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Is Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 700 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the government. The 13F filings show......(read more)
Peter Kolchinsky

Two Activist Plays And Two Biotech Moves You Should Check Out

With hedge funds having submitted their 13F filings for the third quarter, people at Insider Monkey are busy compiling the data necessary to identify......(read more)
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Why Are These Stocks Deep in Red Territory Today?

Most U.S stocks are wobbling up and down without any clear direction today, as the latest round of records from the Federal Open Market Committee’......(read more)
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Four Stocks That Have Investors Buzzing Today

U.S stocks are trading in a narrow range this morning, as investors are digesting corporate news and looking for further clues as to a potential rate......(read more)
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Why Are These Four Stocks Tanking Amid Today’s Rally?

U.S stocks are trending higher today following some positive economic data. Consumer prices and manufacturing output picked up after two months of decline......(read more)
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Why Are These 4 Stocks Among the Top Gainers Today?

Despite some choppy trading in the first hour after the bell, U.S stocks have turned positive and are pushing higher this morning, helped by a wave of......(read more)
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Here’s What You Need to Know About These Five Stocks Trending Today

After a disappointing last week, U.S. stocks are trending higher on Monday, pushed up by telecommunications, utilities and consumer staples stocks. In......(read more)
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Why These Stocks Are Tanking Today

The decline of the U.S. stocks is continuing for the third day straight, after disappointing economic data put downward pressure on the market. The energy......(read more)
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Why are These Five Stocks Deep in Green Territory on Thursday?

U.S. stocks are slowly but surely heading lower today, with the market under pressure following a sharp decline in oil prices. There are several companies......(read more)
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Why are These Stocks Surging Amid Today’s Gloomy Market?

U.S. stocks are trading mostly lower today, as oil and economic data have put pressure on the market. Sluggish results from major retailers continue to......(read more)
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Why These Stocks Are Leading Today’s Losers

The U.S. stocks managed to regain the ground lost during the first hours of trading today and have turned positive around noon. There are, however, some......(read more)
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Here Is What Got Investors Talking about These Tech Giants

Although they opened higher today, the U.S. stock have turned south shortly after the opening bell and have now dipped into red territory. Lower oil prices......(read more)

These Four Stocks Are Leading Today’s Losers Pack for Various Reasons

Although the market has regained most of the losses from the opening hour, there are some stocks that have remained deep in red. Valeant Pharmaceuticals......(read more)
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Why are These Stocks Trending Today?

U.S. stock have extended losses into the second day, fueled by a wave of disappointing earnings reports and the prospect of a rate hike in December......(read more)
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Why Four of Last Night’s Biggest Losers Are Falling Further Today

U.S stocks are struggling to hold on to their gains after a better-than-expected jobs report has fueled talk that an interest rate hike in December may......(read more)
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Why Are These 4 Stocks Imploding Today?

Having plunged shortly after the opening bell, the markets have regained most of the losses suffered in the first hours of trading today and could......(read more)

Why Are These Stocks Today’s Leading Gainers?

Investors are witnessing some choppy trading today, as the U.S stock market is trying to maintain its upward trend. Traders are already looking forward......(read more)
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Why Are These Four Stocks Among Today’s Big Gainers?

The U.S stock market is having a breather today, as investors digest the latest financial reports and also look for clues of a possible rate hike in December......(read more)

Hedge Fund Manager Al Gore Loves Tesla (TSLA), Renewables

A vociferous supporter of environmentalism, Al Gore continued his crusade against global warming in an interview with Andrew Sorkin at the New York Times......(read more)
Richard Driehaus

Activists Are Still Fighting Tooth-and-Nail Against These Pending Mergers

Driehaus Capital and Richard Driehaus have reiterated their belief that Willis Holdings Group plc (NYSE:WSH)’s offer for Towers Watson & Company......(read more)
John Scully - SPO Advisory Corp

These Oil and Biotech Stocks Are in the Crosshairs of Elite Investors

While many hedge funds are still preparing their third quarter filings with the SEC, providing the main ingredients for our delectable small-cap investment......(read more)

Three Takeover Deals That Have Investors Excited Today

With the Fed having postponed the rate hike again, companies are taking full advantage of the low interest rates to finance their diversification and......(read more)
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Shah Capital Management’s Top Stock Picks for Q4

Having previously worked at UBS, Himanshu H. Shah decided to sail on his own in 2005 and started Shah Capital Management. He uses a combination of......(read more)
Clint Carlson

Hedge Funds Reveal Latest Moves; Which Ones Should You Follow?

With the latest round of 13F filings gathering pace, hedge fund managers are busy preparing to deluge us with the contents of their portfolios, which......(read more)
Wall Street Bull

Why Are These Four Stocks among Top Gainers Today?

Markets have turned red today, as investors are digesting news from yesterday’s Fed statement. The central bank has played down the effect of a......(read more)
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These Are Apex Capital Management’s Top Biotech Stock Picks

Founded in 1987, Apex Capital Management invests mainly in companies that have market caps of up to $10 billion and is currently overseeing $6.5 billion......(read more)

Why Three Biotech Stocks Are Getting Pounded Alongside A Financial Stock Today

U.S stocks are trading higher today, helped by a surge in oil prices as gasoline and distillate inventories fell last week. The topic of the day is......(read more)
Wall Street Bull

Why Are An Indian Automaker and Two Biotech Stocks Leading Today’s Gainers?

Key bank earnings and economic data have reinvigorated the U.S stock market today. The Consumer Price Index and initial jobless claims data were better......(read more)
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Three Healthcare Stocks Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up

Is it a good time to buy Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)? James E. Flynn thinks so, having recently acquired 321,784 shares of the pharmaceutical......(read more)
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Why Are These Bio-Tech Stocks Surging Today?

The U.S stock market seems to be heading for a second day of losses, as the morning rally has not lasted. A mixture of poor earnings and sluggish retail......(read more)
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Why Are Two Beverage Giants Interested in Greek Yogurt?

Eternal rivals PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) and The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) have recently engaged in another fight, as both companies are looking to diversify......(read more)

These Two Stocks are in Spotlights Today for Very Different Reasons

Following a solid week of gains, the U.S. stocks are currently trading in a small range as investors are preparing themselves for the earnings season......(read more)
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Why Are These Stocks Plunging on Monday?

After a bit of wobbling around the opening, equities seem to be heading north, as the upward momentum is still strong ahead of the earnings season. However......(read more)

Why Are These Stocks Plunging Today?

The stock market has opened higher today and, after a short pullback, has continued on its upward journey, but it hasn’t been all smiles for every......(read more)
Richard Driehaus

Is Towers Watson A Good Stock To Buy Now?

Richard Driehaus is determined to kill the merger deal between Towers Watson & Co (NASDAQ:TW) and Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) and has issued......(read more)

Paul Tudor Jones Talks Economy And A Juster Corporate America

Paul Tudor Jones‘ vision of a juster world is beginning to take shape. In a recent interview with Bloomberg’s Stephanie Ruhle and David Westin......(read more)
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Two Stocks Heading In Different Directions Following Earnings Reports And The One Hedge Funds Love More

With earnings season gathering pace, shareholders of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) were dealt a blow today, as the company’s 2015 fiscal fourth ......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Hedge Funds Are Buying Shares of These Two Bio-tech Stocks; Should You?

Is it a good time to buy Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)? Andreas Halvorsen seems to think so, having recently increased his holding of the stock. As reported......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeffrey Smith Outlines How This Activist Target Can Turn Itself Around

It looks like leaning on Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) is Jeffrey Smith‘s latest major move, as the activist investor steps up his interest......(read more)
Kevin Kotler

The Proxy Battle Between Broadfin Capital and Cardica (CRDC) Is Heating Up Just As New CEO Is Unveiled

The battle between Broadfin Capital and the Board of Cardica, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDC) is heating up. As promised in a recent letter, Broadfin Capital and manager......(read more)
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Carl Icahn and Richard Blum Disclose Their Latest Moves; Should You Follow Them?

With the third quarter having ended, hedge funds are disclosing their latest moves ahead of the next wave of 13F reports. Legendary corporate raider Carl......(read more)
Jason Karp - Tourbillon Capital Partners

Two Funds Have Mixed Opinions on SunOpta

Greg Boland and Jason Karp (pictured) have different views on SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). According to a recent filing with the Securities and......(read more)

What Hedge Funds Think about these Two Companies Stuck In Negotiations With United Automobile Workers?

Difficult days ahead for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) as both auto-makers are negotiating new deals with......(read more)
Alex Denner Sarissa Capital

One Fund is Buying This Biotech Stock Although It’s Losing Smart Money’s Support

Alex Denner is still bullish on Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR) and has further increased his stake in the company. As reported in a recent......(read more)
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Analysts Suggest You Should Buy These Two Stocks but Hedge Funds Have Mixed Sentiments

With the U.S. stock market rallying following news of increased consumer confidence, the two stocks have also been boosted by a positive reaction to a......(read more)
Clifton Robbins - Blue Harbour

Why Clifton Robbins and Other Hedge Funds Are Bullish On This Manufacturer of Agricultural Equipment

Clifton S. Robbins is taking advantage of the recent market sell-off to buy AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO) shares at a low. In a newly-amended filing......(read more)
Phill Gross

The Latest Moves of 2 Top Hedge Funds and One Bullish Pick You Might Want to Follow

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AERI) has attracted the attention of Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson, who have recently initiated a position in the......(read more)
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Three Tech Giants Are Losing Ground Today; Which One Hedge Funds Suggest You Should Buy?

With third quarter earnings season around the corner and increased uncertainty about the timing of the first interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Homepage, Close Up, Logo, Sign, Website, Online Shopping, Screen

Will News from Japan Please Investors in These Two Companies?

With the markets in the US finally having some relief after Fed’s Janet Yellen said yesterday that the rate hike is likely this year, let’......(read more)

Should Smart Money Be Concerned Over the Latest Developments in the Smartphone World?

It’s a mixed Friday for two of the biggest tech companies around. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s stock has inched up after the bell as the......(read more)

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