Investor Jim Chanos sees China as a 'terrible place' for U.S. investors, reveals his shorts tied to China

James Chanos and Leon Cooperman at the 2019 Delivering Alpa conference in New York on Sept. 19. 2019.Adam Jeffery | CNBC

Short seller Jim Chanos told CNBC on Monday he believes it's a mistake to go long Chinese stocks, while doubling down on his concerns about the world's second-largest economy.

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