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Posts Tagged ‘Bear Stearns’

hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Christopher Hansen & Highbridge Capital Management

Balls On George Soros’s Ex-Girlfriend Significantly Bigger Than Previously Thought (DealBreaker) From 2006-2011, former soap opera star Adriana Ferreyr......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Crispin Odey & David Tepper

Valeant Pharmaceuticals shares climb as it teams up with Bill Ackman to buy $42.2B Botox maker (FinancialPost) Canada’s largest pharmaceutical company......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Shaw & Steve Cohen’s Trial

Bill Ackman’s Quiet Activist Campaign Over Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac (Forbes) It has been about 100 hours since William Ackman revealed his Pershing......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Dan Loeb & Carl Icahn

Ray Dalio Is Speaking At The DealBook Conference (BusinessInsider) Ray Dalio, who runs hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, is speaking at the......(read more)
National Penn Bancshares (NASDAQ:NPBC)

7 Low Risk Regional Bank Stocks to Consider as TARP Repayments Double

Bailed-out banks will soon pay back the government at higher rates. Are these regional bank stocks in the clear? One of the most complicated and controversial......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund Highlights: John Paulson, SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS)

Editor’s Note: Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS), Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS), Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)......(read more)
Jamie Dimon

Updates on Banking: Bank of America Corp (BAC)’s Investment, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)’s Probe & Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)’s Wealth

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Rockwell......(read more)
Jamie Dimon

What’s New on Banking: Bank of America Corp (BAC)’s Drive-Thru Tellers, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) New Agreement, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)’s Layoff

Editor’s Note: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC), Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Goldman Sachs......(read more)
THIRD POINT

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, John Thaler, Citigroup Inc. (C)

Editor’s Note: Related Ticker: Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Credit Suisse Group AG (ADR) (NYSE:CS), JPMorgan Chase &......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

5 Legendary Commodity Investors

There was a time when commodities trading was only for the most sophisticated of investors. Whether it’s gold, oil, agricultural products or just a......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Thomas Steyer, Paul Singer

Obama Wins; Dollar Falls; George Soros Happy (Gather) President Obama wins his re-election bid. The dollar fell and the Euro rose upon the news, as concerns......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

J.P. Morgan Chase: a whale of a bank

Last June, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) faced a Congressional hearing on losses caused by the hedging strategy led by Morgan’s “......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Seth Klarman, Carl Icahn

George Soros Buys Convertible Bonds In Digital River (ValueWalk) George Soros’, Soros Fund Management, a hedge fund management company, which he founded......(read more)
Lee Ainslie MAVERICK CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Lee Ainslie, Nelson Obus, Leon Cooperman

Maverick Capital Partner to Leave (WSJ) Maverick Capital Ltd.’s Steve Galbraith, who left a top investment-strategist post at Morgan Stanley MS +......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Hedge Fund News: Seth Klarman, Man Group, Telus Corp

Hedge fund manager: patient and confident enough to do nothing (CSMonitor) My post yesterday contrasting Seth Klarman with many of his more well-known......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Hedge Fund News: Richard Perry, Mitt Romney, Anthony Scaramucci

Hedge funds take bets against core euro zone bonds (Reuters) Hedge funds are piling into bets against the bonds of core euro zone countries like Germany......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News, Doug Whitman Insider Case, Soros, Rogers…

Whitman Capital Founder Accused of Using Tips From Rajaratnam Insider (Bloomberg) Whitman Capital LLC’s president was charged with taking part in two......(read more)
Paul Ruddock

Lansdowne, Marc Faber, LightSquared, Fairholme, TPG & GlobeOp, Cohen & LA Dodgers…

Lansdowne Flagship UK Hedge Fund Up 5.7 Pct In Jan (Reuters) Lansdowne Partners, one of Europe’s biggest hedge fund managers, saw its flagship UK......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Longacre Closes, Bulldog Seeks Rehearing, Bridgewater Channels Ayn Rand

New Tiger Management Fund Raises $450 Million (FINAlternatives) Julian Robertson‘s return to fundraising has been a success, as his reopened Tiger......(read more)