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Evening Leaders: Bunga Bunga Parties On, IBM Offers To Settle, Capital One “Not Sound,” U.S. Probes Ratings-Cut Trades, Goodell Named Chairman

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)
Bunga Bunga Parties On While S&P and Germany Slash Italy’s Credit (Insider Monkey) Bunga Bunga Parties! Silvio Berlosconi, Italy’s Prime......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Altana’s Robinson On Inflation, Tatiana Segal Hired By SkyBridge, Rajaratnam Sentence, Brevan Howard To Give Back, Madoff’s Investors Entitled To Funds

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Altana’s Robinson Takes On Inflation (Dealbook) Lee Robinson, co-founder of Trafalgar Asset Managers, said inflation, the current market volatility......(read more)

Sergio Ermotti – UBS Successor – May Cut Investment

UBS AG (USA) (NYSE:UBS)
Sergio Ermotti, the heir apparent for UBS’s leadership, will likely be tasked with slashing the investment aspect of the company in order to refocus......(read more)

Bernie Madoff’s Investors Entitled To Funds

Bernie Madoff‘s investors cannot be forced to return withdrawals from his largest hedge fund that led to its insolvency....(read more)

Google Gets Daily Deal

Google Inc (GOOG)
Google acquired Daily Deal – a German-version of Groupon – but did not indicate whether it paid full price or wholesale....(read more)

Raj Rajaratnam Could Set Guinness Record For Insider Trading Sentence

Raj Rajaratnam thinking
Raj Rajaratnam could get the longest insider trading sentence in history – 24 years in prison – if federal prosecutors have their druthers......(read more)

ConAgra Withdraws $5.2 Billion Ralcorp Bid, See the Funds Affected

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG)
ConAgra Foods unsurprisingly withdrew its $5.2 billion bid for Ralcorp Holdings at 5 p.m. on Monday after Ralcorp’s Board of Directors again rejected......(read more)

Merger Arbitrage: Capital One ING, Consumer Groups Concerns, Valeant Skin-Care, Gulf Keystone Oil Holdings, Jazz Jumps With Azur Merger

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)
Capital One, ING Defend Merger (Dealbook) Capital One and ING Direct USA mounted a defense of their proposed $9 billion merger, which consumer groups......(read more)

Bunga Bunga Parties On While S&P and Germany Slash Italy’s Credit

Bunga Bunga Parties! Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s Prime Minister and international class act, must feel like he’s on the wrong end of a Bunga......(read more)

AM Market Movers: Netflix (NFLX)

BLUE RIDGE CAPITAL
Netflix (NFLX) shed 6% in early morning trading two days after announcing their pending split into separate brands for DVD-by-mail and streaming video......(read more)

Brevan Howard May Give Back $2 Billion To Avoid Getting Too Big

Alan Howard
Alan Howard’s Brevan Howard Asset Management may return about $2 billion to investors in the firm’s largest fund – Master Fund – to avoid......(read more)

Ted Weschler Follows Buffett Rule of Low Pay

Warren Buffett
Ted Weschler, the new portfolio manager of Berkshire Hathaway, follows “the Buffet rule” of receiving less pay and a higher tax rate....(read more)

PM Market Movers: Goodrich Corps Soars Following Merger Talks

Lone Pine Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
Goodrich Corporation (GR) soared nearly 16% today following the announcement that United Technologies is in talks to buy the aerospace equipment manufacturer......(read more)

Hugh Hendry’s Hedge Fund Profits As Chinese Economy Huffs and Puffs

Hugh Hendry’s Eclectica Credit Fund, which is designed to profit on a slowdown in the Chinese economy, has soared in value over the past two months......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Scott Bessent Soros’ CIO, Peltz Pelts, Marathon Goes Distance, Hedge Funds Pump Oil, eVestment Acquires Hedgefund.net

setting up a hedge fund
Scott Bessent Steps Up, Soros’ Son Steps Back (Insider Monkey) Scott Bessent will step up to the plate as the new CIO for the $25 billion hedge......(read more)

Marathon Asset Names Partners To Go The Distance

Stuart Goldberg, Jake Hyde, and Andrew Springer were named as partners by $10 billion hedge fund, Marathon Asset Management LP....(read more)

Scott Bessent Steps Up, Soros’ Son Steps Back

hedge fund research
Scott Bessent will step up to the plate as the new CIO for the $25 billion hedge fund, Soros Fund Management, while Jonathan Soros – son of co-founder......(read more)

Merger Arbitrage: Transatlantic Rebuffs, Ralcorp Spurns, Tyco Splits, United Technologies In Talks, Fed Reviewing “Too Big To Fail”

Ralcorp Holdings Inc (RAH)
Transatlantic Rebuffs Berkshire Hathaway (Insider Monkey) Transatlantic Holdings rebuffed Berkshire Hathaway’s cash bid of $3.25 billion, ensuring......(read more)

Transatlantic Rebuffs Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Transatlantic Holdings rebuffed Berkshire Hathaway’s cash bid of $3.25 billion, ensuring the deal would expire by market close on Monday....(read more)

Ralcorp Spurns ConAgra’s $5.2 Billion Advance

Ralcorp Holdings Inc (RAH)
Ralcorp Holdings (RAH), again, rejected a $5.2 billion merger bid by ConAgra after citing the multi-billion offer as insufficient, ensuring that the deal......(read more)

Jeffrey Gundlach Liable For Breach, Awarded $67 Million Anyway

Jeffrey E. Gundlach, ex-bond manager and darling of Trust Company of the West (TCW), received a jury award of $66.7 million in damages despite being found......(read more)

AM Market Movers: Freeport Mcmoran Copper and Gold Inc (FCX)

FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
Freeport Mcmoran Copper and Gold Inc (FCX) declined 3% despite the end of labor strikes in Peru as union leaders announced the possibility of renewed......(read more)

Top of the Morning: David Mercurio, Tony Hall, Tyco Splits, Netflix CEO apologizes, Institutional Investors

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)
Man Group Names Mercurio First Stock Portfolio Manager in Asia (Bloomberg) Man Group Plc (EMG) hired its first Asia- based portfolio manager focused on......(read more)

Google Flights Flies Amid Competition

Google Inc (GOOG)
Google Flights was unveiled earlier this week, after five months of hold-ups by federal regulators. Earlier this year, Google purchased ITA Software for......(read more)

Natural Gas Stocks Heat Up Hedge Fund Portfolios

Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB)
Insider Monkey is the premier site for monitoring the activity of hedge fund managers because they have sought the edge through extensive research on......(read more)
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