Tag archive for ‘hedge funds’
Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Bill Ackman Gets Behind Someone Else’s Hedge

Bill Ackman is doing something new and is getting behind another hedge besides his own, but it is still a hedge fund that is pretty close to home. Ackman, whose hedge fund was among the best-performing of 2014, More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Soros Planning $1 Billion Investment in Auto Dealerships

George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management, is interested in investing in auto dealerships, reports said. Soros Fund Management sent representatives to the National Automobile Dealers Association More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Bill Ackman Hauled in $11.6 Billion for Investors over Past 11 Years

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the CEO of Pershing Square Capital, has gained $11.6 billion for his investors since 2004, according to LCH Investments NV, Business Insider said. The 48-year-old activist investor More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Bill Ackman Joins Ranks of Most Successful Hedge Fund Managers

Besides climbing to the top of the hedge fund world, activist investor Bill Ackman has become one of the most successful hedge fund managers of all time after his Pershing Square made huge profits from big bets More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Got Out of Oil Futures Early, Jumped into Time Warner

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital might seem to have disappointed compared to the S&P 500, with the fund returning 8% compared to the index’ 13% finish for 2014, but Greenlight fared better More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

TA University Study: Good Looking Money Managers Attract More Clients, and Are More Likely to Disappoint

First impressions are the most important, and that’s as true in the business sector as well as anywhere else. But does a good first impression lead to investment success — and for whom? According More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

In Dismal Year for Hedge Funds, Managers Feel Fine

  One would think that hedge managers would get rewarded or penalized for performance or the lack thereof, but apparently this isn’t so. By all accounts 2014 was an awful year for hedge funds, the More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Report: Carl Icahn, John Paulson Suffer Tremendous Losses from Energy Price Declines

U.S. hedge funds bet billions of dollars on oil & gas stocks in 2014, but the drop in oil and gas prices has left them with enormous losses, The Motley Fool (TMF) said. Hedge fund manager John Paulson More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Corporate Attorney Bashes ‘Wolf Pack’ Tactics of Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman

Martin Lipton, one of New York’s leading corporate lawyers, is taking aim again at activist investors, claiming that they manipulate the markets and damage the interests of shareholders. The comments came More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Steven Cohen’s New Firm Posts Eye-Opening Performance in 2014, Sources Say

If Steven A. Cohen’s investment firm were operating as a hedge fund, it would have been one of the industry’s most profitable in 2014, a report said. Cohen’s family office, Point72 Asset Management, More...

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