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Posts Tagged ‘Jim Simons’

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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Bridgewater Associates, GAMCO Investors, Whitebox Advisors, Veritex Holdings Inc (VBTX), Installed Building Products Inc (IBP), and More

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Optimistic on Brazil Economy, Markets (Reuters) BRASILIA (Reuters) – Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest......(read more)
Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ray Dalio, Nelson Peltz, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW), Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc (XERS), Carolina Financial Corporation (CARO), and More

‘Pain + Reflection = Progress’: Here are 13 Brilliant Quotes from Hedge-fund Legend Ray Dalio (Business Insider) Hedge fund legend Ray Dalio, who......(read more)
Covalis Capital's Returns, AUM and Holdings

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Crispin Odey, Paulson & Co., Renaissance Technologies, Discover Financial Services (DFS), Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT), and More

Hedge Fund Bear Crispin Odey Made $18 Million Betting Against Wirecard (Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey’s winning run with his short-selling......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Josh Friedman, Renaissance Technologies, Bridgewater Associates, Concho Resources Inc. (CXO), Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc (BLPH), and More

Bridgewater, RenTech Make $13 Billion in a Grim Year for Hedge Funds (Bloomberg) Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies......(read more)
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Should You Follow Hedge Funds Out of Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO)?

The elite funds run by legendary investors such as Dan Loeb and Jim Simons make hundreds of millions of dollars for themselves and their investors by......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Bill Ackman, Jim Simons, VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS), Red Violet Inc (RDVT), Cerecor Inc (CERC), and More

Ackman’s Hedge Funds Gain After Years of Losses, Helped by Chipotle and ADP (CNBC) William Ackman‘s private hedge fund has gained more than......(read more)
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Warren Buffett and Top Quant Investors Share Love for Apple (AAPL) & Bank Stocks

Quantitative investing is gaining more and more ground amid strong results that keeps convincing investors to switch away from traditional hedge funds......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Renaissance Technologies, Tiger Global, Steve Cohen, HNI Corp (HNI), Blackrock Capital Investment Corp (BKCC), and More

Renaissance Technologies Rebounds Across Hedge Funds in March (Bloomberg) (Bloomberg) — Renaissance Technologies, the $58 billion quantitative investment......(read more)
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3 Small-Caps to Buy Now According to Quant Billionaires

Quantitative hedge funds have been on an absolute tear over the past few months, posting gains in 15 of the past 17 weeks according to data compiled by......(read more)
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Altaba Inc (AABA), Facebook Inc (FB) & Others: 5 Stock Picks From World’s Greatest Investors of All Time

There are many great investors, who manage some of the best-performing funds and have built massive fortunes while managing their clients’ money......(read more)
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Billionaire Investors Are Betting Big On These Defense Stocks

2017 was a great year for defense stocks, some of them rising as much as 30% by the end of December. The rally was fueled mainly by the heated exchange......(read more)
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Billionaire Fund Managers Are Bullish On These Biotech Stocks

The biotech sector is well known for its M&A activity, but billionaire fund managers don’t seem to be attracted by the frenzy. They seem to prefer......(read more)
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Billionaires Just Love These Stocks That Pay High Taxes

The recent overhaul of the US tax law has stirred a lot of controversy, especially with regard to who stands to benefit the most. One thing is sure –......(read more)
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Billionaire Investors are Bullish on These 6 Oil Stocks

Is oil a good bet for 2018? Hedge funds seem to think so according to a recent report by Bloomberg. They are betting heavily on a continued uptrend in......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Elliot Management, Brevan Howard, Acorda Therapeutics Inc (ACOR), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH), and More

Singer’s Elliott Management Buys Sky Stake Ahead of Vote (Bloomberg) Elliott Management Corp., the hedge fund founded by billionaire Paul Singer......(read more)
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Warren Buffett and Billionaires Are Crazy About These 6 Stocks

Undoubtedly one of the best investors ever, Warren Buffett is followed by everybody in the financial world and his statements are carefully analyzed.......(read more)
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5 Best Quant Hedge Funds’ 5 Top Picks

Quantitative funds are gaining more ground among hedge funds in terms of trading volume and inflow of capital. According to The Wall Street Journal, this......(read more)
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Bank of America Corp (BAC), JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup: Quants Pick The Best Financial Stock

What is the best financial stock to buy right now? With the Fed recently raising rates for the second time, it may be a good idea to check out some companies......(read more)
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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX): Which Stock Quants Like The Most?

In a yesterday article we analyzed four stocks, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Alphabet, from the perspective of six quantitative hedge funds. Since, quantitative......(read more)
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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook Inc (FB), Amazon, Alphabet Inc: Quant Models Like Only Two of These Stocks

Are Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stocks worth adding to your......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jeffrey Vinik, Elliott Management

Brexiteer Odey’s Fund Loses 369 Million Euros (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey lost about 369 million euros (313.03 million pounds) in......(read more)
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10 Most Successful Investors in the World

These 10 most successful investors in the world don’t have much in common aside from their obscene net worths. They come from different backgrounds,......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Renaissance Technologies, Marcato Capital

Leon Cooperman On Insider Trading Charges: ‘We Acted Appropriately And Lawfully’ (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund titan Leon Cooperman told CNBC......(read more)
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RenTech Loaded Up On Mastercard, Nike, More in Q2

The world’s most successful quant hedge fund, Renaissance Technologies (RenTech), recently submitted its 13F filing with the SEC for the reporting......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Michael Hintze, Carl Icahn

Bill Ackman Made Back $113 Million Today on Valeant Jump (CNBC) After a year of misery, Bill Ackman finally is having a pretty good month. The head of......(read more)
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Renaissance Technologies Bullish on PepsiCo (PEP) and Gold Heading Into Q2

Founded in 1982 by James ‘Jim’ Simons, Renaissance Technologies employs quantitative models based on mathematical and statistical analysis to make......(read more)
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Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top High-Dividend Stock Picks

Most individual investors invest in dividend-paying stocks to benefit from the steady streams of dividend checks, but can also take advantage of stock......(read more)
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Multi-Billion-Dollar Fund Renaissance Technologies Entered Q4 With These Top Picks

Well-known hedge fund Renaissance Technologies LLC needs little or no introduction at all. Jim Simons, also known as the “Quant King”, founded Renaissance......(read more)
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Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Technology Bets in Current Quarter

Jim Simons‘ renowned quantitative fund Renaissance Technologies employs complicated computer algorithms to drive trading. The market value of the......(read more)
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Not Even Jim Simons’ Mathematical Models Could Pick Winning Stocks In Q3

Renaissance Technologies, led by Jim Simons, disclosed a total of 3,196 positions in its latest 13F filing for the reporting period of June 30. The fund......(read more)
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Billionaires Can’t Live Without These 10 Stocks

At Insider Monkey, we track more than 700 elite hedge funds and use their combined wisdom to identify 15 exceptional small-cap stocks every quarter, which......(read more)
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Billionaire Jim Simons’ Massive New Tech Positions

Jim Simons‘ quant fund Renaissance Technologies recently filed its 13F form with the SEC. Founded in 1982 RenTec is one-of-a-kind hedge fund. Its......(read more)
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Five Best Stocks to Buy According To Quant Billionaires

One of the best ways to pick high-performing stocks is to follow the industry leaders and find out their stock investments. Today, we decided to cover......(read more)
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RenTech’s Secret Formula Sent Buy Signals On These Tech Stocks

Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based hedge fund founded in 1982 by mathematician James “Jim” Simons. Simons, who retired in 2009, is estimated......(read more)
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Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT), Cboe Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) and Cyberonics Inc (CYBX): Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Small-Caps

Renaissance Technologies is a hedge fund based in New York City. Its clients are basically pooled investment vehicles as well as banking or thrift institutions......(read more)
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Billionaires Citrone, Simons Buy Stakes in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB), and Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

Billionaires Rob Citrone and Jim Simons are in harmony as far as the future prospects of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Priceline......(read more)
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Domain Names, Airlines, and Pizza, Oh My! Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Mid-Cap Picks

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based investment management company that currently operates three funds including the Medallion......(read more)
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Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Holdings: Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Colgate-Palmolive Company and More

Renaissance Technologies, founded by billionaire Jim Simons, has filed its latest 13F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing its......(read more)
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Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB): Top New Buys of Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is not just another hedge fund. The fund charges a fixed fee of 5% and a performance fee of between 36%......(read more)
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Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO) Among Billionaire Jim Simons’ Holdings for Long-Run

The quantitative hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, formerly managed by billionaire Jim Simons, has been so successful that it has been partly responsible......(read more)
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Tesla Motors (TSLA), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), Medtronic PLC (MDT): Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech Sold Off These Large Positions

According to the 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies sold off its stake in numerous......(read more)
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Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp., Manning & Napier Inc: Deerfield, Ariel Open Bullish New Positions

James E. Flynn’s Deerfield Management entered a new position in Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) this week. According to the 13G Form......(read more)
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Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP): Oaktree Capital Management Ups Stake To 5.7%

Oaktree Capital Management, managed by Howard Marks, has raised its exposure to Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP). A new filing with the U.S......(read more)
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Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (EPRS): These Two Funds Open New Positions

The days of having no fund activity in Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EPRS) are over. In filings with the SEC that were revealed over the last......(read more)
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David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management Reduces Exposure to its Largest Holding

David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management reduced its stake in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) at the end of January by......(read more)
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Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (AIQ), Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH): HealthInvest Partners AB’s Largest Holdings Last Quarter

Anders Hallberg and Carl Bennet’s HealthInvest Partners AB revealed its top picks for the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the 13F Form filed with......(read more)
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AEP Industries (AEPI): KSA Capital Management Trims Activist Stake To 17.04%

KSA Capital Management, run by Daniel Khoshaba, has reduced its activist stake in AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI). In a newly-amended filing with the U.S......(read more)
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Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI): Carl Icahn Pushes for Two Board Seats Ahead of Planned Split of Company

Activist investor Carl Icahn has expressed his intention to obtain two seats on the Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI)’s board in an effort to counter......(read more)
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Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital’s Latest Moves

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital has fired a return salvo against Lioneye Capital Management, adding 10,000 shares to their holding of Famous......(read more)
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Starboard Value Urges Insperity Inc (NSP) To Consider Potential Sale

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, the hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith, revealed a letter it sent......(read more)