Hedge Funds

Cooperman: If Warren Wins They Won't Open The Stock Market

Cooperman: If Warren Wins They Won't Open The Stock Market Hedge fund legend Leon Cooperman officially retired from the hedge fund business late last year, but he's still a welcome presence at CNBC's "Delivering Alpha" conference, where...
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How Are Hedge Funds Positioned Ahead Of The Fed

How Are Hedge Funds Positioned Ahead Of The Fed With just over an hour left until the Fed's latest announcement, traders are hunkering down ahead of what could be a very volatile market response Why? While there is certainly the...
Related topics: Fed

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Hedge Fund Hot-shot Whitney Tilson Favors These Marijuana Stocks

There's little denying the potential that lies ahead for the cannabis industry. Depending on your preferred source, worldwide weed sales could grow between fivefold and 18-fold over the next decade. That should give long-term-oriented investors...

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Bitcoin Is A Hedge Against Gov't "fiscal Irresponsibility", Analyst

Bitcoin Is A Hedge Against Gov't "Fiscal Irresponsibility", Analyst Authored by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph.com, Equities portfolio manager turned crypto fund executive Travis Kling has argued that Bitcoin has come into its own as...
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At&t Ceo's Rumored Exit Reportedly Triggered Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Management's Recent...

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management reportedly pursued its recent investment in AT&T after catching wind that CEO Randall Stephenson was making plans to leave the firm.  According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Elliott's...
Related topics: Activism

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New York Post: Hedge Fund Reporter

Competitive: New York Post: The New York Post business desk is seeking an aggressive, well-sourced reporter to cover hedge funds, activist investors, buyout kings and other ti... New York City, New York (US)
Related topics: Activism

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Hedge Fund Cio: "the Biggest Market Player Is 15x Leveraged; That’s Why When It Starts...

Hedge Fund CIO: "The Biggest Market Player Is 15x Leveraged; That’s Why When It Starts Going Wrong, You’re Out" Submitted by Eric Peters, CIO Of One River Asset Management “Wanted to make sure you’re seeing this,” texted a...

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At&t Cfo John Stephens Reacts To Apple News, John Stankey Promo, Hedge Fund Attack

AT&T CFO John Stephens said the promotion of John Stankey to the newly created position of COO “makes all the sense in the world” given the overall direction of the telecom and media giant. Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill...
Related topics: Apple (AAPL), Bank Of America, Banking, Merrill Lynch

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Why This Activist Investor Thinks At&t Stock Could Hit $60 In 2 Years

Activist investors buy large stakes in underperforming yet undervalued companies, then advocate for change. So when one takes on a large, well-known company such as AT&T (NYSE: T), it's certainly news. On Monday, activist hedge fund Elliot...
Related topics: Activism, US Equity Markets

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T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91

The legendary energy executive, whose name symbolized big oil, died Wednesday at age 91. He founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments. (Image credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

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Hedge Fund Titan Ken Griffin Buys $99 Million Palm Beach Mansion

Hedge Fund Titan Ken Griffin Buys $99 Million Palm Beach Mansion Billionaire hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin has been splurging hundreds of millions of dollars on real estate across the country in the last several years. The latest...

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A-momo-calypse: Worst Day For L/s Hedge Funds Since Feb 2018 Vixplosion

A-Momo-calypse: Worst Day For L/S Hedge Funds Since Feb 2018 VIXplosion Having squeezed higher overnight and accelerated after the US open, it appears the catalyst for the sudden dump in US equity markets is the European market...

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At&t Faces Demands For Strategy Shift From Hedge Fund

Funds like Elliott Management often take small positions in companies they hope to influence, and then try and rally the support of larger investors behind their cause.

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Activist Hedge Fund Elliott Management Takes $3.2b Stake In At&t, Citing M&a Miscues And Strategic...

Citing a lack of strategic focus at AT&T, activist hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a $3.2 billion stake in the telecom and media giant. The fund bought the small slice of the company, whose market value is about $260 billion, in order to...
Related topics: Activism

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Billionaires At Burning Man

Here’s Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, whose personal worth hovers somewhere around $17B Ameros. Just back from Burning Man. Reminds me of Woodstock with better art (installations) and less...

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Former Lehman Trader's Hedge Fund Lost $1 Billion Betting On Argentinian Bonds Last Month

As it turns out, Michael Hasenstab wasn't the only one who got killed by the collapse in Argentinian assets last month. As it happens, the Wall Street Journal has rooted out one macro-focused hedge fund that took it on the chin so hard, its LPs are...

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The Best And Worst Hedge Funds Of 2019: Momos On Rampage

With the overall market up over 17%, one would expect the hedge fund community to be doing relatively well this year. Unfortunately, for most traditional long/short equity, multi-strat and diversified funds that may be a stretch, with all three...

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Why Box Stock Surged Today

Shares of Box (NYSE: BOX) have surged today, up by 12% as of 11:50 a.m. EDT, after activist investor Starboard Value disclosed a new stake in the cloud storage provider. In a regulatory filing, the hedge fund said it had acquired 11 million shares,...
Related topics: US Equity Markets, Activism

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La Times: Steyer’s Tax Returns Omit Investment Details

Even 2,600 pages of tax returns weren’t enough for Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer to be truly transparent. The liberal hedge fund billionaire and “Impeach Trump” activist released the documents on a campaign...
Related topics: Taxes, Activism

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"it's All The Same Trade!" - Cross-asset-class Correlations Reach Record Highs

It's (relatively) different this time. That phrase has sunk a thousand trade theses and more than one massively-levered hedge fund. But, as The Wall Street Journal notes, there is something very unusual about what has happened in recent...

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