Posts Tagged ‘President Obama’

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What Did AT&T Inc. (T) CEO Say About President Obama’s Proposal For Protecting Net Neutrality?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is one of the biggest telecommunication company, which operates primarily in United States. President Obama proposed a plan to......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

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

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)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

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

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

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

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)
Carl Icahn as viking

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

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)
Can hedge funds beat the market

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

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)
Barack Obama serious

Should We Follow German Journos’ Lead?

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)
Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE:ALU)

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

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)
John Arnold

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

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)
Alico Inc

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

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)
HIGHBRIDGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

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

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

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

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

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

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)
LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)

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

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)
Carl Icahn

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

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)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

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

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)
Carl Icahn

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

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)
OMEGA ADVISORS

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

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

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

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

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

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)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

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

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

Boston Marathon Bombing News: Evil Never Leaves Us In Peace

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)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

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

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)
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Inside Citi’s 2013 Precious Metals Outlook

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)
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Warren Buffett News: Kids Pitch Business Ideas to Warren Buffett

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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Warren Buffett News: Warren Buffett And The Corrupting Of The American Soul

Finding Value in The Buckle Inc. (Kapitall) In Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) annual report, famed value investor Warren Buffett lists acquisition......(read more)
Barack Obama serious

Commodities That Have Thrived Under President Obama

As an asset class, natural resources often get lumped together, falling under a single weighting in one’s investment portfolio. After all, the most......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman, Zillow Inc

Bridgewater Associates Plunge Into ETFs (TheStreet) Renowned hedge fund manager Ray Dalio added more ETFs to his portfolio in the third quarter as his......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Did Buffett Smack Down the Dow This Morning?

Did Buffett Smack Down the Dow This Morning? (Fool) With so many investors nervous about the fiscal cliff, the last thing the market needed was for billionaire......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Buffett renews argument for millionaire’s tax

Warren Buffett Urges Congress to Impose a Minimum Tax on the Wealthy (NationalJournal) Billionaire Warren Buffett urged Congress in a New York Times op......(read more)
Gasoline Futures Catch Fire

3 Commodity ETFs To Be Thankful For This Year

As is perhaps always the case, commodity markets have had quite an action-packed year thus far. Landmark events, such as President Obama’s re-election......(read more)
Corn ETF Holds Support: Time To Buy?

Corn ETF Holds Support: Time To Buy?

Bargain shoppers have arrived early on Wall Street ahead of Black Friday as last week’s brutal sell-off has left the marketplace scattered with ripe......(read more)
Select Sector SPDR

Big prints in XLF calls see upside in financial stocks

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLF) – Heavy volume in February expiry call options on the XLF this morning may be the work of one or more traders......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

Fight Low Rates in 2013 With These Bond ETFs

The iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NYSEARCA:TLT) and some other funds focused on Treasuries were on the receiving ends of post-election bounces on......(read more)
INVESCO PRIVATE CAPITAL Wilbur Ross

Billionaire Wilbur Ross: ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ Energy Comments

Billionaire Wilbur Ross of W.L. Ross & Co. was one of the voices who said before the election that an Obama second term would mean a recession for......(read more)
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Buy These EM ETFs After Election Sell-Off

The S&P 500 slid almost 2.4 percent on Wednesday, a day after President Obama won a second term in office. All 10 S&P 500 sectors slid on the......(read more)
India ETFs Jump Following Moody's Comments

Despite Fiscal Cliff, Dividend Outlook Not All Bad

A possible reason is that U.S. stocks are sliding Wednesday is that investors now view the chances of the fiscal cliff arriving as heightened following......(read more)
T2 PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Whitney Tilson, Julian Robertson, Apple Inc (AAPL)

Whitney Tilson To Investors: Bet You $25,000 Obama Wins Tomorrow (Forbes) With election day just hours away hedge fund titan Whitney Tilson is putting......(read more)
Dan Loeb THIRD POINT

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Phil Falcone, Citigroup

Hedge Funds Hot for Ailing Greece’s Debt (WSJ) One of the hottest trades of the past few months has been the bonds of a country so shaken by economic......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: The Global Franchise Business Warren Buffett Loves the Most

The Global Franchise Business Warren Buffett Loves the Most (Fool) The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) just recently reported impressive quarter earnings......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Mitt Romney, BlueCrest

John Paulson Doubles Down (WSJ) Hedge-fund manager John Paulson famously made nearly $4 billion in 2007 correctly betting that the housing bubble, fueled......(read more)
Time To Buy Coal?

Time To Buy Coal?

When it comes to the fuel of the future, many have been touting the advantages of natural gas for our economy, while others point to alternative energies......(read more)
Natural Gas Continues Its Slide

Leveraged ETFs For October

October has an interesting reputation when it comes to the performance of stocks. The tenth month of the year is when some of the most wicked market plunges......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Mitt Romney, Paul Singer, David Harding

What Will Happen to Wall Street if Romney Wins in November? (Minyanville) During the first presidential debate, a Yahoo Finance poll found that 80% of......(read more)
Bill Ackman

Hedge Fund News: Jim Rogers, Marc Faber, Bill Ackman

Rogers takes on Dr Doom over China (InvestmentWeek) Veteran investors Jim Rogers and ‘Dr Doom’ Marc Faber have clashed over the merits of......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Do You Hold More Cash Than Warren Buffett?

Do You Hold More Cash Than Warren Buffett? (SeekingAlpha) How much cash do you hold and is it the “right” amount? This question has plagued......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Steven Cohen, John Paulson

Soros tells Germany to lead or leave euro (IFAMagazine) Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros made some bold statements in an interview......(read more)
hedge fund research

Warren Buffett News: A New Lease On Life

A new lease on life (TheSunChronicle) Corporate and city leaders hailed a reinvigorated LeachGarner as a reaffirmation of tradition and an investment......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman, D.E. Shaw

Third Point Faces New Accusations Over Fairfax Shares Debacle (ValueWalk) Dan Loeb’s Third Point has been accused again of conspiring to destroy Fairfax......(read more)
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