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Posts Tagged ‘Commodity Futures Trading Commission’

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, George Soros & Tiger Management

Bridgewater’s Dalio Says Hedge Fund Seeks ‘Radical Truth’ (BusinessWeek) Ray Dalio, who runs the $160 billion Bridgewater Associates LP, said he......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, T Boone Pickens & George Soros

Passive funds an active threat for Europe’s fund managers (Reuters) Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60 billion from astute stock picking......(read more)
GOTHAM ASSET MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Joel Greenblatt, Jeffrey Vinik & Pershing Square

Hedge Fund Legend Joel Greenblatt – Writing A Bigger Book (GuruFocus) Every year, when Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) kicks off his value and......(read more)
Jim Chanos on china map

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Davidson Kempner & Jana Partners

Masters in Business: James Chanos (BloombergView) Hedge-fund manager James Chanos of Kynikos Associates describes how he became a “fundamental short......(read more)
Jeff Ubben VALUEACT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Ubben, Brian Higgins & Viking Global

ValueAct takes $1 bln stake in 21st Century Fox (Reuters) Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC has taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch-controlled film......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Joel Greenblatt & Highfields Capital Management

Bill Ackman Is About To Deliver Another ‘Nail To Herbalife’s Coffin’ (BusinessInsider) Famed investor Bill Ackman has been in a long......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Carl Icahn & BP Capital

Sotheby’s Enters Into Pact With Ebay To Sell Artworks Online (ColumbusCEO) Sothebys (NYSE:BID), the auction house that put activist investor Dan......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund Highlights: Paul Singer, Ray Dalio & Perry Capital

Elliott Associates Hedge Fund Gained 4.6% in First Half (Wall Street Journal) Paul Singer, the hedge-fund manager entangled in a public fight with Argentina......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Hedge Fund News: Jim Simons, Feroz Dewan & Soros Fund Management

Simonses give $50 million to Cold Spring Harbor lab (NewsDay) Long Island hedge-fund investor James Simons and his wife have given $50 million to the......(read more)
Carl Icahn as viking

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller, Carl Icahn & Christopher Hansen

Hologic adopts poison pill following Icahn’s ownership disclosure (BizJournals) The board of directors at Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), a manufacturer......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Stanley Druckenmiller & Nouriel Roubini’s Recommendation

The World’s Most Brilliant Hedge Fund Manager Put Together A Guide To How The Economy Really Works (BusinessInsider) Ray Dalio manages the world......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund Highlights: Dan Loeb, Paulson & Co, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

Editor’s Note: Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC), Sothebys (NYSE:BID), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Sears Holdings......(read more)
best gold ETF

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Steven Cohen, Dell Inc. (DELL)

Editors’s Note: Related Tickers: Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE:APO), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Chris Hohn, Equinix Inc (EQIX)

Blackstone and Icahn enter Dell bidding (The Telegraph) Both Blackstone and Mr Icahn sent letters to Dell on Friday night, saying they are preparing formal......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Greg Coffey, Marc Leder

Navistar misfire raises yields (JournalGazette) Navistar International Corp (NYSE:NAV) bond yields are rising while those of other U.S. junk-rated truckmakers......(read more)
Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS)

Hedge Fund News: Barclays, Agecroft, Henry Kravis

Barclays set to fight FERC over bragging, not rigging (Reuters) British bank Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) is set to fight a potentially record $470 million......(read more)

This Overlooked Trade Could Make You 100%-Plus Profits

Commodities are markets that many individual traders have ignored in the past. They have been traded with futures contracts in a market that is in some......(read more)
Bruce Kovner, Caxton Associates LP

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Kovner, Noam Gottesman, Nouriel Roubini

Caxton to Cut Its Fees (WSJ) Caxton Associates LP plans to lower the fees it charges clients of its $7.5 billion hedge fund, a sign that even veteran......(read more)
Abrams Capital Management

Hedge Fund News: Marc Faber, David Abrams, Ray Dalio

Marc Faber: If I Were Bernanke, I Would Resign (CNBC) Central bankers are “counterfeit money printers” and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke should......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Mitt Romney, Philip Falcone

Einhorn’s Greenlight Posts 4 Percent August Gain (InstitutionalInvestor) David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital posted a 4 percent gain in August.......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Julian Robertson, George Soros, Supervalu

Tiger Management Helps Next-Generation Funds (NYTimes) When a top hedge fund manager donated money to start a student-run portfolio at the University......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Hedge Fund News: Mark Zuckerberg, Mitt Romney, JPMorgan

Zuckerberg’s Loan Gives New Meaning To The 1% (Bloomberg) Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is giving new meaning to the term “the one percent.” The Facebook......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP Seth Klarman

Hedge Fund News: Seth Klarman, Nouriel Roubini, Dynegy Inc

The Oracle of Boston (Economist) HEDGE-FUND bosses rarely double as cult authors. But an out-of-print book by Seth Klarman, the boss of the Baupost Group......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Barclays, Carl Icahn, John Paulson

Chairman of Barclays Resigns (NYTimes) Marcus Agius, the chairman of Barclays, resigned on Monday, less than a week after the big British bank agreed......(read more)
George Soros, Soros Fund Management

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, William Ackman, Carl Icahn

Hedge fund manager to pay $405M to Madoff victims (WSJ) A settlement announced Sunday will bring $405 million to victims of Bernard Madoff’s historic......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Fink, David Einhorn, Carlson Capital

KKR buys hedge fund provider Prisma Capital (Reuters) Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR.N), the private equity company, has bought hedge fund money manager......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Louis Bacon, Man Group, Navistar International

Hedge Fund Billionaire Louis Bacon To Donate 90,000 Acres For Colorado Conservation Area (Forbes) New York hedge fund billionaire Louis Bacon announced......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, David Einhorn, Ken Griffin

Goldman Sachs May Sell A Hedge Fund Division To State Street (Bloomberg) Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), the fifth- biggest U.S. bank by assets, is in......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos, Alan Howard

Ex-Lehman trader quits as Asia hedge funds falter (Reuters) Smaller-sized hedge funds are increasingly throwing in the towel in Asia as they struggle......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: Andreas Halvorsen, George Soros, Raj Rajaratnam

FSA fines hedge fund boss £3 mln (Reuters) The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has banned Alberto Micalizzi, whose hedge fund racked up hundreds of......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Bluecrest, Japan’s Debt, Jim Rogers, Stock Picks…

Hedge-Fund Liquidity Turned Corner, Says Gayeski (Bloomberg) Troy Gayeski, senior portfolio manager at SkyBridge Capital LLC, discusses liquidity conditions......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Could Face Double Exposure

Hedge funds could face double exposure reports Bloomberg. “When hedge funds and private-equity funds begin to reveal their inner workings to U.S......(read more)
TRIAN PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News – Peltz’s Trian Warns State Street, Soros on Greek Debt

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Warns State Street (Businessweek) Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz admonished the board of State Street Corp. over poor performance......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Intagible Assets Popular with Hedge Funds, Hedge Fund Employee Bonuses

Paulson’s Fund Lost 47% YTD (Bloomberg) John Paulson, the billionaire who is betting on an economic recovery by the end of 2012, has lost 47 percent......(read more)