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Insider Monkey’s Small Cap Strategy Beat the S&P 500 ETF By 4.2 Percentage Points in March

U.S. Financial Hub: Wall Street
Insider Monkey’s small-cap hedge fund strategy returned 2.6% in March and outperformed S&P 500 Index ETF (SPY)’s return by 4.2 percentage......(read more)

Jon Steinberg Doubts Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)’s Dash-Button Is Anthing But An April Fool’s Joke

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), AMZN, Dash
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is making it easier for its customers to reorder their favorite products…or are they? The company is introducing......(read more)

Voltari Corp (VLTC): Carl Icahn Stirring Yet Another Pot

Hedge Fund Strategies
In a recent filing with SEC, Carl Icahn of Icahn Capital Lp disclosed an activist stake of 4.74 million shares in Voltari Corp (NASDAQ:VLTC). Nearly 4......(read more)

Twitter Inc (TWTR), Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): The 3 Biggest Large Cap Gainers of the First Quarter

Twitter, is TWTR a goods stock to buy, Gary Vaynerchuk, noise, Facebook,
The first quarter of 2015 is now officially in the books, and April Fools is upon us (there will be no trickery on our pages today, we promise). Given......(read more)

Hedge Funds Made A Bundle By Betting On Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Apple, and Pfizer Inc

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), The Washington Post (NYSE:WPO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
As we are entering into the second quarter of 2015, it’s time to take a brief look back and see how the market performed during the first three......(read more)

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Alibaba (BABA), Intel Corporation (INTC): Wrong Bets For Hedge Funds

Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
The first quarter is over with S&P 500 Index funds returning around 0.9%. Unfortunately, several of the mega-cap stocks had double digit losses and......(read more)

CBRE Group Inc (CBG) Spikes to Record High; Check Out the Top Picks of One of Its Investors Cloud Gate Capital

CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG)
Brian Newman and David Heller’s Cloud Gate Capital, one of the newest additions to our database of more than 700 top hedge funds, was a big winner on......(read more)

Extended Stay, Houghton Mifflin & Cobalt International Energy Are Billionaire John Paulson’s Top Holdings from Small-Cap Space

PAULSON & CO
Billionaire John Paulson of Paulson & Co is a hedge fund manager, who became famous for his bets against subprime mortgages. Before that, he was......(read more)

Periscope Is Ready To Lead Twitter Inc (TWTR)’s Fightback Against Facebook Inc (FB)’s Growing Popularity

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)‘s investment in Periscope seems to be paying off extremely well. The live-streaming app with re-playable feature has gone......(read more)

What Hedge Funds Think About the Five Highest Total Cash Returns Stocks

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
The father of value investing, Benjamin Graham, in his famous book “The Intelligent Investor” recommended holding a 25/75 portfolio split......(read more)

David Blitzer: What Triggered Apple Inc. (AAPL) Inclusion Into The Dow Jones Index?

Apple, is AAPL a good stock to buy, real-time tracking, privacy, Mike Baker
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently the company with highest market cap in the world. But even with these credentials Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) did not......(read more)

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Pops above $50 As Sentiment Improves

Twitter, is TWTR a good stock to buy, Tina Huang, sex discrimination, gender discrimination, promotion, Legal
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) seems to be regaining the upside swing much to the surprise of Wall Street having been battered for being an underperformer when......(read more)

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Antitrust Woes While Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s and Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Provide Opportunity: Jim Cramer

Google, is GOOGL a goods tock to buy, Federal Trade Commission, antitrust,
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is currently facing tough scrutiny from regulators in the wake of allegations that the FTC wrongly cleared it of any wrongdoing......(read more)

Salesforce.com, Inc. (NYSE:CRM) Is A Clear Winner Compared To Facebook Inc (FB): Fast Money Madness

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM)
Salesforce might be making waves in the enterprise space but that does not move the needle when being compared to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) as the stock......(read more)

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR): Ratan Capital Group Stays Hot As Stock Soars on Bright House Purchase

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Nehal Chopra’s Ratan Capital Group has been one of the most successful hedge funds over the past two years, posting net returns of 22.3% in 2014 when......(read more)

O’Donnel Says Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)’s Home Battery Will Not Be a Game-Changer

Will Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) CEO make Ford Motor Company (F) CEO Jealous with this Payout?
In a tweet yesterday, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) hinted that he would be unveiling Tesla’s new product line on April 30,......(read more)

W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA), Actavis plc (ACT): Richard Chilton’s Five Largest Holdings From His Latest 13F

CHILTON INVESTMENT COMPANY
Richard Chilton‘s Chilton Investment Company, LLC is a hedge fund founded in 1992 by former Alliance Capital, Merrill Lynch, and Allen & Company......(read more)

IDC Research Report Suggests that Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Generate $20 Billion Revenues from its App Store in 2018

Apple, is AAPL a good stock to buy, in-store trial, Apple Watch,
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is well known for its revenue generation capability. But it is unbelievable to think that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) generates......(read more)

Metaldyne Performance Group Inc (MPG): Levin Capital’s Latest Move and its Top Three Picks

Metaldyne
John A. Levin’s Levin Capital Strategies has acquired 1.23 million shares of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc (NYSE:MPG) and according to a 13G Form......(read more)

Esperion Therapeutics Inc (ESPR), Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (ICPT): Visium and OrbiMed’s Recent Activity in Biotech

Jacob Gottlieb - Visium Asset Management
Stocks in the biotechnology industry have been very active as of late, with companies’ shares registering significant gains. The industry jumped......(read more)

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Yelp Inc (YELP), Mastercard Inc (MA): Check Out Tybourne Capital’s Latest Move and Top Picks

Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP)
Eashwar Krishnan’s Tybourne Capital Management has recently revealed its latest move involving Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) in a filing with the Securities......(read more)

Central Pacific Financial Corp. (CPF), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Among Anchorage Advisors’ Top Picks for Q4

Anchorage Capital 2014 Q2 Investor Letter
Anchorage Advisors, a New York-based fund managed by Kevin Michael Ulrich (pictured) and Anthony Davis, recently filed a 13D with the U.S. Securities......(read more)

What Are The Reasons Behind Dougherty’s GoPro Inc (GPRO) Upgrade?

GoPro, is GPRO a good stock to buy, National Hockey League, Brendan Greeley,
Many analysts believe that GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) stock has hit the floor and the stock cannot go beneath this. But, many other are still reluctant to......(read more)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Penetrates into Rapidly Growing Online Drug Market

Alibaba, is BABA a good stock to buy, Jerusalem Venture Partners, Venture Capital,
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) just like other pharmaceutical companies in China is closely eyeing the online health and drug distribution business......(read more)

Facebook Inc (FB) Unveils Page Analyzer for Analyzing Page Performance

Facebook, is FB a good stock to buy, Julia Boorstin, Messenger for business, shopping, electronic commerce, communication, Messenger platform,
Page administrators can now analyze how their pages are faring on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) right from the amounts of likes received to reach engagement......(read more)
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