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David Einhorn, still a hedge fund rock star

FierceFinance – David Einhorn, the head of Greenlight Capital, caused quite a stir at the Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference last year. He made it known that he was shorting Lehman Brothers, which was trading at $60 at the […]

FACTBOX: Hedge fund managers name long, short bets

Reuters – Some of the country’s biggest and best-known hedge fund managers on Wednesday shared their best investment and short-selling ideas with an audience of some 1,200 hedge fund executives. The annual Ira Sohn Investment Research Conference raises millions of […]

Einhorn calls AAA rating a curse, shorts Moody’s

Marketwatch – David Einhorn, head of hedge-fund firm Greenlight Capital, called AAA credit ratings a curse and said he is betting against rating agency Moody’s, during a speech at a closely watched investment conference on Wednesday. Einhorn said that many […]

Hedge-Fund Titans Hear Chanos, Einhorn, Raise Funds for Cancer

Bloomberg – At last year’s Ira W. Sohn Investment Research Conference, Greenlight Capital Inc.’s David Einhorn told an audience of hedge-fund managers that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. wasn’t disclosing the whole truth about its finances. Four months later, Lehman filed […]

Einhorn’s Greenlight Hedge Fund Purchases Ford Debt

Bloomberg – Greenlight Capital Inc., the hedge- fund firm run by David Einhorn, added to its holdings of Ford Motor Co. debt in the first quarter and invested in EMC Corp., Harman International Industries Inc. and Pfizer Inc. The hedge […]

Hedge Fund Whiz Einhorn Jumps on the Gold Wagon

BusinessWeek – With the price of gold racing higher over the past two months, more investors are coming around to the notion that the precious metal may be the best option to protect against a possible economic catastrophe. Among the […]

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