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Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’

BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Bridgewater Associates, Elliott Management, The Children’s Investment Fund

Bridgewater, World’s Biggest Hedge Fund, Is Said to Be Slowing Hiring (The New York Times) After years of rapid internal growth, the world’s biggest......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Fund News: Ken Griffin, Lansdowne Partners, Elliott Management

Bernanke’s Hedge Fund Gig ‘Wrong On So Many Levels’: Adami (CNBC) Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke is heading down a well-beaten......(read more)
David Harding

Hedge Fund News: David Harding, Chris Hohn & Valueact Capital

Hedge fund boss gives £5 million to build new museum maths gallery (Standard) A hedge fund manager who built his business on mathematical reasoning has......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Steven Cohen & Third Point

Activist Investor Barry Rosenstein to Join Walgreen Board (NYTimes) The activist investor Barry Rosenstein will join the board of Walgreen, the drugstore......(read more)
George Soros - Soros Fund Management

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Thomas Steyer & Nouriel Roubini

Soros considers investing in European banks (HedgeWorld) George Soros wants to invest in Europe’s financial sector, according to a German magazine......(read more)
COATUE MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Philippe Laffont, George Soros & Jim Rogers

No letup on risk for hedge funds this December (CNBC) A long-held perception is that hedge funds, especially those up big for the year, like to take it......(read more)
Most Popular Energy Stocks

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)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Larry Robbins, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), UBS AG (ADR) (NYSE:UBS), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS),......(read more)
APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP

Hedge Fund News: David Tepper, Chris Hohn, Dell Inc. (DELL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) DAVID TEPPER: When The Dust Settles, There’s Only One Place To Be And That’s......(read more)
Carl Icahn

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD), Dell Inc. (DELL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) Carl Icahn Will Likely Walk Away From The Dell Proxy......(read more)
Millennium Management, Catapult Capital Management

Hedge Fund News: Israel Englander, BlackRock, Inc. (BLK), Transocean LTD (RIG)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU......(read more)
VINIK ASSET MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Vinik, George Soros & BlackRock Inc. (BLK)

Hedge-Fund Star Gets a Hip Check (WSJ) Jeffrey Vinik‘s Tampa Bay Lightning are struggling, but the performance of his National Hockey League team......(read more)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, Monster Beverage Corp (MNST)

Einhorn’s Greenlight Increases Bet on Elekta Share Drop (Bloomberg) David Einhorn’s hedge fund Greenlight Capital Inc. increased its bet that shares......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Transocean Ltd (RIG), Facebook Inc(FB)

Goldman Says CDO Insurer Knew Paulson Was Short (Finalternatives) The insurer suing Paulson & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) over a collateralized......(read more)
Bill Ackman PERSHING SQUARE

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Cliff Asness, Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Hedge funds up Ackman’s P&G bet (Cincinnati) Six months after hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman purchased a $2 billion stake in The Procter &......(read more)
T2 PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Whitney Tilson, Julian Robertson, Apple Inc (AAPL)

Whitney Tilson To Investors: Bet You $25,000 Obama Wins Tomorrow (Forbes) With election day just hours away hedge fund titan Whitney Tilson is putting......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Mitt Romney, BlueCrest

John Paulson Doubles Down (WSJ) Hedge-fund manager John Paulson famously made nearly $4 billion in 2007 correctly betting that the housing bubble, fueled......(read more)
MOORE GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: John Taylor, William Ackman, Louis Bacon

Why the CEO of the Largest FX Hedge Fund is a Euro-Permabear (StreetInsider) John Taylor, founder and CEO of the world’s largest currency hedge......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Kenneth Griffin, Geoffrey Raynor

SAC trader in Preet’s sights (NYPost) Oops, they did it again! Yet another trader with ties to hedge-fund titan Steven Cohen has gotten caught up in......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Smith, George Soros, Ray Dalio

Activist investor Starboard Value to unveil stake in Office Depot -WSJ (Reuters) Activist hedge fund Starboard Value is expected to disclose on Monday......(read more)
FARALLON CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Dan Loeb, BlackRock

Farallon Founder Talks Green Energy At Dem. Convention (Finalternatives) While most hedge fund managers are backing President Barack Obama’s opponent......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Steven Cohen, John Paulson

Soros tells Germany to lead or leave euro (IFAMagazine) Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros made some bold statements in an interview......(read more)
TUDOR INVESTMENT CORP

Hedge Fund News: Bruce Richards, Paul Tudor, Blackstone

Hamptons Scene, Bruce Richards, $40,000 Colicchio Dinner (Bloomberg) Bruce Richards stood under a party tent anchored by multiple stakes in the lawn of......(read more)
David Shaw

Hedge Fund News: David Shaw, Daniel Loeb, Seth Klarman

DE Shaw Founder Building $75M Mansion (HedgeFund) A sprawling mansion on a hill is in the works for D.E. Shaw & Co. founder David Shaw and his family......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund News: SkyBridge, Carl Icahn, Ray Dalio

SkyBridge Expands Into Asia (HedgeFund) Funds of hedge funds firm SkyBridge Capital plans to delve into Asia’s growing hedge fund market. According......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Citadel, Ray Dalio, Mitt Romney

Citadel hires DE Shaw marketer (eFinancialNews) Chicago-based asset manager Citadel has hired a new a managing director and head of Americas distribution......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Boaz Weinstein, Russell Wasendorf, Twitter

HF Manager Buys NYC Pad (HedgeFund) New York City’s Fifth Avenue has a new resident from the hedge fund world. Bloomberg reported that Boaz Weinstein......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Nouriel Roubini, Mitt Romney, HedgeServ

Alexander Soros Is Unmasked for Charity (WSJ) At Heard & Scene, we’re often asked what—and who—may be about to burst on to the scene. Each......(read more)