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As Hedge fund Closures Surge A Bright Light Ahead

With hedge fund assets under management hitting an all-time high – topping $3 trillion – another industry milestone appears contradictory. H.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

Moab Partners De-risking Shorts and Credit Hedges Amid Trump Fire Surge

In October, Moab Capital Partners made some smart “Trump trades” ahead of the Republican’s victory in the presidential election, notably shorting stocks with exposure to Mexico. But the New York-based long/short hedge fund may be shifting its strate.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 15th, 2016

A Hedge-Fund Titan Puts Away the Punch Bowl

When hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio says he anticipates stresses for the economy and stock market in the years ahead, he is worth listening to, Greg Ip writes......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 3rd, 2018

FABGM Stocks Save Hedge Funds As Tech Stocks Surge

FANG stocks are not only transforming the world, but they’re also rescuing the hedge fund industry as w.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 23rd, 2017

Mellanox shares jump 11 percent after Starboard stake purchase

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli chip maker Mellanox Technologies saw its shares surge on the Nasdaq on Tuesday after activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP bought a 10.7 percent stake to influence strategy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Shares of Outback Steakhouse parent surge after Jana discloses large stake

Shares of Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin’ Brands shot up on Monday after activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC disclosed a large stake and plans to push for change, including a possible sale......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

One of the hottest hedge fund launches of the year has doubled its assets in about 6 months

Reuters / Lucas Jackson Hedge fund Light Sky Macro launched earlier this year, with the backing of Steve Cohen, Dan Loeb and a number of other hedge fund managers. The fund had a rough start but is now in positive territ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2017

U.S. Investor Tries to Shake Up Sina, a Pillar of China’s Internet

An American hedge fund has started a proxy fight against a key player in the online industry, which could shine a light on corporate governance in China......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 1st, 2017

U.S. Investor Tries to Shake Up Sina, China’s Social-Media Linchpin

An American hedge fund has started a proxy fight against Sina, an unusual move that could shine a light on corporate governance in China......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 31st, 2017

U.S. Investor Pushes for Change at Chinese Tech Giant

An American hedge fund has started a proxy fight against Sina, an unusual move that could shine a light on corporate governance in China......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 31st, 2017

Market Extra: Hedge-fund assets hit record, even as fund closures continue to outpace launches

The hedge-fund industry, while still struggling with performance and fund closures, appears to be turning a quarter after a horrendous 2016......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

Billionaire Steve Cohen has lost his top trader ahead of his supersize hedge fund launch

Steve Marcus/ReutersBillionaire Steve Cohen's longtime top trader is leaving ahead of the hedge fund manager's expected supersize return to managing outside money. Phil Villhau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

Shopify Falls After Fund Manager Says The Stock "Got A Little Ahead Of Itself"

Shares of Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE: SHOP) were trading lower by 7 percent Tuesday after another short thesis came to light. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 10th, 2017

CEO"s hedge fund loans Sears $100M ahead of the holidays

Sears has borrowed $100 million from affiliates of Eddie Lampert's hedge fund, ESL Investments, according to an 8-K filing with the SEC......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 6th, 2017

One Trader Warns Of "The True Danger Ahead"

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist, It’s easy for me to sit back and take pot shots at the hedge fund gurus calling for a repeat of the 2008 crash. Spouting words about markets never rep.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

Pine River Closing Master Fund Following Surge In Redemptions

Back in January 2016, we reported that Pine River Capital Management, then run by noted hedge fund investor Steve Kuhn, was shuttering .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2017

Leon Cooperman Sees Mixed Market Ahead but Loves 5 Top Stock Picks

Leon Cooperman is one of the top "whales" from the hedge fund world that investors like to follow. Here are his five picks from Tuesday's conference notes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 12th, 2017

The Ratings Game: Tenet shares surge 15% on board member exits but don’t expect it to ‘go gentle into that good night’

Two board members representing the hedge fund Glenview resigned on Friday, setting Tenet up for a potential proxy fight......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2017

Goldman To Nervous Bitcoin Traders: Be Patient, The Next Surge Will Take It Above $3,600

Prompted by growing interest among the hedge fund community, Goldman is dedicating increasingly more "bandwidth".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 24th, 2017

A new technology could change the game for Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and every smartphone user (GOOGL, NFLX, AMZN, AMAT)

Business Insider/Jeff DunnA tech hedge fund that has been crushing it sees a huge opportunity for YouTube, Amazon, Netflix and Google. It's called OLED – "organic light-emitting diodes" – that could soon change how people.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2017

Toshiba shares surge after Greenlight stake, U.S. court hearing

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese conglomerate's chip unit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2017