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Is Gold Overpriced Relative to Other Commodities?

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Gold stocks are quite popular among hedge funds these days, and with good reason. John Paulson, who is very bullish about gold, made $5 billion by betting......(read more)

Is Wal-Mart A Good Investment?

Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is the man. The Oracle of Omaha has been quoted and mirrored for decades. When he makes a call about a stock, the world sits up and listens......(read more)

Why Walgreen Is the Best Drug Store Stock Right Now

Warren Buffett portrait
As healthcare costs and expenditures go up, stocks in the healthcare industry are going up too. While these companies represent a good opportunity, there......(read more)

Decoding Biotech and Finding Opportunity in Gilead $GILD

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
Biotechnology stocks have been on an upswing lately, pushing the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index up roughly 20 percent through the first two months......(read more)

Is EMC Corp A Good Stock To Buy?

Ken Fisher FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
EMC Corp (EMC) was the top provider of disk storage systems in the fourth quarter of 2011. According to research firm IDC, EMC has a market share of nearly......(read more)

5 Industrial Goods Stocks Insiders Are Bullish About

Steven Cohen
Corporate insiders have material non-public information about their companies. Trading on such information is illegal and some insiders were investigated......(read more)

John Paulson and Eric Mindich are Bullish About These Stocks

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John Paulson is currently one of the most followed money managers in the world. He founded Paulson & Co in 1994, and became well-known for his bets......(read more)

15 High Dividend Stocks with the Highest Yields in their Sectors

ETON PARK CAPITAL
Defensive investors like investing in high dividend stocks as such stocks can protect them from inflationary risks. We are concerned about the Fed’s......(read more)

Horseman Capital Management’s Top Stock Picks

David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical
Horseman Capital Management was founded in July 2000. The company launched Horseman Global Fund Ltd on February 1, 2001 and Horseman European Select Fund......(read more)

Kahn Brothers Q3 Holdings

Irving Kahn
Kahn Brothers is a money manager and Registered Investment Advisor. Founded in 1978, Kahn Brothers manages over $700 million of institutional and private......(read more)

Al Gore’s Generation Investment Third Quarter Holdings

David Blood
Generation was founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood. The firm now 45 people represent 16 countries and speak over 10 languages. It has a team of......(read more)

Intrepid Capital Management Third Quarter Holdings

Chuck Royce
Intrepid Capital Management is an investment management firm founded in 1994. It focuses on finding value in equity and fixed income markets for institutional......(read more)

Brian J. Higgins and King Street Capital’s Top Stock Picks

PAULSON & CO
King Street Capital is an investment management company founded by Brian J. Higgins and Francis Biondi Jr. in 1995. It had approximately $546 million......(read more)

10 Dividend Stocks Goldman Sachs Likes

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES
Goldman Sachs is one of the best investment banking and securities firms in the world. It engaged in global investment banking, securities, investment......(read more)

14 High Dividend Stocks Morgan Stanley Likes

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES
Morgan Stanley is one of the best financial services company in the world. It has over $700 billion in assets under management and devotes significant......(read more)

David E. Shaw and Jim Cramer Love These Stocks

David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical
Jim Cramer’s stock picks outperforms the market on the average. He claims the stocks he buys for his charitable trust performs even better. David E.......(read more)

20 High Dividend Stocks That Analysts Recommend

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES
Defensive investors like high dividend yielding stocks and consider them as viable options especially in inflationary environments. We are concerned about......(read more)

Clough Global Equity Fund $GLQ

Charles Clough is the founder of Clough Capital Partners, which reported nearly $5 Billion total assets in its last 13F filing. The firm manages a close......(read more)

Top of the Morning: Unauthorized Trading, Groupon’s IPO, Goldman’s Computer-Trading Head, Europe Lending, Home-Equity Loans

Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)
Kweku Adoboli – UBS’s Latest Rogue Trader – Had the Balls To Lose $2 Billion (Allegedly) (Insider Monkey) Kweku Adoboli, a 31 year old trader, has......(read more)

PM Market Movers

CAXTON ASSOCIATES LP
STMicroelectronics (STM) is an Italian-French electronics and semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The company designs, develops......(read more)

Evening Leaders: Loeb Reiterates Call for Yahoo Chairman’s Exit, Greek Crisis, Google Rivals Team Up, Facebook IPO Delayed, Spain Faces Rating Risks

THIRD POINT
Loeb Reiterates Call for Yahoo Chairman’s Exit (DealBook) Well, that is one way to deal with an activist investor. The hedge fund manger Daniel S. Loeb......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Campbell Leadership Handoff, Buffett’s Gain in GE, Maverick’s Loss in August, Judge Drops SAC Capital, Ackman’s Big Bet on HK Dollar

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
After Caxton, Another Hedge Fund Announces Leadership Handoff (DealBook) Is succession in the air? One day after Bruce Kovner, the hedge fund titan who......(read more)

M&A Activity, Merger Arbitrage, and Hostile Takeovers

Sergey Brin
How Google- Motorola Deal Came Together (DealBook) It took less than seven weeks, but it became more expensive quickly. From the first discussions in......(read more)

Top of the Morning: Moody’s Downgrade, BNP Asset Cuts, Retail Sales, MF Global Job Cuts, EU Banks Losing Deposits

Largest Financial Services Companies
Credit Agricole, Societe Generale Ratings Cut (Bloomberg) Credit Agricole SA (ACA) and Societe Generale SA, France’s second- and third-largest banks......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Biggest Funds of Hedge Funds, Bruce Kovner, Donald Longueuil SEC Suite, Rajaratnam’s Sentencing

CAXTON ASSOCIATES LP
Bruce Kovner, Founder of Caxton, to Step Down (DealBook) Bruce Kovner, a founder of Caxton Associates, will retire as chairman of his $10 billion hedge......(read more)
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