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Top U.S. hedge funds cut Apple stakes ahead of all-time high

Reuters – Top U.S. hedge fund management firms, including David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital and Philippe Laffont’s Coatue Management, reduced their stakes in Apple Inc during the fourth quarter, ahead of the iPhone maker’s strong rally in 2015, according to regulatory […]

The Economist’s activist hedge fund infomercial

ValueWalk – With its knack for tackling big subjects in a one-sided manner, The Economist in its February 7 issue imagines a dystopian world where corporate managers and boards of directors are generally incompetent, most investors are lazy; but “activists […]

Hedge fund short squeeze pushes Brent oil bets to 7-month high

Reuters – Hedge fund and other large speculators’ bets on rising Brent crude oil prices jumped last week to the highest since July, exchange data showed on Monday, as a price rally squeezed out short positions. Speculators’ net long positions […]

Hedge funds hate stocks, but that’s bullish

CNBC – Hedge funds don’t like equities very much right now, but that’s OK, because when this so-called smart money gets this bearish, it often means they’ve exhausted selling and the stock market is near a turning point higher. Here’s […]

Hedge Fund Manager Goodwood And GuestLogix Go Mano A Mano

ValueWalk – Round one between hedge fund managers Goodwood Inc. and GuestLogix Inc. is over. Both sides have returned to their corners preparing for round two in a battle that may go to 15 and occupy the combatants’ attention till […]

Will GM Give Into This $8 Billion Hedge Fund Cash Grab?

Motley Fool – Will a quick-profit scheme by a group of hedge funds end up costing General Motors $8 billion? It could end up costing more than that. The hedge funds’ effort to force GM to spend $8 billion of […]

Shearman & Sterling promotes two hedge fund partners

Opalesque – Shearman & Sterling congratulates John Adams on his election to the partnership and John Reiss on his promotion to counsel. “We look forward to continuing to serve our investment funds clients.” John Adams practices in the Investment Funds […]

Tax avoiders and hedge funds. The Tories invited them to the party

Guardian – Gazing across the Great Room of the Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane, where Monday night’s Tory winter ball was held, some were struck by the peculiar behaviour of one of the fundraising event’s guests. Head down, Subaskaran […]

European hedge funds close at record pace as higher costs, poor returns bite

Reuters – Hedge funds in Europe are shutting down at the fastest-ever pace as rising costs, weak performance and a slowdown in the pace of new investment leads some embattled founders to bail out. Four in every 10 funds which […]

Hedge fund fight! UK riled up over rich investor taxes

CNBC – Hedge funds and the amount of taxes they pay are center stage in U.K. politics right now. The liberal Labour Party has slammed its conservative Tory rivals for being “bankrolled” by wealthy hedge fund managers, which they say […]

Hedge Fund Glenview Capital Takes Small Stake in McDonald’s

WSJ – Larry Robbins of Glenview Capital Management LLC has built a “small position” in McDonald’s Corp. and suggested ways the hamburger chain’s new chief executive could boost its underperforming stock price. At an investor conference Thursday, Mr. Robbins raised […]

Steve Eisman Rejoins Parents at Neuberger Berman Post Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Steve Eisman, who rose to fame after betting against subprime mortgages in 2007 and then ran his own hedge fund, is back working with his parents. Eisman, 52, joined the Eisman Group within Neuberger Berman Group as a […]

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