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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)
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)
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)
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Morgan Stanley’s 10 Best Fresh Money Stocks To Buy

This article continues Insider Monkey’s analysis of how well recent stock recommendations from leading investment banks and advisory firms have......(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)
Bloomberg Wrong Claim About FAANG Stocks

Bloomberg Is Wrong About Hedge Funds Dumping Facebook and Google

Yesterday I saw a lazy article on Bloomberg with the title “Hedge Funds Are Dumping Facebook and Google”. The article mentioned the names......(read more)
TIGER GLOBAL Investor Letter

Tiger Global Didn’t Lose 22% Because of Netflix, Amazon, or Apple

According to Wall Street Journal, Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global hedge fund lost 22% during the first quarter. Here is an excerpt from the article......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Jonathan Burton and Birinyi Associates Are Wrong About Sohn Conference Returns

Yesterday Jonathan Burton published an article about the Sohn Conference returns based on a note from Birinyi Associates. “Last year’s stock picks......(read more)
Warren Buffett

NY Times is Dead Wrong About Warren Buffett

I am not a member of a “Warren Buffett cult” that thinks Warren Buffett is an investing God. I admire Warren Buffett for the right reasons......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL): How Government Becomes a Parent

Editor’s Note: This is opinion and commentary by the writer. The opinion expressed in this piece is not necessarily that of Insider Monkey or its......(read more)
LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)

Can You Still Get Rich With LinkedIn?

Although many dream about getting rich by betting on tech stocks, LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) does not seem to provide this opportunity any longer. There......(read more)
Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE

Andrew Ross Sorkin Is DEAD WRONG About Ackman’s JC Penney Loss

Michael J. De La Merced and Andrew Ross Sorkin wrote an article about Dan Loeb and Bill Ackman yesterday. Andrew Ross Sorkin is pretty close to Ackman......(read more)
hedge fund research

Why Stephen Taub is Dead Wrong About Following Hedge Funds’ 13F Filings

Here at Insider Monkey, we’re big believers of imitating the smart money. Over at Institutional Investor’s Alpha, Stephen Taub penned an article......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB)

Did a Misunderstood Report Cause Facebook Inc (FB) to Fall This Morning?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)‘s stock price has been booming over the past three months, up almost 20% at the time of this writing. With no earth-shattering......(read more)
Tadas Viskanta

Here is Why You Shouldn’t Buy My Book!

By Tadas Viskanta Meena was nice enough to ask me to write a post for Insider Monkey on the following topic: “Here is Why You Should Buy My Book.”......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

The Stock Market Will Go Up By 58% Over The Next 10 Years: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)

The most common way to determine if stock market returns are overpriced or cheap is to use P/E ratios. The two schools of thought include that of ......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Black Friday Recap: Did Apple Inc. (AAPL) Really Dominate Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is incessantly compared to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), and rightfully so, but a recent analysis by Piper Jaffray’......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

Physical Copper ETFs? Not So Fast

For more than two years now, issuers like JP Morgan and iShares have been battling to bring physically-backed copper ETFs to the markets. At first glance......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Be Careful of This Latest Apple Inc (AAPL) Rumor

Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the most widely discussed company on the Internet today. That’s no surprise. With the world’s largest market cap......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Telecom Argentina: Don’t Be Worried About Nationalization

In today’s financial world, it’s as important as ever to track how the world’s most successful money managers are allocating their portfolios......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

What Percentage of Hedge Fund Profits Are Pocketed by Managers?

What percentage of hedge fund profits are pocketed by hedge fund managers? Reuters published an article yesterday with the following title: “Managers......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Here is How Goldman Sachs Screwed Its Clients and Ripped Their Eyeballs Out

It’s Christmas again for financial journalists. Greg Smith, a Goldman executive director, resigned today in a New York Times “opinion”......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Ray Dalio Isn’t the Highest Paid Hedge Fund Manager in 2011

Forbes declared that Ray Dalio was the highest paid hedge fund manager in 2011. We disagree. If you are paying capital gains taxes on your income, what......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Are Goldman Sachs’ Predictions Accurate?

CNBC reports that Goldman Sachs is predicting that the US has a 40% chance of entering another recession – that is two or more quarters of negative......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Bill Ackman Has No Edge Whatsoever in Currency Trading

Bill Ackman has no edge whatsoever in currency trading, yet he made a big call on long Hong Kong Dollar today. I hope he’s using options on the......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

Fickle FX Concepts’ John Taylor Expects U.S. Recession, Bullish About Turkish Lira

The world’s largest currency hedge fund manager was on CNBC this morning. John Taylor has $8 Billion under management and returned nearly 13% in 2010......(read more)