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News On Saturday, February 27th, 2016

As losses grow, SEARS names outside investor Bruce Berkowitz to board

  Feb 25 Sears Holdings Corp appointed its largest outside investor Bruce Berkowitz to the board on Thursday after he signaled he wanted to play a more active role in trying to turn the loss-making retailer More...

News Brief On Sunday, July 19th, 2015

New design hasn’t yet advanced Berkowitz museum

  Fairholme Capital hedge fund manager Bruce Berkowitz is still struggling to build an art museum in Miami as the city government sends mixed signals about the planned project. “Either I’m doing something More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Oh, For A Hedge Fund That Buys Insurance

  With so many sectors getting battered, given low energy prices and weakness in Europe, boring old insurance seems to be a save haven for many hedge fund managers. Insider Monkey tracked 700 insurance More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Bruce Berkowitz Gets Some Fannie

  Bruce Berkowitz got some more Fannie Mae, 1.8 million shares worth, and also loaded up on Freddie Mac to the tune of 3.1 million shares for his firm Fairholme Management, between August 31 and November More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Fund Managers Still Bullish on American International Group

American International Group, better known as AIG, is still a popular holding among hedge funds. In fact, investment in the stock has increased, with Ricky Sandlar, Barry Rosenstein and John Armitage More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Fannie and Freddie Are Back, But So Is Bill Ackman

Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tumbled dramatically after Judge Royce Lamberth tossed out lawsuits file by hedge fund managers Bill Ackman, Richard Perry and others that the government did not give shareholders More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

David Tepper Regrets Getting Some Fannie

David Tepper of Appaloosa management told Bloomberg he regrets having any Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac after the latest fiasco of dismissed lawsuits, but the saving grace  (for him) is his holdings of the two More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Bruce Berkowitz May Help Eddie Lampert Bail Out Sears

–   Sears Holdings (SHLD) has certainly seen better days, and now the lagging company needs to be propped up with a short-term loan from CEO Eddie Lampert’s ESL Investments. Bruce Berkowitz More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Bruce Berkowitz Bets Big On Housing in America

– Bruce Berkowitz  Bets Big On Housing in America / photo © Joshua Lanzara / LanzaraStudio.com – / By Clive Minchom / Fairholme Capital Management is a mutual fund company based in Florida led More...

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