Hedge Funds

These five stocks have the highest relative overweight percentage in the portfolios of active fund managers. They all have Buy ratings at top Wall Street firms, and they are very strong ideas for...
These five socially responsible stock picks are among the most popular with ESG-focused hedge fund managers. Not surprisingly, all five stocks have ample Buy ratings among Wall Street analysts as...
A Pro Publica report on how much U.S. billionaires pay in taxes, and (surprise) it's a lot less than you and I pay.
The world's hedge funds posted returns of some $127 billion in 2020, and managers of the top 25 funds earned a total of $32 billion. The top manager was paid $3.8 billion.
Some rather significant changes were made in the Berkshire Hathaway equity portfolio during the third quarter.
Activist investors like shaking companies up and putting management in the hot seat. That might not be the message that that they would like to send out, but that is what they do. When news that...
JPMorgan is about to offer its trading clients a new service that matches buyers and sellers in the booming market for privately traded equities. Is this a new frontier or a return to the Wild West?
Investment firm Elliott Management has taken a position of unspecified size in Noble Energy. Chevron has agreed to acquire Noble in an all-stock deal valued at around $5 billion. What is Paul Singer...
Here are six reasons many top hedge fund and mutual fund portfolio managers remain surprisingly positive despite the wild roller-coaster ride in the stock market over the past few months.
Whether it's a bull or a bear market is still up for debate, with the economy still in a recession. What is not up for debate is whether the investing community cares what Warren Buffett is saying...
Despite the underperformance of some hedge fund managers, the holdings of the top funds are always of interest to investors. Portfolio managers tend to talk among themselves, so good ideas are spread...
The five biggest hedge fund short positions probably will not surprise market veterans and savvy traders as some have run incredibly hard and have worn out those betting on a big downside move.
Warren Buffett is known for trying to bring calm to the markets and signaling that America's greatest days are ahead of it. What does it signal when he chose not to acquire stocks after the recent...
It would be easy to interpret a SPAC IPO during a recession as some form of speculation gone wild. There is another side of that view that should also be considered.
Sometimes the news has an exaggerated impact on the financial markets. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell provided the exaggeration on Wednesday.