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Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Edward Lampert, George Soros, Ray Dalio, Childrens Investment Fund, Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG), Research Frontiers, Inc. (REFR), and More

Odey’s Hedge Fund Gains 29% on Sky and Randgold Deals (Bloomberg) (Bloomberg) — Bearish hedge fund manager Crispin Odey is making money on his......(read more)
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13D Filing: Baker Bros. Advisors and Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACAD)

Baker Bros. Advisors purchased about 1.2 million shares of Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACAD) for about $19 per share last week. Here is why the......(read more)
Joe Edelman Perceptive Advisors

Perceptive Advisors and Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Joe Edelman’s Perceptive Advisors tripled its Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:FOMX) position following company’s offering. Edelman paid......(read more)
Lei Zhang Hillhouse Capital

Is China Biologic Products Inc. (CBPO) A Good Stock To Buy? Centurium Capital Thinks So

We usually stay away from Chinese companies but we came across an interesting idea recently. Earlier this year ex-Warburg Pincus China head launched......(read more)

13D Filing: Blue Mountain Capital and Saexploration Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SAEX)

Blue Mountain Capital reported owning 9.9% of Saexploration Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SAEX)’s outstanding shares. The biggest holder of this small stock......(read more)

13D Filing: Solus Alternative Asset Management and Concordia International Corp.

You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here. Ownership Summary Table Page 1 of 11 – SEC Filing UNITED STATESSECURITIES AND EXCHANGE......(read more)
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Zeff Capital vs. Tsr Inc (TSRI) CEO: Who is Trying To Steal the Company From Whom?

TSR Inc (NASDAQ:TSRI) is a small computer staffing company in Long Island. This week, Daniel Zeff’s Zeff Capital sent a troubling letter “......(read more)
Jeff Vinik

Billionaire Jeff Vinik Resurfaces and Bets on Turtle Beach Corp (HEAR)

The last time we have seen a 13F filing from the billionaire owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning was May 2013. Jeff Vinik is a former manager of Fidelity......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Is Howard Hughes Corp (NYSE:HHC) Really An Attractive Long-Term Investment?

If you owned 7.6 million shares of a stock that is trading at about $130 per share and you wanted to get rid of your shares because the stock’s......(read more)
GAMCO Investors, Mario Gabelli

Will Standard Industries Acquire GCP Applied Technologies Inc.?

We noticed that 40 North Management has been buying shares of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) since it filed a 13D 1.5 years ago. GCP shares......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Mighty Elliott Associates’ Failed Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD) Activist Campaign

Paul Singer’s Elliott Associates built a reputation as one of the fiercest activist hedge funds in the investment world. You can easily find an......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

13D Filing: Elliott Associates, L.p. and Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD)

You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here. Ownership Summary Table Page 1 of 8 – SEC Filing SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: John Paulson, EJF Capital, Starbucks Co. (SBUX), Chegg Inc (CHGG), Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RIGL), and More

John Paulson Joined by 15 Investors in Council to Oversee Gold Miners (Bloomberg) After almost a year of behind-the-scenes work, billionaire hedge-fund......(read more)
Adidas

RiverPark Says Adidas AG (ADS) Has Substantial Worldwide Secular Growth Potential

RiverPark Large Growth Fund is bullish on Adidas AG (ETR: ADS) which didn’t deliver a positive performance on the stock market during the second quarter......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, George Soros, Vital Therapies Inc (VTL), Digirad Co. (DRAD), and More

New York Hedge Fund Needs the Long Game in Italy (Bloomberg) Telecom Italia SpA had problems when it was being dominated by its biggest investor, Vincent......(read more)
Northrop Grumman

Why RiverPark Sees Growth Potential in Northrop Grumman (NOC)

In its Q2’18 investor letter, the RiverPark Large Growth Fund discussed Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and other stocks. In this article......(read more)
Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Here Is What RiverPark Thinks About Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) didn’t perform well during the second quarter but the RiverPark Large Growth Fund still sees a value in the stock......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Anthony Scaramucci, Solus Alternative Asset Management, Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (ADAP), Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI), BK Technologies Inc (BKTI), and More

Ex-White House Staffer Anthony Scaramucci is Selling His $4 Million Hamptons Mansion – Take a Look Inside (CNBC) Anthony Scaramucci, founder of......(read more)
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Billionaires Were Buying These Stocks in Q2 When Everyone Else Was Selling

Legendary hedge fund manager and value investor Warren Buffett has shared countless pearls of investing wisdom during his career. Perhaps the one that......(read more)
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Par Investment Partners Owns More Than A Third Of Trivago N.v.

Par Investment Partners disclosed a 34.5% stake in Trivago (TRVG). This seems like a very bold bet to us. They have been invested in this underperforming......(read more)
INVESCO PRIVATE CAPITAL Wilbur Ross

First Pacific Advisors Wins Big With Its Nexeo Solutions Inc. (NXEO) Bet

In our quarterly newsletter we provide the list of high conviction stock picks of value hedge funds. Nexeo Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:NXEO) is one of the......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Is Starboard Value Getting What It Wanted From Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC)

Last month activist hedge fund Starboard Value disclosed a 5.8% stake in Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC). It paid around $20 per share for 36 million shares......(read more)
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FGL Holdings (FG), Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL), Kemper (KMPR): Top Insider Buys of the Past Week

September has seen a huge uptick in terms of insider buying activity, with the five most active days for insider purchasing this year all having fallen......(read more)
Parag Vora - HG Vora Capital

HG Vora Capital’s Returns, AUM and Holdings

HG Vora Capital is an activist hedge fund that was founded back in 2009 by Parag Vora who cut his teeth at Silver Point Capital L.P as a senior investment......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, Ray Dalio, Safety Income & Growth Inc (SAFE), Sanofi SA (SNY), Independent Bank Group Inc (IBTX), and More

Athenahealth May Drop to $110 Without Elliott Bid Says RBC (TheStreet) On Monday, Sept. 18, The New York Post reported that Elliott Management, Paul Singer......(read more)
EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG)

Why RiverPark Bullish On EOG Resources (NYSE: EOG)

The RiverPark Large Growth Fund is bullish on EOG Resources Inc (NYSE: EOG) and the fund discussed its investment thesis on EOG in its Q2’18 investor......(read more)
CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX)

CarMax (KMX) Is ‘Compelling and Profitable Unit Growth’ Story in U.S. Retail: RiverPark

RiverPark is bullish on CarMax, Inc (NYSE: KMX), which is the largest used-car retailer in the U.S. In its Q2’18 investor letter, the RiverPark......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Seth Klarman, Och-Ziff Capital Management, GTT Communications Inc (GTT), Jason Industries Inc (JASN), and More

Hedge Fund Manager Crispin Odey Rules Out Entering U.K. Politics (Bloomberg) Politics will have to wait for Crispin Odey. “I know my limitations and......(read more)
Abrams Bison Investor Letters

Abrams Bison Investments Investor Letters

Abrams Bison Investments is a hedge fund founded in 2000 by Gavin Abrams, a value investor. In 14 years since its inception, the fund had north of $2......(read more)
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Abdiel Capital Advisors’ Returns, AUM and Holdings

Abdiel Capital Advisors is an activist hedge fund and the second best performing hedge fund in our database; it was co-founded by Colin Moran, its current......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Here’s How Cliff Asness Sounds When His Quant Strategies Are Failing

Cliff Asness believes in momentum in stock prices, but does he believe in momentum in investment strategies? His PhD thesis was about momentum in stock......(read more)
Insider Trading Back

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Atlanti Investment Management, Ray Dalio, David Tepper, Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN), Sigma Labs Inc. (SGLB), and More

Atlantic Investment Pushes Owens Illinois to Sell European Business (Reuters) NEW YORK (Reuters) – Atlantic Investment Management on Friday urged......(read more)
Francis Chou

5 Problematic Stocks Francis Chou Dared To Buy

Francis Chou, a well-regarded Canadian value investor,  the founder of Chou Associates Management, and Morningstar Fund Manager of the Decade in 2004......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Tepper, HG Vora Capital Management, Zivo Bioscience Inc (ZIVO), Terra Tech Corp (TRTC), Legacy Reserves LP Unit (LGCY), and More

Tepper Says Tax Cuts were Too Steep and Likely Borrowed Economic Growth from the Future (CNBC) Appaloosa Management‘s David Tepper said tax cuts......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Michael Hintze, Daniel Loeb, Grow Condos Inc (GRWC), Cerecor Inc (CERC), General Finance Co. (GFN), and More

Sir Michael Hintze: Response to Global Financial Crisis Elevated Populism (AFR.com) Sir Michael Hintze is hyper-aware of how the policy response to the......(read more)
Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ray Dalio, Trian Fund Management, AgroFresh Solutions Inc (AGFS), Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG), Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL), and More

Ray Dalio: China is More Concerned About Avoiding a ‘Warlike’ Relationship with the US (CNBC) Billionaire Ray Dalio argued Tuesday that President......(read more)
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Hedge Funds’ Favorite Apparel Stocks; Nike (NKE) Beaten for the Top Spot

Equity hedge funds performed well in August, leading all stock-picking strategies with 1.1% gains, which pushed their yearly gains to 3.5% according to......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Tiger Global Management, Citadel LLC, Elliott Management, Square, Inc. (SQ), Tiffany & Co. (TIF), Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc (BRSS), and More

Tiger Global Boosts Fiat Chrysler Stake to $1 Billion Holding (Bloomberg) Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Management has invested more than $1 billion......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Third Point, Elliott Management, SpringOwl Asset Management, Facebook, Inc. (FB), Revlon Inc (REV), Restoration Robotics Inc (HAIR), and More

Third Point Nominates Slate to Challenge Campbell Board (CNBC) Activist investor Daniel Loeb‘s hedge fund Third Point announced its intention Friday......(read more)
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RiverPark Sees ‘Extremely Bright’ Future For Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN)

The RiverPark Large Growth Fund discussed its investment thesis on Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) in its Q2’18 investor letter. The fund......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Paul Singer, Tide Point Capital, Tenzing Acquisition Corp. Units (TZACU), Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT), Pure Bioscience, Inc. (PURE), and More

Billionaire Singer Gets Into an Italian Staring Contest (Bloomberg) Amos Genish, Telecom Italia SpA’s CEO, seems to have a message for hedge fund billionaire......(read more)
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Facebook and Google Watch Out: Blockchain Is Changing the Advertising Industry

Users are continuing to adopt technology to be part of their day-to-day lives. In the US, 240 million users – 85 percent of the population – will......(read more)
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Hedge Funds’ #1 Stock Picks in Video Games, Casinos, Restaurants, & More

Rising net demand for allocating to hedge funds has hit a three-year high, as the $3 trillion hedge fund industry scored high marks among investors for......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Tiger Global Management, Crispin Odey, National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI), Liberty Latin America Ltd (LILA), Schneider National Inc (SNDR), and More

Tiger Global Management on the Prowl Again in India (The Economic Times) Tiger Global Management, one of the earliest big backers of India’s Internet......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: D.E. Shaw, CBA Florida Inc (CBAI), Energen Co. (EGN), American Financial Group Inc (AFG), and More

Opinion: Ray Dalio’s New Tips to Survive the Next Market Meltdown are Grounded in These Career Secrets (MarketWatch.com) Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater......(read more)
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Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Pioneer (PXD): Hedge Funds’ Favorite Energy Stocks

After swooning in early-August, energy stocks are building up steam again as crude oil prices rebound. Brent prices have jumped by 10% over the past two......(read more)
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Perspecta (PRSP), Wyndham Hotels (WH) Tops Among Hedge Funds’ Favorite Newly-Listed Stocks

2018 has been a big year for IPOs, in terms of both quantity and performance. Through the end of July, 115 companies had made their public debuts on U......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Millennium Management, Bridgewater Associates, Seagate Technology PLC (STX), Alta Mesa Resources Inc (AMR), H & R Block Inc (HRB), and More

Nomura Is Said to Lure Millennium Trader to Run EMEA Flow Credit (Bloomberg) Nomura Holdings Inc., the Japanese brokerage struggling to improve performance......(read more)
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Qurate Retail (QRTEA), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Macquarie (MIC): Insider Buys of the Week

Insider buying spiked to 82 purchases on Friday, the second-most active day for insider buying in the past two months, though insider sales outpaced insider......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: King Street Capital, Third Point LLC, Alta Mesa Resources Inc (AMR), HubSpot Inc (HUBS), MYnd Analytics Inc (MYND), and More

U.S. Hedge Fund Seeks Board Shake-Up at Toshiba (The Wall Street Journal) TOKYO—New York-based hedge fund King Street Capital Management LP has proposed......(read more)