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Warren Buffett Has Become Synonymous To Achievement: Suzanne Woolley

Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley
Warren Buffett has become so successful that his name has come to symbolize success itself, Suzanne Woolley argues in a comedic report on Bloomberg. “......(read more)

Freshford Capital 2014 Q2 Investor Letter

Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc (NASDAQ:DWA)
Insider Monkey obtained a copy of Freshford Capital‘s 2014 Q2 investor letter recently. Michael Doheny’s Freshford Capital is one of the......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Carl Icahn & Lansdowne Partners

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
New Name, New Office, Similar Performance for Steven Cohen (NYTimes) The best thing federal prosecutors might have done for Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire......(read more)

Confused eBay Inc (EBAY) On a Self Destruction Path: Cyrus Mewalla

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)
It looks like eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) might be selling off its possessions and running for the hills to perhaps launch a goat herding business. Cyrus Mewawalla......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, John Paulson & Paul Singer

Crispin Odey
Crispin Odey’s £150,000 palatial chicken coop dubbed ‘Cluckingham Palace’ is complete – but with hedge issues (WesternDailyPress......(read more)

Can Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Thinner, Lighter And Faster iPad Air Reverse The Slide In Tablet Sales?

Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Tablets are Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s second largest revenue generator, which has shown a slump in the last two quarters. Year-over-Year iPad sales......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: T Boone Pickens, Edward Lampert & BlueCrest Capital Management

BP CAPITAL
PICKENS: I Think Mitt Romney Is Thinking About Running Again (BusinessInsider) Last Friday morning, billionaire energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens was in......(read more)

Eton Park Capital 2014 Q2 Investor Letter

ETON PARK CAPITAL
Eton Park Capital’s 2014 Q2 investor letter revealed that the fund has been taking advantage of the low volatility environment before the recent......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Thomas Steyer & SAC Capital Advisors

Can hedge funds beat the market
Pershing Square Fund Float Feels the Market’s Chills (WSJ) The global market for initial public offerings has had a patchy year at best and activist......(read more)

Hedge Fund Investor Letters: Insider Monkey’s New LinkedIn Group

Hedge Fund Managers
Hedge Fund Investor Letters is Insider Monkey’s new LinkedIn group. We will be sharing stock picks that are obtained from hedge fund investor letters......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Smith, Chris Hohn & Lansdowne Partners

Jeff Smith
Starboard Succeeds in Replacing Entire Darden Board (WSJ) Starboard Value LP succeeded in replacing the entire board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Steven Cohen

Tim Cook & Carl Icahn
Carl Icahn Reveals Performance of Son Brett’s Portfolio (WSJ) Stock-picking may run in the family. Within a long letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) +......(read more)

Julien Balkany’s Nanes Balkany Partners Getting More Involved in Panoro Energy

Arrowgrass Capital 2014 Q2 Investor Letter
Nanes Balkany Partners, an activist hedge fund which invests primarily in O&G companies and one of the largest shareholders of Panoro Energy is getting......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Paul Singer & Sandler Capital Management

MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital still sizzles despite Wizard exit (Standard) Louis Bacon’s $15 billion (£9.3 billion) hedge fund Moore Capital boosted......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Bruce Kovner & Kerrisdale Capital

Ken Griffin
Citadel Adds 4.4% In September (Finalternatives) Ken Griffin‘s $24 billion Citadel gained 4.4% in September, easily outstripping the average hedge......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, David Einhorn & Elliott Management

Hedge Fund Strategies
Icahn’s Talisman activism comes up short as deals falter (BNN) If billionaire Carl Icahn has a plan to squeeze value out of Talisman Energy Inc. (USA......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Chase Coleman, Daniel Benton & Ken Griffin

Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management
Tiger Global Posts Big Drop in September (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Tiger Global Management, the New York-based hedge fund firm founded by Tiger Cub......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Nouriel Roubini & Caxton Associates LP

ESL INVESTMENTS
Sears to sell down Canada stake, turns to CEO again for cash (Reuters) Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is turning to its chief executive for......(read more)

Hedge Fund Tiger Global Was Crushed In September

Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management
Tiger Global, which was founded by billionaire Chase Coleman, was crushed in September. We haven’t seen any other hedge fund losing this much in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Andreas Halvorsen & Lansdowne Partners

ETON PARK CAPITAL
Eric Mindich Increases Stake In Riverbed Technology (GuruFocus) Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Eton Park and famous for becoming......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Nelson Peltz & Pershing Square

MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
Conservation philanthropist Louis Bacon receives Land Trust Alliance President’s Award (BahamaIslandsInfo) Declaring that his “bold actions were inspiring......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Tom Sandell, David Einhorn & SAC Capital Advisors

Thomas Sandell
Sandell Debuts New Activist Fund with $100mn in Assets (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Thomas Sandell‘s New York-based firm Sandell Asset Management......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Andrew Hall & BlueCrest Capital Management

Jim Chanos puppeteer
Casino mogul Wynn accuses short-seller Chanos of slander in lawsuit (DailyMail) Steve Wynn, the billionaire casino mogul, has filed a lawsuit accusing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Kovner, Seth Klarman & Brevan Howard

CAXTON ASSOCIATES LP
Caxton Hedge Fund Hires Former BNP Paribas Trader Fourcade (BusinessWeek) Caxton Associates LP, the hedge fund firm co-founded by billionaire Bruce Kovner......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman & Nouriel Roubini

Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
Sotheby’s Faces Headwinds that Could Hurt Its Investors (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) The activist hedge fund firms that have been pushing for change......(read more)
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