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Author Archive - Bob Luochang Yu

PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, John Kinnucan, Ray Dalio…

Ackman Says He Will Be Patient on J.C. Penney Turnaround (Bloomberg) Pershing Square Capital Management LP’s William Ackman, the activist hedge fund......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Hedge Fund News: Klarman, Buffett, Rogers, Lampert, Ackman…

Seth Klarman’s Margin of Safety (Frank Voisin) Seth Klarman’s classic Margin of Safety is the most concise introductory value investing book you can......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Brevan Howard, Jim Rogers, Bridgewater…

Brevan Overtakes Paulson As World’s Top Hedge Fund (HFM Week) Brevan Howard is now the world’s top hedge fund manager by annualised net gains,......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: Peter Schiff, Jim Rogers, Marc Faber, John Paulson…

Peter Schiff: Why Warren Buffett Is Wrong About Gold (Investment News) The gold doomsayers have found their champion in the media’s favorite financial......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund News: Buffett & State Street, George Soros, Marc Faber’s Outlook…

Movers & Shakers: Buffett’s Insurance Cash Stalling (Bloomberg) Bloomberg’s Betty Liu and Dominic Chu report that Warren Buffett, the......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Hedge Fund News: Buffett, Klarman, D.E. Shaw, Lampert…

Bumpy Road for Buffett as Insurance Funds Dry Up (Bloomberg) Bloomberg’s Dominic Chu reports that Warren Buffett, the former hedge fund manager......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Feds Taped Cohen, Dalio Made $3 B In 2011, Insider Trading Cases…

Feds Taped Cohen’s Calls In Insider Probe (FINalternatives) Federal authorities recorded several of SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven Cohen’......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News, Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater, China Welcomes Foreign Hedge Funds, Jim Rogers and Commodities…

Dalio Delivers Billions for Hedge Fund Investors (Bloomberg) Bloomberg’s Dominic Chu reports that Ray Dalio’s Pure Alpha hedge fund made $13.8......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund News, Jim Rogers, Warren Buffett, John Paulson…

Hedge Fund Assets May Hit $2.1 Trln In 2012-Survey (Reuters) Hedge fund assets under management could reach $2.13 trillion at the end of the year, as......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, John Paulson, Leon Cooperman…

Hedge Fund Investor Base Has Changed, Nemes Says (Bloomberg) Anita Nemes, Deutsche Bank AG’s London-based global head of capital introduction, talks......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Buffett, Lampert, Klarman, Soros…

Buffett Reveals Warts as He Prepares Annual Letter (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett bought oil stocks near the peak of an energy boom, declined to spend $35......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Asia Hedge Funds, Rogers, Cohen, Kinnucan…

Ex-Kingdon Exec Readies Samena-Backed Asia Hedge Fund (Reuters) Wuzhu Asia Partners, founded by former director of Asia research at New York-based multi......(read more)
Jim Chanos puppeteer

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Rogers, Baupost, Paulson…

Chanos, Zimmerman on Hedge Fund History (Bloomberg) Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates Ltd., Jamie Zimmerman, chief executive officer of Litespeed......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Hedge Fund News: Ted Weschler, Travelodge, Hedge Fund February Redemptions

Berkshire Adds DirectTV, Liberty Media (Bloomberg) Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) boosted its stake in DirecTV and added holdings of Liberty Media Corp......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Jim Rogers, Marc Faber…

Gold Bulls Expand as Paulson Says Buy (Bloomberg) Gold traders are getting more bullish after billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson told investors......(read more)
HARBINGER

Hedge Fund News: Falcone & LightSquared, Hedge Funds Buy Banks, Insider Trading Cases…

Billionaire Falcone: No Lightsquared Bankruptcy (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone is ruling out a bankruptcy filing for his telecom startup......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Funds Q4 Moves And Hedge Fund News: Paulson, Soros, Cohen, Einhorn…

Paulson Files to Approach Hartford Holders About Breakup (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson, who controls an 8.4 percent stake in Hartford Financial......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News, January Performance, George Soros, Bruce Berkowitz…

Hedge Funds Hike Commodity Wagers as Growth Outlook Improves (Bloomberg) Hedge funds increased bets on rising commodity prices to the highest since September......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News, Doug Whitman Insider Case, Soros, Rogers…

Whitman Capital Founder Accused of Using Tips From Rajaratnam Insider (Bloomberg) Whitman Capital LLC’s president was charged with taking part in two......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Hedge Fund News, Insider Trading Cases, Buffett & Gold, Ken Fisher, and Soros…

Falcone-Backed Ferrous Resources Said to Name Nicolato Correa as Next CEO (Bloomberg) Ferrous Resources Ltd., the iron-ore miner backed by billionaire......(read more)
HARBINGER

Hedge Fund News, Buffett, Falcone, Owl Creek, Paulson…

Buffett: Bonds Among Most Dangerous Assets (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said low interest rates and......(read more)
George Soros, Soros Fund Management

Hedge Fund January Performance, Insider Trading Cases, Soros, Ackman…

Mark Jurish on Hedge Fund Performance, Strategy (Bloomberg) Mark Jurish, chief executive officer of Larch Lane Advisors, talks about hedge fund industry......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Hedge Fund Performance January 2012

HSBC published the Hedge Weekly for the week of Jan 30 to Feb 3, revealing a list of hedge funds’ performances in January 2012. Some of the hedge funds......(read more)
Bill Ackman

Hedge Fund News: Ackman & CP, LightSquared, Asia Hedge Funds…

Ackman Faults Canadian Pacific Chief for ‘Worst Railroad’ (Bloomberg) Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s (CP) support for Chief Executive Officer Fred......(read more)
Mason Hawkins, Southeastern Asset Management

Mason Hawkins Southeastern Asset Management Year-End Investor Letter

Mason Hawkins’ Southeastern Asset Management (www.southeasternasset.com) delivered its 2011 year-end investor letter. In 2011, its Partners Fund lost......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund News: Buffett, Soros, Michael Hintze, Paulson…

Buffett Railroad Boosts Capital Plan to $3.9 Billion in Coal Bet (Businessweek) Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the railroad controlled by Warren Buffett......(read more)
Kyle Bass

Hedge Fund News, John Taylor, Kyle Bass, Insider Trading Case, Etc…

FX Concepts’ Taylor Shorter on Dollar Than Euro on Fed’s Low-Rate Pledge (Bloomberg) John Taylor, founder of currency- hedge fund FX Concepts LLC,......(read more)
Paul Ruddock

Lansdowne, Marc Faber, LightSquared, Fairholme, TPG & GlobeOp, Cohen & LA Dodgers…

Lansdowne Flagship UK Hedge Fund Up 5.7 Pct In Jan (Reuters) Lansdowne Partners, one of Europe’s biggest hedge fund managers, saw its flagship UK......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News, TPG Buys GlobeOp, Warren Buffett, George Soros, Super PAC, Etc…

TPG Capital Agrees to Acquire GlobeOp Financial Services for $800 Million (Bloomberg) TPG Capital LLP agreeed to buy GlobeOp Financial Services SA, a......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Steven Cohen Reports 4.9% Stake in American Eagle $AEO

Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors revealed late yesterday that the firm now has 9.42 million shares of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO), giving......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund Lawsuits, Gottex Cuts Costs, Buffett, Soros, Citadel…

Hedge Fund Gottex to Cut Costs As Assets Shrink (Reuters) Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Gottex GFMS.S said it would slash running costs by 15 percent......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme 2011 Year-End Result: Down 32%

Bruce Berkowitz’s Fairholme had a terrible 2011. The fund lost more than 32% over the year, and only remains less than $7 billion under management....(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Ken Griffin’s Citadel Raised Stake In Basic Energy Services Inc.

Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group disclosed today for its 6.5% passive stake in Basic Energy Services Inc. (BAS). According to a regulatory filing......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Bluecrest, Japan’s Debt, Jim Rogers, Stock Picks…

Hedge-Fund Liquidity Turned Corner, Says Gayeski (Bloomberg) Troy Gayeski, senior portfolio manager at SkyBridge Capital LLC, discusses liquidity conditions......(read more)
George Soros, Soros Fund Management

George Soros’ Speech At Davos World Economic Forum: Full Transcript

George Soros: I have just published a book which tries to explain and, to the extent possible, predict the outcome of the euro crisis. It follows the......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Bridgewater Returns 23%, David Einhorn Insider Trading Case

Texas Fund ‘Eaten Alive’ by Hedge Fees May Curb Costs by Hiring In-House (Bloomberg) Texas’s Permanent School Fund may hire in-house money managers......(read more)
PERSHING SQUARE

Insider Trading: Bill Ackman Is Still Bullish About $JCP, Bought More Shares

Bill Ackman filed his recent insider purchases in JC Penney Co Inc. (JCP). His Pershing Square Capital Management bought 360,200 shares of JCP on January......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

David Einhorn, George Soros At Davos, Warren Buffett’s Secretary

Greenlight’s David Einhorn Ordered Insider Trades ‘Within Minutes’ of Tip (Bloomberg) The following day, a corporate broker from Firm X and Punch......(read more)
hedge fund research

George Soros At Davos World Economic Forum, On Europe And China

Legendary hedge fund billionaire George Soros is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday....(read more)
Warren Buffett

Buffett’s Berkshire Issues $1.7 Billion Bonds To Refinance Its Debt

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is preparing to issue $1.7 billion bonds to help refinance the debt that used to acquire Burlington Northern......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Mudd Steps Down From Fortress, Soros’ Warning, Hedge Funds And Greece…

Hedgies Braving Battered Markets to Go It Alone (Reuters) Several high-profile hedge fund managers are preparing to strike out on their own this year,......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Funds Make Big After Apple Rises More Than 6%

Apple Inc. (AAPL) surges more than 6% on Wednesday after the company reported first quarter EPS of $13.87 late on Tuesday, compared to $6.43 last year......(read more)
Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE

Bill Ackman, Phil Falcone’s LightSquared, Hedge Funds and Greece

Pershing Names Nominees To Canadian Pacific Board (Reuters) Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) said William Ackman‘s hedge fund Pershing Square Capital......(read more)
Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Ken Griffin – Citadel Year-End Investor Letter

January 20, 2012 Dear Investor, We are pleased to report that Citadel Wellington LLC (“Wellington”) and Citadel Kensington Global Strategies Fund......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund Redemption Falls, Top Stocks Picked By Investment Banks, Buffett Blames For Romney’s Tax Rate, Etc…

Hedge Fund Exit Requests At Record Low –Globeop (Reuters) Redemption requests by hedge fund clients have fallen to the lowest monthly level on record......(read more)
hedge fund research

Buffett Sings At The Chinese Spring Festival

During the Chinese Spring Festival, Warren Buffett sent his greetings to the Chinese people. He said: “Hello, I’m Warren Buffett. I’d like to wish......(read more)

Nouriel Roubini And Ian Bremmer Talk About The Europe And China

Nouriel Roubini, the New York University professor who predicted the 2008 financial crisis, and Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, talk about the......(read more)

Marc Faber: It’s Not a Good Investment to Choose Treasuries in America or in Germany

Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, talks about the outlook for stocks versus bonds and his investment strategy on Bloomberg today......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Icahn Said to Buy LightSquared Debt, Seth Klarman Invests In Europe, Greece Nears Debt Deal, Etc…

Icahn Said To Buy Lightsquared Debt In Bet On Falcone Venture’s Collapse (Bloomberg) Billionaire Carl Icahn has purchased debt from Philip Falcone’......(read more)
BlueMountain Capital Management's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Andrew Feldstein: “Credit Derivatives Are Incredible Valuable Tools”

Andrew Feldstein, founder of Blue Mountain Capital, talks about the role of credit derivatives in financial markets on Bloomberg. Andrew Feldstein said......(read more)