Posts Tagged ‘President Obama’

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman & Marcato Capital Management

Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp
Managers should ask themselves: what would Carl Icahn see? (FT) Carl Icahn makes more money between sips on his outsized Martinis than most mortals make......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Jeffrey Ubben, Paul Singer & Carl Icahn

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Success of ValueAct Hedge Fund Has Dented Its Maneuverability (Wall Street Journal) Activist investor ValueAct Capital Management has long flown under......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Philippe Laffont, Michael Hintze & Stephen Mandel

COATUE MANAGEMENT
Coatue to Return as Much as 35% of Money From Hedge Fund (BusinessWeek) Philippe Laffont, founder of hedge-fund firm Coatue Management LLC, plans to return......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Warren Buffett & Wilbur Ross

Carl Icahn as viking
Slow down Carl: Not all Apple shareholders want an big share buyback (CNBC) For months, Carl Icahn has been pushing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim......(read more)

Government Announcements Place Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Between Funds’ Eyebrows

Can hedge funds beat the market
On November 15th, Pershing Square Capital Management filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission two new 13D forms. In the first, the firm disclosed......(read more)

Should We Follow German Journos’ Lead?

Barack Obama serious
In a context where America’s spying devices are making President Obama’s relationship with a wide range of governments around the world increasingly......(read more)

Don’t Mess With France’s Data Companies: Stocks to Watch as EU Threatens US Spying Efforts

Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU)
The EU is threatening to fine data companies for sharing information with US intelligence. Will stocks suffer? President Obama had to make an awkward......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Arnold’s $10M Donation, Paul Singer & Advertising

John Arnold
Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown (HedgeCo) Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged......(read more)

Farm Bill Deadline Looms: Can These Stocks Grow Without New Legislation?

Alico Inc
Republicans in Congress are cutting food stamps, the latest development in the farm bill saga. Let us explain.  Last week, in a 217-210 vote, the House......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Glenn Dubin, Seth Klarman & Tim Cook’s Dinner Plans

HIGHBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Hedge funds decry Larry Summers ‘fiasco’ (HereIsTheCity) Prominent hedge fund managers criticized President Obama’s decision not nominate......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

FARALLON CAPITAL
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) Is stopping Keystone a San Francisco hedge-fund......(read more)

What Do Apple Inc. (AAPL), President Obama & Ronald Reagan Have In Common?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) representatives and attorneys are practically on a first-name basis with administrative law judges of the U.S. International......(read more)

Social News: Facebook Inc (FB)’s Trial, LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) A Social Star & Yelp Inc (YELP)

LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD), Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Nokia Corporation......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Dell Inc. (DELL)

Carl Icahn
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) Carl Icahn Will Likely Walk Away From The Dell Proxy......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Latest NSA News: Are You Sitting Down?

Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is wrapping up its Worldwide Developers Conference this week, but the conference seems to be the rare exception to the controversial......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Dell Inc. (DELL), The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Carl Icahn
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Verizon Communications Inc......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Dell Inc. (DELL), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)

OMEGA ADVISORS
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), QUALCOMM......(read more)

Symantec Corporation (SYMC), General Dynamics Corporation (GD) & Hedgies’ Favorite Cybersecurity Plays

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), Morgan Stanley......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, David Einhorn, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Hedge Fund Strategies
Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ......(read more)

Research In Motion Ltd (BBRY), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Is China Listening?

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) – er, BlackBerry – and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are apparently not appreciated much by President Obama......(read more)

Boston Marathon Bombing News: Evil Never Leaves Us In Peace

Barack Obama serious
President Obama vows to find those behind Boston Marathon bombing (NYDailyNews) President Obama quickly pledged “every single federal resource necessary......(read more)

What Happened In The Boston Marathon Explosions? 6 Different Vantage Points

What happened in Boston? At 3:15pm EST this afternoon, two explosions occurred within close proximity to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, one of......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Leon Cooperman, BlackRock Inc. (BLK)

MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
New Hedge Fund Firms Say They Can Profit in Tough Markets (InstitutionalInvestor) MACRO HEDGE FUND MANAGERS KNOW THE MARKETS can be a cruel mistress.......(read more)

Inside Citi’s 2013 Precious Metals Outlook

Largest Financial Services Companies
As 2012 nears its close, investors are beginning to look toward a new year, one that will hopefully be less volatile for the commodity world. The precious......(read more)

Warren Buffett News: Kids Pitch Business Ideas to Warren Buffett

hedge fund research
Kids pitch business ideas to Warren Buffett (KSDK) An online contest is again offering a few young entrepreneurs the chance to present business ideas......(read more)
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