Posts Tagged ‘London Whale’

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Boaz Weinstein & Two Sigma Advisors

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Why Buffett is betting on energy stocks again (Yahoo) Warren Buffett has been a big believer in and buyer of U.S. energy-indirectly. When it comes to......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Carl Icahn & Marc Faber

Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT
Hedge Fund Elliott Proposes Celesio Breakup (WSJ) Hedge fund Elliott Capital Advisors considers drug wholesaler McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) -0.33......(read more)

This ‘Hated’ $6 Billion Cash Machine Is Selling For Cheap

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)
When a publicly traded company makes money, who is the first to get paid? Imagine a line of people waiting in line on payday. They include the company......(read more)

Banking News Updates: Bank of America Corp (BAC) Closes Branch, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Case, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Includes Robert Smyth

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Editor’s Note: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Bank of America closing......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Andreas Halvorsen, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Dell Inc. (DELL)

Andreas Halvorsen
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc......(read more)

Banking News: Bank of America Corp (BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) & Citigroup Inc (C)

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), Wells Fargo &......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Chris Hohn, Equinix Inc (EQIX)

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Blackstone and Icahn enter Dell bidding (The Telegraph) Both Blackstone and Mr Icahn sent letters to Dell on Friday night, saying they are preparing formal......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Steve Cohen, CVR Refining LP (CVRR)

APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP
New Jersey hedge fund manager Tepper says U.S. on ‘verge of greatness’ (NJ) David Tepper, the hedge-fund manager who runs the $15 billion......(read more)

J.P. Morgan Chase: a whale of a bank

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)
Last June, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) faced a Congressional hearing on losses caused by the hedging strategy led by Morgan’s “......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, George Soros, Jim Rogers

TRIAN PARTNERS
Nelson Peltz Is Still Scaring Companies (BusinessWeek) Mark Fetting, chief executive officer of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM), was out of time. His biggest......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Dan Loeb, BlackRock

FARALLON CAPITAL
Farallon Founder Talks Green Energy At Dem. Convention (Finalternatives) While most hedge fund managers are backing President Barack Obama’s opponent......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Lee Ainslie, Nelson Obus, Leon Cooperman

MAVERICK CAPITAL
Maverick Capital Partner to Leave (WSJ) Maverick Capital Ltd.’s Steve Galbraith, who left a top investment-strategist post at Morgan Stanley MS +......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Mandel, Sam Israel, John Paulson

Lone Pine Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
Mandel’s Lone Pine Buys Over $400M of Verisign Inc. (ValueWalk) According to a 13G just filled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Steven......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson, Bill Ackman

ICAHN CAPITAL Carl Icahn
Icahn hands son $3 billion and 4 years to prove himself (PIOnline) Activist investor Carl Icahn agreed to allocate as much as $3 billion to a management......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Prudential, Jim Rogers, George Soros

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Pru Adds Hedge Fund Credit Specialist (Finalternatives) Prudential Financial has hired a hedge fund economist to boost its emerging markets credit capabilities......(read more)

Warren Buffett News: Buffett Erred In Buying IBM

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Buffett Erred In Buying IBM, Should Have Bought Xerox Or HP (SeekingAlpha) Legendary value investor Warren Buffett may be hot about IBM (IBM), but in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Harbinger, John Paulson, George Soros

PAULSON & CO
Amid SEC Charges, Hedge Fund Manager Phil Falcone Attempts Audacious IPO (Forbes) Phil Falcone, the embattled billionaire hedge fund manager, has put......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Chase Coleman, Seth Klarman, London Whale

TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)
What Price Nollywood? “Chase” Coleman’s Tiger Global Puts $8M in Nigerian Film Industry (CityBizList) Charles “Chase” Coleman III......(read more)
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