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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, Millennium Management, Toscafund Asset Management, Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY), Overstock.com Inc (OSTK), and More

Elliott to Inject 120 million Euros into AC Milan to Reimburse Bonds: Source (Reuters) MILAN (Reuters) – U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management will......(read more)
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Old School SC Fundamental Value Fund Betting On Nicholas Financial Inc (NICK)

You probably never heard of SC Fundamental Value Fund. David Einhorn andCurtis Macnguyen used to work there as analysts. Currently SC Fundamental Value......(read more)
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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)

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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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)
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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)
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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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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)
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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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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 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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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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4 Straightforward Tips for Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

Credit cards have woven themselves into the very fabric of personal finances as they help consumers conduct financial transactions without being unnecessarily......(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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5 Countries with the Best Poker Players

It’s one thing to determine the wealthiest countries ranked by financial assets, but how do you figure out which country is best at poker? By the number......(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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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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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)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Warren Buffett, Dan Loeb, AQR Capital Management, PayMeOn Inc (PAYM), Legacy Reserves LP Unit (LGCY), Telaria Inc (TLRA), and More

Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway has Bought Back ‘a Little’ of Its Stock Since Changing Policy (CNBC) Berskhire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Leon Cooperman, Eddie Lampert, Pure Bioscience, Inc. (PURE), Sunrun Inc (RUN), Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (DLB), and More

Hedge Fund Legend Leon Cooperman is Investing in the Marijuana Industry – and it’s Another Sign the Sector is Heating Up (Business Insider......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: John Rogers, Paul Singer, Harris Associates LP, Vermillion, Inc. (VRML), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Planet Fitness Inc (PLNT), and More

John Rogers: Bridging the Wealth Gap (ThinkAdvisor.com) Think about this when you hear the term “wealth gap”: A 2015 St. Louis Fed study found that......(read more)
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IOTA Hasn’t Lived Up to Expectations, Here’s What Another IoT Blockchain Has Learnt from Its Mistakes

When IOTA debuted in 2017, it held incredible promise in its proposed ability to redefine trust, value, and ownership that will drive the economy of value......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Warren Buffett, Accipiter Capital Management, American Midstream Partners LP (AMID), Liquidia Technologies Inc (LQDA), KemPharm Inc (KMPH), and More

Berkshire’s India Deal is So Wrong it’s Right (BreakingViews.com) Warren Buffett’s company is taking a small stake in digital-payments firm Paytm......(read more)
Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Brevan Howard Asset Management, EJF Capital, David Einhorn, CoreSite Realty Corp (COR), Caesars Entertainment Co. (CZR), Restoration Robotics Inc (HAIR), and More

Brevan Howard Cuts Office Perks in London Headquarters (Bloomberg) Brevan Howard Asset Management, the hedge fund manager run by billionaire Alan Howard......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Oaktree Capital Management, CBA Florida Inc (CBAI), GCP Applied Technologies Inc (GCP), FitLife Brands Inc (FTLF), and More

Odey Likens Banks to Retailers Luring Investors to Their Deaths (Bloomberg) Hedge-fund manager Crispin Odey said underperforming banks are starting to......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Pierre Andurand, D.E. Shaw, Goldrich Mining Co (GRMC), News Corp (NWS), Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV), and More

Oil Hedge Fund Manager Andurand Lost 15% in July (Bloomberg) Pierre Andurand, one of the most bullish oil investors, lost 15.2 percent in July after markets......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Starboard Value LP, Elliott Management, Maxwell Technologies Inc. (MXWL), Restoration Robotics Inc (HAIR), Gran Tierra Energy Inc (GTE), and More

Starboard Eyes Symantec Board Seats After Taking Stake (Reuters) (Reuters) – Hedge fund Starboard Value LP has nominated five directors to Symantec......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Stanley Druckenmiller, David Tepper, Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc (CNST), BIOLASE Inc (BIOL), Novocure Ltd (NVCR), and a Lot More

Billionaires Druckenmiller, Soros Throw Weight Behind Oil Rally (Bloomberg) The recovery in the oil industry is attracting some of the most recognized......(read more)
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3 Reasons Cryptocurrency Is Yet to Take Its Rightful Place in Payments

The results of a study conducted by researchers at Payment Sense shows that as much as 35% of SME owners believe that cryptocurrencies will become an......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliot Management, Etsy Inc (ETSY), Insperity Inc (NSP), Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS), and More

Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell (The Wall Street Journal) Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. has taken a big stake......(read more)
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Top Sports Stars Promoting Gambling Advertising

More and more sports celebrities are promoting gambling companies and this looks like a trend set to continue. The main reason is that both have a clear......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Einhorn, Leon Cooperman, Carl Icahn, Appian Corp (APPN), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF), and More

Hedge Fund Manager Betting Against Tesla Gets Box of Short Shorts from Elon Musk: ‘He is a Man of His Word!’ (CNBC) Greenlight Capital president......(read more)
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Jeff Ubben Is Dumping Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI)

We have been following Jeff Ubben‘s Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) bet for 4 years now. ValueAct purchased 2 million shares of AWI at......(read more)
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Campbell Soup Co (CPB): Dan Loeb Is Hoping For A Quick Gain

Dan Loeb is hoping for a quick gain with his newly disclosed 5.65% stake in Campbell Soup Co (CPB). Loeb believes that the company is already on its way......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Cerrano Capital, WideOpenWest Inc (WOW), Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc (CNST), Caesars Entertainment Co. (CZR), and More

Hedge Fund Boss Odey Says Pound Could Fall Further as Brexit Deadline Looms (Reuters) LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling and UK government bonds will fall......(read more)
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How Car Loan Helps Your Financial Situation

Car title loans have continued to gain popularity among users for a number of reasons. One of the most common reasons is the ability of the loans to offer......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Bridgewater Associates, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Skyline Co. (SKY), Danaher Co. (DHR), ICF International Inc (ICFI), and More

Bridgewater Associates Suffers Losses in July (InstitutionalInvestor.com) Bridgewater Associates suffered a slight setback in July.The world’s biggest......(read more)
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Smart Data, Smart Decisions: Here’s Why Alternative Data is Big News for Investors

When it comes to making decisions, all of us want the best information possible. Whether we’re looking at product reviews online before making a purchase......(read more)