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Author Archive - Inan Dogan, PhD

Professions With the Highest Suicide Rates in America

Activist Short Seller Is Targeting Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

Activist short seller Ben Axler sent us an email this morning with the details of his short case against Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). We haven’......(read more)
David Einhorn Greenlight Capital

5 Best Stocks To Buy Right Now According To Billionaire Einhorn

Billionaire David Einhorn shared his latest views regarding the markets and individual stocks in his 2019 Q3 investor letter. You can download a copy......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Rhizome Partners Took A Victory Lap on The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC)

Rhizome Partners felt vindicated and took a victory lap on its The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) investment. You can download a copy of Rhizome......(read more)
Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors

Billionaire Leon Cooperman Can’t Stop Talking About How Cheap These 5 Stocks Are

I listened to Leon Cooperman’s talk at an event hosted by the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable. There were a few members of the media present......(read more)
Marilyn

Here Is A Groundbreaking Investment Idea For Hedge Fund, Fixed Income and Gold Investors

Hedge funds aren’t what they used to be. They used to be exclusive investment vehicles where wealthy investors could generate double digit alpha with......(read more)
Stock Trading Insider NYSE Market

I Will Pay You $100 If This Stock Doesn’t Return 20% in One Year

Do you know any hedge fund manager who pays you if he can’t beat his target return? Does your financial advisor pay you if he fails to beat your target......(read more)
Michael Burry Scion Capital

Will Michael Burry Get Trapped In These Stocks?

Michael Burry is a well-known value investor and the founder of Scion Asset Management. Scion Asset Management had more than $100 in AUM in 2016 and started......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Lone Pine Capital 2019 Q2 Investor Letter

Lone Pine Capital’s flagship hedge fund outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 8 percentage points per year since its inception in 1998. But......(read more)
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2019 Sohn Conference New York Recap

Sohn Conference is my favorite hedge fund event. I haven’t missed an event since 2013. This doesn’t mean that every stock pitched at the conference......(read more)
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Western Digital Corporation (WD): 2019 Sohn Conference New York Recap

Sohn Conference is my favorite hedge fund event. I haven’t missed an event since 2013. This doesn’t mean that every stock pitched at the conference......(read more)
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (WH): 2019 Sohn Conference New York Recap

Sohn Conference is my favorite hedge fund event. I haven’t missed an event since 2013. This doesn’t mean that every stock pitched at the conference......(read more)
Li Ran Half Sky Capital Sohn Conference

Best Stock Pick From The 2018 Sohn Conference

My favorite hedge fund event is the annual Sohn Conference in New York. This year’s event will be held on May 6th, so I decided to take a look at how......(read more)
Glen Kacher of Light Street Capital

Best Stock Pick From The 2018 Sohn Conference (Part II)

Read the beginning of this article here. Nathaniel August recommended a position in Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) which “is the largest and least expensive......(read more)
Jeff Ubben VALUEACT CAPITAL

ValueAct Capital’s CBRE Recommendation Delivers 150% Gain

This is how we shared Jeff Ubben’s CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBRE) stock pitch more than 6 years ago: “On October 2, 2012, ValueAct Capital‘......(read more)
Oleg Nodelman EcoR1 Capital

Insider Monkey Performance Update

Insider Monkey tracks the purchases and sales of hedge funds and corporate insiders. Basically we have more than 100,000 insiders, hedge fund managers......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Baupost Capital 2018 Q4 Investor Letter

If I had shown you an investor letter from a fund manager whose non-micro-cap stock picks underperformed the market by an average of 2 percentage points......(read more)
Happy Stock Trading Bull Market NYSE Insider Trading hedge funds

What’s Happening With Financial News Websites?

Today Seeking Alpha announced the acquisition of CressCap which provide quantitative ratings and data. This acquisition will turn Seeking Alpha’......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

New Stan Druckenmiller Interview on Bloomberg TV

Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller was on Bloomberg TV trying to explain what’s going on in the financial markets. We shared another Druckenmiller interview......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Hedge Fund Manager Pissed At Luby’s, Inc. (LUB), Nominates His Father To The Board

Activist hedge fund Bandera Partners filed a 13D regarding Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB). Other hedge funds are reducing their bets on the stock. The......(read more)
David Lorber FrontFour Capital

Facebook and Alphabet Inc Disrupting MDC Partners Inc. (MDCA)

Is MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCA) a good stock to buy right now? We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company......(read more)
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Q3 2018 Hedge Fund Holdings, Returns, Most Popular Stocks, Billionaire’s Biggest Moves, & More

Globally hedge funds manage more than $3.5 trillion based on our estimates. They employ dozens of different strategies investing in stocks, bonds, derivatives......(read more)
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30 Stocks Billionaires Are Crazy About: Insider Monkey Billionaire Stock Index

Equity hedge funds on average hedge around 30-70% of their long exposure depending on their views of the market conditions. We have been in a bull market......(read more)
Stan Druckenmiller DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Stan Druckenmiller Interview

Real Vision interviewed billionaire Stan Druckenmiller. This legendary investor managed to return 30% annually over a 30 year period. Druckenmiller admits......(read more)
Donald Trump

Trade War Casualty or Hugely Undervalued Stock?

Most investors tend to think that hedge funds and other asset managers are worthless, as they cannot beat even simple index fund portfolios. In fact,......(read more)
Hedge Fund Managers Group + Logo

25 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds in 2018

Media has an inherent bias towards hedge funds. When bull market is raging, they criticize hedge funds for not keeping up with the S&P 500 Index.......(read more)
Mick McGuire Marcato Capital

Highlights From The Sohn Conference in San Francisco

None of the Sohn Conferences is as exciting as the New York Conference but Sohn’s San Francisco Conference comes close. The 9th annual Sohn San......(read more)
Howard Marks OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Maran Capital 2018Q3 Investor Letter: Clarus Corp, Turning Point Brands

Dan Roller’s Maran Capital published its investor letter for the third quarter of 2018. The fund generated net returns of 17.3% through the September......(read more)
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Clearbridge Investments Betting On A Shift From Growth and Momentum

Clearbridge Investments published its third quarter commentary. The prevailing theme of the commentary is that we are on the cusp of a shift from growth......(read more)
John Armitage Egerton Capital

What??? Are Hedge Fund Hotels Really Getting Liquidated?

We have been covering hedge funds for the last 8 years and noticed that for the most part financial journalists love to bash hedge funds. When the bull......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Nelson Peltz, PPG, PG, GE: What Trump Gives Trump Takes Away

Most of the time investors don’t get hurt badly when they don’t pay attention to macro developments. That’s because business cycles......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Does Seth Klarman Have Any Plans Regarding Viasat Inc (VSAT) At All?

Seth Klarman’s Baupost controls more than 23% of Viasat Inc (NASDAQ:VSAT)’s outstanding shares. Baupost has been a decade long investor in......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett Should Talk To Ted Weschler about Optical Cable Corp (OCC)

One of Berkshire Hathaway’s investment managers, Ted Weschler, disclosed a 5.25% stake in tiny Optical Cable Corp (NASDAQ:OCC). It’s time......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

2 Reasons Why Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Is Way Overvalued and Should Be Regulated

One hundred fifty years ago Standard Oil became the largest oil refinery company in the world. It took Americans another 22 years to notice and take action......(read more)
Richard Mashaal Senvest Capital

Richard Mashaal’s Senvest Management Targeting Northstar Realty Europe Corp. (NRE)

Richard Mashaal is known as a shrewd value investor though he got burned in 2015 and 2016 by his unfortunate bets on NorthStar Asset Management, NorthStar......(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)
16 Most Technologically Advanced Countries in the World in 2017

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)
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)
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Why Everyone Should Be Paying Attention to Blockchain in the Data Economy

The data economy is absolutely huge — estimated to be worth about $3 trillion. It’s growing fast, too — the amount of data produced is set to double......(read more)
David Einhorn Greenlight Capital

Here is Why Greenlight Capital Is Down 7.7% in June

Greenlight Capital investors lost 7.7% in June and Greg Zuckerman wrote Greenlight’s obituary in a WSJ article. You don’t have to worry if......(read more)
Jim Roumell

Jim Roumell Is Bullish On These Value Stocks: Should You Go Short Or Long?

Value stocks have been underperforming growth stocks and value investors have been hurting. According to Ken French’s calculations growth stocks......(read more)
Wall Street Bull

Best Stocks To Buy Right Now According To Best Performing Hedge Funds

Hedge funds used to be extremely good at investing 15-20 years ago. They were delivering amazing returns and charging 2 and 20 or more. There weren’......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

3 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Crazy About

A large percentage of investors don’t want to beat or be beaten by the market and they invest in low cost S&P 500 index funds. Currently the......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Seth Klarman, David Abrams, and Howard Marks on Value Investing: Great Read

One of our readers shared the transcript of a round table talk among Seth Klarman, David Abrams, and Howard Marks almost 10 years ago. It is a very long......(read more)
GOTHAM ASSET MANAGEMENT

Joel Greenblatt Interview

We haven’t covered Joel Greenblatt’s stock picks recently. His flagship fund, Gotham Absolute Return (GARIX), returned 58.6% since its inception......(read more)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

18 Reasons To Attend The 2018 Ira Sohn Conference

One of the most exciting days of the year for finance professionals is just a few weeks away. The 23rd Annual Sohn Investment Conference is taking place......(read more)
Warren Buffett vs. David Einhorn

Einhorn Isn’t Mystified Nor Befuddled By Greenlight Capital’s Large Losses

Greenlight Capital’s 2018 Q1 investor letter is out. You can download a copy on our site. Following the release of this letter, NY Post said the......(read more)