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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)

A M Castle and Co (CAS) and Good Times Restaurants Inc. (GTIM) Witnessing Hedge Funds Activity

Good Times Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM)
As we continue to track hedge funds’ 13D and 13G filings, I came across two interesting transactions. On Tuesday, Mark Broach’s Manatuck Hill Partners......(read more)

Alliance Trust PLC (ATST): Paul Singer’s Elliott Increases Exposure to This UK Investment Trust

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Paul Singer’s Elliott International* disclosed on Monday, with the London Stock Exchange, an increase in its stake in Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST).......(read more)

Avid Technology Inc. (AVID): Derek C. Schrier’s Indaba Capital Management Starts Stake With 2.27 Million Shares

Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID)
Derek C. Schrier’s Indaba Capital Management disclosed on September 12 that it had started a position, with 2.27 million shares of Common Stock, in......(read more)

Republic Services Inc. (RSG), Tembec Inc (USA) (TMBCF), Standard Register Co (SR): Hedge Funds’ Activity Highlights

OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
As we continue to track hedge fund activity, I came across three interesting transactions that took place lately. Some companies that saw hedge fund action......(read more)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR): Pamplona Capital Closes Out Stake; Manager Alex Knaster Buys a Chunk

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)
Alex Knaster’s Pamplona Capital declared on Friday the closing of its stake in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), the only publicly traded company in......(read more)

Post Holdings Inc (POST), Nordion Inc(USA) (NDZ), Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (EVBS), Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Witnessing Hedge Fund Activity

Hedge Fund Managers
As we continue to track hedge funds’ SEC filings, we came across a few interesting transactions, into which we will look in this article. The companies......(read more)

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI), Office Depot Inc. (ODP): Starboard Discloses Important Information Regarding Both Companies

Jeff Smith
On September 10, Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value Lp filed two Schedule 13D forms with the SEC, disclosing its current stakes in Darden Restaurants Inc......(read more)

6 Films About the Financial World You Need To Watch (While “The Wolf” is Not Around)

6 Films About the Financial World You Need To Watch (While “The Wolf” is Not Around)
Movies do not just entertain. They can also teach us, or help us understand complex issues, in less than two hours –which is not a minor achievement......(read more)

American International Group Inc (AIG), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU), American Airlines Group Inc (AAL): Cyrus Capital Partners Loves Transportation and Financial Stocks

American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)
Cyrus Capital Partners is a New York-based hedge fund founded and managed by Stephen C. Freidheim, who used to work as the Senior Managing Member at Och......(read more)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Cabelas Inc (CAB), Sparton Corporation (SPA): Beddow Capital Management’s Diversified Equity Portfolio

SPARTON CORP
Beddow Capital Management is a California-based hedge fund managed by Ed Beddow and William Tichy. It recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the......(read more)

General Motors Company (GM), Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK), CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF): WCG Management Loves Dividend Stocks

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)
WCG Management is a New York-based macro hedge fund managed by Barry Wittlin. It specializes in trading bonds, currencies and interest rate swaps. The......(read more)

CGI Group Inc. (USA) (GIB), First Majestic Silver Corp (AG), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM): Sprott Asset Management’s Bets on Materials and Tech Stocks

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE:FSM)
Sprott Asset Management is hedge fund with a history of delivering outstanding long-term performance to its clients. It had its origins in Sprott Securities......(read more)

Republic Services Inc. (RSG): Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment Continues to Load on Stock

Cascade Investments
Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG) continues to feel Bill Gates’ love. Cascade Investment, Mr. Gates’ investent arm, has been consistently buying......(read more)

Southern Copper Corp (SCCO), Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ), Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc (NES) Saw Millionaire Insider Purchases in September

Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)
Our research has shown that stocks with multiple insider purchases outperformed the market by an average of 7 percentage points per year. Over the past......(read more)

Williams Companies Inc. (WMB), Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): Morgan Stanley (MS)’s PDT Partners’ Top Picks

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)
PDT Partners is a hedge fund manager that was spun out of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s proprietary trading division last year. It is managed by quant......(read more)

InterMune Inc (ITMN), United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR), Cyberonics Inc. (CYBX): Palo Alto Investors Loves Healthcare Stocks

InterMune Inc (NASDAQ:ITMN)
Palo Alto Investors is a hedge fund founded by William Leland Edwards in 1989, and managed by him ever since. The fund invests in small-cap stocks, with......(read more)

YY Inc (ADR) (YY), Facebook Inc (FB), 58.com Inc (ADR) (WUBA): Light Street Capital Management Seems Fond of Internet Stocks

YY Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:YY)
Light Street Capital Management is a hedge fund located in Palo Alto, California, managed by Glen Kacher. The firm invests globally in public equity markets......(read more)

Facebook Inc (FB), Netflix Inc. (NFLX), Tripadvisor Inc (TRIP): EMS Capital Loves Internet Companies

facebook FB social media world icon computer internet
EMS Capital is a New York City-based hedge fund managed by Edmond M. Safra, with more than $1.4 billion of assets under management and an equity portfolio......(read more)
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