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What Does ValueAct See in Taking an Activist Role in Fertilizers?

Hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management on Friday filed a Form 13-D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosing the acquisition of 8.19 million shares of Canada-based fertilizer maker ...
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Short Selling ETF Will Keep Shorting Netflix After the Fall

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) was brutalized following its earnings report after the market close on Wednesday. Despite meeting its earnings estimates, it was devastated by its subscriber additions. Short sellers ...
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High Frequency Trading Firms Talk Relevance and Need

Many investors have grown to hate the world of high frequency trading firms. Other investors accept them, and some even praise them. A group called the Modern Markets Initiative, or ...
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Hedge Fund Assets Nearing All-Time Pre-Recession Highs

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research announced Tuesday in a report that the hedge fund industry took in $18.4 billion in August. This marks the highest inflow in three months and ...
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Relational Activist Fund Wind Down Weighing on Key Holdings

News that Relational is winding down could be a negative for several stocks. The Wall Street Journal reported that Co-founder Ralph Whitworth's throat cancer has returned and that the giant ...
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Goldman Sachs New Long-Short Mutual Fund, a Retail Hedge Fund

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) is one of the top brokerage firms and investment banking firms on Wall Street. The bulk of its clients are wealthy individuals and institutional ...
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Hedge Funds Underperforming, Yet Still Growing in New Assets

Hedge funds remain somewhat of a mystery to much of the public. They are supposed to have absolute returns, but they do not always outperform their benchmarks. A new report ...
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How About an ETF That Tracks Billionaires: the iBillionaire Index ETF

We have said that there seems to be an exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy for just about every sort of index or investment philosophy that you can think of. So, ...
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America’s Top Cities With the Highest Percentage of Millionaires

It seems as though being a millionaire isn't as rare as one might imagine, at least not in some of the greatest cities around the world. In fact, it turns ...
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Stanley Druckenmiller Warning on Rates, Long-Term Risks — and IBM

Stanley Druckenmiller is considered to be one of the greatest hedge fund managers in the world. At CNBC's Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference on Wednesday, Druckenmiller gave some key warnings ...
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American Apparel Claims Charney is Still Its CEO — Update

UPDATE: Hedge fund Standard General has reached a preliminary agreement to supply $25 million in financing to American Apparel as the company tries to stabilize its finances and reconstitutes its ...
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American Apparel Gives Control to Hedge Fund

The board of directors of troubled fashion retailer American Apparel Inc. (NYSEMKT: APP) has reached an agreement with hedge fund Standard General under which control of the company passes to ...
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Hedge Fund Pushes for American Apparel Sale

The same hedge fund that forced the sale and breakup of Hostess Brands Inc. now aims to work the same trick on American Apparel Inc. (NYSE: APP). Monarch Alternative Capital ...
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Hedge Funds Now Hold Over $3 Trillion in Assets

The data group named eVestment has a report of inflows of capital for the hedge fund industry which was published on Wednesday. After another $22 billion in new capital was ...
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Goldman Sachs Identifies Top 10 Hedge Fund Stocks

One thing we have related to 24/7 readers over the years is that for all of their pedigreed executives and portfolio managers, hedge funds tend to go a lot in ...
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