Hedge Funds

A Famous Hedge Fund Bought Tesla Stock Before It Surged 91% This Year. It Potentially Raked In Over...

Renaissance Technologies potentially made over $1.5 billion in two months after buying Tesla stock last quarter. The hedge fund raised its stake to 3.9 million shares, worth about $1.6 billion at the end of December. Those shares are now worth...
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This Is What Hedge Funds Bought And Sold In Q4: Complete 13f Summary

This Is What Hedge Funds Bought And Sold In Q4: Complete 13F Summary Many years ago, hedge fund 13-F reporting season was a time of excitement for all those who find perverse delight in reverse-engineering what hedge funds owned some 45...

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Jpmorgan Spots Another Market Paradox: If Everyone Is 'all-in', Why Is The Market "trading...

JPMorgan Spots Another Market Paradox: If Everyone Is 'All-In', Why Is The Market "Trading Short"? Earlier today we noted that when commenting on the latest positioning in hedge fund land, the Morgan Stanley prime brokerage/quant...
Related topics: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley

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Hedge Fund Cio: Guys Text Me All Day, The Dumbest Of The Dumb Are Making Hundreds Of Thousands...

Hedge Fund CIO: Guys Text Me All Day, The Dumbest Of The Dumb Are Making Hundreds Of Thousands Daytrading Tesla Right Now Submitted by Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management "You always knew you’d know it when you saw it,”...
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Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Levered Or More Invested In The Same Handful Of Stocks

Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Levered Or More Invested In The Same Handful Of Stocks Authored by Christopher Metli, Executive Director of MOrgan Stanley Quant Derivative Strategies Investors largely shrugged off the factor rotation...
Related topics: Morgan Stanley

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Daniel Loeb’s Third Point, Activist Investor, Takes Stake In Viacomcbs

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Capital revealed Friday that it’s acquired a chunk of ViacomCBS stock, but the hedge fund did not indicate whether it’s planning to move into activist mode in the way that’s caused headaches for Sony...
Related topics: Activism

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Being Joe Biden’s Brother Is Highly Lucrative

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Jim Biden was in a bind. An investor had put up $1 million to help Jim and his nephew Hunter buy a hedge...
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The Profitable Business Of Being Joe Biden’s Brother

Jim Biden was in a bind. An investor had put up $1 million to help Jim and his nephew Hunter buy a hedge fund. Then it turned out that the fund’s assets were worth less than the Bidens had thought. Now the investor wanted its money back. It was...
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Mcclatchy’s Bankruptcy Means Another Newspaper Chain Is (very Likely) Going To A Hedge Fund

Rhona Wise/Getty Images McClatchy, the second-largest newspaper group in the United States, is filing for bankruptcy. The publisher — which owns 30 newspapers around the country, including The Miami Herald and The Kansas City Star — is not going...
Related topics: Bankruptcy

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Here Is What Dan Loeb's Third Point Bought And Sold In The Fourth Quarter

Here Is What Dan Loeb's Third Point Bought And Sold In The Fourth Quarter In an age when hedge funds which still invest using fundamental analysis are a quaint anachronism of a bygone era (all that matters now is Fed liquidity and what...
Related topics: Fed

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15 Hedge Fund Managers Earned $12b Last Year — Thanks To Bullish Tech Stocks

Just 15 hedge fund managers collectively earned $12 billion last year, fueled by bullish tech stocks like Facebook and Microsoft. Even more impressive, Bloomberg reports that five of those managers reaped more than $1 billion all by themselves in...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Microsoft (MSFT), Bloomberg

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10 Wednesday Am Reads

My mid-week morning train reads: • How Will Coronavirus Affect Your Portfolio? (Of Dollars And Data) • Who’s the Culprit for Why American Wage Growth Is Going Nowhere? (Chief Investment Officer) • Hedge Funds Have (Almost) Never Delivered on...

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No, Tom Steyer Is Not Dropping Out Of The Race

Tom Steyer on Tuesday swiftly shut down rumors that he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race. After the polls closed in New Hampshire, a reporter tweeted that Steyer, a billionaire hedge fund manager and philanthropist, told supporters...
Related topics: Polls

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After Exiting Starbucks, Ackman's Pershing Square Trims Its Chipotle Position

Pershing Square Capital, run by famed investor Bill Ackman, is cashing in on some enviable unrealized gains.In an update to Pershing Square's investors on Wednesday, Feb. 5, Ackman disclosed that the hedge fund has exited its stake in Starbucks...
Related topics: Starbucks, Chipotle, Nasdaq, US Equity Markets

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Report: Mets Owners Seeking New Buyer, Would Give Up Control Immediately

The New York Mets are still for sale, and any new deal could result in an even quicker exit by the current owners. After a deal with billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen fell through, the Wilpon family has put the Mets back on the market,...

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Here's What Tom Steyer Was Attacking Joe Biden Over During Friday Night's Debate

Things got heated on Friday night when hedge fund manager Tom Steyer challenged former Vice President Joe Biden to disavow one of his campaign surrogates over what black lawmakers in South Carolina have described as a racist attack. On Wednesday,...
Related topics: Joe Biden, Black Friday, Debate

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1 Financial Disaster That Happened To Me, But You Can Avoid

It was my first year out of college, and I'd landed a decent job at a hedge fund with a respectable salary and modest benefits -- some vacation time, a retirement savings plan, and a health plan. That health plan, however, covered medical issues...

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Elliott Management Is Said To Push For Change At Softbank

The big activist hedge fund is urging SoftBank to buy back stock and change its governance to drive up its stock price.
Related topics: Activism

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Talks End Between Mets, Steve Cohen Over Ownership Bid

News broke earlier this week that hedge fund manager Steve Cohen was ending his bid to become the Mets’ majority owner, and those reports were confirmed today by no less a source than Rob Manfred.  The commissioner told reporters (including...

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Billionaire Paul Singer Goes Activist On Softbank, Demands More Buybacks

Billionaire Paul Singer Goes Activist On SoftBank, Demands More Buybacks When legendary hedge fund activist Paul Singer picks a target, he doesn't usually lose. He has triumphed over governments - Argentina and the DRC - and swallowed...
Related topics: Activism, Argentina

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