HSBC, Standard Chartered - The Big Short's Steve Eisman is shorting these banks

Steve Eisman, who was played by the actor Steve Carell in the Oscar-winning film about the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, was one of several managers who ran a fund at Neuberger Berman that ‘shorted’ Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and Barclays.

But now he is in charge of his own fund at the New York firm, and is targeting two more British banks – Standard Chartered and HSBC – both of which have a focus on Hong Kong.

(Source - This Is Money)

Eisman has been covering mostly financial services companies since the beginning of his analyst career: