Famed investor Michael Burry, identified for calling the subprime mortgage disaster, jumped again into the market to choose up a number of shares within the third quarter, in line with a brand new regulatory submitting. “The Massive Brief” investor purchased $10 million price of Qurate Retail , the media firm that owns residence buying networks QVC and HSN, making it his second-biggest holding on the finish of the third quarter, the submitting confirmed. The buyers obtained again into CoreCivic final quarter with a $6.4 million stake. Burry has been out and in of this non-public jail operator in addition to GEO Group the previous two years. GEO was Burry’s greatest lengthy place on the finish of September. Burry additionally added protection and aerospace title Aerojet Rocketdyne final quarter. In February, Lockheed Martin tabled plans to accumulate the rocket engine maker amid opposition from US antitrust enforcers. Shares of Aerojet are up greater than 6% this yr. In the meantime, Burry’s hedge fund, Scion Asset Administration, constructed small positions in Constitution Communications and Liberty Latin America. Burry shot to fame by betting in opposition to mortgage backed securities earlier than the 2008 disaster. Burry was depicted in Michael Lewis’ e-book “The Massive Brief” and the following Oscar-winning movie of the identical title. Cash managers with greater than $100 million in belongings below administration are required to reveal lengthy positions with the SEC 45 days after 1 / 4 ends. Energetic merchants like Burry may have already modified their positions by the point filings got here out. It is also unclear if Burry took any bearish bets final quarter as brief positions weren’t disclosed in these quarterly reviews. The investor has taken to Twitter to specific his damaging views in regards to the market and the financial system. He drew parallels between at present’s market setting and that of 2008, saying it is like “watching a airplane crash.” Burry had additionally sounded alarm about huge earnings compressions.