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Why Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Picks Beat the Market in Q1

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Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square returned 2.1% during the first quarter, slightly outperforming the market’s 0.9% return, as well as some of......(read more)

With New Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stake, Bill Ackman Maintains Large Exposure to Healthcare Sector

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In a new filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, activist investor Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square disclosed a significant long position......(read more)

Carl Icahn, Other Investors Scoring Big on Herbalife Ltd. (HLF); What Funds Think of Controversial Supplement Company?

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After a rocky year, stalwart investors of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are being rewarded for their commitment to the company, with shares soaring 33% in......(read more)

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) Among Big New Positions In York Capital’s Portfolio

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James Dinan founded his own investment management team York Capital Management in 1991 after previously working as an investment banker at Donaldson,......(read more)

Shire PLC (ADR), Allergan, Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc: John Paulson’s Top Merger Picks

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John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co has been having it rough for the past two years, as far as stock picking goes. A sour bet on Whiting Petroleum Corp......(read more)

Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Picks: Allergan Inc. (AGN), Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)

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Pershing Square, managed by billionaire Bill Ackman, recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a Form 13F, in which the fund disclosed......(read more)

Bill Ackman Big Tussles And Losses: Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Target Corporation (TGT), And J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)

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Activist investors move the stock market, and no one does it better than the aggressive billionaire investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square has enjoyed......(read more)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Management Change Was the Right Thing: Bill Ackman

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Last year was one of the worst for McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in its six decades of history that eventually meant a management change was......(read more)

Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Avoids Possible Fight By Adding Two Members From Activist Side

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Animal health care company, Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) is doing extremely well according to activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square, having agreed......(read more)

Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Adds Pershing Square’s William Doyle To Board

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Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) has entered into an agreement with Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square to appoint William Doyle to the company’s board of directors......(read more)

Bill Ackman Talks about Pershing Square Holdings Ltd (PSH) IPO; Likes Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR); Had Plans to Invest in Tesco PLC (TSCO)

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Bill Ackman, the notorious investor and CEO of Pershing Square, is a name that would certainly come up in a discussion about activist investing. Mr. Ackman......(read more)

Allergan, Inc. (AGN) Investment Propels Bill Ackman To The Top Of Hedge Funds Rankings

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Hedge funds had a horrendous year in 2014 seen by more than 461 being shut down with only 2% being able to make substantial returns to investors.  Despite......(read more)

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Returns 32.8% in 2014

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Pershing Square managed by Bill Ackman is the top performing hedge fund as monitored by Bloomberg, Jonathan Ferro reports on Bloomberg’s On The......(read more)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): ValueAct Keeps Its Promise and Buys More Shares

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In a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jeff Ubben‘s ValueAct Capital reported increasing its position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals......(read more)

Harbinger Group Inc (HRG): Leucadia National Corp. (LUK) Boosts Stake by 12% as CEO Phil Falcone Steps Down and Joseph Steinberg is Appointed Chairman

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Ian Cumming and Joseph Steinberg’s Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK) disclosed a 12% increase in its exposure to Harbinger Group Inc (NYSE:HRG). According......(read more)

Aon Plc (AON), Platform Specialty Products Corp (PAH), State Auto Financial Corp (STFC): a Small-Cap, a Mid-Cap and a Large-Cap That Insiders Love

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As we continue to track insider transactions, I stumbled upon three more interesting purchases (check out some small-caps that insiders love). Over the......(read more)

Actavis plc (ACT), Allergan, Inc. (AGN), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Hedge Funds Betting Big on Healthcare Stocks

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One of the sectors that has benefited from the highest returns over the years is Healthcare. It has the highest returns year-to-date appreciating by 19......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen & Sandell Asset Management

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Paulson Tripled Shire Stake Before Deal Fell Apart (Finalternatives) John Paulson clearly did not see the collapse of pharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc (......(read more)

Bill Ackman Is A Winner: Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (VRX), Allergan Inc. (AGN), Actavis plc (ACT)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE:VRX) could lose out on a deal to acquire Botox Maker Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) if it does not move with speed......(read more)

Is Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Bill Ackman’s Back-up Plan for Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)?

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As it was previously rumored in many sources, Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square took a massive position in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS), as reported in a......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Dan Loeb & Sprott Asset Management

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Billionaire Steve Cohen pays $100 million for art sculpture (PageSix) Billionaie hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is the secret buyer of the Alberto Giacometti......(read more)

Allergan, Inc. (AGN): Bill Ackman Sends Letter Commenting on Potential Merger Deal with Actavis plc (ACT)

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Bill Ackman‘s intentions to acquire Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) together with Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) might be a wasted exercise......(read more)

Bill Ackman’s Comments Are Affecting Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Says Cramer

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Bill Ackman’s comments against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) are affecting the company’s stock, Jim Cramer said in a Mad Dash segment on CNBC. Bill Ackman......(read more)

CDK Global Inc (CDK): Former Pershing Square Employee Targets Post-Spinoff Company

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Scott Ferguson‘s Sachem Head Capital has disclosed a new position in CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK), a company that was recently spun-off from Automatic......(read more)

Is Bill Ackman Considering Buying a Stake in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)?

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Bill Ackman is one of the most notorious activist investors on Wall Street, which is why his moves are followed closely. Recently, Mr. Ackman’s......(read more)
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