Tag Archives: stocks


Now Pitching: A Hedge Fund

New York Post – Todd Stottlemyre, the former major league pitcher and the son of Yankees standout Mel Stottlemyre, is hoping to hit a home run moving from the diamond to the hedge-fund world. The 44-year old former member of […]

Funds: Behind Bob Olstein’s Comeback

BusinessWeek – The collapse of Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008, and the ensuing stock market crash forced Bob Olstein, who has been analyzing companies’ financial statements and managing money for 41 years, to change the way he evaluates and […]

Barakett’s Atticus Fund Jumps Back Into Stocks, Filing Shows

Bloomberg – Atticus Capital LP, the New York- based hedge-fund firm run by Timothy Barakett, reversed course in the second quarter, investing more than $3.5 billion in U.S.- listed stocks as equity markets recovered. Atticus bought $355 million in shares […]

Brazil Hedge Funds Post Biggest Monthly Inflow in July for ’09

Bloomberg – Brazilian hedge funds lured about 8.2 billion reais ($4.52 billion) in July, the biggest monthly inflow this year, as a rebounding economy and record low interest rates increased demand for stocks and other higher- yielding assets. The investment […]

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Q2 Investor Letter

CNBC Stocks – The hedge fund says that with a “doomsday scenario off the table” in the second quarter, it put capital to work in distressed debt and significantly undervalued turn-around situations. In terms of asset allocation, the fund reports […]

These 5 Underdogs Are No Dogs

The Money Times – Short-sellers and hedge funds, though sometimes shadowy, are also sometimes seen as the smartest guys in the room. They did their homework and will bet their capital against the crowd. It’s not the most popular way […]

Brazil’s Polo Hedge Fund Boosts Bets on Homebuilders

Bloomberg – Marcos Duarte, co-founder of the $1 billion hedge fund Polo Capital Gestao de Fundos Ltda., is buying more Brazilian homebuilder shares even after the stocks more than doubled this year. Duarte said the Rio de Janeiro-based firm is […]

Ex-DKR Oasis Analyst Eechaute Plans Japan-Focused Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Frederic Eechaute, a former senior analyst at DKR Oasis Management Co. LP, will start a Japan- focused equity hedge fund that trades stocks using its own analyst database. Eechaute, who will split his time between Tokyo and Sydney, […]

KIC to hedge against inflation

Korea Herald – The CEO of Korea Investment Corp. said yesterday the company would invest $1 billion in inflation-hedging assets such as price-linked bonds, commodities and real estate assets as part of its exit strategy, amid rising concerns over possible […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Ex-Marble Bar Manager Klintberg Starts Asia Event Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – Justin Klintberg, a former manager at Marble Bar Asset Management LLP, has started his own Asia- focused hedge fund to trade stocks affected by events such as rights issues, spinoffs, mergers and acquisitions. Kima Capital Management Pty, named […]

Oil Little Changed on Concern Demand Recovery Yet to Occur

 Bloomberg – Crude oil was little changed near $60 a barrel in New York amid concerns the global recovery has yet to take root, postponing a rebound in demand for fuel. Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators reduced their net-long […]

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