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A Look at Hedge Funds’ Favorite Defense Stocks Amid U.S. Decision to Lift Arms Ban on Vietnam

President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is lifting a long-lasting ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam. The U.S. president......(read more)
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Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Top Picks and Two Positions He Doubled

Billionaire Leon G. Cooperman, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of multi-billion-dollar hedge fund Omega Advisors, has been an exceptional stock......(read more)
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Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend-Paying Stock Picks

Billionaire Warren Buffett is considered one of the greatest value investors of our time, which is why Berkshire Hathaway‘s equity portfolio contains......(read more)
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Influential Hedge Funds’ Most Interesting Moves in the Tech Space

The first quarter of 2016 was an extremely volatile period for US stocks, especially for those that belong to the technology sector. To understand the......(read more)
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Sour Milk Money: Insider Trading Charges for Former Dean Foods’ Chairman; Golfer Phil Mickelson to Pay Back Over $1 Million

A lengthy investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has led to criminal insider trading charges being brought against former Dean......(read more)
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Five Tech Giants Betting Big on India: Amazon, Facebook & Others

India, whose economy has been boosted by lower energy prices in recent years, has overtaken China as the fastest-growing large economy in the world. The......(read more)
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Five Indian Stocks Hedge Funds Love the Most

India has surpassed China as the fastest growing major economy across the entire world, after seeing its economy expand 7.3% in 2015. According to Delhi......(read more)
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These Billionaires Are Bullish On FANG Stocks This Quarter

The FANG trade, which includes four tech, high-performing stocks, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Alphabet......(read more)
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Billionaire Carl Icahn Increases Exposure to AIG, Xerox; Dumps Gannett, Hologic

Feared activist Carl Icahn of Icahn Capital LP reduced his fund’s exposure to U.S. equities during the first quarter of 2016, jettisoning six positions......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Summary of Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway’s Top Moves from Latest 13F

As one of the best investors of our time, Warren Buffett‘s moves are closely watched and scrutinized by everyone on Wall Street. This is why in......(read more)
Bill Ackman

Bill Ackman’s Letter to Investors, Part II: Pershing’s Top Portfolio Detractors

Last week, billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square released a letter to shareholders, in which the investor outlined the fund......(read more)
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Bill Ackman’s Letter to Investors, Part I: Valeant, Air Products and Short Herbalife Bet

It has been known for a while that activist billionaire Bill Ackman had some rough time, as some of his biggest bets are not showing the expected results......(read more)
Hedge Fund Managers

What Do Apple, Facebook, Alphabet and Hedge Funds Have in Common?

Large cap stocks like Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) enjoy one of the weirdest periods in the history......(read more)
Sio Capital

Why Is Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (ADMP) So Hot Right Now?

Why is Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:ADMP) so hot right now? There are several reasons. Insider Monkey readers are very familiar with Adamis......(read more)
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11 Investing Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Wants You to Read

An election year can cause a lot of uncertainty for investors, and one of the best ways to address it is by consulting reliable sources like the 11 investing......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Sohn Conference: Jeff Smith Pitches Depomed (DEPO), Westrock (WRK)

Insider Monkey was in attendance at the Next Wave Sohn Conference in New York today and we have all the details from Jeffrey Smith‘s presentation......(read more)
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2 Stock Picks From the Next Wave Sohn Conference

We are at the Sohn Conference and the morning session of the Conference is allocated to emerging fund managers. The first presentation was from David......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Billionaire David Einhorn’s Investor Letter: 2 New Picks and Other Holdings

Greenlight Capital‘s David Einhorn is set to participate in the Sohn Investment Conference tomorrow and he will be holding his head high as his......(read more)
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My #1 Best Idea In the World With a 10% Guaranteed Return in One Month

I usually don’t give away my best stock idea but today I am going to make an exception. I don’t give away my best idea because I don’......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

No Big Performers for Nelson Peltz in Q1

Famed activist investor Nelson Peltz founded Trian Partners in 2005 and has built it into a financial powerhouse that oversees more than $12 billion......(read more)
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Billionaire Eric Sprott Betting on Healthcare; Apple Inc. (AAPL) Among Top Holdings

Sprott Asset Management is a Toronto-based alternative asset manager founded by billionaire Eric Sprott, a widely-knowninvestor usually  bullish on the......(read more)
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A Look at Zach Schreiber’s Top Picks Ahead of His Ira Sohn Presentation

Zach Schreiber founded PointState Capital in 2010 together with Sean Cullinan and five former Duquesne Capital portfolio managers. The fund started with......(read more)
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Why You Should Keep an Eye on Jim Chanos’ Recent Short Bets

Jim Chanos‘ Kynikos Associates reported an equity portfolio worth $190.41 million as of the end of 2015, which consisted of long positions in several......(read more)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to Billionaire Larry Robbins’ Stock Picks

Larry Robbins‘ Glenview Capital had a terrible performance last year, having lost around 17% and ranked as one of the worst-performing hedge funds......(read more)
D. E. Shaw

Liberty Tripadvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRPA): Billionaire D. E. Shaw’s Hedge Fund Buying Shares

Liberty Tripadvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRPA) shares lost 30% of their value so far this year but billionaire David Shaw’s hedge fund didn’t......(read more)
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 13F Picks Show Strong Results

Michael Larson might be relatively unknown, perhaps owing to the fund manager’s efforts to stay out of the public eye, but he certainly has one......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to Stanley Druckenmiller’s Top Picks

The Ira Sohn conference is an event that features some of the most important people from the investing community, which share their insights in the name......(read more)
MOHNISH PABRAI

Video: Lessons From the Great Minds of Investing

William Green talks about John Templeton, Howard Marks, Bill Miller, Bill Ackman, and Mohnish Pabrai in this video. The most important lesson shared in......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Why You Should Pay Attention to Activist Jeff Smith’s Latest Moves

Ira Sohn Investment Conference is one of the most awaited events that aside from supporting an important cause, ending childhood cancer, also has the......(read more)
David Einhorn

Should We Pay Attention to Billionaire David Einhorn’s Long and Short Bets?

Billionaire David Einhorn is one of the most-followed Wall Street activist investors and the founder of Greenlight Capital. Greenlight under Einhorn&#......(read more)
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Billionaire Jacob Rothschild’s Stock Picking Performance Does Not Disappoint Despite Containing Some Losers

Billionaire Jacob Rothschild is a British investment banker and a member of the famous Rothschild banking family. Lord Rothschild serves as the Chairman......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Here’s How Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital Performed In Q1

Billionaire Stephen Mandel‘s Lone Pine Capital didn’t suffer the same fate in 2015 as most of its large hedge funds peers. While the firm......(read more)
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Have Billionaires Made the Right Call Betting on These Stocks?

There are a few investors on the Street today who can boast of performing well during their investing career, so well, that they have managed to become......(read more)
PAYX

A Look at Performance of Hedge Funds’ Five High-Dividend Bets

Income stocks definitely need to account for a large share of one’s retirement portfolio, as most income stocks are usually associated with lower levels......(read more)
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Five Hedge Funds’ Picks that Show Strong Gains

If there is one topic that has been continuously discussed in business news since the beginning of this year, it has to be the underperformance of the......(read more)
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Five Stocks that Helped Starboard Value’s Equity Portfolio Return 6.5% in Q1

If one starts a discussion on activist investors or their campaigns today, there is only a slim possibility that the name Starboard Value LP won’......(read more)
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Sprott Asset Management’s 13F Portfolio Posts 10.77% Gain in Q1

Insider Monkey calculates a fund’s long stock picking skill by looking at the weighted average returns of its long positions in companies with a market......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Willis Towers Watson Plc (WLTW): No, ValueAct’s Position Isn’t A New Activist Stake

ValueAct Capital filed a brand new 13D regarding Willis Towers Watson Plc (WLTW) shares this week. This isn’t a brand new activist position though......(read more)
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14 Reasons To Attend The 2016 Ira Sohn Conference

One of the most anticipated investment events of the year, the Sohn Investment Conference promises to be an exciting day of fresh market insights presented......(read more)
TIGER GLOBAL Investor Letter

Tiger Global Didn’t Lose 22% Because of Netflix, Amazon, or Apple

According to Wall Street Journal, Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global hedge fund lost 22% during the first quarter. Here is an excerpt from the article......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson’s 13F Picks Post 13% Drop in Q1

Billionaire John Paulson, famed for making a whopping $15 billion by betting against subprime mortgages in 2007, founded hedge fund firm Paulson &......(read more)
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Hedge Funds’ Top Tech Bets: Did They Get Them Right in Q1?

The technology sector has slightly underperformed broader market benchmarks thus far in 2016, with the S&P North American Technology Sector Index......(read more)
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The Long-Term Investing Guide to Compounding Wealth

What is long-term investing? Long-term investing is the process of buying and holding investment securities you believe will compound investor wealth......(read more)
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This is How Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Lost Nearly 26% In Q1

Highly-scrutinized activist investor Bill Ackman is no longer on the list of the top 20 best-performing hedge fund managers, after Pershing Square Capital......(read more)
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Kopernik Global Investors Hits the Jackpot with Gold Bets in Q1

David Iben‘s Kopernik Global Investors has remained a bullish believe in industries that many other investors have been too scared to touch.......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Activist Billionaire Nelson Peltz’s Top Long-Term Holdings

Founded in November 2005, Nelson Peltz‘s Trian Partners is focused on finding undervalued and underperforming companies that could be given an effective......(read more)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

How Did Billionaire Larry Robbins’ Top Long-Term Picks Perform Over Years?

Billionaire Larry Robbins‘ Glenview Capital was one of the best-performing large hedge funds in the period between 2012 and 2014. However, that......(read more)
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Were Hedge Funds Right Betting on These Five Stocks in Q1?

Investing in large-cap stocks offer investors a lower exposure to risk from, but they are still prone to volatility, often mimicking the trajectory of......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Top Oldest Investments

If one starts stacking up all that has ever been written on the ‘Oracle of Omaha’, it would probably fill up a whole library. Perhaps no words......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Top Long-Term Holdings

Leon G. Cooperman, the manager of New York City-based hedge fund Omega Advisors, is one of the most well-known value-oriented investors of the current......(read more)
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