Hedge Funds Carl Icahn

  • Aug 23- American International Group Inc is in early talks to sell Lloyd's of London Ltd's insurance operations to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. AIG, the largest commercial insurer in North America, has been cutting jobs and trying to restructure its business as part of a sweeping overhaul promised to...

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016.

    Lofty predictions for sizable hedge fund industry support for the Donald Trump presidential campaign have fallen short.

  • Carl Icahn at Delivering Alpha 2015 in New York.

    CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the performance of funds run by investment titans Carl Icahn and Paul Singer.

  • Danger Zone

    Professional investors are getting really confident that the stock market will keep moving higher — maybe a little too confident.

  • Jeffrey Gundlach

    Several big-name hedge fund investors soured on U.S. stocks in the second quarter and moved to gold and other bearish bets.

  • The Dallas Mavericks owner called out Icahn for still investing in companies, despite stating Clinton's economic speech failed to address 'strangulation regulations'.

  • Carl Icahn

    Icahn called on the top environmental regulator to change the market for renewable fuel credits or else risk "the mother of all short squeezes."

  • AIG, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, said it would get $2.2 billion in cash, $250 million in Arch Capital's perpetual preferred stock and $975 million in non-voting common-equivalent preferred stock from the sale of United Guaranty Corp.. The Wall Street Journal first reported AIG's deal with Bermuda- based Arch Capital...

  • NEW YORK— AIG on Monday said it is selling its stake in United Guaranty to Arch Capital Group in a cash-and-stock deal worth $3.4 billion. Arch Capital, based in Bermuda, writes specialty lines of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as mortgage insurance and reinsurance. The deal includes $2.2 billion in cash, $250 million of newly issued Arch...

  • Noting the recent run-up in the benchmark Standard& Poor's 500 index to fresh record highs while economic growth remains weak and corporate earnings are stagnant- George Soros, Jeffrey Gundlach, Carl Icahn and David Tepper were among billionaire hedge fund investors and money managers who slashed their long equity positions in the second quarter, according...

  • Aug 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like George Soros and Carl Icahn shed theirs. Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of March 31, according...

  • A pedestrian walks past the American International Group offices in New York.

    American International Group said on Monday it would sell its mortgage-guaranty unit to Arch Capital Group for about $3.4 billion.

  • Aug 15- American International Group Inc said on Monday it would sell its mortgage-guaranty unit to Arch Capital Group Ltd for about $3.4 billion. AIG, the largest commercial insurer in the United States and Canada, said it would get $2.2 billion in cash, $250 million in Arch Capital's perpetual preferred stock and $975 million in non-voting common-equivalent...

  • Aug 15- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like Carl Icahn and George Soros have reduced theirs. Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth roughly $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of...

  • BOSTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Carl Icahn, the octogenarian investor whose stock investments still create a buzz on Wall Street nearly 50 years after he first got into the business, made a new bet on Allergan, a new filing shows.

  • John Griffin's Blue Ridge Capital, Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Investors each slashed their firm's stakes in Allergan by more than half after news broke that Pfizer was walking away from the deal, according to so so-called 13 F regulatory filings released on Monday. Senator Investment Group and Jana Partners yanked their money from Pfizer.

  • Mark Cuban (L) and Carl Icahn (R).

    The Dallas Mavericks owner calls out Icahn for continuing to invest in companies despite corporate regulations, which Icahn describes as "strangulating."

  • Aug 15- American International Group Inc is nearing a deal to sell its mortgage-guaranty unit to Arch Capital Group Ltd for about $3.4 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. AIG said in January it would spin off its mortgage insurance unit, cut jobs and sell its broker-dealer network as part of a sweeping overhaul promised to shareholders to...

  • Printing press

    Media companies have been targeted by savvy investors looking to make a quick buck on a corporate turnaround.

  • Aug 15- American International Group Inc is nearing a deal to sell its mortgage-guaranty unit to Arch Capital Group Ltd for about $3.4 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Icahn, whose representative secured a board seat at AIG earlier this year, has been pushing the insurer to split itself into three...