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VHCP Management Produced Impressive Returns From Its Pharma Stock Picks In The Turbulent Third Quarter

With losses in the high single-digits and volatility hitting the roof, the third quarter of 2015 turned out to be a troublesome period for the equity......(read more)
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Crispin Odey Remains Bearish On Equities, Which Says A Lot About These 5 Stocks He Likes

Odey Asset Management Group‘s Crispin Odey is among the few fund managers who started 2015 on a bearish note. In a presentation he sent to investors......(read more)

Five Healthcare Plan Providers You Should Buy Now

The health insurance industry overall has been one of the best performing sectors not only this year, but for the past five years. With news of mergers......(read more)

Do Hedge Funds And Goldman Sachs Think Alike On These Promising Micro-Driven Stocks?

The volatility in the equity markets in the past two months caused by deteriorating macros has taken a toll on the stocks of a lot of companies, regardless......(read more)
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Why A Major Shareholder Keeps Jettisoning Shares Of This Airline

In a recently submitted 13D filing with the SEC, Zac Hirzel‘s Hirzel Capital Management revealed that it has further reduced its stake in Hawaiian......(read more)
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What Effect Will Last Night’s Developments Have On These Stocks?

As has been the case for the past few weeks, the equity markets on Monday experienced a relatively volatile session. However, there were  three companies......(read more)
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Did Hedge Funds Forseen the Quarterly Performance of these Two Companies?

Open source software solutions provider Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) and recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturer Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) both came out......(read more)
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Two Energy Stocks Making Big Moves In Opposite Directions Today

Although Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) and Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT) are both classified as energy sector stocks, the sub-categorys under......(read more)
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While Apple Inc. (APPL)’s Stock Remains Unfazed By Xcode Breach, Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Gains Ground

In less than a year since the iCloud hack that targeted celebrities, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s mobile platform has again been compromised in a......(read more)
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Insiders Like These Stocks After Earnings Disappointments

Reporting earnings that are below investors’ expectations once in a while generally doesn’t cause investors to change their outlook for the......(read more)
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Here’s Why Hedge Funds Like Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)

Barring for a few tech names, there are very large-cap stocks that can match the returns that the stock of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX)......(read more)
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What Hedge Funds Have To Say About Twitter

When it comes to stocks that can elicit extreme responses from analysts and investors, there are few stocks that come close to Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR......(read more)
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Insiders Ditching Shares Of These Stocks Amid Market Uncertainty

In the past few days, during which the equity markets have slowly started to climb back to the levels from which they fell last month, we have witnessed......(read more)
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Steelhead Partners Continues Dumping This Stock Just When Things Seem To Be Turning In Its Favor

In a recently submitted filing with the SEC, Michael Johnston‘s Steelhead Partners revealed that it has yet again trimmed its stake in Resolute......(read more)
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Elite Hedge Funds Make Bigger Moves Into These 2 Stocks

Neal C. Bradsher‘s Broadwood Capital revealed in a recent Form 4 filing with the SEC that it has purchased an additional 2.43 million shares of......(read more)
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Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Reports Mixed Results and Smart Money Saw That Coming

Enterprise software giant Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) came out with mixed fiscal 2016 first quarter results after the market closed on Wednesday. Currency......(read more)

These Stocks Under $5 Are Poised To Explode

There is always confusion among investors regarding what a cheap stock really means, whether it’s a stock that is traded at a lower monetary price......(read more)
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Insiders Showing These Energy Stocks Some Love

Although the U.S. equity markets have calmed down after the extreme volatility they exhibited during the final two weeks of August, this could very well......(read more)

What Hedge Funds Think Of Micron Technology

With its shares having fallen by more than 50%, it would be an understatement to say that Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is having a rough 2015.......(read more)
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Carl Icahn Increases His Ammunition against Jim Chanos in the Battle For Cheniere Energy

In a recently submitted 13G filing with the SEC, legendary activist investor Carl Icahn‘s Icahn Capital LP revealed that it had increased its activist......(read more)
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Insider Buying Indicates Big Potential In These Stocks

The market is waiting for the Federal Reserve’s decision on rate hikes this week with bated breath. While there is one camp of experts that feels......(read more)
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Why You Should Go Against the Flow in This Solar Stock

Sunedison Inc (NYSE:SUNE) used to be one of the favorites, if not the favorite, renewable energy stock on the Street till a few weeks ago. However, a ......(read more)
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Jason Karp Taking A Bite Out Of Texas Retailers

Jason Karp‘s Tourbillon Capital Partners is betting big on Texas-based retailers CONN’S, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) and Men’s Wearhouse Inc (......(read more)
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Billionaire Leon Cooperman Is Aggressively Buying This Ultra-High Dividend Stock

According to a recently submitted filing with the SEC, Leon Cooperman‘s Omega Advisors has added nearly 1.27 million shares to one of its favorite......(read more)
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Redmile Group Continues To Agressively Buy Shares Of This Biotech

Correction: This article has previously mistakenly stated that the Redmile Group had sold shares of Array Biopharma. Therefore, the title and the first......(read more)
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Insiders See Big Things Ahead For These 3 Stocks

The recent spike in volatility in the past few weeks has seen several stocks correcting significantly and a large number of them trading around their......(read more)
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Are The Insiders Of These Struggling Companies On To Something As They Buy Up Shares?

There are very few strategies that work when markets are highly volatile, as they are currently. Tracking insider activity is one of those strategies,......(read more)
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Are Insiders Foreseeing Turbulence For Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK), Village Super Market Inc. (VLGEA), And QAD Inc. (QADA)?

Prior to the beginning of August, the bull run that took place in the market over the last two-and-a-half years resulted in almost every company, including......(read more)
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George Soros And Steve Cohen: Two Tech Stocks They Like And One They Got Rid Of

In any discussions concerning legendary investors, George Soros and Steve Cohen are two names that are bound to come up. While Mr. Soros was among the......(read more)

Are Insiders Losing Faith In Campbell Soup Company (CPB), Avnet Inc. (AVT), And Sterling Bancorp (STL)?

Although insider selling doesn’t always mean that insiders of a company have started to become bearish on it, if it occurs at times when markets......(read more)

5 High Dividend Stocks That Hedge Funds Are Fleeing

Although there is no conclusive evidence that a rise in interest rates negatively affects dividend stocks as a whole, research in the past has shown that......(read more)

The Future of MannKind

Shares of MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) got crushed on Wednesday, ending the day down by 10.07%, on the back of a research note published by Piper......(read more)
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VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS) Tender Offer A Win-Win Deal For Carl Icahn

Shares of Mountain View, California-based VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) have jumped by more than 11% today on the news that IEH Biopharma LLC, a subsidiary......(read more)
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Insiders Reduce Their Stakes In Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA), CIBER, Inc. (CBR), and Southside Bancshares, Inc. (SBSI)

Few indicators are as reliable in predicting a stock’s short to medium-term move as is insider trading. Various studies and research done in the......(read more)
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Do Hedge Funds Love Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) As Much As Analysts?

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been one of the best performing stocks, not only in the tech sector, but in the broader large-cap category this year.......(read more)
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Brett Barakett Adds To Position In Tile Shop Hldgs Inc. (TTS)

In a recently submitted filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Brett Barakett‘s Tremblant Capital revealed that it has increased......(read more)
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Heavy Insider Buying Witnessed At ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) And Bank of SC Corporation (NASDAQ:BKSC)

In the past few weeks we have seen the indices and overall market going through wild swings, which is often the result of panic among investors. During......(read more)
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Insiders Showing Faith In Bob Evans Farms Inc (BOBE), P H Glatfelter Co (GLT), And Performance Sports Group Ltd (PSG)

Over the past several days we have seen the U.S. equity market go into a downward spiral, with the S&P 500 having lost 8% in a matter of just two......(read more)
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Insiders Cut Their Stakes in OSI Systems, Inc. (OSIS), HubSpot Inc (HUBS), and LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

Although conventional wisdom dictates that when insiders are selling shares of their companies, it is time to go negative on the stock, these transactions......(read more)
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Major Insider Selling Witnessed At Examworks Group, Inc. (EXAM) And Isle of Capri Casinos (ISLE)

Whenever markets are gripped by volatility, a lot of investors panic, and insiders are no different. Though insider selling isn’t always due to......(read more)
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Notable Insider Selling Activity Detected At American States Water Co (AWR) and Delek US Holdings Inc. (DK)

A lot of investors are under the misconception that any insider trading is illegal. Quite to the contrary, barring trades that are not registered with......(read more)
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Miura Global Management Loves Zoe’s Kitchen Inc (ZOES) Even More Now; Eric Semler Ups Stake In Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CETV)

According to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Pasco Alfaro and Richard Tumure‘s Miura Global Management has increased......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Dig These 5 Basic Industries Dividend Stocks

Most basic industries stocks have fallen severely over the past few months due to the slump in commodity prices and the strength of the U.S dollar versus......(read more)
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Three Most Popular Chemicals Companies Among Hedge Funds

Even in times of serious volatility, the chemical industry has been one of the most stable and consistent dividend paying segments of the economy during......(read more)
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Insiders Are Reducing Their Stakes In ChannelAdvisor Corp (ECOM), Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (ENH), And RadNet Inc. (RDNT)

Any investor who has spent considerable time assessing the stock market knows that there is no approach that works every time, regardless of whether......(read more)
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Becker Drapkin Throws Support Behind Fuel Systems Solutions (FSYS)’ Merger, Activist Glenn Welling Ups Stake In Medifast Inc (MED)

Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS) and Westport Innovations Inc. (USA)(NASDAQ:WPRT) announced on Tuesday that they have entered into a merger......(read more)
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Insiders Cut Stakes in Standex Int’l Corp. (SXI) and Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN)

Insider are privy to a lot of information about their companies than individual investors and even institutional investors. When insider sell shares,......(read more)
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5 Most Popular Aerospace And Defense Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Aerospace and defense has long been one of the few industry sectors that can boast a successful history of consistently paying dividends. Which is why......(read more)
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5 Airline Stocks That Hedge Funds Think Will Fly Higher

The airline sector was among the best performing sectors in 2014, however, 2015 is shaping up to be a different story. Most of the airline stocks experienced......(read more)

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Holds Off Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) As Most Popular Gaming Stock Among Hedge Funds

The recent volatility in the markets seems to have had a negligible impact on gaming industry stocks. Whereas stocks from other industries are hitting......(read more)

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