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Oil Rig Count Flat Last Week, Hedge Funds Dump Short Bets

In the week ended May 20, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 318, unchanged compared with the prior week, and 660 a year ago. ...
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Hedge Funds Dump Apple Stock in Q1

When the going gets tough, the tough often leave town. In the first quarter of 2016, global hedge funds reduced their exposure to equities by 6.9%, more than four times the ...
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Is George Soros Betting on Gold or Gold Bugs?

Billionaire investor George Soros reported Monday that his investment company, Soros Fund Management, has taken large positions in gold stocks. This is even as other big-time investors, including John Paulson who ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 10, Hedge Funds Raise Short Bets

In the week ended May 13, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 318, compared with 328 in the prior week and 660 a year ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 5, Hedge Funds Grow Wary on Crude

In the week ended May 6, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 328, compared with 332 in the prior week and 668 a year ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 11, Hedge Funds Still Exiting Short Positions

In the week ended April 29, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 332, compared with 343 in the prior week and 679 a year ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 8, Hedge Funds Dump More Short Contracts

In the week ended April 22, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 343, compared with 351 in the prior week and 703 a year ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 3, Hedge Funds Go Long

In the week ended April 15, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 351, compared with 354 in the prior week and 734 a year ...
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Spotify Raises Another $1 Billion, Promises Investors an IPO

There may be bigger unicorns out there, but Sweden-based Spotify has been around longer than many of them. The streaming music company raised another $1 billion in funding in a ...
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Oil Rig Count Dives by 15, Hedge Funds Massively Long

In the week ended March 24, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 372, compared with 387 in the prior week and 813 a year ...
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Hedge Funds Attack Airline Run by CEO Who Had a Heart Transplant

There is a time when it is improper for hedge funds to attack companies to enrich themselves. Such is the case with PAR Capital Management and Altimeter Capital Management, which own ...
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Oil Rig Count Drops by 13, Hedge Funds Dump Short Positions

In the week ended February 19, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 400, compared with 413 in the prior week and 986 a year ...
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How Warren Buffett Grew Income, Book Value, Stocks and Revenues at Berkshire Hathaway in 2015

Warren Buffett is perhaps the most widely followed and most widely recognized leader in the financial markets today. Now his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has submitted its 2015 annual earnings ...
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Top Hedge Funds Love These 5 Big Blue-Chip Dividend-Paying Stocks

Hedge funds had a very rough 2015, partially because the market performance overall was lousy, and many of them have started 2016 exactly the same way, with some down big ...
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5 Stocks That Top Hedge Funds Own the Most of Now

If there are two constants on Wall Street, one is that portfolio managers tend to talk among themselves, and they also do what is called “talking their book,” which is getting out ...
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