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    Steve Cohen Betting On Steve Cohen

    Now, people close to Cohen say he has quietly and methodically launched a multi-pronged effort to eventually make his full return to the hedge fund business, even if many legal experts say the odds are low that he will prevail. “I would say Steven Cohen’s chances are about as good as Michael Milken’s would be” […]

    / Aug 21, 2014 at 3:58 PM
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    Carl Ichan Not Shedding Any Tears Over Missing “22 Jump Street” Rally

    Would it have been nice to visit Channing and Jonah on the set of the third installment? Sure. Did a small part of him want to direct? Yes. Did he feel he could’ve brought a Queens school-yard authenticity to things? You betcha. But these are not the things that keep him up at night.

    / Aug 15, 2014 at 1:46 PM
  • Bill Ackman

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    Bill Ackman’s Campaign To Short Herbalife Hasn’t Even Begun Yet

    The last two years were just a warm-up.

    / Aug 13, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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    Paul Singer Has A Sense Of Humor About The Country He’s Nailing To The Wall

    Maybe he smiles inside. There are signs now and then that he might enjoy a kind of humor. At this year’s World Cup, according to a colleague, as the Argentine national team made its glorious push and its country teetered toward default, Singer was there, in the stadium. He was wearing an Argentina jersey. [BusinessWeek]

    / Aug 7, 2014 at 2:50 PM
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    David Einhorn Could Use A Hand Here!

    “We had a difficult time finding new investments this quarter,” he said today on a conference call discussing results at Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. (GLRE), the Cayman Islands-based reinsurer where he is chairman. “As the market continues to rise in the face of conflicting economic data, global unrest, and looming overdue Fed exit from quantitative […]

    / Aug 5, 2014 at 3:30 PM
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    Andrew Ross Sorkin Smells Something Fishy

    Late last week, Botox-maker Allergan Inc sued Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square, alleging the latter two had engaged in insider trading when Pershing bought $1 billion worth of Allergan shares ahead of a takeover offer by the hedge fund and Valeant. On the suggestion of wrongdoing, Valeant called with charges “baseless,” while Ackman stated in […]

    / Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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    A Lot Of People Owe Ray Dalio An Apology

    Last Friday was the Bridgwater founder’s birthday– did you wish him a happy or even pause to commemorate the moment he came into this world? Or did it go by unnoticed, unremarked? Start thinking now about how you’re going to do better next year. At three-days out, we’ve already missed the window for coming in […]

    / Aug 4, 2014 at 1:29 PM
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    Bill Ackman Is Sorry You Got Your Hopes Up

    Remember, last week, when Bill Ackman gave a presentation about Herbalife, the company he is shorting? And the day prior, went on CNBC to announce the event, telling viewers they would learn “why Herbalife is going to collapse”? And described the presentation as “the most important” one of his career? And back at Pershing Square, […]

    / Jul 31, 2014 at 12:02 PM
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    07/28/14: The Greatest Day Of Bill Ackman’s Life Thus Far

    The day the Feds start listening to Ackman and shut down Herbalife will surely take the cake, but until then, this will have to do:

    / Jul 28, 2014 at 5:50 PM
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    Steve Cohen Attends Party, Dresses Like A ‘Schlub': Bloomberg

    Something you probably know about Steve Cohen is that the last number of years have not been so kind to him. Almost a dozen of his employees have been charged with and convicted of securities fraud. The government won’t let him manage outside money. He had to rename his fund, rendering a warehouse full of […]

    / Jul 28, 2014 at 1:42 PM
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    Memo To Herbalife: Bill Ackman Will Make This An Extracurricular Activity If He Has To

    A question that many have asked themselves and others since Bill Ackman announced he was shorting shake and supplement company Herbalife is, “Okay, but for how long? When does it end?” The Pershing Square founder and his team could very well be right in classifying the organization as a pyramid scheme, but central to their […]

    / Jul 24, 2014 at 1:49 PM
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    Don’t Start Your Pershing Square Redemption Pool Just Yet

    As you’ve probably heard by now, Bill Ackman gave a little presentation yesterday, on his favorite supplement and diet shakes company, Herbalife. Prior to the event, the Pershing Square founder appeared on CNBC hyping up the thing so hard that he came extremely close to promising video of CEO Michael Johnson threatening to fire employees […]

    / Jul 23, 2014 at 5:24 PM
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    Bill Ackman Hates The Hell Out Of Herbalife Because God Damnit He Loves America

    Yesterday afternoon, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman made a bold statement. A presentation delivered live in midtown Tuesday morning was to be “the most important” one of his career and at the end of it, we would “learn why Herbalife is going to collapse.” On CNBC, he acknowledged that he was “raising expectations,” but assured […]

    / Jul 22, 2014 at 1:53 PM
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    Bill Ackman Set To Blow Your Flipping Mind On Tuesday: Bill Ackman

    Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has given many momentous presentations in his day: the unveiling of his Herbalife short, his highly emotional address of Target shareholders, and all matters of MBIA. But believe him when he says such things will absolutely pale in comparison to tomorrow’s event. Forget the thousands of hours he’s already spent […]

    / Jul 21, 2014 at 3:27 PM
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    You Could One Day Address Ken Griffin As Governor Griffin, But Probably Won’t

    You could also one day read about Griffin signing with the Bulls as their new shooting guard but, again…

    / Jul 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM
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    Bill Ackman Pretty Sure BillAckman.com Seriously Overvalued

    By day, Jeff Klaips manages a construction clean-up company in a Chicago suburb, but he’s also looking to make a pretty penny from the sale of BillAckman.com and WilliamAckman.com. He’s been trying to pique the interest of the Pershing Square Capital Management founder-or someone who’d like to use his name. Klaips already made a profit […]

    / Jul 11, 2014 at 4:34 PM
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    Puerto Rico’s Tax Benefits Almost Cancelled Out By Length Of Time You Have To Wait For A Prime Rib & Peppercorn Sandwich

    If you’re up to speed on the latest trends in Where Rich U.S. Citizens Are Talking About Moving To Beat What They Believe Is An Oppressive Tax Code, you know that Puerto Rico is high on the list. Working in its favor is the fact that it’s a relatively quick trip (versus, say, Singapore), the […]

    / Jun 26, 2014 at 5:02 PM
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    Raj Rajaratnam May Have Compensated A Few Prisoners To Keep Himself In The Lifestyle He’d Grown Accustomed To

    Last August, a report came out claiming that Raj Rajaratnam was having the time of his life in prison. As someone who went to great lengths to avoid going to jail (not so much by staying on the right side of securities laws but by paying a high-priced lawyer to accuse people churning out supposedly […]

    / Jun 25, 2014 at 3:31 PM
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    Balls On George Soros’s Ex-Girlfriend Significantly Bigger Than Previously Thought

    From 2006-2011, former soap opera star Adriana Ferreyr was the “on-again, off-again” girlfriend of hedge fund manager George Soros. As the story goes, toward the end of their relationship, Soros promised Ferreyr her “dream” apartment on East 85th Street, broke up with her a day after the place went into contract, texted her “what are […]

    / Jun 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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    Phil Falcone Doesn’t Have To Take This Abuse

    Philip Falcone resigned from the board of LightSquared Inc., the bankrupt wireless-spectrum owner he has tried to build into a rival to U.S. mobile providers, amid negotiations with creditors to reorganize the company. Falcone and four other people appointed to the board by his Harbinger Capital Partners voluntarily resigned on June 12, according to a […]

    / Jun 19, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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    Hedge Fund Manager Puts Goats To Work

    Mark Spitznagel, the founder of the $6 billion hedge fund Universa Investments, on Thursday brought 20 billy goats to graze among abandoned homes and general detritus in Brightmoor, one of Detroit’s most blighted neighborhoods. Not to be outdone by JPMorgan Chase, the country’s biggest bank, which recently pledged to invest $100 million to help Detroit […]

    / Jun 6, 2014 at 11:51 AM
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    Someone Still Believes In Steve Cohen

    It may be the woman with whom he shares a marital bed, but every person counts.

    / Jun 3, 2014 at 12:10 PM
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    Monument To Hedge Fund Manager’s Love Of Chickens Nearly Complete

    Odey has upped the ante for poultry accommodation – he’s building a temple for his chickens for which the stone alone costs £130,000…The temple’s roof – adorned with an Anthemia statuette – will be fashioned in grey zinc; the pediments, cornice, architrave and frieze are in English oak; and the columns, pilasters and rusticated stone […]

    / May 23, 2014 at 8:45 AM
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    Clear Steve Cohen’s Schedule

    Back in April 2013, Steve Cohen put his 9,000-square-foot One Beacon Court apartment on the market for $115 million, which would have represented a modest 379.16% return. In January, he dropped the price to 98 mill. Four months later, a buyer has yet to materialize and the Big Guy is pissed. Embalm someone and suspend […]

    / May 12, 2014 at 12:31 PM
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    Third Point, Sotheby’s Thrilled To Be Working With One Another, Ready To Put “Holy Jihad,” “Scum” Comments Behind Them

    Did Third Point chief Dan Loeb recently tell friends he had a plan to “undermine the credibility” of Sotheby’s Chairman and CEO William Ruprecht? Yes. Did Ruprecht refer to Loeb as “scum”? Indeed. Are the two men going to let either of these things make Sotheby’s board meetings, at which they’ll be working together, awkward […]

    / May 5, 2014 at 3:38 PM
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    Steve Cohen Grabs A Drink With The One Guy Who’s Always Been There For Him: Alex Rodriguez

    When the Mets wouldn’t give him a say in the direction of the franchise (even after he gave away several great ideas for free), who was there? A-Rod. When the Feds were circling, who was there? A-Rod. When he was forced to turn his hedge fund into a shell of what it once was, and […]

    / May 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM
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    David Einhorn Did Okay For Himself Last Month

    David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Inc. posted returns of 4.3 percent in April, owing to his short bets against high-flying momentum stocks and its holdings of Apple Inc. and Micron Technology, according to sources familiar with the hedge fund on Thursday. The April gains brought the $10 billion hedge fund’s gains to 3.1 percent for this […]

    / May 1, 2014 at 5:28 PM
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    Dan Loeb Has Mildly Complimentary Things To Say About Company’s Management Team

    Savor this moment, Dow Chemical. Treasure it. Never let it go.

    / May 1, 2014 at 4:37 PM

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