Posts Tagged ‘Federal Reserve’


The 10 Countries With the Largest Gold Reserves in the World

In a world full of economic uncertainties, the countries with the largest gold reserves are far better equipped to deal with difficult situations than......(read more)

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

Eric Mindich Increases Stake In Riverbed Technology (GuruFocus) Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Eton Park and famous for becoming......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Michael Novogratz, Julian Robertson & Marc Faber

Fortress Pays Executives for Expenses to Manage Fortunes (Bloomberg) Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) gave four of its top executives $63 million......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: James Dinan, Dan Loeb & Citadel Investment Group

James Dinan’s York Fared Well in the First Half (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) James Dinan‘s New York-based hedge fund firm, York Capital Management......(read more)

Stanley Druckenmiller on Fed’s Interest Rate Policy

The billionaire investor and George Soros‘ Protégé, Stanley Druckenmiller gave a presentation discussing the Federal Reserve’s interest rate......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Joel Greenblatt & Highfields Capital Management

Bill Ackman Is About To Deliver Another ‘Nail To Herbalife’s Coffin’ (BusinessInsider) Famed investor Bill Ackman has been in a long......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller, John Paulson & Starboard Value LP

Some Top Money Managers Push for Fed to Start Raising Interest Rates (NYTimes) The Fed is out of step with Wall Street, say some of the country’s wealthiest......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Mark Brodsky & David Einhorn

Failed Bridgewater Associates Relocation to Stamford Cost State $16 Million (Patch) Despite two years of courtship and promises of financial aid and tax......(read more)

Gold is Flat, Gold Miners ETF is on the Move

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is going to release its latest policy decision in less than an hour and the market is –......(read more)
Offshore Oil Drilling BP RIG

Christopher Grisanti on The Oil Spike: More of an Opportunity than a Problem

On June 17, Christopher Grisanti, co-founder at Grisanti Capital Management, was interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”......(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)

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

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)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Kyle Bass & Ray Dalio

Chance to win Buffett’s billion dollar NCAA bracket challenge just a pipe dream (LancasterOnline) Warren Buffett didn’t become the second-richest......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn & Ken Griffin

Ackman’s Pershing Sells Rest of General Growth Properties Shares (BusinessWeek) Bill Ackman, the activist hedge-fund manager, sold all of his shares......(read more)

Is Peter Schiff Really Predicting This?

Many of you who are reading this – not the average Joe the Plumber on the street – have certainly been paying attention to the markets and......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Nelson Peltz, Dan Loeb & Mario Gabelli

UPDATE 1-Mondelez adds activist investor Nelson Peltz to board (Reuters) Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), which makes Cadbury chocolate, Oreo......(read more)
Jeffrey Altman

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Altman, Chris Hohn & Jim Chanos

Altman Leads Hedge-Fund Managers Betting Stock Rally to Continue (SFGate) Jeff Altman and John Paulson, two of last year’s best-performing hedge-fund......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Edward Lampert, Stanley Druckenmiller & Christopher Hohn

Sears Shares Crushed On Eddie Lampert’s One Year Anniversary As CEO (Forbes) Exactly one year ago, billionaire hedge fund manager Edward Lampert......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, GLG Partners & Marshall Wace Asset Management

Insider trading trial puts SAC hedge fund under further pressure (The Guardian) A trial starting this week over what US prosecutors say is the most lucrative......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Thomas Sandell & Bernard Madoff

The £22m football bet: Hedge fund guru Crispin Odey shorts Manchester United shares (ThisIsMoney) Hedge fund guru Crispin Odey has made a £22million......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Steven Cohen & Carl Icahn

Jana Partners Ekes Out November Gain Despite Some Notable Losses (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) After a rocky start to the month, Barry Rosenstein‘......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos & Jim Rogers

Chanos takes on Buffett, calls Exxon and fellow oil majors a ‘value trap’ (MarketWatch) When the “Oracle of Omaha” talks, people listen......(read more)
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Arguments For When The Fed Will Taper

The general consensus is that the U.S. Federal Reserve will not begin to taper its asset purchases until sometime in 2014. Economic growth remains......(read more)

Gold Forecast: A 30% Pop, Then Another Plunge

“You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.” Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” earned the silver-bearded......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: One Guru’s Dire Warning, Julian Robertson & Apple

3 Billionaire Interviews Every Investor Needs to See (Insider Monkey) Billionaire interviews: In today’s financial blogosphere, it’s not uncommon......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

Consensus Say Fed Taper Likely In December Or January

BAML has conducted another institutional survey for an updated look at when market players believe the U.S. Federal Reserve will taper its level of......(read more)
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Earn Extra Income From Washington’s ‘Political Theater’

Investors are getting nervous about the events going on in Washington as the government shutdown drags on. While we think that the shutdown is nothing......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Philip Falcone & Tom Steyer’s TV Ad

Buffett to make $2 billion on crisis-era investment in Goldman Sachs (MarketWatch) Once again Warren Buffett has shown us why he ranks among the best......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman & Man Group’s Sell Ratings

Bill Ackman Was Right About J.C. Penney (Forbes) Hedge Fund billionaire William Ackman has acknowledged that his big investment in J.C. Penney Company......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Ben Bernanke, Cliff Asness & George Soros’s Housing Bet

Hedge funds back Geithner as Fed chief (CNBC) Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner shouldn’t be ruled out as a candidate for the next Federal......(read more)
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

3 Energy Stocks To Buy On The Dip

Major U.S. equity indexes have been giving up ground since last Friday following the massive rally to new highs in light of the Federal Reserve’s surprise......(read more)
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Carl Icahn’s Twitter Account Is Always Worth Watching

Carl Icahn Twitter: Carl Icahn is one of the most notorious investors in the hedge fund universe, and that is why it’s important to follow each......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Glenn Dubin, Seth Klarman & Tim Cook’s Dinner Plans

Hedge funds decry Larry Summers ‘fiasco’ (HereIsTheCity) Prominent hedge fund managers criticized President Obama’s decision not nominate......(read more)
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Rent vs. Buy: Why Buying a House Generally Wins

Rent vs. buy. In finance circles, it’s a bigger debate than “paper vs. plastic” or “tastes great vs. less filling.” It remains......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Stanley Druckenmiller & Nouriel Roubini’s Recommendation

The World’s Most Brilliant Hedge Fund Manager Put Together A Guide To How The Economy Really Works (BusinessInsider) Ray Dalio manages the world......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Energy Highlights: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)’s Libya Operations, Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)’s Lead, SandRidge Energy Inc. (SD)’s Traders

Editor’s Note: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD), Microsoft Corporation......(read more)
Jamie Dimon

Banking News Updates: Bank of America Corp (BAC) Mortgage Settlement, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s Controls, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) on Mortgage Servicing Rights

Editor’s Note: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), American International Group......(read more)
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The Thought Processes Of Larry Summers

Contrary to prior consensus that Janet Yellen would be the new chair of the Federal Reserve, the front-runner now appears to be Larry Summers. Given that......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

U.S. Money Supply Decreases 0.17%

The U.S. money supply decreased slightly in the week ending August 19, the Federal Reserve reports. Total currency in circulation was $1.1382 trillion......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Michael Karsch, David Tepper, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

Editor’s Note: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) News: Mobile Imaging, Credit Market & The Walt Disney Company (DIS)’s Subscription

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), The Walt Disney......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

When Will The Fed Taper?

Now a buzzword, “taper” has come to symbolize the potential slowing of bond purchases that the Federal Reserve will presumably begin in the near future......(read more)

ETF News Updates: PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ)’s Upward Momentum, SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) New Options & SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD)

Editor’s Note: PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA......(read more)
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Tech News: Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Rivals’ Effort, Google Inc (GOOG)’s Legal Action & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Sony Corporation (ADR) (......(read more)
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George Soros News: Economic Trends, American Politics & J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Soros-Style Impact Investing (InSead) What I really deal with is venture capital......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Second Takeoff, NV Energy, Inc. (NVE) & Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Earnings

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL), American International Group, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, David Einhorn, Dell Inc. (DELL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), INTL Fcstone Inc (NASDAQ:INTL), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Deutsche Bank AG (......(read more)
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Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) & More: An Overlooked Stock May Be This ‘Hated’ Sector’s Best Bargain

It’s a story that hasn’t gotten a whole lot of press recently, but U.S. banks are doing well. Very well. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) shares......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Larry Robbins, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), UBS AG (ADR) (NYSE:UBS), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS),......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Radian Group Inc (RDN), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS), Bank of......(read more)

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