Media

Media Appearances

Here’s a selection of Dan’s media appearances and links

WolfPack Research Contrarian Investor Presentation
CNBC: Wolfpack Research launches to expose corporate fraud
Activist short sellers Dan David and Carson Block of Muddy Waters Capital join CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss David’s new venture, Wolfpack Research.
HardBall - Reasonable Fears
Dan David clashes with Chris Matthews over Freedom of Speech and other issues
David - Phase one of a trade deal doesn’t seem as beneficial to the U.S. as it will be to China
David - Phase one of a trade deal doesn’t seem as beneficial to the U.S. as it will be to China
Dan David of Wolfpack Research discusses U.S.-China trade talks, what Alibaba’s successful Hong Kong listing says about Chinese stocks overall, and how the equity market is the only game in town for investors right now."
Iqiyi, Baidu drop after SEC investigation announcement
Dan David, Wolfpack Research Founder, on the SEC probe. With CNBC’s Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Pete Najarian, Steve Grasso, Bonawyn Eison and Brian Kelly.
Huawei should never have been part of the trade deal: Dan David
Wolfpack Research founder Dan David discusses how the Trump administration may ban federal agencies from conducting business with Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Congressional Candidate Dan David
Congressional candidate Dan David (PA-4) has been advocating for renegotiating our postal agreement with China throughout this campaign. At his town hall meeting in Glenside, he was pleased to note that the U.S. is withdrawing from this outdated, one-sided agreement that costs our Postal Service $170 million a year and costs American businesses outrageous sums to ship to China.
China Hustle Trailer
An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you’ve never heard of
China Currency Manipulation
Dan David, CIO of FG Alpha Management and Co-Founder of GeoInvesting, spoke with Bernie Lo and Oriel Morrison on CNBC about China currency manipulation, short selling and Hong Kong regulation. He also discusses why he thinks it is a good time to be short markets in China.
Dan David: Phase one of a trade deal doesn't seem as beneficial to the U.S. as it will be to China
Dan David of Wolfpack Research discusses U.S.-China trade talks, what Alibaba’s successful Hong Kong listing says about Chinese stocks overall, and how the equity market is the only game in town for investors right now.
Dali Foods.
Dan David explains why he’s shorting Dali Foods
Dan David Closing Statement - CSIS Huawei Debate - June 28, 2019
Wolfpack Research Founder Dan David’s persuasive and insightful closing statement during the Center for Strategic & International Studies Debate: “Should the United States severely restrict Huawei’s business?” on June 28, 2019 at the CSIS Headquarters in Washington D.C. You can watch a replay of the full debate here: https://www.csis.org/events/debate-should-united-states-severely-restrict-huaweis-business
Dan David on Wolfpack Research's latest short: GTT
Our Founder, Dan David, explains why we are short GTT Communications (GTT US) on Yahoo Finance with Jen Rogers and Myles Udland on Friday, June 7, 2019.
Wolfpack Research Founder Dan David Talks China on Yahoo Finance
Wolfpack Research Founder Dan David Talks China on Yahoo Finance
Wall Street Wants More Frauds from China
Wall Street Wants More Frauds from China
In April, short-seller Wolfpack Research accused iQiyi of inflating revenue and user numbers by double-digit margins. The fraud, as Wolfpack termed it, dated back before iQiyi’s initial public offering in March 2018.
Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli delivers insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. Guests: Justin Sink, Bloomberg White House reporter, Dan David, Founder at Wolfpack
Bloomberg Chief Washington Correspondent Kevin Cirilli delivers insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy. Guests: Justin Sink, Bloomberg White House reporter, Dan David, Founder at Wolfpack
They’d Find Fraud, Fraud, Fraud.
They’d Find Fraud, Fraud, Fraud.
Wolfpack Research’s David traveled repeatedly to Washington over a two-year period at his own expense to try to alert people in Congress to the problem of fraud by Chinese companies. “It was very frustrating,” he says. “Nobody down there had a clue or an inkling as to what was going on.
Why MicroVision Stock Just Tanked (Another) 8%
Why MicroVision Stock Just Tanked (Another) 8%
Shares of scanning technology-maker MicroVision (NASDAQ:MVIS) took a tumble on Tuesday, falling 10% in response to a negative note from Wolfpack Research, which blasted the company’s ridiculous valuation, and said stock traders' decision to bid the company up 1,000% in three months in hopes of profiting from a $1 billion buyout … have absolutely no basis in reality.
DAN DAVID SHORTS DAVE PORTNOY
DAN DAVID SHORTS DAVE PORTNOY
ValueWalk held its latest virtual contrarian investor conference, organized by ValueWalk, Contrarian Podcast and Breakout Point, today, and Dan David of Wolfpack Research was one of the presenters. He explained why he sees Remark Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MARK) as a good short.
Dan David, Founder at Wolfpack Research, discusses the impact of recent U.S, China tensions on the markets. He speaks with Doug Krizner and Paul Allen on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia.
Dan David, Founder at Wolfpack Research, discusses the impact of recent U.S, China tensions on the markets. He speaks with Doug Krizner and Paul Allen on Bloomberg Daybreak Asia.
Opinion: D.C. is finally paying attention to scary Chinese stocks, but Wall Street may pay the consequences
Opinion: D.C. is finally paying attention to scary Chinese stocks, but Wall Street may pay the consequences
Regulators are finally paying attention to the risky issues associated with Chinese companies publicly listed in the U.S., but the proposed solution could actually be more harmful to American investors.Two bipartisan bills have been introduced in the U.S. Senate and one in the House to give U.S. regulators much-needed power to demand that the accounting practices of Chinese companies be treated the same way as their U.S. counterparts.
Dan David Starts Research Firm Backed by Short-Seller Carson Block
Dan David Starts Research Firm Backed by Short-Seller Carson Block
David, a short-seller known for exposing fraud, announced Monday he has started Wolfpack Research, an investigative and due diligence firm backed by Carson Block’s Muddy Waters Capital. Wolfpack seeks to expose fraud and “corporate wrongdoing” through its investment research, according to the announcement.
Top of Activist Short Selling (so far) in Q3
Top of Activist Short Selling (so far) in Q3
Two best Q3 performers are two short calls from Wolfpack Research. Wolfpack is led by Dan David that you might know from the great documentary about short sellers and US-listed China-headquartered firms, ‘The China Hustle’.
Short-seller Calls Qutoutiao a ‘Low-Tech China Hustle’ but Stock Rebounds
Short-seller Calls Qutoutiao a ‘Low-Tech China Hustle’ but Stock Rebounds
Chinese news aggregator Qutoutiao lashed out at what it called a groundless report by U.S. investigating and due-diligence firm Wolfpack Research that labeled Qutuotiao malware and alleged the company had falsified the vast majority of its 2018 revenues.
Qutoutiao Disputes Short Report by Wolfpack Research
Qutoutiao Disputes Short Report by Wolfpack Research
Wolfpack Research LLC, a New York-based activist research firm, released a report on Tuesday alleging that the majority of Qutoutiao’s revenue it reported for 2018 was overstated. Wolfpack also said the mobile content aggregator pays users to click on ads with its current cash burn rate at over $300 million per year. Our analysis and on the ground due diligence indicate that approximately 74% of Qutoutiao’s 2018 revenues are fake and nearly 78% of its current cash balance is non-existent, Wolfpack wrote.
Tencent-Backed News App Denies Explosive Fraud Allegations From U.S. Due-Diligence Firm
Tencent-Backed News App Denies Explosive Fraud Allegations From U.S. Due-Diligence Firm
On Tuesday, U.S.-based Wolfpack Research, which was launched earlier this year by activist short-seller Dan David, issued a report claiming that 74% of Qutoutiao’s 2018 revenues were fake and 78% of its current cash balance is nonexistent. The report also likened the news app to spyware with an absurd amount of access to and control over its users’ private data.
What the China deal means
What the China deal means
What the China deal means — It’s true that this is far from a ground-breaking deal that leaves fundamental structural problems with the U.S-China trade relationship unaddressed
China Streaming Platform iQIYI Accused of Fraud by Activist Investor Wolfpack
China Streaming Platform iQIYI Accused of Fraud by Activist Investor Wolfpack
Wolfpack says its 37-page report was “based on months of research including polling over 1,500 users in the key cities in China, digging up the Chinese credit reports, which show the real numbers, and conducting interviews with insiders and former insiders.
Short Seller That Targeted Luckin Coffee Takes Aim at China’s iQIYI
Short Seller That Targeted Luckin Coffee Takes Aim at China’s iQIYI
In a report released Tuesday morning, the firm Wolfpack Research claims that iQIYI (ticker: IQ)was committing fraud well before its initial public offering in 2018 and has continued to do so. “Like so many other China-based companies who IPO with inflated numbers, [iQIYI] is unable to legitimately grow their business enough to true up their financial statements,” the firm wrote.
The Managers of These Companies are Corporate Sociopaths'
The Managers of These Companies are Corporate Sociopaths'
The Managers of These Companies are Corporate Sociopaths'
Shorting Chinese Companies is in Vogue
Shorting Chinese Companies is in Vogue
In mid-March, regulators including those in Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and South Korea unveiled rules to temporarily prohibit short selling. “This could devastate funds that get caught behind a short-selling ban,” writes Dan David, founder of short-selling firm Wolfpack Research, in an email.
Chinese cloud firm gears up for $3.8 billion US listing despite coronavirus uncertainty
Chinese cloud firm gears up for $3.8 billion US listing despite coronavirus uncertainty
Chinese cloud firm gears up for $3.8 billion US listing despite coronavirus uncertainty
How China’s Tech Giants Charged Ahead When Coronavirus Shut Down Cinemas
How China’s Tech Giants Charged Ahead When Coronavirus Shut Down Cinemas
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton warned last month that disclosures by emerging market firms, including those from China, carry “substantially greater risk” of being “incomplete or misleading.”
INSIGHTS | Short seller huffs and puffs, but it doesn’t blow Iqiyi down
INSIGHTS | Short seller huffs and puffs, but it doesn’t blow Iqiyi down
In a report published April 7 and tweeted by Muddy Waters, Wolfpack claims that Iqiyi had inflated its 2019 revenue by between approximately RMB 8 billion to RMB 13 billion, or 27% to 44%
Opinion: Luckin Coffee shows how risky Chinese IPOs can be, but investors are just not listening
Opinion: Luckin Coffee shows how risky Chinese IPOs can be, but investors are just not listening
Just last month, history repeated itself when Luckin Coffee blew up publicly, after admitting that a top executive inflated sales figures at the biggest rival to Starbucks in China. Luckin’s inflated numbers were initially exposed in an anonymous short-seller report that was made public in February by Muddy Waters Research — the same short seller that shone a light on some of the problematic Chinese companies nearly 10 years ago, including Sino-Forest.
GSX Techdu Shares Fall Amid SEC Probe
GSX Techdu Shares Fall Amid SEC Probe
China-based online education company GSX Techedu has confirmed it is the subject of an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission following allegations it was inflating sales. GSX reported revenue of about $233 million for the second quarter, a more than four-fold increase year over year. It also said enrollment in its K-12 online course increased more than 300% year over year.
Rubio Taps Hedge Funds for Input on China De-Listing Bill
Rubio Taps Hedge Funds for Input on China De-Listing Bill
Soon after Senator Marco Rubio led the bipartisan roll-out of the Equitable Act in June, short seller Dan David of FG Alpha Management heard from the Florida Republican’s office.The bill calls for delisting foreign companies that don’t comply with accounting oversight rules of U.S. exchanges
U.S. Regulator Probes China’s Netflix
U.S. Regulator Probes China’s Netflix
Video streaming firm iQIYI revealed in its latest quarterly report that it was being probed by the Securities and Exchange Commission over potentially inflated sales figures from accounting fraud.
Not So Fun Headline for Qutoutiao Drives Down Stock
Not So Fun Headline for Qutoutiao Drives Down Stock
Shares of Qutoutiao Inc. (Nasdaq: QTT) plummeted over 20% on Thursday after the company was called out at a consumer rights show for misleading ads claims. The company then took its application off the Apple app store.
MVIS Stock Price - MicroVision Inc. attracting bargain-seekers, to bounce after roller coaster week
MVIS Stock Price - MicroVision Inc. attracting bargain-seekers, to bounce after roller coaster week
MVIS Stock Price - MicroVision Inc. attracting bargain-seekers, to bounce after roller coaster week
Auditors must “stop pretending” it’s not their job to catch fraud
Auditors must “stop pretending” it’s not their job to catch fraud
Auditors have access to all the facilities and we have access to the underlying financial records, statements and records. Short sellers like Muddy Waters and Wolfpack Research don’t have access to any of that and yet, they’re the ones uncovering the fraud.
Chinese Firms Delisting From NYSE, Nasdaq Amid Growing US Pressure
Chinese Firms Delisting From NYSE, Nasdaq Amid Growing US Pressure
A rising number of Chinese companies are considering delisting from the U.S. stock exchanges as Washington increases its crackdown on foreign companies that fail to comply with U.S. audit standards.
House poised to cut rogue Chinese firms off from American investors
House poised to cut rogue Chinese firms off from American investors
The House of Representatives will vote Wednesday on a bill aimed at boosting oversight of companies from China and elsewhere that are listed on U.S. stock exchanges. It’s a good first step,” Wolfpack Research founder Dan David told FOX Business. But it is really only a first step. And in no way is it a complete protection or the kind of protection you would have of a US-based U.S.-listed company.
Dan David, Lead Protagonist in ‘The China Hustle’ Film, Shares The Biggest Heist You’ve Never Heard Of…
Dan David, Lead Protagonist in ‘The China Hustle’ Film, Shares The Biggest Heist You’ve Never Heard Of…
Dan David, the featured protagonist and narrator in the ground-breaking documentary film, The China Hustle, joins the Marketing Geeks, Justin Womack and Andros Sturgeon, for a fascinating sit-down interview about massive levels of fraud and deception that have yet to receive proper mainstream attention.
Huawei should never have been part of the trade deal: Wolfpack Research founder
Huawei should never have been part of the trade deal: Wolfpack Research founder
Wolfpack Research founder Dan David discusses how the Trump administration may ban federal agencies from conducting business with Chinese tech giant Huawei.
I don’t see GM walking away’ from its deal with Nikola: Wolfpack Research Founder
I don’t see GM walking away’ from its deal with Nikola: Wolfpack Research Founder
Dan David, Wolfpack Research Founder, joins The Final Round to discuss the latest news on Nikola as it faces an investigation from the SEC due to allegations of fraud from Hindenburg Research and what all this could mean for the company that only recently saw an IPO in June.

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