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Facebook Inc (FB) To Provide Health Community Support: Report

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) may be soon launching a new feature on its website that will allow users with different afflictions to share their experience......(read more)
Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ:VOLC)

Volcano Corporation (VOLC): Camber Capital Takes 9.81% Stake

Stephen Dubois’ Camber Capital Management has disclosed in a regulatory filing with Security and Exchange Commission a stake of 9.81% in medical equipment......(read more)
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Two Men Charged With Insider Trading By SEC

Security and Exchange Commission has charged two men with insider trading in Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) shares, according to a CNBC report by Scott Wapner......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) To Grow Its Earnings by 30% in Next 3 Years: Brian Nowak

Brian Nowak, a senior analyst at Susquehanna, is bullish on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA). In a video segment on CNBC, he has said that the company......(read more)

Tredegar Corporation (TG) and Medical Action Industries (MDCI): GAMCO Investors Ups Stakes

GAMCO Investors, the hedge fund run by Mario Gabelli has announced in a regulatory filing with Security and Exchange Commission that it has increased......(read more)
Jeffrey Altman Owl Creek

T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS), Hess Corp. (HES), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO): Jeffrey Altman’s Top Stock Picks

Jeffrey Altman’s Owl Creek Asset Management has released its 13F for the second quarter, unveiling a total of 20 positions that have a value of roughly......(read more)
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), The Washington Post (NYSE:WPO), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Google Inc (GOOGL) & Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Can Reinvent Distribution with Drone Delivery

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and more recently Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) have taken up on a challenge to deliver products purchased online to the customer......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Visa Inc (V) Unveils New Security Technology

The recent hack attacks on US banks, from places like Eastern Europe, has let many doubt the security systems that banks have in place and worry about......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) May Represent a Short Opportunity In October; Ralph Lauren Corp (RL) Is a ‘Buy’

Mark Sebastian, Chief Operating Officer at Optionpit.com has said in a segment on Bloomberg TV that the S&P 500 will have only “one-off sell-off......(read more)
General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD)

General Dynamics Corporation (GD), Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT), Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG): Gavin Abrams’ Top Stock Picks

Abrams Bison Investments, a hedge run by Gavin Abrams, has filed its 13F with Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing nine positions. Abrams, which......(read more)

Liberty Interactive Corp (LINTA), NextEra Energy Inc (NEE), Black Hills Corp (BKH): Matthew Mark’s Top Stock Picks

Matthew Mark’s Jet Capital Investors has filed its 13F for the second quarter, revealing a total of 43 equity holdings. The equity portfolio is worth......(read more)
Jeffrey Altman Owl Creek

Seventy Seven Energy Inc (SSE): Owl Creek Discloses 5.80% Passive Stake

Jeffrey Altman’s Owl Creek Asset Management has bought 2.8 million shares in Seventy Seven Energy Inc (NYSE:SSE), an oilfield services company. The......(read more)
UTStarcom Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UTSI)

UTStarcom Holdings Corp (UTSI): Shah Capital Ups Stake to 28.3%

Shah Capital Management, a hedge fund run by Himanshu H. Shah has increased its stake in Chinese telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom Holdings Corp......(read more)

Ally Financial Inc (ALLY), BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (BXC), DHT Holdings Inc (DHT): Stephen Feinberg’s Top Stock Picks

Stephen Feinberg’s Cerberus Capital Management has released its 13F for the second quarter, revealing five investments. Although Feinberg is widely......(read more)
Abrams Capital Management

David Abrams’ Top Stock Picks

David Abrams is considered to be a rising star in the hedge-fund industry. His fund, Abrams Capital Management, which was founded in 1999, has returned......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Apple Inc. (AAPL), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Intel Corporation (INTC): Ray Dalio Is Bullish on Tech Stocks

Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates has released its 13F filing for the second quarter, revealing an affinity for technology stocks. The investor’s......(read more)
AVENUE CAPITAL

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC), YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW), Dynegy Inc. (DYN): Marc Lasry’s Top Second Quarter Stock Picks

Avenue Capital Group, a New York-based hedge fund run by Marc Lasry has disclosed its stock holdings for the second quarter in a 13F filing with the Security......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Stephen Mandel’s Top Three Stock Picks

Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital has revealed for the second quarter a portfolio of 67 companies worth $24.7 billion. The value of all holdings increased......(read more)
John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook Inc (FB): John Burbank’s Top New Tech Stock Picks

John Burbank’s Passport Capital seems to become bullish on tech stocks. At least this is what his latest 13F filing with the Security and Exchange Commission......(read more)
Jeff Ubben VALUEACT CAPITAL

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI): Jeffrey Ubben’s Top Stock Picks

Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct Capital has disclosed its holdings for the second quarter, revealing 16 investments which have a current market value of $13......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP), Apple Inc. (AAPL), CVR Energy, Inc. (CVI): Carl Icahn Reveals His Top Picks

Activist investor Carl Icahn has delivered no surprise when he made public his holdings for the second quarter in a recent 13F filing with the Security......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd (QIHU), Mallinckrodt PLC (MNK): Chris Hansen’s Top Stock Picks

Valiant Capital Management, a long/short equity fund run by Christopher Hansen, has recently filed its 13F for the second quarter, disclosing a total......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO): Hugh Hendry’s Top Stock Picks

Medium-cap, Large-cap, Small-cap. This is how the top three stock picks of Hugh Hendry’s Eclectica Asset Management, which has reported its holdings......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Trades At Fair Value Says Professor at NYU Stern

Aswath Damodaran, a Finance Professor at Stern School of Business at NYU, has said in a piece on his financial blog that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s......(read more)
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR) & The GEO Group Inc (GEO): Scopia Capital Bets On Biotech Recovery, Gets Out Of Real Estate

Scopia Capital Management has disclosed in a recent regulatory filing with the Security and Exchange Commission that it has acquired 4.2 million shares......(read more)
Andreas Halvorsen

Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX): Viking Global takes a 5.7% stake

Viking Global, a long/short equity fund run by Andreas Halvorsen, has bought 7.7 million shares in Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), a Houston-based......(read more)

Timken Co (TKR): Relational Investors Further Cuts Its Stake

Relational Investors has cut another slice from Timken Co (NYSE:TKR) stake, selling 1.4 million shares in the open market at an average price of $46.40......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Time Warner Inc (TWX) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX): Gabelli Is Bullish On Content

Mario Gabelli, the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, has only good words about Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:......(read more)
hedge fund research

Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA): Soros Fund Management Increases Exposure To The Stock

Soros Fund Management has disclosed in a recent regulatory filing with the Security and Exchange Commission that it has decreased its stake in Penn Virginia......(read more)
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE)

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE): Balyasny Asset Management Boosts Stake to Over 5%

Balyasny Asset Management has upped its stake significantly in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) by 1.34 million shares to 1.68 million shares......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Why Is Warren Buffett So Successful?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has generated tremendous returns for investors and for Warren Buffett himself over a long period of time. His famous......(read more)