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Posts Tagged ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Biggest Financial Scandals in History

11 Biggest Financial Scandals in History

Become aware of financial scams and learn from these 11 biggest financial scandals in history. There are many ways to trick people into losing their money......(read more)
Steve Cohen

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Carl Icahn & Lansdowne Partners

New Name, New Office, Similar Performance for Steven Cohen (NYTimes) The best thing federal prosecutors might have done for Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire......(read more)
Ken Griffin

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Thomas Steyer & George Soros

Citadel Outpaces Multistrategy Peers (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Kenneth Griffin’s Chicago-based hedge fund firm, Citadel, continues to deftly maneuver......(read more)
T Boone Pickens with oil bin

Hedge Fund News: T Boone Pickens, David Einhorn & Jana Partners

It’s T. Boone Pickens’ Birthday – Here Are 22 ‘Boone-isms’ On How To Win In Life And Business (BusinessInsider) It’......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, Wilbur Ross & Bridgewater Associates

Berkshire’s Combs, Weschler to Reap Gains With DirecTV (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is one of the biggest......(read more)
Discovery Capital Management

Hedge Fund News: Robert Citrone, Paul Singer & Carl Icahn

Citrone’s Funds Take March Beating (Finalternatives) Hedge fund billionaire Robert Citrone was probably glad to turn the calendar page after a brutal......(read more)
Dmitry Balyasny

Hedge Fund News: Dmitry Balyasny, Daniel Loeb & SAC Capital Advisors

A Hedge Fund Manager Says SAC ‘Taint’ Is Manageable (NYTimes) Dmitry Balyasny is one hedge fund owner who isn’t afraid of hiring traders from SAC......(read more)
Chase Coleman Tiger Global Management

Hedge Fund News: Chase Coleman, Bill Ackman & George Soros

Tiger Global’s Private Equity Arm Gets Busy (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Tiger Global Management’s private equity business continues to be as active......(read more)
Alan Howard

Hedge Fund News: Alan Howard, Ray Dalio & John Paulson

Brevan Howard Said to Shut Emerging Market Fund After Loss in 2013 (NYTimes) Brevan Howard Asset Management, one of the world’s largest hedge funds,......(read more)
Leon Cooperman Omega Advisors

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Dan Loeb & George Soros

Omega’s Cooperman Sees Stocks Rising After ‘Healthy’ Retreat (SFGate) The stock market’s decline this year is healthy and the Standard & Poor......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Jim Chanos & Jim Rogers

Chanos takes on Buffett, calls Exxon and fellow oil majors a ‘value trap’ (MarketWatch) When the “Oracle of Omaha” talks, people listen......(read more)
VINIK ASSET MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Jeff Vinik, Meredith Whitney & Jim Chanos’ Thoughts on Oil

Vinik Seeds Ex-Manager Iben’s Fund Firm With $20 Million (Bloomberg) Jeffrey Vinik, the money manager who shut his hedge fund earlier this year after......(read more)
John Arnold

Hedge Fund News: John Arnold’s $10M Donation, Paul Singer & Advertising

Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown (HedgeCo) Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged......(read more)
Herbalife Triangle, Icahn, Soros, Ackman

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) News Trends: KPMG’s Exit, William Stiritz, Prof. William Keep & More

Editor’s Note: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST) KPMG resigns as Herbalife auditor after insider trading (Financial Post......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, David Einhorn, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), Apple Inc. (......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Burbank, AT&T Inc. (T)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), UTStarcom Holdings......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Jim Rogers, Apple Inc (AAPL)

Carl Icahn Practices What He Preaches, Will Deliver More To Shareholders (Forbes) Long known for pushing companies to take actions to increase or unlock......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Steven Cohen, Citigroup Inc.

Einhorn Reinsurer Rallies as UBS Upgrades to Buy: New York Mover (SFGate) Greenlight Capital Re Ltd., the reinsurer that counts hedge-fund manager David......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Steven Cohen, Apple

Apple has quietly created the world’s largest hedge fund worth $117 billion (Sys-Con) Apple is not only the most profitable company in the world, but......(read more)
Chase Coleman of Tiger Global

Hedge Fund News: Chase Coleman, Ray Dalio, 3G Capital

Hedge Fund King Ray Dalio Is On Squawk Box This Morning (BusinessInsider) It isn’t every day that Ray Dalio opens up to the world and speaks. Dalio......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Buy A Dollar For 50 Cents

Warren Buffett: Buy a Dollar for 50 Cents (Fool) Raise your hand if you want a crash course over the income statement from Warren Buffett! Here’s a......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Big Boys Grab Blue Chips For A Song

Big boys grab blue chips for a song (BDLive) THE world’s most famous investors are using the depressed markets to build up sizable stakes in US......(read more)
Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD)

Hedge Fund News: Sears, Julian Robertson, Steve Cohen

Sears to exit S&P 500 (CNN) Sears Holding Company has had its membership in the S&P 500 revoked. The ailing retailer, which owns Sears and K-Mart......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Steven Mandel, Sam Israel, John Paulson

Mandel’s Lone Pine Buys Over $400M of Verisign Inc. (ValueWalk) According to a 13G just filled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Steven......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: Downturn Can Fire The Entrepreneurial Spirit

How a downturn can fire the entrepreneurial spirit (BelfastTelegraph) It’s about time we gave thanks for recession. If it weren’t for the......(read more)
Chase Coleman of Tiger Global

Hedge Fund News: Chase Coleman, Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman

Apple at the root of Tiger profits (NYPost) New York star hedgie Chase Coleman is on his way to a standout year — but a good chunk of his returns are......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson, Bill Ackman

Icahn hands son $3 billion and 4 years to prove himself (PIOnline) Activist investor Carl Icahn agreed to allocate as much as $3 billion to a management......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Hedge Fund News: Prudential, Jim Rogers, George Soros

Pru Adds Hedge Fund Credit Specialist (Finalternatives) Prudential Financial has hired a hedge fund economist to boost its emerging markets credit capabilities......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: John Thaler, Steven Cohen, Nouriel Roubini

Hedge fund titans and art collectors (PIOnline) Hedge fund managers represent 6% of the 200 most active art collectors in the world, according to ARTnews......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Hedge Fund News: Goldman Sachs, Bernard Madoff, Bill Ackman

Goldman to Invest in City Jail Program, Profiting if Recidivism Falls Sharply (NYTimes) New York City, embracing an experimental mechanism for financing......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson, Julian Williams

Icahn Keeps CVR After Failing To Find Buyer In 60 Days (Bloomberg) Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who took over CVR Energy Inc. (CVI) after saying the......(read more)
TUDOR INVESTMENT CORP

Hedge Fund News: Paul Tudor Jones, Randy Smith, OrbiMed

Profit rise fuels bumper payday at Tudor in Europe (eFinancialNews) The European arm of the Tudor Group, the US hedge fund founded by Paul Tudor Jones......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Hedge Fund News: Bill Gross, Kenneth Dart, Argonaut Capital

Singer’s Hedge Fund Fights Mexico Elite In U.S. Legal Showdown (Bloomberg) On a scorching April morning in Monterrey, Mexico, Enrique Garcia, Vitro......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Cliff Asness, John Arnold, David Einhorn

Who Is That Masked Hedge Fund? (WSJ) It is the latest in-vogue accessory among hedge-fund managers: a “masked fund.” Bridgewater Associates......(read more)
YORK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Jamie Dinan, Julian Robertson, Steven Cohen

York pro to lead rebranded KVO Capital (HFMWeek) The marketing chief of Jamie Dinan’s York Capital Management has left the hedge fund giant to become......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: R. Allen Stanford, Ray Dalio, Scopia Capital

Stanford Sentenced To 110 Years (Finalternatives) Convicted hedge fund fraudster R. Allen Stanford said yesterday that he’s no Bernard Madoff, but......(read more)
Chase Coleman of Tiger Global

Hedge Fund News: Commodities, Garage Sale Find, Reddy Ice Bankruptcy

Hedge Funds Cut Wagers as Fed Signals Less Stimulus: Commodities (Bloomberg) Hedge funds reduced bullish bets on commodities for a second consecutive......(read more)
David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical

D. E. Shaw In Talks, Highbridge Cuts Execs, Senior Marketer Leaves Paulson

D.E. Shaw In Talks To Buy Stake In China (Bloomberg) D.E. Shaw & Co., the $21 billion hedge-fund firm, is in advanced talks to buy a stake in Chinese......(read more)
George Soros

Top of the Morning – Soros Buying Farmland, Brian Coats Pleads Guilty

George Soros is Reportedly Buying Farmland  (MoneyMorning) Stuart Varney, host of the aptly named and very highly rated “Varney & Co.”......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Carl Icahn’s Mentor Battle, Hedge Fund Manager Charged In $3.5 Billion Ponzi Scheme

Icahn Ups Ante With Mentor Graphics (II Magazine) Carl Icahn is embroiled in another Icahn-style battle. This time with Mentor Graphics. One day after......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Berkowitz, Credit Agricole, Hedge Fund Fraud

Fairholme’s Bruce Berkowitz To Be Chairman At St. Joe (Forbes) A spokesperson for St. Joe verified that Berkowitz will become chairman just days......(read more)