Posts Tagged ‘S&P 500’

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (LLL), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC), Torchmark Corporation (TMK): David Harding’s Top Picks

David Harding
In an interview on CNBC, David Harding, founder and president of Winton Capital Management said that the S&P 500 is nothing else, but a trading system......(read more)

Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX), HCA Holdings Inc (HCA), Community Health Systems (CYH): How Larry Robbins Returned 18% in The First Half of This Year

GLENVIEW CAPITAL
Larry Robbins’ flagship fund Glenview Capital has been outperforming many of its peers, and the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) –which gained 6.05% in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Larry Robbins, Ken Griffin & Winton Capital Management

David Harding
Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy (PIOnline) North American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd......(read more)

Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C): Leon Cooperman at Delivering Alpha Conference: A Preview of Some Possible Stock Picks

Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors
The 4th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference will start tomorrow, July 16, in New York City, featuring various prominent figures from the finance world......(read more)

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA), MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT), Vipshop Holdings Ltd – ADR (VIPS): How Tiger Global Returned 15% in 2 Months

Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management
Tiger Global Management is an asset management firm founded and managed by Chase Coleman. Its star hedge fund Tiger Global, managed by Feroz Dewan, returned......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Paul Singer & Louis Bacon

Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors
Chatham, Cooperman offer to buy American Media (TheDeal) One of American Media Inc.’s largest second-lien noteholders and hedge fund investor Leon......(read more)

Allergan Inc. (AGN), Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP): Pershing Square Up 25%

Bill Ackman in crowd
While most hedge funds continue to lag the market, having returned an average of only 2% through May, about half of what S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) returned......(read more)

Glenview Capital is Up 11% Betting on Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX) & Humana Inc (HUM)

GLENVIEW CAPITAL
S0 far, 2014 has not been a very good year for hedge funds, in general. According to CNBC, the average fund was up only 2% through May, while the S&......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Daniel Loeb, Nouriel Roubini & Jana Partners

what is a hedge fund
Loeb’s Third Point flagship fund gains 6 pct in first half (Reuters) Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb‘s main hedge fund returned 6 percent......(read more)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) & Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Are Top Market Gainers on Tuesday

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
On Tuesday, the markets have kept moving higher, with the S&P 500 INDEX (INDEXCBOE:SPX) reaching a new 52-week high, of 1,968.17, currently trading......(read more)

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (TEG), FMC Corp (FMC): Market Movers on Monday

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:TEG)
On Monday the stocks have been volatile with the S&P 500 INDEX (INDEXCBOE:SPX) edging down by 0.15% to 1,960.11 so far, and oscillating between......(read more)

Markets in Green on Friday; Market Movers: Shire PLC, CarMax, Oracle Corporation

Shire PLC (ADR)
In the last day of the week, the market opened higher with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXCBOE:SPX) went up 3 points at the beginning of the trading session......(read more)

Thursday’s ETF Movers: Gold Miner Bulls, Long Silver ETN

gold-bullion
The markets are slightly down on late Thursday after a big rise on Wednesday, following the FOMC press release. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX......(read more)

BlackBerry, Red Hat Among the Market Winners on Thursday; Juniper Networks Loses Ground; Gold Close to $1,300

U.S. Financial Hub: Wall Street
The markets opened higher on Thursday and have been fluctuating so far. Yesterday S&P 500 hit a new record high on the back of the Fed announcement......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Barry Rosenstein & Farallon Capital

ESL INVESTMENTS
Mulally gave turnaround advice to Sears’ Lampert, report says (AutoNews) Eddie Lampert, the controlling shareholder at retailer Sears Holdings Corporation......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ralph Whitworth, David Einhorn & Carl Icahn

Ralph V. Whitworth
Relational Said to Nominate Two B/E Board Directors (Bloomberg) Relational Investors LLC , the activist fund co-founded by Ralph Whitworth and David......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warrant Buffett, Louis Bacon & Greenlight Capital

hedge funds vs. mutual funds
How Much Does it Cost to Have Lunch with Warren Buffett? (Chinatopix) If you think the first lunch date you had with your girlfriend was already the world......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Ken Griffin, David Tepper & D.E. Shaw Group

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP
Hedge Fund Manager Ken Griffin Was Seen Chilling On A Yacht With A Name That Only Traders Could Appreciate (Businessinsider India) Chicago-based billionaire......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Crispin Odey & Michael Hintze

Berkshire Hathaway
15-year-old wins over Warren Buffett with Beaux Up bow ties (DavidsonNews.net) Young entrepreneur Jake Johnson of Davidson has revolutionized the bow......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: T Boone Pickens, David Einhorn & Jana Partners

T Boone Pickens with oil bin
It’s T. Boone Pickens’ Birthday – Here Are 22 ‘Boone-isms’ On How To Win In Life And Business (BusinessInsider) It’......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Israel Englander, Eddie Lampert & Starboard Value LP

MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT
3 bullish moves by hedge fund Millennium Management (MarketWatch) In the latest round of 13F filings, Israel Englander‘s Millennium Management......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: Chase Coleman, Daniel Loeb & David Tepper

TIGER GLOBAL MANAGEMENT LLC
Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Exits Yahoo, Amazon Last Quarter (Bloomberg) Tiger Global Management LLC, the $14 billion investment firm run by Chase......(read more)

Hedge Fund Highlights: George Soros, Warren Buffett & Ralph Whitworth

George Soros
Paulson holds onto gold ETF, Soros adds gold miners in first-quarter (Reuters) Hedge fund Paulson & Co in Q1 maintained its stake in SPDR Gold......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman & Carl Icahn

hedge fund research
Why does Buffett get a free pass from the media? (Marketwatch) Uber-billionaire Warren Buffett hosted the annual shareholders meeting for Berkshire......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Michael Hintze & Lansdowne Partners

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn
Hedge fund kingpin bullish on Apple, says it’s underpriced (Vancouver Sun) David Einhorn, the hedge-fund manager who warned of a bubble in technology......(read more)
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