David Einhorn Demands Judge Unmask Blogger Who Cost Him Some Money

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David Einhorn doesn't know who Seeking Alpha contributor "Valuable Insights" is. He's pretty sure VI is a fellow Micron Technology investor. And he's damned sure (a) that one of VI's more recent insights was anything but valuable to him, and (b) that he'd like to find out exactly who VI is. And he would appreciate it if a court would help him do so.

Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Inc. asked a court to order the website Seeking Alpha to identify a contributor who allegedly disclosed the fund’s stake in Micron Technology Inc. before it was made public….

Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Inc. asked a court to order the website Seeking Alpha to identify a contributor who allegedly disclosed the fund’s stake in Micron Technology Inc. before it was made public.

“Upon information and belief, Valuable Insights owned shares in Micron at the time of the postings,” Greenlight said in the petition. “The trading price for Micron’s shares rose immediately after Valuable Insight’s posting. Because this was the very time frame in which Greenlight was in the process of building its Micron position, it was forced to pay higher prices for its Micron securities.”

Einhorn's Greenlight Seeks Person Who Leaked Micron Stake [Bloomberg via BW]

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