Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Kyle Bass & Viking Global

APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP
Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper is short the euro (LeapRate) David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, said that he’......(read more)

Proteon Therapeutics Inc (PRTO): Deerfield Management Discloses Post-IPO 6.7% Stake

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James E. Flynn’s Deerfield Management filed yesterday with the SEC an Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities of Proteon Therapeutics......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Is Undervalued With Market Overreacting on Tax Efficiency on Stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA): John Burbank

John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL
John Burbank is sort of a legend among investors, launching his firm, Passport Capital, with only $50,000 in 2000 and currently managing over $4.0 billion......(read more)

Annies Inc (BNNY), SWS Group Inc (SWS): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Is Active in These Companies – Check Out Its Moves

Mario Gabelli
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors has been quite active over the past few days. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)

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

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI)
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)

Approach Resources Inc. (AREX), Forestar Group Inc. (FOR), & White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (WTM): Top 3 Holdings of Cove Street Capital for the Third Quarter

Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX)
During the third quarter, Jeffrey Bronchick’s Cove Street Capital has reshuffled its portfolio, though Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) continues......(read more)

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. (MW): SAB Capital Management Buys with a Bang

The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW)
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)

Amgen, Inc. (AMGN), VCA Inc (WOOF), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Among Stocks Pitched at Robin Hood Conference

Dan Loeb THIRD POINT
As the Robin Hood Investors Conference closed yesterday, we have compiled a second recap of some of the best ideas that have been presented yesterday.......(read more)

Metro Bancorp Inc (METR), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST): Portolan Capital Management and PL Capital Are Active in These Companies

Casella
George McCabe’s Portolan Capital Management and Richard Lashley and John Palmer’s PL Capital are in the spotlight today. Portolan Capital Management......(read more)

Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
Third Point’s 2014 Q3 investor letter is out. You can download it below. Dan Loeb indicated in the investor letter that the long/short equity fund......(read more)

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (CLUB): HG Vora Capital Management Betting Big on Fitness

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB)
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)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Ray Dalio & Eric Mindich

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Steven Spielberg and George Soros Stock Senate Democratic Super-PAC (Bloomberg) George Soros, Laurene Powell Jobs and Steven Spielberg are among the biggest......(read more)

NCR Corporation (NCR): Marcato Capital Management Goes Activist With 6.5% Stake and Wants Richard McGuire Nominated as Director

Marcato Capital
Richard McGuire’s Marcato Capital Management has gone activist on NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR). According to a Schedule 13D form filed with the SEC today......(read more)

Sunedison Inc (SUNE), American Airlines Group Inc (AAL), EZCORP Inc (EZPW): Some Bullish Picks from Robin Hood Investors Conference

Hedge Fund Managers
Usually, conferences, where some of the best investors voice their opinion about the markets, economy and even present some of their best stock picks,......(read more)

The Medicines Company (MDCO), TG Therapeutics Inc (TGTX): Bridger Management & Ra Capital Management Taking Plunge

Roberto-Mignone1
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)

Paulson Supposedly Lost $1.5 billion As AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Deal With Shire PLC (SHPG) Fell Apart

PAULSON & CO
John Paulson is a renowned hedge fund manager and well known for his merger arbitrage strategy. Paulson made big bets on the supposed acquisition of Shire......(read more)

Don’t Fear Interest Rising Initially, Fear That They Don’t Rise: Leon Cooperman

Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors
Financial expert Leon Cooperman remains optimistic about the U.S economy as inflation continues to decline with oil prices making lows in the recent weeks......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Paul Singer & Esl Investments

Jim Chanos puppeteer
Hedge fund manager Chanos says betting against Petrobras at conference (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos on Monday said he is betting against Brazil......(read more)

American Express Company (AXP), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Stock Ken Fisher is Most Bullish On

Ken Fisher FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
Generally, big investors with multi-billion dollar portfolios wait until the last possible date to release their 13F filing, which is not the case for......(read more)

Boulder Brands Inc (BDBD): Mario Gabelli Surges Exposure To 7.4%

Mario Gabelli
Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed today a 50% increase in its –activist- stake in Boulder Brands Inc (NASDAQ:BDBD).  Over the past couples......(read more)

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

Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)
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)

Noble Corp plc (NE): Jeffrey Tannenbaum’s Fir Tree Partners Starts Reducing Exposure

Jeffrey Tannenbaum
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)

Calpine Corporation (CPN): Luminus Management is Bullish; Should you Follow?

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN)
Jonathan Barrett and Paul Segal‘s Luminus Management has raised its activist stake in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). As a new filing with the......(read more)

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ): Will Barry Rosenstein Change the Company’s Fate?

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Barry Rosenstein‘s JANA Partners disclosed boosting its position in Hertz Global......(read more)

Reassurance Of IBM (IBM)’s Soundness Needed From Warren Buffett: Jim Cramer

Warren Buffett, International Business Machines, is IBM a good stock to buy, Jim Cramer, Berkshire Hathaway,
Warren Buffett needs to go on the record and reaffirm his confidence in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) in order for investors to believe......(read more)
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