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Favorable Lawsuit Ruling Sends These Chemical Companies Surging But Hedge Funds Are Keeping Their Distance

According to a Bloomberg report, a jury has found E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) liable for an Ohio woman’s kidney cancer after a toxic Teflon......(read more)

Paul Singer’s Activist Tour-De-Force Sends Two Stocks Soaring Over 16%

Earlier today, Paul Singer’s Elliott Associates revealed the launch of a veritable activist tour-de-force, taking activist stances on two Unified Communications......(read more)
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These Insider Sales Could Indicate That The Bull Market Has Run Its Course

The International Monetary Fund recently reduced its 2015 global growth estimates to 3.1% from 3.3%, pointing to the low-price commodity environment and......(read more)
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How Do Top Investors Feel About These Two Surging Restaurant Stocks?

Shares of El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LOCO) are up by 8% after analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiated coverage on the stock with......(read more)

Not Even Jim Simons’ Mathematical Models Could Pick Winning Stocks In Q3

Renaissance Technologies, led by Jim Simons, disclosed a total of 3,196 positions in its latest 13F filing for the reporting period of June 30. The fund......(read more)

Hedge Funds Only Like One Of These Two Upgraded Restaurant Stocks

Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey recently initiated coverage on two leading restaurant chains, setting a ‘Buy’ rating and $117 price......(read more)
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George Soros Giving Up On This Struggling Company, While Adage Capital Moves In On This Offshore Driller

Most hedge funds and other investors will be waiting for the third quarter earnings reports to pour in prior to rebalancing their portfolios, but some......(read more)
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Strong Insider Buying Activity Could Be Pointing To Bright Futures For These Stocks

Many tend to believe that the broader market selloff is already behind us and the market is anticipated to be driven merely by the financial figures disclosed......(read more)

The Insider Buying At These Companies May Represent Key Pieces Of The Investment Thesis Puzzle

Some believe that the recent broader market pullback was just a simple correction, and that the bull market is set to resume its course. Meanwhile, others......(read more)

Hedge Fund Metric Says Not To Expect Much From These Moving Stocks

Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB) and Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) are trending in opposite directions after Deutsche Bank announced that......(read more)

Paul Tudor Jones Talks Economy And A Juster Corporate America

Paul Tudor Jones‘ vision of a juster world is beginning to take shape. In a recent interview with Bloomberg’s Stephanie Ruhle and David Westin......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Like These Trending Stocks But Upside May Be Limited

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) and International Speedway Corp (NASDAQ:ISCA) both reported earnings this morning. Domino’s Pizza missed......(read more)
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Insider Trading Activity that May Create Short-Selling Opportunities

There are no doubts that the U.S. economy has great fundamentals at the moment, but it seems that a global economic slowdown somewhat hampers the nation......(read more)
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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), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), icon, app, mobile screen, shop, logo, website, sign, symbol

Top Investors’ Thoughts On These Trending Tech Stocks, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) are trending after Amazon kicked off its annual AWS re:Invent developer conference, while......(read more)

What Does Smart Money Sentiment Have to Say about This Surging Commodities Stock?

Teck Resources Ltd (USA) (NYSE:TCK) rallied more than 14% on Wednesday after the company entered into a long-term agreement with Franco-Nevada Corporation......(read more)
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What Top Investors Think Of These Receding Stocks

Shares of GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO), Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET), and Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are down substantially in afternoon......(read more)
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Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Surges As Carl Icahn Receives Two Board Seats

Even though Carl Icahn emphasized that the U.S stock markets are overvalued in a recent video released on his website, he keeps buying more shares of......(read more)
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Elite Investors Disagree With Saudi Prince On Twitter, Like This Trending Biotech

Shares of Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) and Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) are up by 4% and 2.4% respectively in afternoon trading, as investors become more optimistic......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Sentiment Says To Steer Clear Of These 2 Trending Stocks

Earnings season is nearly upon us in full force, and Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) and RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) are two of the latest companies......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Think Only 1 Of These 3 Trending Stocks Is Worth Buying

Shares of Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADXS), Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS), and Dex Media Inc (NASDAQ:DXM) are making big moves in the wrong direction......(read more)

Hedge Fund Sentiment Has This To Say About Steven Cohen And Steven Boyd’s Latest Moves

Hedge fund managers and other investors had identified investment opportunities prior to the broader market pullback in August, so why not acquire more......(read more)

Hedge Funds Watch With Interest As These Alcohol Giants Continue To Joust

Anheuser Busch Inbev SA (ADR) (NYSE:BUD) is really intent on acquiring SABMiller, but it appears that SABMiller is equally intent on remaining independent......(read more)
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Two Stocks Heading In Different Directions Following Earnings Reports And The One Hedge Funds Love More

With earnings season gathering pace, shareholders of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) were dealt a blow today, as the company’s 2015 fiscal fourth ......(read more)
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Does Smart Money Share This Retiring Hedge Fund Manager’s Views on 5 Long-Term Bets?

Andrew Feinberg, who managed New York City-based hedge fund CJA Partners, shut down his fund last month after 15 years in the industry. However, before......(read more)
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Three Stocks are Down for Different Reasons; What Do Hedge Funds Think About Their Long-Term Potential?

Shares of Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ:LINE), LinnCo LLC (NASDAQ:LNCO), and Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) are down in extended market trading......(read more)

What Does the Smart Money Think of These Companies That Could Potentially Merge?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) is in talks to acquire industrial battery manufacturer EnerSys (NYSE:ENS). ......(read more)

Yum Brands Might Be Down, but Hedge Funds Don’t Think It’s Out

There is no question about it. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)‘s earnings report came up short. For its third quarter, the restaurant chain earned......(read more)
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Is the Hedge Fund Sentiment Towards Xura Cooling Down?

A new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed that Jeffrey Bronchick‘s Cove Street Capital has reduced its stake in the......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Say Just One of These Three Tuesday Movers is Worth Investing In

As the markets are mixed on Tuesday, fueled by a surge in oil prices, among the crowd of stocks moving in different directions, shares of Encana Corporation......(read more)

KCAP Financial Targeted by an Activist; What the Smart Money Thinks about the Stock?

According to a recent 13D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Dov Gertzulin’s DG Capital Management holds an ownership stake of......(read more)

What Do Hedge Funds Think of These Three Surging Energy Stocks?

Shares of Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU), Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY), and Unit Corporation (NYSE:UNT) are surging as WTI for November......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Buying Shares of These Two Bio-tech Stocks; Should You?

Is it a good time to buy Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)? Andreas Halvorsen seems to think so, having recently increased his holding of the stock. As reported......(read more)
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Microsoft Live Event Touts Innovations In Tablets, Gaming, Wearables, More

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) held a live event in New York City today, beginning at 10:00 EST. The event was expected to unveil a broad spectrum......(read more)

Which Sectors Offer Breaks According to This Billionaire Investor?

Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors identified some sectors which may offer opportunities for investors in a discussion on Fox Business Network. Speaking......(read more)
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This Metric Says One Of These Two Stocks in Red Is a Buy

Shares of EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) and F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) are down after each company received bad news. Exact Sciences......(read more)
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Should you Follow These Hedge Funds’ Moves? The Overall Sentiment May Give an Answer to this Question

The recent volatility in the market has shaken up most U.S. stocks, so hedge funds and other investors have started to rebalance or adjust their portfolios......(read more)
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What Do Hedge Funds Have to Say about the Upcoming Merger between PMC-Sierra and Skyworks Solutions?

PMC-Sierra Inc (NASDAQ:PMCS) and Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) are in the spotlight after Skyworks Solutions agreed to acquire PMC-Sierra for......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith Outlines How This Activist Target Can Turn Itself Around

It looks like leaning on Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) is Jeffrey Smith‘s latest major move, as the activist investor steps up his interest......(read more)
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Analysts Have Changed Their Minds On Two of These Three Stocks, What Do Hedge Funds Think?

Analysts have been busy this week, as they’ve lowered their price targets on Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), and Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ......(read more)

See This Value Investor’s Take on the Market Situation and Future Outlook

Joel Greenblatt‘s Gotham Asset Management is one of the best funds to track due to its value-investing approach and consistent returns over the......(read more)

Here’s Why These Three After-Market Lemons May Be Good Buys On The Dip

Shares of Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS), Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDWR), and Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) dropped by sizable amounts in after-market......(read more)

This Elite Investor Thinks The U.S Is Still The Best Place To Invest In Equities

Marc Lasry of Avenue Capital said in an interview with Bloomberg that the U.S is still the best place to invest in. Lasry, who according to Forbes has......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Love These Two Companies in Merger Talks

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE:LGF) and Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA) are reportedly in advance merger talks say four unnamed sources with knowledge......(read more)

Heavy Insider Selling Activity Detected At These Two Blockbuster Companies

Most U.S equities surged yesterday, with the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index advancing by 1.83%. In fact, the benchmark has gained 5.59% since September......(read more)

These Companies’ Insiders Rushed Out To Buy More Shares

It appears that the odds of the Fed raising interest rates at this month’s policy meeting have been reduced to 10%, ‘thanks’ to the weaker......(read more)
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Donald Drapkin Shoots On Cliffs Natural Resources, Activism, And High Frequency Trading

Two weeks ago, we covered Goldentree Asset Management’s Steve Tananbaum being interviewed on Wall Street Week, which covered his own investing career......(read more)
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These Two Stocks Are in the Spotlights and Hedge Funds Suggest One of Them is a Buy

Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) and Apollo Education Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL) are in the news after the FDA approved Alkermes Plc’s ARISTADA for the......(read more)
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Will Activist Nelson Peltz’s Latest Win Against DuPont Change Hedge Fund Sentiment Towards the Stock?

Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners may have just won another battle in its ongoing war with E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD). After the markets closed......(read more)

Top Investors are Divided on These Two Stocks

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) and General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) are in the news after The Wall Street Journal reported Disney is considering adopting dynamic......(read more)

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