Michael Burry is an investor and hedge fund manager of Scion Asset Management, LLC Holdings. He became famous by the best selling book “The Big Short” by author Michael Lewis that was also made into a blockbuster movie. Burry’s most famous trade was using derivatives to bet against the real estate market in 2008 which made him and his investors a fortune. Below is a breakdown of his trading and investing portfolio positions from his firm’s 13F filings as of the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Stock % of Portfolio

Alphabet Inc. Class C 35.7%

Facebook, Inc. Class A 7.1%

Booking Holdings Inc. 6.1%

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 4.5% $

Qorvo, Inc. 4.4%

GameStop Corp. Class A 3.7%

Discovery, Inc. Class A 3.6%

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 3.6%

Western Digital Corporation 2.8%

Trip.com Group Ltd. Sponsored ADR 2.7%

Bank of America Corp 2.6%

JP Morgan Chase & Co. 2.6%

Maxar Technologies, Inc. 2.4%

Copa Holdings, S.A. Class A 2.2%

Las Vegas Sands Corp. 2.2%

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. 2.1%

Uniti Group Inc. 1.8%

Wynn Resorts, Limited 1.8%

Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. 1.8%

Foot Locker, Inc. 1.5%

Designer Brands Inc. Class A 1.2%

Precision Drilling Corporation 0.9%

ViacomCBS Inc. Class B 0.7%

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. 0.7%

Kimball International, Inc. Class B 0.6%

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. 0.5%

It is interesting and educational to see how great traders are positioned in current market environments. 

The Big Short

By Steve Burns

After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve began investing in 1993 and trading his accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. After more than 30 successful years in the markets, Steve now dedicates his time to helping traders improve their psychology and profitability. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 4,000 original articles, online courses, and best-selling books covering various topics.