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Short-seller getting burned by Wayfair says he's not worried because Bezos is 'working for me'

Citron Research's Andrew Left, who gained notoriety for successful bets against companies like Valeant Pharmaceuticals, said he is still short online furniture retailer Wayfair even after the shares have surged this week due to the rising competitive threat from Amazon.

"I'm still short Wayfair ... The company still loses more money. I think their cash burn was the second highest ever. They are showing no path toward profitability whatsoever," Left said in an exclusive interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" Wednesday.

"I'm going to leave this interview and I'm going to go play golf. And when I go play golf I have Jeff Bezos and I have Marc Lore from Wal-Mart, who have not yet competed in this space, who said we're going to start getting more...