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Author Archive - Insider Monkey Staff

Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Abrams, Edward Lampert, AQR Capital Management, Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INFI), FuelCell Energy Inc (FCEL), and More

AQR Strips ‘Risk Parity’ Name From Mutual Fund After Redemptions (Bloomberg) AQR Capital Management’s flagship risk parity mutual fund, which has......(read more)
Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Daniel Och, Edward Lampert, Elliott Management, Front Yard Residential Corp (RESI), Innodata Inc (INOD), and More

Och-Ziff to Change Structure, Looking to Future Beyond Founder (The Wall Street Journal) Daniel Och is ceding some of the chips in his hedge-fund empire......(read more)
Glenn Welling Engaged Capital

Engaged Capital Goes Activist on Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc. (DFRG)

Engaged Capital sent the following letter to the board of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (DFRG) pushing for the sale of the company (the stock lost......(read more)
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13D Filing: Sylebra Capital Management and Impinj Inc

Sylebra’s Daniel Patrick Gibson is on the board of Impinj. Sylebra filed the following 13D last month: Ownership Summary Table Page 1 of 3 –......(read more)
15 States with the Ugliest Women in America

13D Filing: Fondren Management and Harte Hanks Inc (NYSE:HHS)

You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here. Ownership Summary Table Page 1 of 14 – SEC Filing _________________________________________________......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Paulson & Co., Millennium Management, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Clearone Inc (CLRO), Exterran Corp (EXTN), and More

Glass Lewis Backs Paulson Co’s Proposals in Detour Proxy Fight (Reuters) Dec 5 (Reuters) – Proxy adviser Glass Lewis on Wednesday backed Paulson......(read more)
Countries with the Smallest Government Per Capita in the World

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Jeffrey Vinik, Ray Dalio, Dmitry Balyasny, Coty Inc (COTY), Valeritas Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VLRX), and More

Former Hedge-Fund Titan and Bill Gates Are Betting Billions on Tampa (The Wall Street Journal) TAMPA, Fla.- As a former hedge-fund owner and manager of......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: George Soros, Paulson & Co., AbbVie Inc (ABBV), Seagate Technology PLC (STX), Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS), and More

George Soros Bought These 2 Healthcare Stocks in the Third Quarter (The Motley Fool) Although billionaire superinvestor George Soros may no longer be......(read more)
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13D Filing: Fine Capital Partners and Dhx Media Ltd.

You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here. Ownership Summary Table Page 1 of 14 – SEC Filing UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE......(read more)
Wall Street Stocks Market Insider Trading

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Edward Lampert, Daniel Loeb, Brenham Capital, Walmart Inc (WMT), PureBase Corp (PUBC), Party City Holdco Inc (PRTY), and More

Energy-Focused Hedge Fund Brenham Capital to Close (The Wall Street Journal) Dallas-based hedge fund Brenham Capital is closing, a casualty of what founder......(read more)
Insider Trading Eyeglasses

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Paulson & Co., Point72 Asset Management, Acer Therapeutics Inc (ACER), Contango Oil & Gas (MCF), and More

Steve Cohen’s Point72 Is Exploring Raising Venture Fund (Bloomberg) Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management has discussed with clients the possibility......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Jonathan Litt, Mike Novogratz, The Medicines Company (MDCO), Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT), Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP), and More

Activist Investor Litt Renews Call for Saks Fifth Avenue Sale (Reuters) Nov 28 (Reuters) – Activist investor Jonathan Litt on Wednesday renewed......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Och-Ziff Capital Management, Cyrus Capital Partners, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF), Extreme Networks, Inc (EXTR), and More

Och-Ziff’s Shares Stumble Toward NYSE Delisting Territory at $1 (Bloomberg) Billionaire Dan Och’s hedge fund is pennies away from raising a red......(read more)
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5 Most Socially Responsible Companies in America

In a news cycle dominated by company cover ups, scandals and deceit, it’s become even more important to applaud companies who do well by doing good.......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, Third Point LLC, Square, Inc. (SQ), Brightsphere Investment Group PLC (BSIG), Zillow Group Inc (Z), and More

Alps Electric Shares Jump After Elliott Backs Deal Sweetener (Reuters) TOKYO (Reuters) – Alps Electric Co (6770.T) stock jumped 8 percent on Monday......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Kora Management, Glendon Capital, Armistice Capital, Hill International Inc (HIL), Athenex Inc (ATNX), and More

Whose Wedding Is Jared Kushner Attending in Jaisalmer? (TheQuint.com) Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, arrived in Jaisalmer on......(read more)
Countries with the Smallest Government Per Capita in the World

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Warren Buffett, GoldenTree Asset Management, Tableau Software Inc (DATA), PTC Inc (PTC), Tile Shop Holdings Inc (TTS), and More

A Hedge Fund Paid Boris Johnson $121,000 for Two-Hour Speech (Bloomberg) Life outside the cabinet is proving lucrative for Boris Johnson.The former U.......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Snow Park Capital, Cyrus Capital Partners, Ballantyne Strong Inc (BTN), National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI), Corvus Gold Inc (CORVF), and More

Hedge Fund Snow Park Pushes Japara on New Structure (AFR.com) New York-based hedge fund Snow Park is actively pushing for aged care group Japara to hive......(read more)
Insider Trading Back

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Tom Steyer, John Paulson, Elliott Management, Energy Transfer LP (ET), Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc (AXNX), and More

Tom Steyer Inches Closer to 2020 White House Bid (The Washington Post) Tom Steyer, the California billionaire best known for his campaign to impeach President......(read more)
Insider Trading Eyeglasses

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Cyrus Capital Partners, Solus Alternative Asset Management, Ray Dalio, Steven Cohen, Home Depot Inc (HD), Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE), and More

Hedge Fund Offers Truce to Save Sears Swaps Wager (The Wall Street Journal) One of Sears Holdings Corp.’s largest creditors is offering a settlement......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Carl Icahn, Anthony Scaramucci, Crispin Odey, Toscafund Asset Management, Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc (RRTS), Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc (CKPT), and More

Carl Icahn Gets a Win Against Dell (Bloomberg) Dell Technologies Inc. has one class of publicly listed stock outstanding, a tracking stock (referred to......(read more)
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Hedge Funds’ Most Popular Stock Right Now

“Market conditions are changing. The continued rise in interest rates suggests we are in the early stages of a bond bear market, which could intensify......(read more)
Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ray Dalio, Duquesne Capital, Third Point, Elliott Management, NetSuite Inc (N), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals Inc (EYPT), and More

Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio: Fed Raised Rates to a Point Where It’s Hurting Asset Prices (CNBC) Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio argued Thursday......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Steve Cohen, Crispin Odey, Jana Partners, Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRCA), Easterly Acquisition Corp (EACQ), Progressive Corp (PGR), and More

Steve Cohen Says Returns Won’t Be Very Good Over the Next Two Years, Bear Market Possible (CNBC) Billionaire Steve Cohen sees the U.S. economy slowing......(read more)
Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Elliott Management, Tortoise MLP Fund Inc (NTG), LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB), and More

Ken Griffin Joins Dan Loeb, John Paulson in Donating to Success Academy (Bloomberg) Ken Griffin is chipping in $10 million to open new middle schools......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliott Management, Dorsal Capital Management, ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT), Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE), and More

Veritas Capital, Elliott to Buy Athenahealth for $5.7 Billion (Reuters) (Reuters) – Private equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Apple Inc (AAPL)

Risk Assessment in Investing

In any form of investing there is going to be a risk.  For many investments, the higher the risk, the higher the rate of return.  So when considering......(read more)
Insider Trading, NYSE, Markets, Stock Trader On The Phone

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Daniel Loeb, Tom Steyer, Ray Dalio, AstraZeneca PLC (AZN), Alteryx Inc (AYX), and More

Dan Loeb’s Hedge Fund Trims Number of Nominees to Campbell Soup Board (CNBC) Daniel Loeb‘s hedge fund, Third Point, has trimmed the number......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Marshall Wace, Highbridge Capital Management, MINDBODY Inc (MB), SYNNEX Co. (SNX), Greystone Logistics Inc (GLGI), and More

Hedge Funds Target UK Banks as Brexit Deadline Looms (ProactiveInvestors.co.uk) One of those shorting UK banking stocks is Marshall Wace – founded......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ray Dalio, Paul Singer, vTv Therapeutics Inc (VTVT), Livexlive Media Inc (LIVX), Travelzoo (TZOO), and More

Ray Dalio: We’re in a World Now Where Politics has a Much Bigger Effect on Markets (CNBC) Billionaire investor Ray Dalio said investors had priced......(read more)
AQER

Blockchain Might Change the Narrative for Monetizing Video Content

Monetizing video content is incredibly hard. On YouTube for instance, you can expect to make between $0.25 to $4 on every 1000 views and YouTube’s cut......(read more)
Public Domain

Sessa Capital Is Betting On Garrett Motion Inc. (GTX)

John Petry’s Sessa Capital disclosed a 6.3% brand new position in Garrett Motion (GTX). The details of the filing can be seen below. Ownership Summary......(read more)
Lee Ainslie MAVERICK CAPITAL

How U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA) Stacks Up Against Its Market Cap Peers

Before we spend many hours researching a company, we’d like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire investors think of the stock first......(read more)
Wall Street Stocks Market Insider Trading

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Einhorn, Eddie Lampert, Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI), TherapeuticsMD Inc (TXMD), Fortinet Inc (FTNT), and More

Tesla Short David Einhorn Says Last Quarter Was ‘As Good As It Gets’ (Bloomberg) Prominent Tesla Inc. short seller David Einhorn thinks the third......(read more)
Josh Friedman Canyon Capital

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Altaba Inc. (AABA)

The government requires hedge funds and wealthy investors with over a certain portfolio size to file a report that shows their positions at the end of......(read more)
Insider Trading Back

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Eddie Lampert, Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc (AXNX), Butler National Co. (BUKS), Intersections Inc. (INTX), and More

Crispin Odey’s October Gains Boost Hedge Fund Returns to 48% (Bloomberg) (Bloomberg) — Crispin Odey, fighting to recover from three successive......(read more)
Colin Moran Abdiel Capital

Activist Abdiel Capital Thinks This Stock Is A Sure Bet

Insider Monkey finished processing more than 700 13F filings made by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds’ portfolio......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Hedge Fund Governors Lane Is Betting On A Seth Klarman Favorite

“Market volatility has picked up again over the past few weeks. Headlines highlight risks regarding interest rates, the Fed, China, house prices......(read more)
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13D Filing: JFL Capital Management and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK)

Joseph F. Lawler’s JFL Capital disclosed a 7.1% activist stake in Merrimack Pharmaceuticals. The details of the filing can be seen below:  ......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Elliott Associates Is Dumping Akamai Technologies Inc (AKAM), Now What?

“Market conditions are changing. The continued rise in interest rates suggests we are in the early stages of a bond bear market, which could intensify......(read more)
Boykin Curry EAGLE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Is Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) A Good Stock To Buy?

Is Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) a good investment right now? We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Here is Hedge Funds’ Favorite Financial Stock Pick

Before we spend days researching a stock idea we’d like to take a look at how hedge funds and billionaire investors recently traded that stock.......(read more)
Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

Is Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) A Good Stock To Buy?

Although the masses and most of the financial media blame hedge funds for their exorbitant fee structure and disappointing performance, these investors......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

Concerns over rising interest rates and expected further rate increases have hit several stocks hard since the end of the third quarter. NASDAQ and Russell......(read more)
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Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Is Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) a good equity to bet on right now? We like to check what the smart money thinks first before doing extensive research......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Were Hedge Funds Right About Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)?

Before we spend many hours researching a company, we’d like to analyze what insiders, hedge funds and billionaire investors think of the stock first......(read more)
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How Do Hedge Funds Feel About Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)?

It is already common knowledge that individual investors do not usually have the necessary resources and abilities to properly research an investment......(read more)
Insider Trading Wall Street Trader Panic

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Och-Ziff Capital Management, Tiger Global Management, Apollo Global Management LLC (APO), Innodata Inc (INOD), Ditech Holding Corp (DHCP), and More

Och-Ziff Saw Hedge Fund Clients Pull $1.1 Billion in Quarter (Bloomberg) In the third quarter, like every quarter since the end of 2014, Och-Ziff Capital......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Douglas Braunstein, Carl Icahn, Jana Partners, KLX Energy Services Holdings Inc (KLXE), Iteris Inc (ITI), and More

Activist Hedge Fund Manager Studied this Troubled Stock for a Year Before Finally Buying a Big Stake (CNBC) A former J. P. Morgan Chase executive turned......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Marc Lasry, Elliott Management, Third Point LLC, StealthGas Inc. (GASS), Pivotal Software Inc (PVTL), and More

It’s Politics Zapping Stocks, a Big Democratic Hedge Fund Guy Says (Bloomberg) Who knows what’s moving markets? Marc Lasry says he knows. It’s politics......(read more)