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Author Archive - Andrei Braghis

TRIAN PARTNERS

No Big Performers for Nelson Peltz in Q1

Famed activist investor Nelson Peltz founded Trian Partners in 2005 and has built it into a financial powerhouse that oversees more than $12 billion......(read more)
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Skylands Capital Trims Top Holdings Heading Into Q2

Based in Milwaukee, Skylands Capital was founded in 2004 by Charles Paquelet, who previously served as principal at Strong Capital Management since......(read more)
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What World-Class Hedge Funds Think About 5 Morgan Stanley’s Top Growth Stocks Through 2019

With most investors focused on the development of oil prices and the probability of further interest rate increased by the Federal Reserve this year,......(read more)
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Sprott Asset Management’s 13F Portfolio Posts 10.77% Gain in Q1

Insider Monkey calculates a fund’s long stock picking skill by looking at the weighted average returns of its long positions in companies with a market......(read more)
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How Hedge Funds’ Top Healthcare Bets Performed in Q1

Although the biotechnology sector was the most profitable sector in 2015, biotech stocks suffered the same fate as most others during the first quarter......(read more)
George Soros

Billionaire George Soros’ Top Long-Term Holdings

One of the largest hedge funds around, Soros Fund Management is a family office that manages approximately $30 billion of George Soros‘ money.......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

A Look At Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Top Long-Term Stock Holdings

While investors like Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn make headlines every other day, Ray Dalio shies away from the limelight despite being the manager......(read more)
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Merger Talks and Earnings Are Pushing These 5 Stocks Higher Today

U.S stocks are trading slightly lower this morning, as investors warily eye lower oil prices and a continued strengthening of the dollar. While the broader......(read more)
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Nike Inc (NKE) Down After Earnings Report, Plus 4 Other Tumbling Stocks

With the U.S dollar index up for the fourth consecutive day and oil prices trending lower, U.S stocks are slightly down this morning. The dollar index......(read more)
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Five Beverage Stocks Hedge Funds Like

The merger between Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) and SAB Miller has been the main event in the beverage sector, with the deal expected to......(read more)
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Five Fast Food Stocks to Buy Now

The introduction of the breakfast menu has cranked up the competition in the fast food business. Recent trends have shown that customers place great......(read more)
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What Hedge Funds Think About These 5 Solar Stocks

With SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY) having ended 2015 down by more than 60% and Sunedison Inc (NYSE:SUNE) declining by more than 90% (and also earning......(read more)
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Five ADRs To Buy Now

American Depositary Receipt (ADR) is a certificate issued by a U.S. bank that represents a specified number of shares of a foreign stock that is traded......(read more)
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Five Uranium Stocks to Buy According to Hedge Funds

With a surge in solar and wind powered energy, one would expect that demand for nuclear reactors to produce electricity. Still wary of everything nuclear......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

The Investor Who Challenged Warren Buffett And Got It Right

Being one of the most acclaimed investors of all-time means it rarely happens that someone has the courage to challenge your views on one stock or another......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Bullish on These Airline Stocks

U.S airline stocks enjoyed strong rallies in 2013 and 2014, but suffered a disappointing 2015, with most airline stocks having ended the year in the......(read more)
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Venrock’s VHCP Management’s Top Picks For 2016

At Insider Monkey, we look at the weighted average returns of the long positions a fund indicates in its 13F filings, in companies with a market cap greater......(read more)
Peter Kolchinsky

Peter Kolchinsky Is Betting Big On Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN), Wave Life Sciences (WVE) & More Heading Into 2016

Peter Kolchinsky founded RA Capital Management in 2001 and focuses mainly on healthcare stocks. One of the few hedge fund managers who actually holds......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller’s Top Picks

Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller is famous for breaking the Bank of England in 1992, when, together with George Soros, he managed to book a $1 billion......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Billionaire Louis Bacon’s Revamped Top Picks

Moore Global Investments was founded in 1989 by Louis Bacon, who employs a macro approach to stock picking and has built the firm into one of the largest......(read more)
Biggest Charities in USA

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust’s Top Stocks and the One It Dumped

With endowments exceeding $44 billion at the end of 2014, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust is the largest charitable organization in the......(read more)
David Einhorn

David Einhorn Sells Shares of Apple Inc (AAPL), General Motors (GM) As He Seeks Turnaround

David Einhorn founded Greenlight Capital in 1996 with $900,000, some of which was borrowed from friends and family. Now, his fund is a financial titan......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Best Ideas to Turn the Ship Around

A former CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Leon Cooperman left the banking giant in 1991 to start his own investment firm, Omega Advisors. With......(read more)
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Tiger Cub Robert Karr Is Bullish On Cognex Corporation (CGNX) for 2016; Plus Four Other Major Moves

Joho Capital was founded in 1996 by Robert Karr and has managed to generate returns of 20% every year since inception. Prior to starting his own hedge......(read more)
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Napier Park is Betting Big on Media General (MEG) and Allergan (AGN) for 2016; Plus 3 Other Major Moves

Based in New York, Napier Park Global Capital was spun out of Citi Capital Advisors in 2013 and is now overseeing approximately $6.2 billion worth......(read more)
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Five Stocks That Are Deep in the Red After Poor Earnings Reports, Downgrades

Although they opened lower this morning, the U.S stock market’s main indices have risen back up to yesterday’s closing price and are hovering......(read more)
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Five Stocks Getting Battered after Poor Quarterly Results, Guidance

U.S. stocks are tanking again today, as investors continue to use oil prices as a barometer. WTI futures fell by roughly 1.5% by noon, sending the Dow......(read more)
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Five Stocks that Are Surging While the Market is Mired in Red

Investors are nervous today after the jobs report brought forward mixed employment data. Non-farm payrolls were below expectations, raising concerns over......(read more)
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GoPro (GPRO), Ralph Lauren (RL) and 3 Other Companies Join the Growing List of Stocks Battered by Weak Earnings

U.S stocks are slightly higher in early afternoon trading following some choppy morning trading. Oil prices went south again after a strong rally yesterday......(read more)
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Why These 5 Stocks Are Among Today’s Biggest Losers

U.S stocks are trading lower today, after the latest tumble in oil prices has put further pressure on the markets. Weak quarterly results have also conspired......(read more)
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Alphabet (GOOG), Pfizer (PFE) And Three Other Blue Chips Report Earnings: See How Investors Are Playing Them

U.S. investors are still using the oil market as a guide for their trading activities, so it’s little wonder that the main indices plunged together......(read more)
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Why Apple (AAPL), Boeing (BA) and Other Blue Chips Are Dragging the Markets Lower

The U.S stock market is feeling the pain again today, with the latest wave of earnings reports providing some disappointing results. Investors are also......(read more)
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Why These 5 Stocks Are Surging Amid Today’s Gloomy Market

U.S stocks are heading south today, with oil prices putting pressure on the markets again. Major indices are down by more than 0.6% as the price of crude......(read more)
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Apple (AAPL) Bulls Are Charging Again, While Schlumberger, Starbucks and American Express Are Making Earnings Moves of their Own

It looks like the week is set to end on a positive note, as U.S stocks are rallying again today alongside oil prices. The Dow is up by triple digits......(read more)
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Here’s What’s Pushing These 5 Stocks Higher Today

Oil prices have rallied today, sending U.S stocks up as well. The latest round of quarterly earnings is also pushing the stock market higher, with ECB......(read more)
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Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Kick Off The Earnings Season, While AIG, Yahoo!, and Freeport-McMoRan Grab Headlines

After a three-day weekend, U.S. stocks have started the week on a positive note, with major indices in green teritorry during the first hours of trading......(read more)
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Warren Buffett Can’t Stop Buying These Shares, Plus the Latest Moves of David Abrams and Nathaniel August

With the holidays behind us, a new wave of filings has been set off, revealing hedge funds’ latest moves. Let’s forget about China and the......(read more)
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Here Are 4 Surging Stocks To Keep An Eye On Today

U.S stocks are enjoying a breather today, after having already fallen by roughly 6% so far this year. The advance in oil prices is the highlight of the......(read more)
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What’s the Deal With These Surging Stocks Amid Today’s Gloomy Market?

U.S stocks did not spend too much time in green territory today, heading south soon after the opening bell. The culprits are the same as in recent days......(read more)
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Here Is Why Investors Are Pushing These 4 Stocks Higher Today

U.S stocks have failed to hold on to gains this morning, as slumping oil prices continue to put pressure on the markets. There are several stocks that......(read more)
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Keep an Eye on These 4 High-Flying Stocks Today

U.S stocks have started the week on a slightly positive note, but are finding it difficult to stay in green territory, with Asian markets having slumped......(read more)
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Why Are These Stocks Surging Today?

With oil sliding again, U.S. stocks found it hard to enter the green territory today. Energy stocks have dragged the market lower in the first hours of......(read more)
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Here Is How Investors Reacted To The Latest Stock Upgrades and Downgrades

After a poor start of the year, U.S. stocks are having a break today, trading in a close range. Energy stocks were the biggest losers from the S&P500......(read more)
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A Look At Five Of Today’s Top Losers And Developments Behind Their Moves

The American markets are set to end the year slightly lower, while European markets, touted for a slump by analysts, have ended 2015 on a high note. Italy......(read more)
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Why Are These Stocks In The Red Amid Today’s Rally?

It looks like U.S. stocks are set to end 2015 on a positive note, with most sectors rallying today, pushed by a solid advance in oil prices. Not all investors......(read more)
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Why Are These Steel And Biotech Stocks Deep In Red Today?

There is strong market activity in the last full trading day ahead of the Christmas weekend. U.S. stocks are in green territory, with the Dow up by triple......(read more)
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Four Energy and One Communications Stock Among Today’s Biggest Losers

After a strong sell-off at the end of the last week, U.S. stocks are having a breather at the moment, trading sideways for most of the day. Although there......(read more)
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Disappointing Earnings Results Have Sent These Stocks Lower Today

U.S. stocks are struggling to hold on to gains this morning, as investors dwell on the latest economic data and a weak rally in the energy markets. Third......(read more)
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Pharmaceutical And LNG Stocks Are Driving The Market Higher Today

U.S. stocks look set to end today’s trading session in green territory, having gone through a strong selloff last week. Among them there are several......(read more)
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Here Is Why Investors Are Talking Walt Disney Co (DIS) And Technology Stocks Today

After a sharp sell-off on Friday, U.S. stocks are trying to regain some of the ground lost, having opened higher today. With no key economic data due......(read more)
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