Legendary Financial Expert Michael Burry Sends Cryptic One-Word Tweet, Deletes Entire History Again

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Financial expert Michael Burry sent a cryptic one-word tweet late Tuesday, then deleted his entire Tweet history.

Burry is best known for his expert pulse on the world of finance, which Christian Bale portrayed in the hit 2015 movie “The Big Short.” His Twitter activity has always been a little nonstandard, as he used to delete all of his previous Tweets within a few hours to a day of posting, but he had started to break this habit throughout January.

Then, Tuesday night, Burry wrote a one-word Tweet: “Sell.” Though the post has since been deleted, along with everything else on his feed, it was shared soon after by another page that tracks his archive.

Outlets such as Insider tried to spin the Tweet as a “grave warning to investors” without any evidence to back up their claims. Considering only one or two other outlets had ever written about Burry before I started tracking his Twitter in 2022, it’s not surprising to assume he was issuing a warning instead of just giving blunt advice.

Early Wednesday morning, Burry shared a video of Jimi Hendrix playing “Voodoo Child,” which I’m sure many people will read into far more than necessary. But then again, Burry is one of the few men willing to call out the forest for the trees when it comes to the market. (RELATED: Michael Burry Sells All But One Stock, Warns Of Market Crash)

He is likely in the same boat as anyone with two brain cells to rub together, who knows that whatever this brief uptick in the market might be, it’s about to come crashing down. Duh.