Some of Cody’s trading career highlights include:
Launching a tech-centric long/short equity hedge fund on October 1, 2002, just eleven days before the Nasdaq finished its two-year long 75% decline.
Closing his hedge fund on October 1, 2007 to become a national news anchor as he warned of the collapse of the major Wall Street banks and the infrastructure of the hedge fund industry just as the markets topped and subsequently crashed 60% in the next year:
Telling his followers to buy and stay long Google since August 2004 when the stock was $95 per share to this very day:
- Recommendations of buys like: Riverbed from $12 a share, Cypress since $10 per share, and the DBA ETF at $20.Recommendations of shorts like: Research-in-Motion from over $100 a share, LPS since $35 a share, A123 from $10 and Silver at over $40.
Betting Donald Trump Jr that oil would see the $30s before it would see $150s as Cody hosted a nationally-televised two-hour block party on Wall Street in July 2008, as oil was at $130 on its way to $147 before falling all the way to $32 in the ensuing months. The bet? Each of their respective inheritance against each other’s. True story: