Nasdaq Whale: Softbank's huge tech options bet answers stock rally riddle

Investors have gone back and forth on whether Son, 63, is a true visionary or more of a gambler


SoftBank, best known for its Vision Fund, also said last month that it will no longer report operating income

Masayoshi Son, at one time considered to be the Warren Buffett of Japan, has pretty much gone full Robinhood trader.

As it turns out, Son’s conglomerate, SoftBank Group Corp., may be

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First Published: Sep 5 2020 | 8:24 AM IST

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