Posts Tagged ‘SEC’

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Huge Compensations For Apple Inc. (AAPL) Executives In 2014: Why Are The Numbers So Big?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revealed the compensations and shares paid to its executives through the filing with US Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)
AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN)

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Thriving on Soaring Truck and Luxury Vehicle Sales

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) is coming off another impressive month, selling just shy of 33,000 vehicles for the month of August according to statistics......(read more)
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10 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds – Q3

After each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors disclose many of their long equity positions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Nouriel Roubini & Jim Rogers

The Stock Tastes of a Few Investment Titans (Barrons) Hedge-fund legend John Paulson has come up with a second act. And this time, it’s on the long......(read more)
David Einhorn

Hedge Fund Investing: Benefits and Points of Concern

When it comes to hedge fund investing, there are benefits to the regular investor as well as points of concern. These specialized portfolios are for high......(read more)
Arthur B Cohen and Joseph Healey

How to Know If You’re a Hedge Fund Qualified Investor

Are you a hedge fund qualified investor? This is a question you need to ask if you find yourself interested in investing in a hedge fund in the near future......(read more)
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Stocks With Heavy Insider Buying Last Week

Insider buying: Most investors misunderstand the term insider trading. Of the thousands of SEC-filed transactions that corporate insiders engage in every......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Jim Rogers & Stanley Fink

This Vulture-Fund Billionaire Is the GOP’s Go-To Guy on Wall Street (MotherJones) When Republicans make their pilgrimages to Wall Street for money......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund Highlights: Dan Loeb, Paulson & Co, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

Editor’s Note: Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC), Sothebys (NYSE:BID), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Sears Holdings......(read more)
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Social News Updates: Facebook Inc (FB) & HIV Prevention, LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)’s Youth Movement & Yelp Inc (YELP)

Editor’s Note:  Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD), Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) Facebook Isn’t Dead Yet—It’s a Tool for HIV Prevention......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Highlights: Michael Karsch, David Tepper, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

Editor’s Note: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (......(read more)
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Carl Icahn Updates: Threat to Apple Inc. (AAPL), Involvement in J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Tweets & More

Editor’s Note: Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), ......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

IT News: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)’s Job Cuts, Hewlett-Packard Company HPQ)’s Potential Upside & International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Bank Investments, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) & H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ)’s Goals

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE:HNZ), The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (......(read more)
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Hedge Fund Research: How Can You Learn From The World’s Richest Investors?

When it comes to hedge fund research, there used to be a time when getting your hands on the right information was a challenge. However, those days are......(read more)
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Facebook Inc (FB): How It Keyed, Then Stopped a $3M Inside-Trade Scheme

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the platform that can lead to lots of sharing. Since there aren’t 1 billion interesting lives out there, there are bound......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, SG Capital Management, Citigroup Inc. (C)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI), Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC), UBS AG (USA) (NYSE:UBS), Deutsche Bank AG (USA......(read more)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP): Go Beyond Large-Cap ETFs For Dividends

A hallmark of many of the most popular dividend ETFs focused on U.S. equities is that these funds are usually tilted heavily toward large-cap stocks.......(read more)
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Seeing Double: Rajaratnam’s Bro Just Charged With ‘Illegal’ Insider Trading

In any given year, there are more than 200,000 insider transactions filed with the SEC, though just a fraction of these (usually less than 10) are actually......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

Physical Copper ETFs? Not So Fast

For more than two years now, issuers like JP Morgan and iShares have been battling to bring physically-backed copper ETFs to the markets. At first glance......(read more)
First Trust Files For Unique Commodity ETF

First Trust Files For Unique Commodity ETF

As the ETF world has continued to flourish, issuers have been trying to find new ways to segment their favorite asset classes. Commodity ETFs in particular......(read more)
Bearish options active on Molycorp Inc (MCP) as shares nosedive

Rare Earths Get Run Over

For commodity investors looking to diversify their holdings, rare earth/strategic metals have presented several potentially lucrative opportunities over......(read more)
Buy these 3 Stocks For a Lot Less than What Insiders Paid

Buy these 3 Stocks For a Lot Less than What Insiders Paid

Profiting from insider moves can be quite tricky. This is because insider transactions tend to affect the stock price quickly — first from insider......(read more)
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Find Shelter From The Fiscal Cliff With These ETFs

It is out there looming, stalking, waiting to pounce. It being the fiscal cliff, the highly undesirable situation under which expiring tax cuts are not......(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)
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Warren Buffett News: Buffett’s Prize for Kids

Buffett’s prize for kids: Berkshire stock (CNN) Fifteen school children have won a prize that would make a lot of grown-ups envious — shares......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Philip Falcone, Nelson Peltz, Carl Icahn

Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Turns to Dell’s MSD for Loan (Businessweek) Philip Falcone’s hedge fund, having taken out a loan earlier this year at......(read more)
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JOBS Act Accidentally Relaxes Hedge Fund Rules

President Obama recently enacted into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or more commonly known as the JOBS Act. Its main aim is to create more......(read more)
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SEC Expands Insider Trading Charges Against Rajat Gupta

The SEC have expanded their insider trading case against Rajat Gupta, “charging him with passing tips to convicted hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

SEC isn’t Interested in Einhorn’s ‘Insider Dealing’ with Punch

Insider trading has been a hot topic in the finance world. Over the last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined or charged dozens......(read more)

Schimel’s Diamondback Capital Will Not Face Criminal Charges

“Diamondback Capital Management, one of the largest hedge funds ensnared by the government’s insider trading crackdown, will not face criminal......(read more)
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SEC Widens Investigative Net to Catch Fund Fraud

The SEC is upping its game against hedge funds with returns too good to be true, reports the Wall Street Journal. “There is serious fraud in this......(read more)
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Jim Chaos And Dan Loeb’s Lawuit, SEC After Hedge Funds, Jim Roger And Seth Klarman’s Interview

Kynikos, Third Point Are Dismissed From $8 Billion Fairfax Suit (Bloomberg) James Chanos’ Kynikos Associates LP and Daniel Loeb’s Third Point LLC......(read more)
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Fortress’ Daniel Mudd Sued by SEC for Work at Fannie Mae

Daniel Mudd, the chief executive of Fortress Investment Group, “was clouded by the government investigations into his previous employer” reports......(read more)
HARBINGER

Harbinger’s Falcone in SEC Crosshairs

Fund manager Phil Falcone is under the gun. The SEC filed Wells notices on Falcone and his hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners on Friday, indicating......(read more)
HARBINGER

Harbinger’s Spectrum Rates BB-, Skybound in HK, Oil Falls Back

Fitch Assigns Initial Ratings of ‘BB-’ to Harbinger Capital’s Spectrum (MarketWatch) Fitch also assigns a ‘BB-’ rating to......(read more)

SEC Scolded, Wilcox Launch, MF Global FBI, SEF Case Dismissed

SEC Scolded Over Records (WSJ) An internal watchdog slapped the Securities and Exchange Commission on the wrist for its now-discontinued policy of discarding......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Hastings Sells, Vanquish Loses, Yahoo Buys, Transocean Indemnity

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Sells His Stock in the Company (YCharts) As the bloodbath for Netflix (NFLX) investors carries on, perhaps the CEO could boost......(read more)
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Andrey Hicks Scam, Ackman Advice, Hedge Funds Bet on Soccer

Andrey Hicks Scams $1.7 million with Fake Hedge Fund (Barrons) Fifty-four years after Sputnik, the American public finally gets the message: Math is way......(read more)
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Raj Rajaratnam Faces New Insider Trading Charges

Raj Rajaratnam is in hot water again. The SEC filed new charges against him on Wednesday “after first charging him with insider trading in October......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Asia, SEC Finra, Goldman Sachs Sued, Fund Exposure

Hedge Funds Shift Focus to Asia (Economist) ERIC WONG, who helps run his Hong Kong family’s money through an investment office, TCG Capital, looks like......(read more)
Jeff Smith

SEC v. FINRA, Robinson Launches Altana Fund, Activist Funds

Lee Robinson’s Altana Wealth Launches Hedge Fund (HFMWeek) New investment management firm Altana Wealth, started by Lee Robinson, one of the co-......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Could Face Double Exposure

Hedge funds could face double exposure reports Bloomberg. “When hedge funds and private-equity funds begin to reveal their inner workings to U.S......(read more)
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Gupta Insider Trading, Icahn Leaks, Tilson Salesforce Short Sale

Rajat Gupta Faces 5 Counts of Securities Fraud and 1 Count of Conspiracy to Commit (NYTimes) Rajat K. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director who surrendered......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Steve Cohen, Whitney Tilson $NFLX, and Mark Mobius

WSJ Prints List of SAC’s “Well-Timed” Trades (WSJ) Wall Street regulators expressed mounting concern about SAC Capital Advisors‘......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Under Investigation for $14M in Suspicious Trades

Steve Cohen‘s SAC Capital Advisors is under investigation for more than $14 million in suspicious trades according to Bloomberg. FINRA is Questioning......(read more)
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SEC’s Mary Schapiro Calls Insider Trading a ‘Problem of Tremendous Magnitude’

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro told  hedge fund industry conference attendees on Thursday that insider trading is a “problem......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Hedge Fund News – Cohen Says SAC Used Public Info in Cougar Deal

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Says Cougar Decisions Based on Public Information (Bloomberg) SAC Capital Advisors LP, the $14 billion hedge fund run......(read more)
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Evening Leaders – Shkreli Proved Wrong on Neoprobe, EU Short Selling

Martin Shkreli Proved Wrong After FDA Accepts Neoprobe’s Application (TheStreet) Wednesday night, Neoprobe said U.S. regulators accepted the company......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital in SEC Cougar Probe

The SEC is not done with Steve Cohen nor Raj Rajaratnam reports BusinessInsider. It has launched a probe into the activities of several hedge funds regarding......(read more)
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