Monthly Archives: July 2018

Greenlight’s bet against Tesla crashes fund’s second quarter returns – Reuters UK

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Greenlight’s bet against Tesla crashes fund’s second quarter returns
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn told investors on Tuesday that a sharp rally in Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares, which he bet against, turned into heavy second-quarter losses at his Greenlight Capital fund, and stuck by his

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Key Words: Einhorn laments Greenlight results ‘far worse than we could have imagined’

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Another rough quarter for hedge-fund titan David Einhorn’s firm.

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The Wall Street Journal: Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built $300 million stake in Campbell Soup

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Activist investor Third Point LLC has built a stake of more than $300 million in Campbell Soup Co., according to a person familiar with the matter, adding to pressure on the soup maker as it seeks to turn around its business and reverse a sharp stock-p… Continue reading

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Possible Reasons Why a Hedge Fund Manager Is Betting £305 Million Against Nintendo – Kotaku UK (blog)

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Possible Reasons Why a Hedge Fund Manager Is Betting £305 Million Against Nintendo
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Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Gabriel Plotkin, the head of a New York hedge fund called Melvin Capital Management, had made a $400 million (£305 million) bet that Nintendo’s future doesn’t look too bright. This technique is called “shorting,” and

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Capitol Report: Congress just dodged hard decisions about flood insurance again

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The NFIP, the only option for many homeowners living in flood-prone areas, provides too little protection at too great a cost to taxpayers, many critics say, but Congress hasn’t been able to come to a decision on any of the tweaks said to be necessary.

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Key Words: Investing tips from Warren Buffett, when he was worth only $500 million

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Much has changed in the investing landscape over the past 33 years, but one thing hasn’t: Warren Buffett’s approach to navigating it. Look no further than this PBS interview from way back in 1985.

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Market Extra: Great news for bulls: The stock market just did something it hasn’t done in 60 years

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Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, made two very critical observations that are likely to reverberate for stocks going forward. One, the stock market made a positive move that has not happened since 1958 and two, Democrats are … Continue reading

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David Einhorn: Hedge fund’s performance ‘far worse than we could have imagined’ – Yahoo Finance UK

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David Einhorn: Hedge fund’s performance ‘far worse than we could have imagined’
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Einhorn said that others have theorized that age, changed lifestyle or an unwillingness to adapt to changing markets was the cause of his fund’s under-performance. Part of the reason, though, is that his focus on value investing — buying stock of out
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Do student loans help you earn more later in life? It depends on who you are

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Black, Hispanic and white graduates carrying student debt all face different outcomes.

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The Tell: The Bank of Japan just set the table for more yen weakness: analyst

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The U.S. dollar is poised to strengthen against the Japanese yen heading to the end of 2018, forecasts Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank.

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