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Lockheed Martin’s Space Race Gets Sent To The Pits By NASA

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)’s space ambitions have been temporarily brought back down to earth. The Wall Street Journal has reported that......(read more)

These Companies’ Insiders Are Acting As Value-Oriented Investors

Clearly, we did not get off to a good start at the beginning of the final quarter of the year, with all major U.S indexes declining by more than 1% in......(read more)

Here’s Why You Should Not Bet on Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD)

The stock of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) has been advancing lately, currently trading almost 6% in the green over the last two days on the......(read more)
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Carl Icahn and Richard Blum Disclose Their Latest Moves; Should You Follow Them?

With the third quarter having ended, hedge funds are disclosing their latest moves ahead of the next wave of 13F reports. Legendary corporate raider Carl......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Like The Moves This International Consumer Staples Giant Is Making

Reuters is reporting that Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) is exploring a sale of its European grocery and cheese business, which could sell......(read more)
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Time To Send Your Money On A Cruise? This Elite Investor Thinks So

Jacob Doft, co-founder of Highline Capital Management, recommended that investors go long on Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL), Carnival Corp (NYSE......(read more)
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PMC-Sierra Wants To Sell Itself And Investors Should Buy

Shares of PMC-Sierra Inc (NASDAQ:PMCS) jumped by 11% in the waning minutes of trading on Thursday afternoon after sources revealed that the semiconductor......(read more)

Hedge Fund Managers Love These Two Stocks. Here’s Why You Should Follow Them

Several famous hedge fund managers pitched their favorite ideas at the Sohn Canada Investment Conference 2015 on Thursday. Clifton Robbins of the Blue......(read more)

What Do Hedge Funds Think about Mick McGuire’s Sohn Canada Long Picks?

At the recent Sohn Canada Conference 2015, Richard McGuire of activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management identified Sothebys (NYSE:BID) and Virtus......(read more)
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An Investor Shorts Mattel and the Hedge Fund Industry is Underweight; Should You Follow Them?

If you are at the helm of the toy maker Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), business might seem tough, but it just got a bit tougher after a ‘short pitch......(read more)
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Notorious Short-Seller Goes Long Sunedison and You Should Follow Him

John Hempton’s Bronte Capital is long Sunedison Inc (NYSE:SUNE). Hempton is a famous short seller, so when he goes long on a stock, it gets people......(read more)

Five Best Fast Food Chain Stocks to Buy Now

The Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) industry, or the so-called fast food industry, has seen immense growth over the past few decades (i.e. the revenues......(read more)
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What Does The Smart Money Think of These Two Retailers in the Spotlight?

SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) and Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) are in the news on the back of separate events. SUPERVALU CEO Sam Duncan has announced that......(read more)

The Market Likes Micron’s Earnings; What Does Smart Money Think?

Shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) are up 7% in after hours trading, after the company reported its fourth quarter and full-year results.......(read more)

Here’s Why the Market Is Overreacting to T-Mobile Hack and How You Could Win if You Go Against the Flow

Shares of T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) were down 1.2% in after hours trading after the company announced some of its data on Experian servers was compromised......(read more)

Which of These Two Companies that Reported Earnings Hedge Funds Say You Should Bet On

Two stocks that headed in opposite directions in the after hours trading yesterday following their earnings releases were Progress Software Corporation......(read more)

5 Best FMCG Stocks To Buy Now

The FMCG (or fast moving consumer goods) industry, also known as the packaged goods or consumer non-durables sector, is largely considered a sector that......(read more)
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This Hedge Fund’s Stance on Struggling Company Starting to Bear Fruit

A freshly-amended 13D filing with the SEC discloses that Sandell Asset Management, founded by Tom Sandell, reached an agreement with Viavi Solutions Inc......(read more)
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Hedgies Shuffling Their Stakes In Itron, Inc. (ITRI) and St. Joe Co (JOE)

In a joint filing by Jerome Lande and Craig Rosenblum‘s Coppersmith Capital and Scopia Capital Management, founded by Matt Sirovich and Jeremy Mindich......(read more)
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Beyond Tesla: Best Lithium Stock To Buy Right Now

Anyone following the lithium sector and Pure Energy Minerals (TSX-V:PE) (FRANKFURT:A111EG) (OTCQB:HMGLF) knows that on September 16th the Company announced......(read more)
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Here’s Why Northrop Grumman’s Decline on Thursday Might Be an Overreaction

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has just won a major military contract from the U.S. Department of Defense, but its stock is currently down amid......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Amazon, Prime, Online Shopping, Laptop, Screen, Shipping

Has Amazon Surpassed Netflix As The Top Streaming Service?, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced via a press release today that it has inked a deal with CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) that will see three of the......(read more)
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What Do The World’s Greatest Investors Think of These Hot Biotech Stocks?

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT), Pacific Biosciences of California (NASDAQ:PACB), and Evoke Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:EVOK) are trending today as their......(read more)
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Do Hedge Funds Agree with Mr. Market as these Stocks Fall on Weak Outlook?

The shares of Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ:CPST) and Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) have slid significantly today after both firms had......(read more)
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Smart Money Likes Only One of These Two Companies that Added New Catalysts to Their Growth

Macerich Co (NYSE:MAC) and United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) are trending today and even though both started the trading session in the green,......(read more)
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Why is Twitter Sliding Today?

After closing higher on Wednesday, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)‘s stock reversed back to losing ground and is down by over 6% on Thursday, which extended......(read more)
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Two Funds Have Mixed Opinions on SunOpta

Greg Boland and Jason Karp (pictured) have different views on SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). According to a recent filing with the Securities and......(read more)
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Did Analysts Get One Of These Upgrades Wrong?

Three notable companies were given upgrades by analysts this morning, mostly due to recent weakness in the price of their shares (but then, few stocks......(read more)
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How Do Hedge Funds View These 3 Downgraded Stocks?

Shares of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN), Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) and AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) are lower after analysts downgraded each company......(read more)

“Index Effects” Do Not Disappoint Its Believers; This is What Hedge Funds Have to Say about S&P 500’s New Addition

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE:JOY), which is currently part of the S&P 500 “family”, is set to take the place of Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ:THOR) in......(read more)
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What Do the World’s Greatest Investors Think of This Metamorphizing Conglomerate

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is selling General Electric Railcar Services LLC and railcar leasing business to Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). The......(read more)

What Hedge Funds Think about these Two Companies Stuck In Negotiations With United Automobile Workers?

Difficult days ahead for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) as both auto-makers are negotiating new deals with......(read more)
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Latest Developments Confirm Hedge Fund Sentiment on these Two Stocks

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) and ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG) shares have opened on Thursday in opposite ways, with McCormick &......(read more)

John Levin Explains to New Senior Investment Group Inc (SNR)’s Board Why the Stock Is Slumping

According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Levin Capital Strategies, which is managed by John A. Levin, has further trimmed......(read more)

5 Best Supermarket Stocks To Buy

Over the past 12 months the Discount Stores industry has posted average gains of 14.12%. Smart money managers have been able to capture a fair chunk of......(read more)

Smart Money Already Liked This Hot Refiner, And Now It’s Growing

PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) is in the news today after agreeing to purchase a California refinery from Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for $537.5 million......(read more)
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What Stands Behind Insiders’ Bearishness at These Companies?

The wild third quarter is already behind, so market participants should get ready for the final quarter of this year. Many tend to believe that the worst......(read more)

Insiders at these Companies Have no Fear of Further Turmoil

The U.S. stock markets finished in the green for the second consecutive session, suggesting that the rest of the year might be contending for investors......(read more)
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What Does the Future Hold for Gap Inc (GPS)?

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS)‘s stock closed over 5% in the red on Wednesday, but quickly regained the lost ground by advancing over 6% in extended trading......(read more)

How Does The Smart Money View Costco?

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) closed 0.58% in green on Thursday after the retailer reported mixed earnings. The wholesale retailer......(read more)

The Development that Will Strengthen Hedge Funds’ Confidence in the Tech Sector

The stocks of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) inched up higher in the pre-market trading on Thursday as both companies......(read more)
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Squashed Takeovers And Positive Test Results Propelling These Stocks Higher

Three stocks are making some major noise in today’s trading session, with gains of over 15% for all three. The companies behind the stocks making these......(read more)
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Two Tech Stocks Moving Opposite Ways On Same News; Hedge Funds Say to Bet on the One in Red

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) has announced earlier today that it will acquire EZchip Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:EZCH) in a transaction valued......(read more)

Latest News Support Hedge Funds’ Bullish Sentiment Towards Storage Device Stocks

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC)‘s stock spiked by over 15% on Wednesday on the back of the announcement that a unit of Chinese Tsinghua Unigroup......(read more)

Dan Loeb’s Baxter International Inc (BAX) Activist Campaign Reaches a New Milestone

According to an amended 13D filing activist investor Dan Loeb‘s Third Point now owns about 53.85 million shares of Baxter International Inc (NYSE......(read more)

Knowledge Leader News: Ralph Lauren Steps Down As CEO, Investors Still Need To See More

News came out this afternoon that Ralph Lauren is stepping down as CEO from his namesake company Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL). According to the FT, RL......(read more)
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Boston Is The 3rd City To Pass Previous Home Price High-Water Market

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index for July was released this morning and showed that we have a new city that is making all-time house price highs......(read more)
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5 Eye-Opening Dividend Quotes

Dividend investing is a robust investing style. Dividend stocks have outperformed non-dividend paying stocks over the last 85 years. The image below shows......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith Sees 100% Upside In This Auto Supplier, Shows How It Can Be Unlocked

Shares of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) have gained more than 11% today after The Wall Street Journal reported last night that Jeffrey Smith’s......(read more)
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Target Fires Holiday Salvo At These Retailers But Hedge Funds Like The Competition More

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has launched another salvo in its continuing battle with other retail giants, including Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT),......(read more)

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