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Posts Tagged ‘Jim Simons’

Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jeffrey Vinik, Elliott Management

Brexiteer Odey’s Fund Loses 369 Million Euros (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey lost about 369 million euros (313.03 million pounds) in......(read more)
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10 Most Successful Investors in the World

These 10 most successful investors in the world don’t have much in common aside from their obscene net worths. They come from different backgrounds,......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Renaissance Technologies, Marcato Capital

Leon Cooperman On Insider Trading Charges: ‘We Acted Appropriately And Lawfully’ (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund titan Leon Cooperman told CNBC......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

RenTech Loaded Up On Mastercard, Nike, More in Q2

The world’s most successful quant hedge fund, Renaissance Technologies (RenTech), recently submitted its 13F filing with the SEC for the reporting......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Michael Hintze, Carl Icahn

Bill Ackman Made Back $113 Million Today on Valeant Jump (CNBC) After a year of misery, Bill Ackman finally is having a pretty good month. The head of......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Renaissance Technologies Bullish on PepsiCo (PEP) and Gold Heading Into Q2

Founded in 1982 by James ‘Jim’ Simons, Renaissance Technologies employs quantitative models based on mathematical and statistical analysis to make......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top High-Dividend Stock Picks

Most individual investors invest in dividend-paying stocks to benefit from the steady streams of dividend checks, but can also take advantage of stock......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Multi-Billion-Dollar Fund Renaissance Technologies Entered Q4 With These Top Picks

Well-known hedge fund Renaissance Technologies LLC needs little or no introduction at all. Jim Simons, also known as the “Quant King”, founded Renaissance......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Technology Bets in Current Quarter

Jim Simons‘ renowned quantitative fund Renaissance Technologies employs complicated computer algorithms to drive trading. The market value of the......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Not Even Jim Simons’ Mathematical Models Could Pick Winning Stocks In Q3

Renaissance Technologies, led by Jim Simons, disclosed a total of 3,196 positions in its latest 13F filing for the reporting period of June 30. The fund......(read more)
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Billionaires Can’t Live Without These 10 Stocks

At Insider Monkey, we track more than 700 elite hedge funds and use their combined wisdom to identify 15 exceptional small-cap stocks every quarter, which......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Massive New Tech Positions

Jim Simons‘ quant fund Renaissance Technologies recently filed its 13F form with the SEC. Founded in 1982 RenTec is one-of-a-kind hedge fund. Its......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Five Best Stocks to Buy According To Quant Billionaires

One of the best ways to pick high-performing stocks is to follow the industry leaders and find out their stock investments. Today, we decided to cover......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

RenTech’s Secret Formula Sent Buy Signals On These Tech Stocks

Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based hedge fund founded in 1982 by mathematician James “Jim” Simons. Simons, who retired in 2009, is estimated......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT), Cboe Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) and Cyberonics Inc (CYBX): Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Small-Caps

Renaissance Technologies is a hedge fund based in New York City. Its clients are basically pooled investment vehicles as well as banking or thrift institutions......(read more)
Discovery Capital Management

Billionaires Citrone, Simons Buy Stakes in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB), and Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

Billionaires Rob Citrone and Jim Simons are in harmony as far as the future prospects of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Priceline......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Domain Names, Airlines, and Pizza, Oh My! Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Mid-Cap Picks

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based investment management company that currently operates three funds including the Medallion......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Holdings: Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Colgate-Palmolive Company and More

Renaissance Technologies, founded by billionaire Jim Simons, has filed its latest 13F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing its......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB): Top New Buys of Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is not just another hedge fund. The fund charges a fixed fee of 5% and a performance fee of between 36%......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO) Among Billionaire Jim Simons’ Holdings for Long-Run

The quantitative hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, formerly managed by billionaire Jim Simons, has been so successful that it has been partly responsible......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Tesla Motors (TSLA), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), Medtronic PLC (MDT): Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech Sold Off These Large Positions

According to the 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies sold off its stake in numerous......(read more)
Manning and Napier Inc (NYSE:MN)

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp., Manning & Napier Inc: Deerfield, Ariel Open Bullish New Positions

James E. Flynn’s Deerfield Management entered a new position in Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) this week. According to the 13G Form......(read more)
OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP): Oaktree Capital Management Ups Stake To 5.7%

Oaktree Capital Management, managed by Howard Marks, has raised its exposure to Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP). A new filing with the U.S......(read more)
Broadfin

Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (EPRS): These Two Funds Open New Positions

The days of having no fund activity in Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EPRS) are over. In filings with the SEC that were revealed over the last......(read more)
David Nierenberg Investment Management

David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management Reduces Exposure to its Largest Holding

David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management reduced its stake in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) at the end of January by......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (AIQ), Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH): HealthInvest Partners AB’s Largest Holdings Last Quarter

Anders Hallberg and Carl Bennet’s HealthInvest Partners AB revealed its top picks for the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the 13F Form filed with......(read more)
AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI)

AEP Industries (AEPI): KSA Capital Management Trims Activist Stake To 17.04%

KSA Capital Management, run by Daniel Khoshaba, has reduced its activist stake in AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI). In a newly-amended filing with the U.S......(read more)
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Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI): Carl Icahn Pushes for Two Board Seats Ahead of Planned Split of Company

Activist investor Carl Icahn has expressed his intention to obtain two seats on the Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI)’s board in an effort to counter......(read more)
Charles Davidson - Wexford Capital

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital’s Latest Moves

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital has fired a return salvo against Lioneye Capital Management, adding 10,000 shares to their holding of Famous......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Urges Insperity Inc (NSP) To Consider Potential Sale

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, the hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith, revealed a letter it sent......(read more)
Michael Weinstock - Monarch Alternative Capital

Michael Weinstock’s Monarch Alternative Capital Ups Activist Stake in This Stock

Monarch Alternative Capital, led by Michael Weinstock, has raised its exposure to Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK). In a newly-amended filing with......(read more)
Famous Dave's Of America

Famous Dave’s of America Inc (DAVE): Lioneye Capital Management Increases Activist Stake

In a joint filing agreement, Stephen V. Raneri’s Lioneye Capital Management – along with  the other funds affiliated with this Manager – increased......(read more)
Clifton Robbins Blue Harbour

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC): Clifton Robbins’ Blue Harbour Cuts Activist Stake to 6.9%

Just days after raising their stake in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC), Blue Harbour Group has shed just over 2 million of those shares to fall......(read more)
COMSCORE, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR)

Comscore Inc (SCOR): Cadian Capital Significantly Reduces Stake

Eric Bannasch’s Cadian Capital significantly reduced its exposure to Comscore Inc (NASDAQ:SCOR) by shedding more than 1.87 million Common Shares. According......(read more)
Darling Ingredients

Darling Ingredients Inc (DAR), Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (DDE): Gates Capital Management Latest Moves

In two new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Gates Capital Management, a fund led by Jeffrey Gates, disclosed boosting its stake......(read more)
Michael Price

MFP Investors Discloses New Position in S&W Seed Company (SANW); Disposes Stake in Franklin Financial Corp (FRNK)

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, MFP Investors, managed by Michael Price, has disclosed that it initiated a new passive......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Royce & Associates Drastically Reduces Stake in Pan American Silver Corp (PAAS)

Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates significantly reduced its stake in Pan American Silver Corp (NASDAQ:PAAS) on Monday. According to a 13D filing,......(read more)
Steiner Leisure Ltd

Steiner Leisure Ltd (STNR): Diamond Hill Capital Management Discloses Increased Stake And The Company Names New COO

Ric Dillon’s Diamond Hill Capital Management disclosed last Tuesday a slight increase in its exposure to Steiner Leisure Ltd (NASDAQ:STNR). According......(read more)
OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Dynegy Inc. (DYN), First Bancorp (FBP), Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK): Howard Marks’ Oaktree Capital Management’s Top Picks for The Third Quarter

Howard Marks’ Oaktree Capital Management disclosed today, with the SEC, its long equity positions for the third quarter of 2014. According to a Schedule......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Viacom, Inc. (VIAB), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), and United States Steel Corporation (X): Top New ‘Old’ Picks by Renaissance Technologies

Jim Simons is one of the greatest investors, whose stock picking skills made him one of the richest people in the world. Jim Simons’ Renaissance......(read more)
ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT)

ViaSat Inc. (VSAT), Mobile Mini Inc (MINI), Extreme Networks Inc (EXTR): SG Capital Management Loves Small-Caps

As major funds continue to file the Schedule 13F forms for the third quarter of 2014, disclosing their long equity positions as of September 30, I came......(read more)
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXP), CGI Group Inc. (USA) (GIB), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM): Sprott Asset Management Loves More than Just Financial Stocks

As outlined in a previous article, Eric Sprott’s Sprott Asset Management has a history of delivering outstanding long-term performance to its clients......(read more)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (LOW), United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS): Greenhaven Associates Top Q3 Picks

Greenhaven Associates, managed by Edgar Wachenheim, recently disclosed its equity portfolio, worth $5.2 billion, for the third quarter of 2014. A new......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Becker Drapkin Management Bullish on Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (FSYS); Strattec Security Corp. (STRT) Cut in GAMCO’s Equity Portfolio

In two different filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Becker Drapkin Management, managed by Matthew Drapkin and Steven R. Becker,......(read more)
The Providence Service Corporation

The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC): Coliseum Capital Boosts Stake and Finances Acquisition of CCHN Group Holdings (Matrix Medical Network)

Christopher Shackelton and Adam Gray’s Coliseum Capital disclosed yesterday an increase in its activist stake in The Providence Service Corporation (......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Move Inc. (MOVE), Astec Industries Inc. (ASTE), MOCON Inc. (MOCO): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Continues to Make Bullish Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors continues to show itself bullish on the market. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Agrium Inc. (USA) (AGU) Sees Jeff Ubben Going Activist; ValueAct Buys More Shares of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Jeff Ubben‘s ValueAct has initiated an activist stake in Agrium Inc. (USA) (......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Hedge Fund News: Jim Simons, George Soros & Citadel Investment Group

Dem Mega-Donor Maxes Out to ‘Independent’ Kansas Senate Hopeful (FreeBeacon) Greg Orman is still being coy about his partisan allegiances, but more......(read more)
Dan Loeb THIRD POINT

Calithera Biosciences Inc (CALA), BioFuel Energy Corp. (BIOF): Adage Capital Management and Third Point Are Bullish on These Companies

Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Management and Dan Loeb’s Third Point are bullish on Calithera Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CALA) and......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Annies Inc (BNNY), SWS Group Inc (SWS): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Is Active in These Companies – Check Out Its Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors has been quite active over the past few days. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)