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    Hedge Fund Becomes Latest To Mess With Knicks Fans’ Emotions

    It may have occurred to JAT Capital Management that if L.A.’s second-most popular basketball team is worth $2 billion, than New York’s most popular must be worth eleventy gillion dollars, or at least significantly more than $2 billion. So they’ve bought up a few Madison Square Garden shares to have some “constructive” chats with the […]

    / Aug 26, 2014 at 3:35 PM
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    Warren Buffett Tells Coke CEO To Stay Hungry

    Sure, every interview with the Berkshire Hathaway CEO since the dawn of time has noted his sippage of Cherry Coke (whether he knows it or not), but that may not always be the case. You want to keep him as a customer, you gotta work for it.

    / Apr 24, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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    People Still Launching Hedge Funds Faster Than They Can Fail

    Well, the numbers are finally in for 2012 and it was, relatively speaking, a bloodbath for hedge funds, with more going to their grave or down the drain than in 2010 or 2011. But there were still 235 more hedge funds at the end of the year than at its beginning, because those who have previously shuttered a hedge fund due to their failure to raise/make enough money gave it another go last year. Look for more of the same this year, as fresh-faced and not-so-fresh-faced hedge fund managers hang out a new shingle for a few months, only to find out that investors are only interested in having Ray Dalio manage their money.

    / Mar 14, 2013 at 2:17 PM
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    Analyst Pussyfoots Around Saying A Failing Bank Will Fail

    Florida-based BankUnited Financial Corp (huge in the option ARM biz in South FL) is down 83 percent YTD. The Office of Thrift Supervision, it’s hilariously named regulator, may lower its capital rating. The humidity in Miami is unbearable this time of year. All signs point to fail. David Bishop, however, refuses to come out and […]

    / Aug 27, 2008 at 1:22 PM
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    Dick Bove’s Going To Make You Rich

    Ladenburg analyst Dick Bove released a report this weekend called “Who Is Next” (as in who is the next bank to FAIL) and it is definitely not a crib sheet for your next short ideas, he wink-winks. But…if it was…some names you should maybe think about shorting the everloving shit out of are:

    / Jul 14, 2008 at 9:15 AM

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