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Apex Capital’s Top Tech Picks For Q2

Apex Capital is a San Francisco-based long/short equity fund founded by Sanford J. Colen in 1995. The fund recently filed its 13F with the Securities......(read more)
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Locust Wood Betting On Food Stocks

Stephen J. Errico founded Locust Wood Capital Advisers, a New York-based long/short equity hedge fund, in 2002. Prior to founding Locust Wood, Mr. Errico......(read more)
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Activist Caspian Capital’s Top Stock Picks For Q3

Caspian Capital Partners is an activist hedge fund founded by Mark Weissman in 1997. Apart from Weissman, the fund’s current top leadership comprises......(read more)
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Neon Liberty Capital Management’s Top 3 Stock Picks For Q3

Satyen Mehta founded Neon Liberty Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund, in 2002. The fund primarily invests in global emerging and frontier......(read more)
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Horseman Capital Is Betting Big On The Financial Sector

John Horseman founded Horseman Capital, a London-based long/short equity hedge fund, in 2001. According to the fund’s website, it had assets under......(read more)
Daniel Lewis - Orange Capital

After Big Q1, Daniel Lewis’ Picks Struggle In Q2

After starting the year on a good note, the stock picks of Daniel Lewis‘ Orange Capital appear to have faltered heading into the midway point.......(read more)
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South Ferry Capital’s New Energy Picks For Q3

John Reilly founded South Ferry Capital Management, a New York-based long/short equity hedge fund, in 2010. The fund recently filed its 13F with the Securities......(read more)
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Top Plays Carry Mark Kingdon’s Picks To Strong Q2

Mark Kingdon founded Kingdon Capital, a New York-based macro and long/short hedge fund, in 1983 with $2 million in assets under management (AUM). Since......(read more)
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Ford Motor Company (F), Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Push To The Top Of Breton Hill’s Portfolio

Ray Carroll‘s Breton Hill Capital recently filed its 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the reporting period of June 30. Breton......(read more)
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Greenhaven Associates Bearing With Top Picks Following Lackluster First Half of 2015

Edgar Wachenheim‘s Greenhaven Associates is well known on the Street as a value-focused hedge fund with long-term investment horizon. The fund recently......(read more)
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Skylands Capital Trims Apple Inc (APPL), General Motors Company (GM) As Stock Picks Lose 3.9% In Q2

Charles Paquelet founded Skylands Capital, a Milwaukee-based long/short equity hedge fund, in 2004. Before founding Skylands, Paquelet served as a principal......(read more)
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Here’s Why This Hedge Fund Manager Sold Out Of Apple Inc (AAPL), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN), And Netflix Inc (NFLX)

Glaxis Capital Management LLC, a Sarasota, Florida-based hedge fund founded by Paul Holland and Matthew Miller in 2005, recently filed its 13F for the......(read more)
NAVELLIER & ASSOCIATES

Navellier & Associates’ Biggest Second Quarter Moves

Louis G. Navellier established Navellier & Associates, a hedge fund focusing on growth investments, in Reno, Nevada in 1980. Apart from successfully......(read more)
Prem Watsa

BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Losses Lead To Another Quarterly Beating For Prem Watsa’s U.S Portfolio

After a bad start to the year that saw his holding company register losses of 8% in the first quarter according to our estimates, Prem Watsa‘s......(read more)
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Synageva Biopharma Corp (GEVA) Acquisition Helps Baker Bros. Advisors Top All Others In Q2 Returns

With the rapid pace of M&A happening in the biotechnology sector, Julian Baker and Felix Baker‘s Baker Bros. Advisors is making a habit of hitting......(read more)
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Huge Apple Inc. (AAPL) Investment Pushes It To The Top Of Steadfast’s Tech Picks

Even though 2015 is turning out to be a rather flat one for the stock market overall as oil, Greece, and fears that the extended bull run is bound......(read more)
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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Among Steadfast Capital’s Top New Picks

Robert Pitts‘ Steadfast Capital Management recently filed its 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Steadfast Capital Management......(read more)
OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Howard Marks’ Amazing Track Record and Top New Picks

Billionaire Howard Marks‘ Oaktree Capital Management recently filed its 13F with the Securities and Exchange Comission (SEC) for its equity holdings......(read more)
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Why Apple Inc. (AAPL) Couldn’t Save Cascabel Management From Underperformance, Closure

The under-performance of the hedge fund industry over the past several years has resulted in many hedge funds closing shop. So, it wasn’t a surprise......(read more)
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Small-Cap Wizardess Debra Fine Conjuring Up Returns With These Small-Cap Stock Picks

Debra Fine’s Fine Capital Partners has the distinction of not only being among the few hedge funds on the Street founded by a woman, but also one that......(read more)
Phill Gross

This Small-Cap Stock With 100% Upside Potential Tops Hedge Fund Adage Capital’s Portfolio

Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson founded Adage Capital Management in 2001 after spending 18 and 10 years respectively at the Harvard Management Company......(read more)
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Post Holdings Inc (POST), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Route One Increases Stakes In Its Top Small-Cap Picks

William Duhamel founded Route One Investment Company along with his partners Jason E. Moment, Ashish H. Pant and Richard H. Voon in 2010 with over $500......(read more)
Third Point

Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Top Small-Cap Picks: Sothebys (BID), Third Point Reinsurance Ltd (TPRE), and Intrexon Corp (XON)

Billionaire activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb of Third Point LLC recently filed his 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the......(read more)
Kevin Kotler

Cardica, Inc. (CRDC): Broadfin Capital Asks Other Shareholders to Support Its Crusade

Kevin Kotler’s Broadfin Capital doesn’t want to hear any more excuses from the Board of Cardica, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDC) for under-performance, it want......(read more)
ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI)

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI): Blum Capital Partners Reducing Exposure as the Stock Keeps Falling

Richard Blum’s Blum Capital Partners is reducing its activist stake in its second largest holding, ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI). Blum Capital......(read more)
Jeffrey Bronchick - Cove Street Capital

Jeffrey Bronchick’s and Cove Street Capital’s Top Stock Picks

During the third quarter, Jeffrey Bronchick’s Cove Street Capital has reshuffled its portfolio, though Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) continues......(read more)
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The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. (MW): SAB Capital Management Buys with a Bang

Brian Jackelow’s SAB Capital Management has initiated a huge stake in The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW). SAB Capital Management’s filing with......(read more)
Parag Vora - HG Vora Capital

Parag Vora and HG Vora Capital Management Betting Big on Fitness

Parag Vora’s HG Vora Capital Management has gone activist on Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB) and also increased its stake in......(read more)
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The Medicines Company (MDCO), TG Therapeutics Inc (TGTX): Bridger Management & Ra Capital Management Taking Plunge

In the last few days, we have seen a lot of capital from funds that we track getting shifted to pharmaceutical stocks and no it’s not just sector specific......(read more)
Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)

Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM) & Bio Blast Pharma Ltd (ORPN): 2 Pharmaceutical Stocks Hedge Funds are Increasing Their Stakes In

Pharmaceuticals and life sciences as a sector is where most of the money from hedge funds seems to be flowing in. However, it’s the sector-specific......(read more)
Jeffrey Tannenbaum

Noble Corp plc (NE): Fir Tree Partners Starts Reducing Exposure

Fir Tree Partners, founded by Jeffrey Tannenbaum, is reducing its exposure to Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE). Fir Tree’s latest filing with the Securities......(read more)
KeyCorp

KeyCorp (KEY) & Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA): 2 Banking Stocks Insiders are Bullish On

It seems like tough time for banking sector is finally over as insiders have again started dipping into them. When insiders start buying a stock, the......(read more)
Universal American Corporation

Universal American Corporation (UAM): Camber Capital Management Resumes Buying Shares

Stephen Dubois’ Camber Capital Management is again increasing its stakes in Universal American Corporation (NYSE:UAM). Camber Capital Management’s......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

C&J Energy Services Inc (CJES): Point72 Asset Management Does a U-Turn

Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, has changed its course and is now reducing its exposure to C&J Energy Services Inc (NYSE:CJES). Point72......(read more)
Dmitry Balyasny

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH): Balyasny Asset Management Goes Big

Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management has raised its position in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH). Balyasny Asset Management’s recent filing......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

QEP Resources Inc (QEP): JANA Partners Sells Its Entire Stake

Barry Rosenstein’s JANA Partners has divested its entire stake as an activist investor in QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP). According to the latest filing......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): Starboard Value Walks the Talk, Goes On to Acquire Additional Shares of the Company

Not only has Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP managed to replace the entire board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), it has also strengthened......(read more)
Daniel Lewis - Orange Capital

Daniel Lewis’ Orange Capital Betting On This Energy Stock

Activist investors play the market differently than regular investors. Once they are convinced that a company is more valuable than what the market values......(read more)
Christian Leone

Altisource Asset Management Corp (AAMC): Luxor Capital Group’s Holding Crosses 15%

It seems Christian Leone’s Luxor Capital Group is in a hurry to acquire as many shares of Altisource Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC) as possible......(read more)
Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:TILE)

Interface, Inc. (TILE) & Hudson Global Inc (HSON): Will Insider Purchases Take Them Higher?

Investing without an edge is like throwing darts on a board. Retail investors often complain that they can’t have an edge or can’t beat the markets......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR): Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management Goes Big

Life science is turning out to be an industry sector that most hedgies are convinced will outperform in the near future. In the last few days we have......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Are Largest Holdings of West Coast Asset Management

Lance Helfert and Paul Orfalea’s West Coast Asset Management has left its equity portfolio relatively unchanged since last quarter, except for one big......(read more)
Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS)

Steelcase Inc. (SCS) and MVC Capital, Inc. (MVC): Insiders Getting Active

Will you invest your money in a stock if you are convinced it will go down? To most people the answer to that question would be an instantaneous ‘no......(read more)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): What Does Insider Sales Mean?

Several insiders of a company selling its shares within few days of each other can never be good news for the company, regardless of whether it’s big......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN) & Web.com Group Inc (WWWW): ValueAct Partners and Okumus Fund Management Continue to Buy These Stocks

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (NYSE:ALSN) & Web.com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WWWW) are witnessing heavy buying from two different hedge funds that are......(read more)
Christian Leone

Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW), Entegris Inc (ENTG), & Altisource Asset Management Corp (AAMC): Hedge Funds Increasing Their Holdings

Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW), Entegris Inc (NASDAQ:ENTG), & Altisource Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC) are three hot stocks on hedge funds......(read more)
Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)

Endologix, Inc. (ELGX): Deerfield Management Upping its Game

It seems the recent decline in Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)’s stock by around 20% has made it more lucrative for hedge funds. As a recent filing with......(read more)
XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNPT)

XenoPort, Inc. (XNPT) & CareDx Inc (CDNA): Two Life Sciences Stocks That Can Outperform

Julian Baker and Felix Baker’s Baker Bros. Advisors is tightening its grip over XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNPT) and so is James E. Flynn’s Deerfield......(read more)
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Nortek Inc (NTK): Gates Capital Management Increases its Stake to Over 20%

Jeffrey Gates’ Gates Capital Management is strengthening its stake in Nortek Inc (NASDAQ:NTK). According to a recent filing with the Securities and......(read more)
John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL

Solazyme Inc (SZYM): John Burbank’s Passport Capital Now Owns Over 10% of the Company

John Burbank’s Passport Capital is going even bigger on Solazyme Inc (NASDAQ:SZYM). As a recent filing with Securities and Exchange Commission shows......(read more)
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