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Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) Toys: Making Money And Providing Fun At The Same Time

Most people are familiar with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) Toys. If you ever played the Monopoly board game, with a G.I. Joe action figure, or a Mr. Potato......(read more)
Michael Price

Billionaire Value Investor Michael Price Adds Specialty Retailer and a REIT to Its 13F Portfolio

Notable value investor and billionaire Michael Price recently has revealed his equity portfolio as of the end of 2016 via a 13F filing submitted with......(read more)
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)’s Yield Is Creeping Higher

It’s no surprise that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is still willing to acquire Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) (albeit at a $300 million lower price......(read more)
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ArQule, Inc. (ARQL)’s Liver Cancer Drug Fails: What’s Next?

ArQule, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARQL) took a real hit at the end of last week, as the company announced data from a late stage oncology trial. The data did not read......(read more)
MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Israel Englander’s Millennium Management Is Betting on These Stocks to Change Its Fortune in 2017

The glorious performance that Millennium Management, a hedge fund founded by billionaire Israel ‘Izzy’ Englander, has exhibited over the......(read more)
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Founder of Battered Rent-to-Own Company Buys Shares After Activist Criticism, Plus Other Noteworthy Insider Trading

Investors have been keeping track of insider trading metrics for decades. After all, corporate insiders tend to have a natural edge over retail investors......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management

OZ Management Does Complete 180 On Halliburton Co (HAL), Makes Several Other Major Moves in Q4

OZ Management is one of the largest hedge funds in the world with more than $61 billion in assets under management (for further hedge fund reading, don......(read more)
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Actinium Pharmaceuticals Seeks to Expand Pipeline with Innovative Myeloma Treatment

By Pablo Erbar Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSEMKT:ATNM) announced that it has begun Phase 1 clinical trials to study Actimab-M in the treatment of......(read more)
TIGER GLOBAL Investor Letter

Did Dominos Pizza Inc (DPZ) Shares Go Up Because of Tiger Global Management?

Three days ago Tiger Global Management, founded by billionaire Chase Coleman, disclosed a 612K share position in Dominos Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) as of December......(read more)
William Martin Raging Capital Management

Raging Capital Isn’t A Bull of Thestreet Inc. (TST) Anymore?

We just talked about underrated activist hedge funds in our Sessa Capital article. There is only one activist hedge fund that followed Sessa Capital into......(read more)
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Activist John Petry Gets What He Wants From Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (NYSE:AHP)

As soon as Bill Ackman files a 13D, other hedge funds flock into the same stock to take advantage of the situation. In this regard, John Petry is probably......(read more)
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Lost A Bundle On Musclepharm Corp (MSLP), Says Hasta La Vista

Arnold Schwarzenegger is known as a shrewd investor. Unfortunately he lost more than 80% on at least some of his investments in Musclepharm Corp (MSLP......(read more)
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Are High Yield ETFs Becoming Too Hot To Handle?

Love is in the air this Valentines week and many income investors are smitten with the returns of their high yield investments. The steady march higher......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

ValueAct Capital Keeps Portfolio Largely Unchanged, Adds Stake In Cybersecurity Firm

Founded in 2000 by Jeffrey Ubben, Peter Kamin and George Hamel Jr., ValueAct Capital is today one of the largest activist hedge funds in the world. The......(read more)
Biopharmaceutical, Bio-technology

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Suffers Another Blow In The UK

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has had another misfortune in the UK. The country’s public health watchdog, NICE (the National Institute......(read more)
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It Has Worked: CVS Health Corp (CVS) Says Of Its Exit Of Cigarette Business

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) has published a study report in the American Journal of Public Health that shows its decision to halt the sale of tobacco products......(read more)
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Neuralstem, Inc. (CUR) Is Up. Here’s Why And What It Means

Neuralstem, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUR) is a big runner at the end of this week, as the company puts out an update on its lead major depressive disorder (MDD) trial......(read more)
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The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Dividend Stock Analysis

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) manufactures, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. This dividend king has paid uninterrupted dividends......(read more)
Prem Watsa

Billionaire Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Boosts Stakes in Kennedy-Wilson, U.S. Bancorp, Johnson & Johnson

Founded in 1985, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is a Toronto-based financial holding company. It is run by Prem Watsa, who is also known as Canada’......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Stanley Druckenmiller Likes Halliburton Company (HAL), Says Goodbye to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller is the founder and CEO of the Duquesne Family Office. Druckenmiller is one of the all-time great investors,......(read more)
Jeffrey Tannenbaum

Fir Tree’s Big Tobacco Buy And Other Major Moves Heading Into 2017

The last two years have been dismal for Fir Tree, the hedge fund founded by Jeffrey Tannenbaum. Launched in 1994, Fir Tree grew from strength to strength......(read more)
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Cluster of Insider Sales at IT Research Firm – Should You Sell? Guys at Baron Say No; Plus Other Insider Trading

Academics and analysts have been suggesting that one can become a better investor by learning how to monitor and interpret insider trading metrics. Thanks......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Billionaire Halvorsen’s Viking Global Grabs Big Stakes in Dow Chemical Co. (DOW), Deere & Co. (DE), More During Q4

Viking Global Investors is a Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund started in 1999 by billionaire Andreas Halvorsen. The fund, one of the 140 Biggest......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Billionaire Mario Gabelli Made Large Moves In Several Merger Arbitrage Plays Going Into 2017

Billionaire Mario Gabelli is among the few value investors on the Street who don’t shy away from speaking their mind or revealing their trade ideas......(read more)
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Billionaire Trump Supporter Carl Icahn Made These Changes To His Portfolio Amid Trump’s Win

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has been constantly in the news since Donald Trump launched his Presidential campaign. During the campaign, the......(read more)
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The Experts Say You Should Buy These Stocks. So Should You?

We all like to hear the opinions of successful stock pickers and fund managers. After all, they are in the business of investing and they have access......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Boosts Bet on Fast Food Industry, Cuts Down on Healthcare

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square is well-known for holding a concentrated equity portfolio with a few, but rather large, positions. One of the 140......(read more)
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Here’s What The Latest Ardelyx Inc (ARDX) Data Means For The Company Going Forward

Ardelyx Inc (NASDAQ:ARDX) just put out data from a phase III study in patients with end stage renal disease, and the company is running up on the back......(read more)
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Generic Competitors A Looming Threat For Acorda Therapeutics Inc (ACOR)

In order to ensure an extension of Ampyra’s protection to 2026, Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) must fight off competition from competitors such......(read more)
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UK National Institute For Health And Care Excellence Rejects Leukemia Drug From AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has refused to authorize AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)‘s Venclyxto on NHS. Besides the price, the......(read more)
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Executive at Media and Entertainment Company Sells Stock after Share Price Surges, Plus Other Interesting Insider Transactions

In today’s modern environment, investors have access to a wide array of tools designed to assist them with security analysis and investment decisions......(read more)
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Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Strengthens Bullish Stance on Apple, Airlines; Other Top Q4 Moves

As the deadline for submitting 13F filings for the end of the fourth quarter expired yesterday, billionaire Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway......(read more)
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The Market Has Got Its Interpretation Of The OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP) Announcement Wrong

OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:OHRP) reported its fiscal first quarter 2017 earnings this week, and alongside the report, gave an update as to the status......(read more)
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Insider Monkey’s New Quarterly Stock Picks Are Released

We are done processing more than 700 13F filings and just emailed the list of our new stock picks to our premium members. Premium members can also download......(read more)
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Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Biggest Q4 Moves Include Bank-Buying Spree, Selling Allergan (AGN)

With the 13F filing deadline here, we’re now wading into the deluge of filings from some of the top minds in the finance industry. In particular......(read more)
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Are You Ignoring Investment Risks You Know About?

I have always had a deep fascination with investing. I like learning about different ways to make money, strategies, and investments. It is always fascinating......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Billionaire Ken Griffin Piles Up Shares of Visa Inc. (V), Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW), Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) And More

Citadel Advisors is a Chicago-based hedge fund run by Ken Griffin, who ranked tenth on our list of the most successful investors in the world, based......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Here Are The Major Moves Made By Bridgewater Associates Going Into 2017

2016 was again a dismal year for the hedge fund industry, with a lot of hedge funds failing to beat the benchmark and some trailing it by a huge margin......(read more)
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Medtronic PLC (MDT) Launches New Tools In Coronary Portfolio

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) launched new products that aim to help in diagnosis and treatment of coronary conditions. The new products include the DxTerity......(read more)
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China MediTech And AstraZeneca PLC (ADR) (AZN) To Present Savolitinib Phase II Results At The Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2017

Hutchison China MediTech Limited and AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) are to present data from their phase II clinical trials of Savolitinib, at the upcoming......(read more)
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Insider Selling at U.S. Financial Services Company, Executive at Struggling Beauty-Product Maker Buys Shares, and Other Insider Trading

Peter Lynch, a well-known mutual fund manager, once said that Insiders might sell their shares for any number of reasons, but they buy them for only one......(read more)
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Sam’s Club vs Costco vs BJ’s: Which Is The Best?

As online retailers are challenging traditional brick-and-mortar stores in terms of pricing, there’s one category in which traditional retailers......(read more)
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Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Monster Q4 Moves

Being a long-term investors, billionaire Ken Fisher rarely makes drastic changes in his portfolio. However, there are always a few stocks in a portfolio......(read more)
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VBI Vaccines, Inc. (VBIV) Gets European Support For Pivotal Phase III Sci-B-Vac Trial

Risks in biotech investment tend to increase as a young company gets closer and closer to its first FDA approval. Trials become more expensive, expectations......(read more)
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GlaxoSmithKline PLC (ADR) (GSK) Two-Drug Cocktail Aims Decrease HIV Patient Pill Intake

Most HIV patients have no options in regard to how they must consume their medication. The general rule is that each day they must take a pill that has......(read more)
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Skin & Bones Of Regenerative Medicine Takes A Leap Forward With Frost Backing PolarityTE Inc. (COOL)

There are a few names in every sector that develop a reputation on the back of repeated investment success. Sometimes these investors are passive in just......(read more)
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This Mutual Fund Had A Remarkable 2016 And Remains Convinced About Its Top Picks

The Goodhaven Fund (GOODX) is a mutual fund  run and managed by Florida-based investment advisory company Goodhaven Capital Management. In its latest......(read more)
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Novartis AG (ADR) (NVS) Greater Use Of Technology In Transforming Medical Education

Novartis AG (ADR) (NYSE:NVS) is quickly entering into an engagement with the use of digital technology. The idea is to enhance and increase interaction......(read more)
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Positive Results For MDD Drug Sends Shares Of SAGE Therapeutics Inc (SAGE) Soaring

Shares of SAGE Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SAGE) surged after the results of a small, mid-stage study on major depressive disorder showed positive results......(read more)
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Zosano Pharma Corp (ZSAN) Is Playing With The Big Boys In The Migraine Space

Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) gained more than 40% on its market capitalization during Monday’s US session, and is a further 9% up ahead of the market......(read more)