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Author Archive - Andrei Braghis

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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) & More: Hedge Funds Are Glad They Sold Off These Stocks

Analyzing the moves of the world’s biggest hedge funds during the second quarter, we have identified and reported a number of significant changes......(read more)
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Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) And Southwestern Energy (SWN) Among E&P Stocks Hedge Funds Grew Increasingly Bullish On

After a double bottom at the $26 level in January, oil prices have staged a rally showing signs of recovery in the exploration and production business......(read more)
Richard Perry

Perry Capital’s Long-Term Holdings as It Plans to “Wind Down”

After nearly 30 years at the top of the hedge fund business, Perry Capital is scaling down. At a time when hedge fund managers face intense pressure......(read more)
Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors

Leon Cooperman Lawsuit: 5 Stocks That Will Get Crushed if Omega is Forced to Liquidate

Leon Cooperman‘s insider trading scandal is one of the most hot topics these days. The billionaire hedge fund manager is accused of having traded......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Amazon (AMZN), Charter Communications (CHTR) And 3 Other Hot Stocks That Billionaire Ken Griffin Is Bullish On

While many hedge funds were deep in the red in 2015, Ken Griffin‘s Citadel Investment Group posted double-digit returns. The company’s main......(read more)
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Activism-Focused 13D Management Is Betting Big on Lifelock (LOCK) And Howard Hughes (HHC); Plus Three New Additions

Kenneth Squire established 13D Management in late 2011 and is still serving as the fund’s Chief Investment Strategist. Prior to that, he managed......(read more)
George Soros

Liberty Broadband (LBRDK) & Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Among George Soros’ Soros Fund Management’s Top New Picks

One of the greatest hedge fund managers of all time, George Soros is currently not actively involved in the day-to-day activity of his family office......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Dow Chemical (DOW), Chimera Investment (CIM) Among Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Favorite Dividend Stocks

With interest rates still at historical lows, bonds have failed to appease investors’ appetite for yield. What many investors have done is replaced......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

Billionaire Carl Icahn’s Favorite Dividend Stocks: Xerox Corp (XRX), American International Group Inc (AIG) & More

Investors looking for yield have had a hard time generating solid returns, with the interest rates having been kept so low for such a long time. An obvious......(read more)
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Five Alcohol Stocks Hedge Funds Like

“There’s a reason you see people in yoga pants all over New York City—not because they’re working out. It’s this idea that a kind of health......(read more)
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As Coal Industry Shows Signs of Recovery, Here Are Hedge Funds’ Favorite Coal Miners

The coal industry has been plagued by a large number of bankruptcies over the past two years, as reduced demand and oversupply provided a brutal test......(read more)
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Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital Goes Heavy On Consumer Stocks

SkyBridge Capital was founded in 2005 by Anthony Scaramucci, who currently runs the fund together with Raymond Nolte. Hedge fund seeding plays a major......(read more)
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High-Paying Dividend Finance Stocks Favored by Smart Money

Investors in financial stocks are on the edge of their seats, as Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, has recently hinted that there’s......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Billionaire Louis Bacon Bets Big on Finance, Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Louis Bacon founded Moore Global Investments in 1989 and has been running the fund ever since. Moore Global employs a global macroeconomic approach to......(read more)
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Emerging Sovereign Group Shuffles Top Positions In Bid To Recover Losses

Emerging Sovereign Group was founded in 2002 by Kevin Kenny, Mete Tuncel and Jason Kirschner, who previously worked together at Morgan Stanley, with......(read more)
Eric Mandelblatt Soroban Capital Partners

Eric Mandelblatt Tunes Up Soroban’s Portfolio Betting Big on Telecommunications

Soroban Capital Partners was founded by Eric W. Mandelblatt in 2010 as an activist investors focusing on equity and debt markets. Mandelblatt and Soroban......(read more)
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Distressed Securities-Focused Investor Bought These Five Stocks; Should You Follow?

Contrarian Capital was founded in 1995 by Jon Bauer, Janice Stanton and Gil Tenzer after enjoying great success investing in distressed companies while......(read more)
ETE

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) Carries Whetstone Capital to Huge Turnaround

Whetstone Capital Advisors is a value oriented long/short hedge funds, focusing on investing in industries that benefit from secular growth. David Atterbury......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management

OZ Management Slashes Fees, Looks for Big Things from ‘Warcraft’ Developer Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

Founded by Daniel S. Och in 1994, OZ Management had developed into one of the largest hedge funds around, boasting more than $39 billion in assets under......(read more)
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Five Small-Cap Stocks That Hedge Funds Were Dumping in Q2

For most of the second quarter, US stock market was rather choppy with the most important indices trading it a tight range. As the stock market took......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Betting Big on These Q2 IPOs

The US initial public offering (IPO) market has been rather quiet during the second quarter. Uncertainty related to a potential interest rate increase......(read more)
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5 Stocks That “The World’s Most Bearish Hedge Fund” Actually Likes

Founded in 2001 by John Horseman, Horseman Capital Management is currently managing approximately 2.7 billion worth of assets. Branded “the world......(read more)
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Kinder Morgan, Pioneer, Baker Hughes: Which Energy Stocks Are Garnering the Most Interest Among Billionaires?

After a nightmare two years during which oil prices fell from $100 to as low as $26 per barrel, there is finally some optimism among people in the energy......(read more)
Keith Meister

Activist Keith Meister Unloads Large Pfizer (PFE) Position, Takes Stakes in B/E Aerospace (BEAV), Johnson Controls (JCI)

A protege of billionaire Carl Icahn, Keith Meister founded Corvex Capital in 2011, managing to attract $250 million in seed money from George Soros. The......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller Sells Off Consumer Stocks, Loads Up On Materials, Energy

Although Stanley Druckenmiller is not optimistic about the stock market, his family office is still actively managing its equity portfolio. The legendary......(read more)
Crispin Odey

Crispin Odey Returns To Merger Arbitrage and Gold As Struggles Persist

Famous for managing a 55% return by betting against European banks’ stocks at the height of the 2008 credit crunch, Crispin Odey currently manages......(read more)
David Einhorn

David Einhorn Trims Apple (AAPL) Stake, Buys Calpine (CPN), Rite Aid (RAD)

Founded in 1996 by David Einhorn with an initial capital of $900,000, Greenlight Capital has grown into one of the most famous hedge funds around, currently......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman Trims Stake in Zoetis; Still Bullish on Restaurant Brands International, Mondelez

The last 12 months have proved to be a great challenge for billionaire Bill Ackman, one of the mavericks of the hedge fund world. Once his top equity......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Billionaire Nelson Peltz Dumps Legg Mason (LM), Tiffany (TIF); Boosts Top Holdings

Founded in 2005 by Nelson Peltz, Peter May and Ed Garden, Trian Partners manages more than $13 billion worth of assets and is one of the most famous......(read more)
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Here’s Why Alibaba Group Holdings, Alphabet, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Are in Spotlight Today

US stocks are in the green on Thursday, as investors react to a wave of strong earnings reports from the retail sector. A small decline in weekly jobless......(read more)
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Yelp Inc (YELP) Swung To Surprising Profit; A Look at Four Other Earnings Reports

No major moves in the US stock market this Wednesday morning, as investors digest retail earnings reports and are keeping an eye on oil prices. Analysts......(read more)
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Fresh Earnings Reports Have Investors Jabbering About These 5 Stocks

U.S. futures are up this morning following the release of the Labor Department’s jobs report, which did not disappoint in the slightest, as the......(read more)
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Here Is Why These Five Stocks Are Among Today’s Biggest Losers

With earnings season in full swing, US stocks have dipped into the red territory this morning, as oil prices have extended recent losses, hitting a three......(read more)
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Latest Earnings Reports Got Investors Talking about These Stocks

The latest round of earnings releases has given a boost to US futures, pointing to a higher open today, with investors also awaiting the release of manufacturing......(read more)
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How Investors Reacted to The Latest Earnings Reports of These Companies

Most investors are smiling today, as the US stock market continues its rally, with the Dow setting a new intraday high. Oil prices are also surging after......(read more)
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Upgrades, Downgrades, & Restructuring, Oh My!: Why Investors Are Buzzing About These 5 Stocks

After three days of advances and new record highs, U.S stocks appear likely to take a breather today. After the short selloff triggered by the British......(read more)
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Why Investors Are Buzzing About These 5 Stocks Today

The U.S stock market seems to have put Brexit fears behind it, with the main indices setting new record highs today. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe......(read more)
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Investors Are Buying Up These 5 Stocks Today

U.S stocks are advancing vigorously today, spurred by stellar jobs data out of the country, which showed the largest monthly gain in the last eight......(read more)
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Gun Stocks Are on the Rise, While 2 Communications Stocks Are Rallying After Cancelled Merger

U.S stocks have opened higher today, spurred on by a better than expected jobs report. After last month’s report brought fear and anxiety to the......(read more)
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Here Is Why Investors Are Talking Netflix, Lloyds Banking Group and Others Today

US stocks are falling again today as a sign that investors are not done with their post-Brexit trading just yet. Positive economic data released earlier......(read more)
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Billionaires Are Betting on These Five Insurers

Whether times are good or bad, insurance is needed most of the time. Yet stocks of insurance companies tend to fluctuate wildly over time. The main reason......(read more)
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Here Is Why Investors Are Talking Auto Stocks, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) on Friday

US stocks were spurred higher today after better-than-expected manufacturing data. The S&P 500 index topped the 2,100 psychological level, while the......(read more)
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Banking Stocks Are in the Spotlight after Fed’s Stress Tests

The world’s banking giants that also operate in the United States are making headlines today, after the Federal Reserve announced the results of......(read more)
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Five Telecom Services Stocks To Buy Now

U.S stocks started 2016 with a painful correction, with the S&P 500 having fallen by more than 11% during the first six weeks of the year. Telecom......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Doubling Down On These Five Stocks

Our analysis of the latest round of 13F filings has shown a number of stocks that saw increased interest from hedge fund managers, that more than doubled......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Love These Five Consumer Non-Durables Stocks

The consumer non-durables industry, a branch of the consumer goods sector, includes companies that produce goods that are immediately used by a consumer......(read more)
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Brian Bares’ Favorite Investment Reads and Favorite Stocks

In a recent interview, Brian Bares shared a list of reading materials he and his team employ in their analysis. Bares said he likes to read business biographies......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Overweight Packaging Stocks

One of the industries that saw increased interest from elite hedge funds during the first quarter of 2016 was Packaging & Containers. Analysts at......(read more)
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Billionaire Marc Lasry’s Favorite Stock Picks

Marc Lasry co-founded Avenue Capital in 1995 and has enjoyed great success investing in distressed and undervalued debt and equity. The fund’s......(read more)
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The Most Popular Penny Stocks in the Energy Sector Among Elite Hedge Funds

The slump in oil prices put a great deal of pressure on a large number of players in the energy market, pushing the stock price of many of them to multi......(read more)