Whitney Tilson: "A pullback of some sort is likely"

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Tilson is saying what I have been saying, namely that March saw an increased number of attractive buys, but most of these are now fully priced. As a result, he is selling equities – even building up his net short positions.

Unlike bear turned bull Richard Bernstein, Tilson says that after a huge 60%+ run up which saw a trebling or quintupling of some beaten up shares like Huntsman, you need to be cautious. Invest in high quality and low beta, he says – exactly the opposite of what Bernstein is now saying.

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Despite some positive earnings reports from the likes of Toll Brothers, the sector he hates the most right now is home builders because of a 2-year inventory overhang.

Below Tilson talks to Bloomberg’s Carol Massar. The video runs just over 3 minutes.

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