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The Management Principles of George Soros
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The following is straight from Operator Kean, a member of the Macro Ops Collective. To contact Kean, visit his website here. In the first and second articles of this 3-part series, we covered the philosophy and the investment principles and strategies of the famous Quantum Fund ran by billionaire investor George Soros. In this third article, we will cover the
Carl Icahn: Joint Statement With Darwin Deason Regarding Xerox Corporation (XRX)
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Carl Icahn And Darwin Deason Release Open Letter To Xerox Shareholders THE BOARD NEEDS TO WAKE UP AND ACKNOWLEDGE THERE ARE VIABLE ALTERNATIVES TO THE PROPOSED FUJI SCHEME New York, New York, February 20, 2018 – Today Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason released the following open letter to shareholders of Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX): Fellow Shareholders: For 17 years, Xerox
Preqin Hedge Fund Performance Update: January 2018
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The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark generated returns of 2.18% in January – the strongest start to a calendar year since 2013. All leading strategies and regions posted positive performance for the month, the sixteenth consecutive one in which the industry has recorded overall gains. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark generated 2.18% in January. This is the strongest start
Everything You Need to Know About the Hedge Fund Manager Who Charlie Munger Publicly Praised by at the 2018 DJCO Conference
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To say Charlie Munger is blunt would be an understatement. If Munger does not like something he uses words like poison (see Bitcoin), sewer (see Valeant), among other colorful words. In this sense, Munger is the exact opposite of Buffett – Buffett will give his views but (at least in public) tends to be more diplomatic. That is why when
Ray Dalio Says Chances of Recession Hitting Before Next U.S. Presidential Election Are Rising
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While Ray Dalio believes that the current selloff in the global markets is a "minor correction," the Bridgewater Associates founder sees the possibility of another recession in the U.S. now increasing. Dalio does not see any near-term risk to the economy, but in a new blog post on LinkedIn, he says "the risks of a recession in the next 18-24
Tiger Global Has 50% Return on Longs as Shorts Get Amazoned: Hedge Fund Looks to Expand
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As Charles “Chase” Coleman looks back on 2017, with his hedge fund Tiger Global up 50% on long exposure but down 19% on the shorts, he has no regrets, sort of. “TGI’s hit rate on its long positions was the highest ever in our 17-year history and the portfolio generated four times as much profit from its three largest gainers
Video: Jim Chanos – Worse Than 99 or 07, the ‘Craziest Juncture’ in Finance
Jim Chanos interviewed by Jim Grant Also see 2017 hedge fund coverage [00:00:09] What do you say about that. [00:00:10] Fact. Investigative journalist who wants to set the world right. Are you Are you a money maker. Which one. [00:00:17] Well I I hope a little of both and more the latter than the former but I will say that
Carl Icahn: Exotic, Leveraged Index Products Will Cause Market to 'Implode'
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says that passive investing is in a bubble and an overabundance of leveraged products will cause the market to "implode." In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, Icahn used a couple of analogies to warn about the glut of exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes that have been issued, calling the market a "casino on steroids," while
Ken Griffin Positions Citadel for 'Adverse Events That May Occur, Including a Trade Policy Misstep or Military Conflict'
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Citadel founder Ken Griffin thinks the core economic engine is working properly. On a day when stocks raced from down 900 points on the Dow Jones Industrial Average to down 1,600 a matter of minutes, Griffin follows hedge fund manager Ray Dalio in publicly discussing what can go wrong in the markets. Their analysis points to what was previously left
Ray Dalio: Stock Selloff is a "Minor Correction"
U.S. stocks continued their slide on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index hitting session lows, but Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio maintains in a new post on LinkedIn that the selloff is a "minor correction" as investors ready for further Fed tightening. Dalio says that the current market correction is "classic late-cycle behavior" that "is