Posts Tagged ‘European Central Bank’

George Soros Thinks Europe Needs Fiscal Stimulus While Other Investors Bet on Weaker Euro

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George Soros is a famous investor who once in 1992 managed to score $1 billion in profits by betting short $10 billions worth of british pounds, an event......(read more)

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

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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)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, Ray Dalio & Perry Capital

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Elliott Associates Hedge Fund Gained 4.6% in First Half (Wall Street Journal) Paul Singer, the hedge-fund manager entangled in a public fight with Argentina......(read more)

Jeff Rosenberg: There Is A Lot Of Complacency In The Market; The ECB Is Continuing The Financial Repression

Markets are not ready for a change in the message from the Federal Reserves, Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock’s Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income......(read more)

Euro Falls as Euronext’s IPO Closes Up (and Other Related News)

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IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. recently declared that the IPO of Euronext, its stock exchange operator, could be valued at up to 1.75 billion Euro......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Seth Klarman, Andrew Hall & Bill Ackman

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Baupost up nearly $1 billion on Merck-Idenix deal (CNBC) Not bad for a single trade: Baupost Group appears to have made nearly $1 billion on just one......(read more)

Billionaire Wilbur Ross About ECB Decision to Impose Negative Interest Rates

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Billionaire Wilbur Ross, the manager of Invesco Private Capital, is a well-known investor in distressed assets and notorious for restructuring companies......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Thomas Steyer & George Soros

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Citadel Outpaces Multistrategy Peers (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Kenneth Griffin’s Chicago-based hedge fund firm, Citadel, continues to deftly maneuver......(read more)

Marc Faber About the Eurozone Policy, Emerging Markets and Bonds

Marc Faber is a famous Swiss investor and the publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report newsletter. In addition, he serves as the director of Marc......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Seth Klarman & Jonathan Savitz

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Bucks owners spend day touring Milwaukee (WISN) The Milwaukee Bucks’ new owners were in town Thursday taking a tour of Brew City. Marc Lasry and......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Eddie Lampert, Bill Ackman & Defending Steve Cohen

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Sears may separate Lands’ End, Auto Center businesses (Reuters) Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is considering separating its Lands’......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Warren Buffett, BMC Software, Inc. (BMC)

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Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B), The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG......(read more)

Warren Buffett News: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Lessons, More American International Group, Inc. (AIG) Info, And BYD

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Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Facebook......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Paul Singer, Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB)

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Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Oaktree Capital Group LLC (NYSE:OAK), Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG), Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT),......(read more)

Commodities That Have Thrived Under President Obama

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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)

Hedge Fund News: BarclayHedge, Marc Faber, Paul Singer

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TrimTabs and BarclayHedge report hedge funds redeem $4.9bn in June 2012 (Opalesque) BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Yahoo, David Einhorn, Dan Loeb

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Third Point’s Loeb boosts Yahoo stake (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb has upped his stake in Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) by about 2.5 million shares......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nouriel Roubini, Mitt Romney, HedgeServ

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Alexander Soros Is Unmasked for Charity (WSJ) At Heard & Scene, we’re often asked what—and who—may be about to burst on to the scene. Each......(read more)

Hedge Fund Lawsuits, Gottex Cuts Costs, Buffett, Soros, Citadel…

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Hedge Fund Gottex to Cut Costs As Assets Shrink (Reuters) Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Gottex GFMS.S said it would slash running costs by 15 percent......(read more)

Icahn Said to Buy LightSquared Debt, Seth Klarman Invests In Europe, Greece Nears Debt Deal, Etc…

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Icahn Said To Buy Lightsquared Debt In Bet On Falcone Venture’s Collapse (Bloomberg) Billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased debt from Philip Falcone’......(read more)

John Paulson on the European Debt Crisis

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John Paulson, founder and president of the famous investment firm Paulson & Co, wrote a column in the Financial Times. It was published yesterday......(read more)

George Soros has a Seven Point Plan to Save the Eurozone

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George Soros has been very focal about the European debt crises, even going so far as to offer advice, like when he told Kathimerini that the Greek debt......(read more)

Bunga Bunga Parties On While S&P and Germany Slash Italy’s Credit

Bunga Bunga Parties! Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s Prime Minister and international class act, must feel like he’s on the wrong end of a Bunga......(read more)

Top of the Morning: Unauthorized Trading, Groupon’s IPO, Goldman’s Computer-Trading Head, Europe Lending, Home-Equity Loans

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Kweku Adoboli – UBS’s Latest Rogue Trader – Had the Balls To Lose $2 Billion (Allegedly) (Insider Monkey) Kweku Adoboli, a 31 year old trader, has......(read more)

Top of the Morning: Moody’s Downgrade, BNP Asset Cuts, Retail Sales, MF Global Job Cuts, EU Banks Losing Deposits

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Credit Agricole, Societe Generale Ratings Cut (Bloomberg) Credit Agricole SA (ACA) and Societe Generale SA, France’s second- and third-largest banks......(read more)
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