Posts Tagged ‘S&P 500’

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)

Tibco Software Inc. (TIBX): Eminence Capital Raises Stake by 66% Amidst Buyout Talks

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Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital disclosed yesterday, with the SEC, a 66% increase in its stake in Tibco Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX). The fund now owns......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Steven Cohen

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Carl Icahn Reveals Performance of Son Brett’s Portfolio (WSJ) Stock-picking may run in the family. Within a long letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) +......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Paul Singer & Sandler Capital Management

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Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital still sizzles despite Wizard exit (Standard) Louis Bacon’s $15 billion (£9.3 billion) hedge fund Moore Capital boosted......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Bruce Kovner & Kerrisdale Capital

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Citadel Adds 4.4% In September (Finalternatives) Ken Griffin‘s $24 billion Citadel gained 4.4% in September, easily outstripping the average hedge......(read more)

Was the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) IPO the Day the Wall Street Bull Died?

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s IPO may go down in history for more than just its record-setting debut; it may also be remembered in the annals......(read more)

Monsanto Company (MON), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) And Rockwood Holdings Inc. (ROC) Are Larry Foley And Paul Farrell’s Top Stock Pics

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Founded in 2009 amid fears the financial world was about to crumble, Bronson Point Partners boasts a 58.5% return since then. The fund was founded and......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Michael Novogratz, Julian Robertson & Marc Faber

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Fortress Pays Executives for Expenses to Manage Fortunes (Bloomberg) Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) gave four of its top executives $63 million......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Third Point & Soros Fund Management

Warren Buffett and Billionaires
Will Warren Buffett win this bet? (MorningStar) Investing icon Warren Buffett made a bet about the relative performances of hedge funds and index funds......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Mark Kingdon & Marcato Capital Management

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Billionaire George Soros Braces for a Correction in U.S. Equities (SECFilings) Many billionaire investors have been bracing themselves for a market correction......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Michael Hintze & Elliott Management

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Misses August Rally (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) David Einhorn‘s New York-based hedge fund firm Greenlight......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Joel Greenblatt, Jeffrey Vinik & Pershing Square

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Hedge Fund Legend Joel Greenblatt – Writing A Bigger Book (GuruFocus) Every year, when Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) kicks off his value and......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, John Paulson & Brevan Howard

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George Soros Made A Huge Bet That Stocks Will Fall (BusinessInsider) It seems legendary hedge fund billionaire George Soros might be souring in his view......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Paul Singer & Bill Ackman

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Soros Drops Shares in Israel’s SodaStream (JewishVoiceNY) Billionaire investor George Soros’ family office, Soros Fund Management, has jumped on the......(read more)

Marc Faber’s 20% Correction that Never Came

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Marc Faber, is famously called Dr. Doom due to his never ending prophecies that something or the other is going to witness a correction. So, another prophecy......(read more)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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%

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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)

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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

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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

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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)
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