Quick survey: All snark aside, being a bear ain’t easy. The market has been the triumph of the optimists over the last one hundred years, so betting in the other direction — that stocks will fall — isn’t easy, even if the bears almost always have the most convincing arguments.
So, with the preceding in mind, who are some of the most successful/notorious/interesting market bears? David Rocker? Jim Chanos? Others? Go as far back as you want, and post your contributions as comments below. Add ’em.