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Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

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Facebook Inc. (FB) Rattles Economist With Its Economic Impact Claims

Apparently, not everyone is buying into Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) claims that it is responsible for $227 billion in global economic impact as well as......(read more)
Apple, is AAPL a good stock to buy, Niel Cybart, iPhone 6,

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Watch Could Kick Off A Wave Of Tech Startups: Christopher Mims

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly planning to launch its Apple Watch in the month of March. But even before the actual announcement from the company......(read more)
GoPro Inc (GPRO), NASDAQ:GPRO,

GoPro Inc (GPRO) To Rattle Partners With Drones

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) is making a big and interesting move with another hardware – consumer drones. The action camera company’s latest move came......(read more)
Tesla, is TSLA a good stock to buy, Phil LeBeau

Option Strategy For Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Ahead Of Earnings

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is scheduled to report its third-quarter earnings after the market today. However, ahead of the earnings, CNBC’s Dan......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Phil Falcone & Sandell Asset Management

Despite “Disappointing” Performance, Omega’s Cooperman Still Likes Stocks (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman is......(read more)
Paul Singer & George Soros

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Paul Singer & Bill Ackman

Soros Drops Shares in Israel’s SodaStream (JewishVoiceNY) Billionaire investor George Soros’ family office, Soros Fund Management, has jumped on the......(read more)
David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Ray Dalio & Starboard Value LP

Einhorn Says Hard to Find Investments Amid Market’s Climb (BusinessWeek) Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is struggling to find value amid a five-year......(read more)
Carl Icahn - Icahn Capital Lp

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman & Marcato Capital Management

Managers should ask themselves: what would Carl Icahn see? (FT) Carl Icahn makes more money between sips on his outsized Martinis than most mortals make......(read more)
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX)

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) & Time Warner Inc (TWX): Turner’s Turnaround Might Keep Bids Away

Amol Sharma, deputy bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, has said in a piece on Fox Business that Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) needs to fix Turner......(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: Daniel Loeb, Nouriel Roubini & Jana Partners

Loeb’s Third Point flagship fund gains 6 pct in first half (Reuters) Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb‘s main hedge fund returned 6 percent......(read more)
CHILTON INVESTMENT COMPANY

Hedge Fund News: Richard Chilton, Thomas Steyer & AQR Capital Management

Three Things This Hedge Fund CEO Doesn’t Want To Hear In An Interview (BusinessInsider) Richard Chilton has been on Wall Street since 1978. In that......(read more)
Mick McGuire Marcato Capital

Hedge Fund News: Richard Mcguire, John Paulson & Louis Bacon

Marcato Reveals an Activist Stake in Life Time Fitness (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) At the end of the first quarter, Richard McGuire III’s Marcato......(read more)
Jim Chanos on china map

Hedge Fund News: Jim Chanos, Thomas Steyer & Carl Icahn

Why James Chanos Is Short Valeant, Long Allergan (WSJ) Short-seller James Chanos said he’s betting against shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc......(read more)
Scribd

Top 6 Dealmakers in Media under 30

Media has become an essential component in our day to day lives. Whether we’re talking about social networks or news broadcasts, media is all around......(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)
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, David Einhorn & Steven Cohen

After market’s rapid climb, Einhorn pares bet on rally (InvestmentNews) Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is taking a more conservative approach to his......(read more)
Kyle Bass

Hedge Fund News: Kyle Bass, Philanthropy, and Steven Cohen Getting Off Easy?

Hedge Fund Manager Kyle Bass Bets on a J.C. Penney Stabilization (InstitutionalInvestor) Expectations for outsize gains on the downtrodden shares of J......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Why Investing Like This Activist Could Make You Look Smart

Activist investing: When hedge funds and other investment managers publicly disclose new holdings after normal trading hours, some investors can be caught......(read more)
WSJ Money Fall 2013

An Advance Look at WSJ. Money’s Fall 2013 Issue

Attn. Insider Monkey readers: Here’s an advance look at the articles that will be featured in WSJ. Money’s Fall 2013 issue. The issue will be......(read more)
Jamie Dimon

Banking Updates: Bank of America Corp (BAC) Against Students, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s Code for Good & Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

Editor’s Note: Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Students protest Bank of America......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Facebook Inc (FB) News: Iran, FISA, Instagram Ads

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has been pretty quiet as a company of late, what with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) taking their shares......(read more)
Sergey Brin

Google Inc (GOOG) News: Right on Gmail, Sex Party Photos, New London HQ & More

Editor’s Note: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Google Argues for the Right to Continue Scanning Gmail (Time Tech) Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s attorneys......(read more)
News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS)

The Largest Newspapers In America: News Corp (NWSA) Holds No. 1

What are the largest newspapers in America? There’s about a one-in-three chance that you’re reading this over a morning cup of Joe, perhaps......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

George Soros News: Japan, Books, Small-Caps and Technical Analysis

Ex-Advisor Of George Soros: Japan’s Finance Is Sinking Into The Ocean (InSerbia) Takeshi Fujimaki, former advisor of the renowned speculator George......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Steven Cohen, The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL) George Soros ‘Is Alive and Well’ (WSJ) George Soros......(read more)
setting up a hedge fund

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Daniel Loeb, Dell Inc (DELL)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) Backlash to Soros’ Drugging......(read more)
best gold ETF

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Carl Icahn, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) Paulson $300 million loser in Friday gold collapse (Mining) Billionaire hedge......(read more)
India ETFs Jump Following Moody's Comments

Fundamentals Could Lift This EM Bond ETF

When it comes to emerging markets ETFs, knowing what countries are left out of or only have minimal exposure in a particular fund is often as important......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A) Adds 17,000 to Payroll as Buffett Extends Reach

Berkshire Adds 17,000 to Payroll as Buffett Extends Reach (Bloomberg) Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) added about 17,000 employees since the end......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, Citigroup Inc (C)

Billionaire Icahn Says No Respect for Ackman After Herbalife Bet (SFGate) Carl Icahn, reviving a decade-old feud with hedge-fund manager William Ackman......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Buffett’s MidAmerican boosts solar buy-in with purchase of SunPower Corporation (SPWR)

Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican boosts solar buy-in with purchase of SunPower’s 579MW project (CleanEnergyAuthority) SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR......(read more)
best gold ETF

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Whitney Tilson, SandRidge Energy Inc. (SD)

Hardly hedging (NYPost) John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who made a fortune during the downturn but more recently blamed a bad 2012 performance on......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, George Soros, Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

JANA shakes up marketing team (HedgeFundIntelligence) JANA Partners, Barry Rosenstein‘s resurgent event driven firm, has a new head of marketing......(read more)
Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs

Warren Buffett News: Buffett Is ‘Patently Wrong’ About How Tax Rates Affect Investment Decisions

Cliff Asness: Warren Buffett Is ‘Patently Wrong’ About How Tax Rates Affect Investment Decisions (BusinessInsider) Hedge fund manager Cliff......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Freeport, Plains Exploration and the University of Texas: When is a Deal Too Close to Home?

Last week, Benzinga covered the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX) acquisitions of Mcmoran Exploration Co (NYSE:MMR) and Plains Exploration......(read more)
MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Israel Englander, David Einhorn, Apple Inc. (AAPL)

An SEC survivor: Hedge fund thrives after civil charges, as SAC faces heat (NYPost) Imagine that a multibillion-dollar hedge fund is accused of fraud......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Fund News: Steven Cohen, Andrew Lo, Netflix

Bad Cohen optics (NYPost) Hedge-fund titan Steven Cohen is casting a shadow over the government’s last outstanding insider-trading trial. Only one person......(read more)
Lee Enterprises: Emerging from the Shadows of Bankruptcy

Lee Enterprises: Emerging from the Shadows of Bankruptcy

The story of Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE:LEE) is as interesting as an investigative piece reported by the local newspaper in town. Recently emerged......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: Can a Computer Be As Good As Buffett?

Can a Computer Be As Good As Buffett? (MFWire) Can you make a computer as good an investor as Warren Buffett? One investment firm thinks it can, according......(read more)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)

You Won’t Believe Which Stock is the Best Bargain in the S&P 500

If you’re a large blue chip company, then you know how hard it is to generate robust growth. Yet that’s precisely the case with The Boeing......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Doug Kass, Jim Rogers

Paulson Funds Said to Further Cut 2012 Losses Last Month (BusinessWeek) John Paulson, the billionaire hedge- fund manager coming off record losses in......(read more)
David Harding

Hedge Fund News: David Harding, Philip Falcone, RAND Corp.

Hedgie reveals £34m tax bill and urges others to ‘pay their share’ (InvestmentWeek) David Harding, founder of hedge fund Winton Capital Management......(read more)
Chase Coleman 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)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: Meet Warren Buffett’s Secret Hero

Meet Warren Buffett’s Secret Hero (Forbes) Warren Buffett has made some $50 billion doing things his own way, so it was completely consistent that......(read more)
Ricky Sandler

Hedge Fund News: Mitt Romney, Ricky Sandler, Louis Bacon

Secret Footage of Romney Was Filmed at Estate of Sex Party-Throwing Hedge Fund Manager (GAWKER) You know that really damaging hidden camera footage of......(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)
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)
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)
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)