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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Bear Case Presented by Ian Dogan on CNBC

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
In the ‘Earnings Central’ program on CNBC on Tuesday, the Research Director & Cofounder at Insider Monkey, Ian Dogan, together with ......(read more)

Is Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) A Good Stock To Buy Right Now?

Michael Kors Lone Pine Capital
The premium accessories maker Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) has seen an unprecedented rise of 309 % in its stock price since its IPO in December......(read more)

Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG), Time Warner Cable (TWC): How John Paulson Got His Mojo Back

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John Paulson’s funds posted strong returns in June, especially on the back of merger arbitrage plays, an activity in which Paulson has been involved......(read more)

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL), Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (KOG): John Paulson’s Picks: Get Ready For More Consolidation in the U.S. Oil & Gas Industry

PAULSON & CO
John Paulson of Paulson & Co., who correctly forecasted that both Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) and Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (USA) (NYSE:KOG)......(read more)

Jeff Smith Wants MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV) to Spin Off its Specialty Chemical Business in Order to Unlock Obscured Value

Jeff Smith
In early-June, Jeff Smith of Starboard Value sent a letter to MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE:MWV)’s Chairman and Chief Executive, John Luke Jr., detailing......(read more)

Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C): Leon Cooperman at Delivering Alpha Conference: A Preview of Some Possible Stock Picks

Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors
The 4th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference will start tomorrow, July 16, in New York City, featuring various prominent figures from the finance world......(read more)

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA), MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT), Vipshop Holdings Ltd – ADR (VIPS): How Tiger Global Returned 15% in 2 Months

Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management
Tiger Global Management is an asset management firm founded and managed by Chase Coleman. Its star hedge fund Tiger Global, managed by Feroz Dewan, returned......(read more)

Seventy Seven Energy Inc (SSE)’s Stock Gains Ground Following Carl Icahn’s Stake Disclosure

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Notorious activist investor and billionaire Carl Icahn has reported a new stake in Seventy Seven Energy Inc (NYSE:SSE) in a new filing with the Securities......(read more)

PetSmart Inc. (PETM): Longview Asset Management Supports Jana Partners’ Plan

PetSmart, Inc.
In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Longview Asset Management, managed by James A. Star, has disclosed a letter......(read more)

Allergan Inc. (AGN), Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP): Pershing Square Up 25%

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While most hedge funds continue to lag the market, having returned an average of only 2% through May, about half of what S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) returned......(read more)

Jana Partners Starts New Activist Position in PetSmart Inc (PETM)

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners disclosed a new position in PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM), a $6.7 billion market cap supplier of specialty products,......(read more)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, Graham Holdings Co (GHC) Complete Stock Swap Deal

Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has completed the swap assets deal with Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC). In a newly amended filing with the U.S.......(read more)

George Soros Wants Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA) to be Sold

George Soros
In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Soros Fund Management, managed by George Soros, has disclosed a letter sent......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX): Hal Mintz, David Shaw, and Phill Gross Are Big Winners

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) is up more than 42% after reporting successful results of its cystic fibrosis treatment. Tech Insider......(read more)

Markets in Green on Friday; Market Movers: Shire PLC, CarMax, Oracle Corporation

Shire PLC (ADR)
In the last day of the week, the market opened higher with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXCBOE:SPX) went up 3 points at the beginning of the trading session......(read more)

Carl Icahn Exhorts Family Dollar Stores’ CEO to Put the Company Up For Sale Immediately

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Billionaire Carl Icahn sent today a letter to Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO)’s Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Howard Levine......(read more)

Oracle Shares Drop On the Back of Disappointing Financial Results

Oracle (ORCL)
After the closing bell on Thursday, Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year......(read more)

BlackBerry, Red Hat Among the Market Winners on Thursday; Juniper Networks Loses Ground; Gold Close to $1,300

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The markets opened higher on Thursday and have been fluctuating so far. Yesterday S&P 500 hit a new record high on the back of the Fed announcement......(read more)

Amazon’s Fire Phone: Modest Pricing and Great Features

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN)
Today, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled, at Fremont Studios in Seattle, the company’s first smartphone: the Fire Phone. The......(read more)

FOMC Further Reduces Tapering by $10 Billion; Federal Funds Rate Unchanged

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In its latest press release, the Federal Reserve System has revealed the latest monetary policy decisions taken by the Federal Open Market Committee.......(read more)

Markets Almost Flat Before Fed Policy Announcement

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The markets started slow on Wednesday, awaiting the upcoming press conference of the Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and the announcement about the......(read more)

Christine Lagarde: The Cut in U.S. GDP Growth Forecast is Not a Sign for a Downward Spiral

Christine Lagarde
Following the today’s press conference of the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, she was invited to Bloomberg Television......(read more)

IMF Cuts U.S. Growth Forecast to 2% from 2.8%

International Monetary Fund
On Monday, on a CNBC‘s program, Steve Liesman talked about the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cutting the outlook on the United States economic......(read more)

3 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts

Dividend Yielding Stocks Can Beat the Market
Long-term bond yields have been less than desirable for a very long time. One of the best alternatives for income seeking investors has been dividend......(read more)

Funds Are Shorting Gold, Should you?

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Gold has opened in green on Wednesday, currently trading at around $1260, up by 0.1%. In addition, the price for Gold has been falling for some time,......(read more)
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