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T Boone Pickens

6 Must Own Energy Stocks from T. Boone Pickens’ Portfolio

Although oil prices have taken a hit and natural gas prices have been in a downward trend this year, which has made a negative impact on energy stocks......(read more)

Green Mountain Coffee $GMCR Falls 11% in Midday Trading After Einhorn’s Presentation

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) fell today by 11% in midday trading on news that David Einhorn is shorting the company according to CNBC. Einhorn......(read more)

Ex-Citadel Employee Accused of Stealing Proprietary Strategies Hires Attorney Carolyn Gurland

According to the Wall Street Journal, former Citadel employee Yihao “Ben” Pu was released Friday on a $25,000 cash bond on the condition he......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Friday’s 5 Pre-Market Winners

CNN Money said Friday morning that the market may finally have hit bottom. Investors were exceptionally cautious on Thursday and many stocks saw depressed......(read more)
General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC)

Eric Bannasch’s Cadian Capital Boosted Its Position in $BGC

Eric Bannasch’s Cadian Capital boosted its position in General Cable Corporation (BGC) to 2.95 million shares, corresponding to a 5.65% stake of BGC......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

7 ‘Buy’ Rated Stocks Trading Under $10

Who says you need to spend a fortune to get a decent stock? In this volatile economy, there are lots of stocks priced under $10 a share that analysts......(read more)
Ron Gutfleish

Hedge Funds Make a Bundle on $LIZ

Several funds made a bundle on Liz Claiborne, Inc. (LIZ) after it was announced Wednesday that JC Penney, Inc. (JCP) would buy the Liz Claiborne brand......(read more)
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Paulson NOT Freezing Withdrawals

Correction: Insider Monkey incorrectly reported yesterday Paulson & Co was freezing withdrawals. Paulson & Co. is honoring all withdrawal requests......(read more)
Bill Miller

Bill Miller’s 10 Favorite Stock Picks

Bill Miller is the portfolio manager and CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management. Under Bill Miller’s management, Legg Mason outperformed the market for......(read more)
T Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens’ 10 Favorite Stocks

T. Boone Pickens started his career as an oilman. He parlayed his knowledge and experience into forming BP Capital as a fund that is focused on profiting......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

Carl Icahn’s 10 Favorite Stocks

Carl Icahn is one of the highest paid fund managers in the industry. He manages his Icahn Capital Lp using an activist philosophy – this means he tends......(read more)
Raj Rajaratnam thinking

Goffer Sentenced to 3 Years

Hedge fund trader Emanuel Goffer was sentenced to 3 years on Friday, October 7 for insider trading by US District Judge Richard Sullivan. Goffer was also......(read more)

Hedge Funds Gain Big on MCP

Molycorp, Inc. (MCP) opened at $33.36 on Thursday, October 6 after closing at $32.26 the day before. By the end of Thursday’s trading day, MCP stock......(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)

Renaissance Technologies and Jim Simons’ New Bullish Bets

Renaissance Technologies is Jim Simons’ cash cow. RenTech’s quantitative investment strategies made Jim Simons one of the world’s richest men. Simons......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Ted Weschler Follows Buffett Rule of Low Pay

Ted Weschler, the new portfolio manager of Berkshire Hathaway, follows “the Buffet rule” of receiving less pay and a higher tax rate....(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Top of the Morning: David Mercurio, Tony Hall, Tyco Splits, Netflix CEO apologizes, Institutional Investors

Man Group Names Mercurio First Stock Portfolio Manager in Asia (Bloomberg) Man Group Plc (EMG) hired its first Asia- based portfolio manager focused on......(read more)

Swiss Franc Ceiling, Anthony Scaramucci, Replication Funds, Obama Tax Reforms, Saba Capital

Hedge Funds Plot Assault on Swiss Franc Ceiling (WSJ) Hedge funds are considering ways to mount a counterattack against the Swiss National Bank, whose......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, John Paulson’s Loss

Hedge Fund Takes Big Yahoo Stake, Calls for Board Shake-Up (Dealbook) Daniel S. Loeb’s hedge fund, Third Point Management, disclosed in a filing on......(read more)

Hulbert Gold Newsletter Sentiment Index: Gold’s Rally Will Continue

Hulbert Gold Newsletter Sentiment Index (HGNSI) is 40.3% currently versus 67% in late July. Mark Hulbert, the editor of the Hulbert Financial Digest,......(read more)
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN)

Balyasny Asset Management’s Top Stock Picks

Balyasny Asset Management is founded by Loyola graduate Dmitry Balyasny in 2001 with a team of 12 people. Since then, the Chicago-based hedge fund, with......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Renaissance Quant Fund, Goldman Subpoena, Asian Hedge Funds

Prosecutors Subpoena Hedge Funds In Goldman CDO Probe (FINalternative) The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has subpoenaed several hedge funds......(read more)
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Kraft Plans to Split-Up by 2012 $KFT

Last month, Kraft announced its plan to split itself into two companies by the end of 2012: one fast growing global snacks business includes Oreo cookies......(read more)

Three Stocks PIMCO Recommends in Today’s Market

In the interview with CNBC on Monday, Anne Gudefin, fund manager of PIMCO Pathfinder, said that in today’s tough economy, investors must be extremely......(read more)
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John Paulson’s 10 New Stock Picks

John Paulson is the most successful hedge fund manager of the past four years. He made $4 billion by betting against subprime mortgage investments in......(read more)

Julian Robertson’s New Stock Picks $AMAP $CXO $SIRI $TAOM $TEVA

Legendary investor Julian Robertson doesn’t manage tens of billions of dollars and employ bright analysts anymore. He still follows the market and receives......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

European Stocks Plunged, Led by French banks

European stocks tumbled Wednesday with growing fears (and rumors) that France’s AAA rating might be downgraded. Markets fear that The French banks have......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Eric Sprott Lost 8.6% in June

Canadian energy hedge funds were slammed in June. The reason is simple- they aren’t really hedged. Eric Sprott’s flagship fund lost 8.6% in June.......(read more)
Some New ETFs Could be Stars in 2013

Jim Rogers, Hedge Fund’s Farmland Rush, Alden Global Capital

Reuters Insider: Jim Rogers says Bernanke ‘doesn’t understand much of anything, except printing money’ (Reuters Hedgeworld) Veteran investor Jim......(read more)
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Malcolm Fairbairn and Ascend Capital’s Top 10 Stock Picks

Ascend Capital is a San Francisco based long-short equity hedge fund that was founded in 1999. The fund’s founder and Chief Investment Officer is Malcolm......(read more)
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Canadian Hedge Funds, Big Rock Capital, Permian Investment Partners

Global Investors Seek Out More Canadian Hedge Funds (WSJ) As Canadian hedge fund managers grab the attention of global investors, including their neighbors......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management

Tetragon Financial, Tiger Global, Michael Kimelman, Alphonse Fletcher

Hedge fund founders looted Tetragon: lawsuit (Reuters) Two hedge fund founders were accused in a U.S. lawsuit of using accounting manipulation to loot......(read more)
George Soros - Soros Fund Management

George Soros: Greece Default Inevitable, Europe Needs a Plan B

George Soros is concerned about Europe and argues that Europe must urgently introduce deposit insurance and sell Eurobonds to save Italy and Spain. He......(read more)
Southpoint Capital Investor Letter

Greenlight Capital’s Q2 2011 Investor Letter

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital lost 5% during the first half of 2011. Here is Greenlight Capital’s Q2 2011 investor letter (HT: Zerohedge......(read more)

Who Holds the Greek Debt?

Greece hasn’t defaulted yet officially, but it seems certain now that it will default. We are wondering who holds the Greek debt. We did a quick......(read more)
Steven Cohen

Steve Cohen’s Alpha: A Mystery Is Solved

Steve Cohen is a hedge fund legend. SAC Capital has been nearly consistently delivering high returns for its investors since 1992. Just the other day......(read more)
David Harding

David Winton Harding, Hedge Funds and Obama, Christian Levett

Winton Capital’s founder studied physics but forged a career in finance (Pensions&Investments) Managed futures guru David Winton Harding graduated......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

Bruce Berkowitz Is Extremely Bullish About Bank of America $BAC

Fairholme Capital’s Bruce Berkowitz spoke with Bloomberg Television today. He is extremely bullish about Bank of America (BAC) and thinks that it......(read more)

Was David Tepper Really 40% Right on Banks?

Bloomberg had an article today about the sub-par performance of financial stocks in 2011. Here is what attracted our attention in the article: “......(read more)

Hedge Fund Gossip Leads to Poor Performance and Increased Risk

Hedge Fund Gossip Has A Bad Effect (FT) According to a study by Charles Baden-Fuller, professor of strategy at London’s Cass Business School, the nosier......(read more)
Jim Chanos on china map

China’s Property Bubble, Millennium Management’s John Novogratz, Baupost

China’s Property Bubble (Forbes) “If this overheated property market, on all sides of the market, if it does not coool down in 2011, we will continue......(read more)
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10 Stocks Wall Street Analysts Are Insanely Bullish About

A recent study by Da and Schaumburg published in the Journal of Financial Markets shows that Wall Street analysts can successfully determine mispriced......(read more)

Prosecution Rests Galleon Trial, Hedge Funds Still Hurting From Financial Crisis, Ex-Trader Leads Hedge Fund to 200% Gain

Deal Lawyer Accused of Insider Trading Scheme (NYT) As a lawyer at three of the most prestigious merger and acquisition law firms in the country, Matthew......(read more)

Jeffrey Ubben, James Mitarotonda, Brevan Howard

Ubben’s Latest Move (Marketwatch) Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s $5.7 billion bid for drug maker Cephalon Inc. is the latest in an acquisition......(read more)

Fake Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced, Caxton Betting On Commodities

Fake Hedge-Fund Operators Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison for Fraud (Bloomberg) Two men who in December admitted to defrauding investors of more than......(read more)

Seth Klarman’s Video Interview

Our friend Jacob at Valuewalk is in the process of putting together a Seth Klarman resource page. Recently he discovered a video interview Seth Klarman......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Vector Up 8.2%, Actelion Proposes New Board Members, Goldman & Paulson Divided

Ex-Goldman Oil Trader Gilbert Saiz’s Fund Said to Advance 8.2% in February (Bloomberg) Vector Commodity Management LLP, a hedge fund run by former Goldman......(read more)
Raj Rajaratnam thinking

Rajaratnam Team Attacks, MLB Wants Hedge Funds at Bay, Halcyon Looks To London

Halcyon Adds London-Based Fundraiser (FinAlternatives) New York hedge fund Halcyon Asset Management is looking abroad to add to its $10 billion in assets......(read more)
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Fund Managers Forced To Use ‘Plain English’, Asia Hedge Funds Grow, Witness Says Galleon Paid For Tips

Fund Managers to Make ‘Plain English’ Disclosures (WSJ) Money managers are gearing up for a public and plainly stated confessional. Disclosure......(read more)
David Tepper

David Tepper, 10 Magic Formula Stocks, Quant Hedge Funds

Tepper may invest in other hedge funds (Marketwatch) David Tepper, head of Appaloosa Management LP, may back other hedge fund managers in coming years......(read more)