but luck…

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