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Hedge Funds Lost A Bundle After URS Corp (URS) Large Drop

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
URS Corp (NYSE:URS) took a hit today, dropping by almost 14%. There is an explanation today, but before we should take a look at another interesting......(read more)

We Told You to Buy Furiex: $FURX is Up 132% Today

Sio Capital
We usually don’t share our best ideas publicly. In our quarterly newsletter we share 15 ideas and in our monthly newsletters we share 1 or 2 ideas......(read more)

Amazon Plunges: These Hedge Funds Lost A Bundle Today

Ken Fisher - FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is one of the biggest losers today, declining 8%. Bloomberg explains this movement as follows: Amazon tumbled 8.1 percent......(read more)

ADT Corp (ADT) Plunges, These Hedge Funds Took A Beating

Keith Meister
ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) is one of the biggest losers yesterday, declining 17%. Bloomberg/Businessweek said the following about this sharp movement: ADT Corp......(read more)

These Hedge Funds Profited Handsomely As Blackstone Surged 5%

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX)
The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) is one of the biggest winners today, increasing 5%. Bloomberg explains this movement as follows: The Blackstone Group......(read more)

Facebook Inc (FB) Jumps, These Hedge Funds Made A Bundle

Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is one of the biggest winners today, up $8 or 15%. Bloomberg explains this movement as follows: U.S. stock-index futures advanced......(read more)

Why Jim Cramer is Listening to This Fund Manager

Jim Cramer has a popular CNBC show called “Mad Money,” and he has been known to track a number of stocks and a number of major money managers......(read more)

The Unemployment Rate Is Up In 9 States Y/Y

Ben Bernanke
In July, 28 states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate increases, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Of the remaining states,......(read more)

Mega-Billionaire Bill Gates Is Loading Up on Deere & Company (DE)

An Interesting Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Google Inc (GOOG) Showdown
Per a 13D filing this week, Cascade Investment upped its stake in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by three million shares, good for a 12% expansion. Cascade......(read more)

Commodities That Have Thrived Under President Obama

Barack Obama serious
As an asset class, natural resources often get lumped together, falling under a single weighting in one’s investment portfolio. After all, the most......(read more)

A 9% Yield From a “Strange” MLP

Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF)
7,076,679,665. This was the number of people on this planet as of early November. By the time you read this number, however, it will be completely out......(read more)

Who Faked The Google Inc (GOOG) Acquisition Story?

Google Inc (GOOG)
Yikes. Fake press releases are one thing, but it’s another thing entirely when trusted news sources relay these stories as certifiable fact without......(read more)

Are These Spin-offs Worth Investing In?

Phillips 66 (PSX)
In the wide world of investing, there are many ways for a company’s executives to boost the wealth their shareholders, though one of the most underrated......(read more)

FSLR Surges 8%, is the Year Long Decline Over?

Shares of First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) surged on the bourses today as the company announced that it had reached an agreement with The Los Angeles......(read more)

Hedge Funds Lost Big After Bed Bath and Beyond $BBBY Falls 16%

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) tumbled 16% in spite of reporting solid numbers for the first quarter. The company reported revenue of $2.2 billion and net......(read more)

Weak Housing Markets? Latest Data Shows Lack of Supply!

Existing-home sales declined 1.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.55 million in May from 4.62 million in April, according to the National......(read more)

Here is How Warren Buffett Lost $150 Million Today

Warren Buffett
Procter & Gamble (PG) lowered its April-June sales forecast to 2-3% from the earlier expected 4-5% causing the stock to drop $2.06 or 3.3% on heavy......(read more)

Is Starbucks A Good Investment Right Now?

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Is Starbucks a good investment right now? Starbucks fell off sharply Friday April 27, going from $60.66 a share at close on April 26 to just $57 a share......(read more)

Wal-Mart Mexico: A Target for Hedge Fund Short Sellers

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), the global retail store behemoth which generated more than $443 B in revenues last year, is expected to come under selling......(read more)

AOL to Sell Patents to Microsoft for $1.1B $AOL $MSFT

Jeff Smith
Patents are big money right now. Many companies are using patents as a means to gain a competitive edge – if not through developing technology worthy......(read more)

AOL Patents may be Worth Less than Expected $AOL

David E. Shaw
“AOL (AOL) is exploring the options amid slow advertising growth and a decline in its dial-up Internet subscribers,” reports Bloomberg. &#......(read more)

Hedge Funds Make Big After Apple Rises More Than 6%

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
Apple Inc. (AAPL) surges more than 6% on Wednesday after the company reported first quarter EPS of $13.87 late on Tuesday, compared to $6.43 last year......(read more)

Citigroup Drops More Than 7%, Hedge Funds Lose Big

PERSHING SQUARE
Citigroup Inc. (C) slumps more than 7% today after the company reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2011 results. The earning per share of 38 cents......(read more)

Hedge Funds Lose Big After Electronic Arts Drops More Than 5%

Kerr Neilson
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) share price falls today after market research firm NPD shows that in December 2011 retail sales of new video game hardware,......(read more)

Hedge Funds Gain After First Solar Rises More Than 9%

MAVERICK CAPITAL
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) rises 9.60% to $42.49 at 1:07PM EST on Wednesday. One possible cause was a report from Deutsche Bank today. The bank said solar......(read more)
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