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Author Archive - Guan Wang

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Large-Cap Stocks Insiders Are Buying $HPQ $MSFT

For ordinary investors, following the smartest investors in the world is always a good strategy to develop investment ideas. But, who are smart investors......(read more)
Bill Miller

Insider Buying in Large Cap Stocks

We have been tracking corporate insiders because we believe it is a good starting point to analyze stocks with notable insider purchases. Insiders’......(read more)
Jeff Ubben VALUEACT CAPITAL

Large-cap Stocks Insiders are Buying (May 14-May 18)

Corporate insiders usually have more information about their own companies than average investors. They also understand their companies and their industries......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Seth Klarman’s Q1 Top Stock Picks

Last year was not a good year for hedge funds. The entire hedge fund industry struggled during the past year, but there were some exceptions. Take Seth......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Insider Purchases in Large Cap Stocks: $KO $HES $CME $GE

Focusing on stocks with large insider purchases is always a good starting point to choose stocks to be analyzed. On average, these stocks are more likely......(read more)
NAVELLIER & ASSOCIATES

Louis Navellier’s Top 10 Stock Picks $AZO $CMG $DLTR $EL $FDO $IBM $MCD $MJN

Louis Navellier is well-known for his “little book” – that’s “The Little Book That Makes You Rich” for the uninitiated......(read more)
Steven Cohen

SAC Capital’s Top 10 Positions’ YTD Returns

This is an article about the performance of SAC Capital’s top 10 positions. Even the biggest money management firms are not immune to allegations......(read more)
Warren Buffett

What Does Warren Buffett See in US Bancorp?

Warren Buffett is one of the most well-respected money managers in history, so, when his Berkshire Hathaway has a large position in a company, it is generally......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Barry Rosenstein’s Top 10 Picks Returned 15% YTD

Shares of bookseller Barnes and Noble (BKS) jumped on news that Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners initiated a 12% stake in the company. The news, which......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Is Disney A Good Investment?

Is Disney a good investment? Most hedge funds have at least one or more Dow stocks in their portfolios. Some even invest strictly in mega-cap blue chip......(read more)
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP

David Tepper’s Top 10 Positions Returned 22% This Year

Superstar fund manager David Tepper worked as the head trader on the high-yield desk at Goldman Sachs until he left to launch Appaloosa Management in......(read more)
hedge fund research

2 Large-Cap Stocks Insiders Are Buying

In order to regulate insider trading, the SEC requires corporate insiders to report buying and selling their companies’ stocks within two business days......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Tiger Consumer’s Top 10 Positions Returned 18% This Year

Patrick McCormack’s Tiger Consumer Management is one of the many seeds from Tiger Management. Like its brethren, the fund is also housed at 101 Park......(read more)
FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT

Is Bristol Myers A Good Investment?

Is Bristol Myers a good investment today? Like many other large-cap drug manufacturers, Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) is faced with patent expiration on......(read more)
Bill Miller

Making a Case for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries $TEVA

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) has been expanding and gaining market share through aggressive acquisitions and product development programs recently......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Billionaire Stephen Mandel’s Top 10 positions Returned 24% YTD

Prior to joining Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management as a consumer analyst, Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel gained experience working as a consultant at Mars......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

5 Stocks Insiders Are Buying

Insider information pays. While insider purchases do not always mean investors should also buy the stock, on the average, when an insider purchases stock......(read more)
Greenlight Capital Investor Letter

Billionaire David Einhorn’s Top 10 Positions Returned 22% YTD

David Einhorn, founder of Greenlight Capital, is known for his profitable short selling. Einhorn shorted the Lehman Brothers more than a year before its......(read more)
is autozone a good stock to buy?

Jim Cramer’s Top Dividend Stock Picks

Former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer believes that “there is always a bull market somewhere.” Cramer, who is the host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,”......(read more)
BP CAPITAL

Four Stocks Insiders Bought Recently

When insiders are buying, you know it has to be good – and the larger the purchase, the better it usually is. While insider purchases do not necessarily......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Ray Dalio’s Top 10 Stock Picks

This past year was a tough year for many hedge funds managers, but a few fared pretty well, including Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates......(read more)
Bill Miller

Legg Mason’s Top 10 Positions Returned 20% So Far This Year

Bill Miller, Legg Mason Capital Management’s former Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, announced last November that he would turn over full management......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Is China Mobile A Good Stock To Buy?

The European economy has been weak after the sovereign debt crisis last year, while emerging markets such as Asia and Latin America remain strong. One......(read more)
Bill Miller

Why Hedge Funds Love Abbott Laboratories $ABT

Spinoffs are usually able to unlock some value in a company– usually a sizable value. As such, when a company announces a spin off, investors of all......(read more)
Lee Ainslie MAVERICK CAPITAL

Lee Ainslie’s Top Picks Returned 17% in the First Quarter 2012

In late February, we discussed the bullish bets of Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital at the end of 2011. In that article, we were bullish about most of......(read more)
best gold ETF

Is Gold Overpriced Relative to Other Commodities?

Gold stocks are quite popular among hedge funds these days, and with good reason. John Paulson, who is very bullish about gold, made $5 billion by betting......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Is Wal-Mart A Good Investment?

Warren Buffett is the man. The Oracle of Omaha has been quoted and mirrored for decades. When he makes a call about a stock, the world sits up and listens......(read more)
Warren Buffett portrait

Why Walgreen Is the Best Drug Store Stock Right Now

As healthcare costs and expenditures go up, stocks in the healthcare industry are going up too. While these companies represent a good opportunity, there......(read more)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

Decoding Biotech and Finding Opportunity in Gilead $GILD

Biotechnology stocks have been on an upswing lately, pushing the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index up roughly 20 percent through the first two months......(read more)
Ken Fisher FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT

Is EMC Corp A Good Stock To Buy?

EMC Corp (EMC) was the top provider of disk storage systems in the fourth quarter of 2011. According to research firm IDC, EMC has a market share of nearly......(read more)
Steven Cohen

5 Industrial Goods Stocks Insiders Are Bullish About

Corporate insiders have material non-public information about their companies. Trading on such information is illegal and some insiders were investigated......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

John Paulson and Eric Mindich are Bullish About These Stocks

John Paulson is currently one of the most followed money managers in the world. He founded Paulson & Co in 1994, and became well-known for his bets......(read more)
ETON PARK CAPITAL

15 High Dividend Stocks with the Highest Yields in their Sectors

Defensive investors like investing in high dividend stocks as such stocks can protect them from inflationary risks. We are concerned about the Fed’s......(read more)
David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical

Horseman Capital Management’s Top Stock Picks

Horseman Capital Management was founded in July 2000. The company launched Horseman Global Fund Ltd on February 1, 2001 and Horseman European Select Fund......(read more)
Irving Kahn

Kahn Brothers Q3 Holdings

Kahn Brothers is a money manager and Registered Investment Advisor. Founded in 1978, Kahn Brothers manages over $700 million of institutional and private......(read more)
David Blood

Al Gore’s Generation Investment Third Quarter Holdings

Generation was founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood. The firm now 45 people represent 16 countries and speak over 10 languages. It has a team of......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Intrepid Capital Management Third Quarter Holdings

Intrepid Capital Management is an investment management firm founded in 1994. It focuses on finding value in equity and fixed income markets for institutional......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Brian J. Higgins and King Street Capital’s Top Stock Picks

King Street Capital is an investment management company founded by Brian J. Higgins and Francis Biondi Jr. in 1995. It had approximately $546 million......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

10 Dividend Stocks Goldman Sachs Likes

Goldman Sachs is one of the best investment banking and securities firms in the world. It engaged in global investment banking, securities, investment......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

14 High Dividend Stocks Morgan Stanley Likes

Morgan Stanley is one of the best financial services company in the world. It has over $700 billion in assets under management and devotes significant......(read more)
David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical

David E. Shaw and Jim Cramer Love These Stocks

Jim Cramer’s stock picks outperforms the market on the average. He claims the stocks he buys for his charitable trust performs even better. David E.......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

20 High Dividend Stocks That Analysts Recommend

Defensive investors like high dividend yielding stocks and consider them as viable options especially in inflationary environments. We are concerned about......(read more)

Clough Global Equity Fund $GLQ

Charles Clough is the founder of Clough Capital Partners, which reported nearly $5 Billion total assets in its last 13F filing. The firm manages a close......(read more)
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN)

Top of the Morning: Unauthorized Trading, Groupon’s IPO, Goldman’s Computer-Trading Head, Europe Lending, Home-Equity Loans

Kweku Adoboli – UBS’s Latest Rogue Trader – Had the Balls To Lose $2 Billion (Allegedly) (Insider Monkey) Kweku Adoboli, a 31 year old trader, has......(read more)
Bruce Kovner, Caxton Associates LP

PM Market Movers

STMicroelectronics (STM) is an Italian-French electronics and semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The company designs, develops......(read more)
THIRD POINT

Evening Leaders: Loeb Reiterates Call for Yahoo Chairman’s Exit, Greek Crisis, Google Rivals Team Up, Facebook IPO Delayed, Spain Faces Rating Risks

Loeb Reiterates Call for Yahoo Chairman’s Exit (DealBook) Well, that is one way to deal with an activist investor. The hedge fund manger Daniel S. Loeb......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Hedge Fund News: Campbell Leadership Handoff, Buffett’s Gain in GE, Maverick’s Loss in August, Judge Drops SAC Capital, Ackman’s Big Bet on HK Dollar

After Caxton, Another Hedge Fund Announces Leadership Handoff (DealBook) Is succession in the air? One day after Bruce Kovner, the hedge fund titan who......(read more)
Sergey Brin

M&A Activity, Merger Arbitrage, and Hostile Takeovers

How Google- Motorola Deal Came Together (DealBook) It took less than seven weeks, but it became more expensive quickly. From the first discussions in......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

Top of the Morning: Moody’s Downgrade, BNP Asset Cuts, Retail Sales, MF Global Job Cuts, EU Banks Losing Deposits

Credit Agricole, Societe Generale Ratings Cut (Bloomberg) Credit Agricole SA (ACA) and Societe Generale SA, France’s second- and third-largest banks......(read more)
Bruce Kovner, Caxton Associates LP

Hedge Fund News: Biggest Funds of Hedge Funds, Bruce Kovner, Donald Longueuil SEC Suite, Rajaratnam’s Sentencing

Bruce Kovner, Founder of Caxton, to Step Down (DealBook) Bruce Kovner, a founder of Caxton Associates, will retire as chairman of his $10 billion hedge......(read more)