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CONN’S Inc. (CONN): Christian Leone’s Luxor Capital Goes Activist as it Continues to Buy Stock (1.95 Million Shares on Monday)

Christian Leone
As reported yesterday, Christian Leone’s Luxor Capital Group has been boosting its exposure to CONN’S, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) for quite some time. According......(read more)

Cobalt International Energy Inc. (CIE), Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW): Paulson & Co Trims Stake in the First, While Steel Excel Inc (SXCL) Boost Exposure to the Second

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Steel Excel Inc (OTCMKTS:SXCL) continues to boost its exposure to Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW), while John Paulson’s Paulson & Co trims its......(read more)

New Media Investment Group Inc (NEWM): Spencer M. Waxman’s Shannon River Fund Management Discloses 5.5% Stake

New Media Investment Group Inc  NEWM
Spencer M. Waxman’s Shannon River Fund Management disclosed today a new position in New Media Investment Group Inc (NYSE:NEWM). According to the Schedule......(read more)

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (SBH), Actions Semiconductor Co. Ltd. (ADR) (ACTS): Accretive Capital Management and Meritage Group’s Bullish Moves

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH)
Two hedge funds disclosed a couple of bullish moves last Friday. Accretive Capital Management aknowledged a stake, with 4.5 million American Depositary......(read more)

13 Best Cities to Visit in South America

South America
What are the best cities to visit in South America? I lived in South America for more than two decades, and have had the privilege –and luck- of being......(read more)

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (BXE): Orange Capital Continues to Raise Activist Stake

Bellatrix Exploration BXE
Daniel Lewis’ Orange Capital continues to boost its exposure to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (NYSEMKT:BXE). The fund disclosed, today, ownership of 17.......(read more)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): ValueAct Capital Raises Stake as Jeffrey Ubben is Appointed as Board Director

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Jeffrey Ubben’s Valueact Capital Management disclosed today an increase in its exposure to Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). The fund added......(read more)

Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD): Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme Trims Stake as Liquidity Concerns Linger

FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz
Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme (Fairx) disclosed today a decrease in its exposure to Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD). Over the past couple of days, Fairholme......(read more)

HC2 Holdings Inc (HCHC), PharmAthene Inc. (PIP): Two Micro-Caps That Institutional Investors Like

Pharmathene
HC2 Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:HCHC) and PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSEMKT:PIP) have been feeling hedge funds’ bullishness lately. On Monday, Phil Frohlich’s......(read more)

Travelport Worldwide Ltd (TVPT) Post-IPO Institutional Supporters Include Angelo Gordon & Co and Q Investments (Scepter Holdings)

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Two institutional investors disclosed long positions in Travelport Worldwide Ltd (NYSE:TVPT) on Wednesday. John M. Angelo and Michael L. Gordon’s Angelo......(read more)

7 Most Expensive Foods in the World

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What are the most expensive foods in the World? If you consider yourself a “foodie,” like I do, you will love this list. Below, I’ve enumerated (......(read more)

Five Wicked and Very Expensive Items (and Other “Stuff”) Sold on eBay

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)
What are the most expensive items sold on eBay? If you want to make a fortune, you usually have to be creative, and some of the best salespeople are now......(read more)

Guidance Software Inc. (GUID), I.D. Systems Inc. (IDSY): Osmium Partners and RGM Capital Are Active in These Companies

I.D. Systems Inc. (IDSY)
John H Lewis’ Osmium Partners disclosed today a new stake, with 656,800 shares of Common Stock, in I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY). In addition, Robert......(read more)

Rowan Companies PLC (RDC): Clifton S. Robbins’ Blue Harbour Group Continues to Boost Stake

Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC)
According to a recently amended 13D filing, Clifton S. Robbins’ Blue Harbour Group continues to up its bet on Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC). Since......(read more)

Altisource Asset Management Corp (AAMC), Affimed Therapeutics BV (AFMD): Orbimed Advisors and Luxor Capital Group Are Bullish on These Companies

Christian Leone
Altisource Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC) and Affimed Therapeutics BV (NASDAQ:AFMD) felt hedge funds’ bullishness lately. Samuel Isaly’s Orbimed......(read more)

PowerSecure International Inc. (POWR): Becker Drapkin Management Is Pretty Active

PowerSecure International, Inc. (POWR)
Matthew Drapkin and Steven R. Becker’s Becker Drapkin Management has been quite active in relation to PowerSecure International, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWR)......(read more)

Post Holdings Inc (POST): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Doubles Exposure as the Company Diversifies

Mario Gabelli with cereal box
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors recently disclosed having more than doubled its exposure to Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST). After adding 1.34 million......(read more)

Spansion Inc. (CODE): Balyasny Asset Management Quadruples Stake

Dmitry Balyasny
Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management recently –more than- quadrupled its stake in Spansion Inc. (NYSE:CODE). Following the addition of 2.44......(read more)

6 Movies That You Should Watch to Better Understand The Cold War

Coldwar
By Javier Hasse and Uriel Kuzniecki We love reading; but we also love movies, and find them particularly useful to better comprehend complicated issues......(read more)

Molycorp Inc (MCP), Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (GILT): Howard Marks’ and James Dinan’s Recent Moves

OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
As we continue to track hedge funds’ activity, I came across two interesting transactions that took place recently. Howard Marks’ Oaktree Capital......(read more)

Bolt Technology Corp. (BOLT), Morgans Hotel Group Co. (MHGC), Skyline Corporation (SKY): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors is Very Active in Micro-Caps

Mario Gabelli with cereal box
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors presented several 13D filings on Thursday September 18. The famed hedge fund disclosed a new position in Bolt Technology......(read more)

Micron Technology Inc (MU), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX), 21Vianet Group Inc (VNET): Hong Kong’s Azentus Capital Management is Into Tech and Media Stocks

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
Azentus Capital Management is one of Hong Kong’s largest hedge funds. Managed by Morgan Sze, the fund had the best returns since inception in 2013.......(read more)

Expedia Inc (EXPE), Zynga Inc (ZNGA), KCG Holdings Inc. Class A (KCG): Michael Pollack’s Destrier Capital Loves Small and Mid-Caps

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)
Destrier Capital Management is a hedge fund founded and managed by Michael Pollack, who is also an adjunct professor at New York University Stern School......(read more)

TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG), American Assets Trust Inc (AAT): Two Companies With Millionaire Insider Purchases

TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG)
As we continue to track hedge funds’ and insiders’ moves, I came across three highly interesting insider purchases. TransDigm Group Incorporated (......(read more)

HeartWare International Inc (HTWR), Republic Services Inc. (RSG): Adage Capital Partners and Cascade Investment Boost Exposure

Phill Gross Adage Capital Management
Not only company officers qualify as insiders. Shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s outstanding stock are also considered to be insiders......(read more)
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