Hedge Fund Analysis

Leon Cooperman Talks Emerging Markets, 2014 Market Prediction

Leon Cooperman is one of the legendary hedge-fund voices that investors listen to for guidance about the markets and stocks. As the head of Omega Advisors......(read more)

3 Stocks That Both Warren Buffett and Insiders Like (and a Bonus Track)

Berkshire Hathaway
Tracking hedge fund and insider transactions is crucial to our investment strategy. Our research has shown that the 15 most popular small-cap stocks among......(read more)

Elliott Management Nominates Independent Directors to Compuware Corporation (CPWR)’s Board

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Paul Singer‘s Eliott Management, which owns 8.6% of Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) entered into an agreement with the company, under the......(read more)

Empire Capital Management Adds Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV) to Its Equity Portfolio

Veeva Systems
Scott Fine and Peter Richards‘ fund Empire Capital Management has initiated a position in Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV), and currently owns ......(read more)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Citigroup Inc (C) Among 5 Financial Stocks That Hedge Funds Love

FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz
Once per quarter hedge funds disclose their long stock positions in major U.S. publicly traded companies. Historically, the most popular small-cap stocks......(read more)

Why Kyle Bass Is Betting on Post-IPO NMI Holdings

Kyle Bass
Kyle Bass‘ fund Hayman Advisors recently filed a 13D form with the Securities and Exchange Commission, declaring that it had added private mortgage......(read more)

Viva la Tele! Luxor Capital Group Bets on Hemisphere Media Group

Christian Leone
Christian Leone‘s fund, Luxor Capital Group, recently disclosed that it added shares of Hemisphere Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:HMTV) to its portfolio......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Sanofi SA (ADR) (SNY): Health Care Investment Ideas From Warren Buffett

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Famed investor Warren Buffett once called the high cost of health care a “tapeworm eating at our economic body.” While he might be disgusted......(read more)

Google Inc. (GOOG): No Passwords, but Yes on Swiss Taxes?

Sergey Brin
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) may still be basking in the success of its quarterly earnings report this week, but it continues to make some news. On this......(read more)

Are Hedged Mutual Funds Good For Investors?

Hedge funds offer investors a lot of alternatives to profit or hedge in financial markets. Unfortunately only accredited investors can invest in them.......(read more)

Do Hedge Funds Manipulate Their Returns?

In 2011 Vikas Agarwal, Naveen D. Daniel, and Narayan Y. Naik published an academic paper at The Review of Financial Studies titled “Do Hedge Funds Manage......(read more)

Barnes & Noble Shares Climb 18% After Jana Partners Buy In

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
Barnes & Noble’s (BKS) share prices gained more than 18% last Monday after hedge fund Jana Partners bought a 12% stake in the company....(read more)

JOBS Act Accidentally Relaxes Hedge Fund Rules

Barack Obama serious
President Obama recently enacted into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or more commonly known as the JOBS Act. Its main aim is to create more......(read more)

Lightsquared Buys Time with Inmarsat Payment

HARBINGER
Lightsquared Inc., the U.S. group attempting to build a wireless network using satellite spectrum, has recently made an overdue payment of $56.25 million......(read more)

Ex-Goldman Sachs Traders Find Making Money Isn’t Easy

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When ex-Goldman Sachs (GS) Group traders Pierre-Henri Flamand and Morgan Sze left the company, they were able raise “more than $4.5 billion for......(read more)

Pay for Hedge Fund Managers Falls 35%, Top 6 Average Just $1.7B

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES
“Compensation for the highest-paid U.S. hedge-fund managers plunged 35 percent in 2011 to $14.4 billion after the European sovereign debt crisis......(read more)

Could the Hedge Fund Marketing Ban Come to An End?

Barack Obama serious
Hedge funds are a unique investment vehicle. They have unique characteristics that allow them to avoid regulation – specifically, many hedge funds avoid......(read more)

Hedge Funds Late to Party, Again, Running Flat in March Per BoAML

ESL INVESTMENTS
Hedge fund managers make a fortune calling the shots for their funds. Most charge 2-and-20-percent – 2 percent for management and 20 percent for performance......(read more)

Hedge Funds Rally on Commodities, Raw Materials

Ben Bernanke
Hedge funds increased wagers on rising commodity prices to the highest level in two months after the Federal Reserve promised to keep interest rates low......(read more)

John Paulson’s Paulson & Co Off to a Good Start in 2012

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2011 was a rough year for John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. – his Advantage Plus fund was down 52.5% for the year and his other funds didn’......(read more)

European Hedge Funds Bet on China Downturn

Jim Chanos on china map
“European hedge fund managers are betting that China’s once red hot economic growth will cool dramatically in 2012, hitting companies, economies......(read more)

2012, the Year of the Hedge Fund

Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)
Despite poor returns last year, 2012 is poised to be the year of the hedge fund. “Investors may add about $80 billion of new capital to hedge funds......(read more)

Hedge Fund Outflows Rose to 4.84%, Inflows Rose to 3.96%

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As investors get their books in order to start the new year off right, many are making the move away from hedge funds data showed Wednesday. “The......(read more)

Is Todd Combs Better Than Warren Buffett?

Warren Buffett portrait
Todd Combs, the apprentice portfolio manager Warren Buffett hired at Berkshire Hathaway in 2010, seems to be following in the “Sage of Omaha’......(read more)

Ackman’s Pershing Square Funds Down Between 1.1-2% for 2011

PERSHING SQUARE
“The three funds run by Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. posted gains in December but still reported losses between 1......(read more)
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