Hedge Funds


  • Targeted by US prosecutor, hedge fund fights back Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:38 AM ET
    David Ganek in 2011

    David Ganek, whose Level Global fund was raided, sued the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, claiming a violation of his constitutional rights.

  • Remaking of Tampa  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:46 AM ET

    Jeff Vinik, Tampa Bay Lightning owner, discusses his vision to rebuild downtown Tampa, Florida and his transition from hedge fund manager to hockey owner. Also Vinik shares his thoughts on the markets and investment tips.

  • Hedge fund: 'Distressed cycle' for energy coming Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:32 PM ET
    David Warren, DW Investment Management

    Another big hedge fund manager is getting ready to make money on the crash in energy prices.

  • Wall Street to companies: Get off your cash! Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:18 AM ET

    Wall Street has a message for CEOs: Start spending all that cash, and not on what the activists want.

  • Hedgies signal end of bull run?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    The hedge fund industry now has a 57 percent net long exposure to stocks, with CNBC.com's Jeff Cox and Bianco Research's Jim Bianco who thinks that stat could be a contrarian indicator.

  • Hedge funds grab Apple  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:06 AM ET

    A Goldman Sachs report says hedge funds are counting on Apple in 2015. The "Squawk Alley" crew discussses the commercial during last night's Academy Awards show.

  • UAW president: GM share buyback proposal premature Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 12:24 AM ET

    The UAW's president, whose union indirectly controls the largest block of General Motors shares, said a $8 billion GM stock buyback proposal is premature.

  • More hedge fund investors head for the exits Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 5:03 PM ET

    Investor requests to withdraw money from hedge funds rose this month compared with February 2014, data from SS&C portfolios showed on Friday.

  • Dan Loeb bets on future Geico of Greece Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point.

    Dan Loeb has a new bet on a Greek recovery, insurance company Hellas Direct.

  • Activists want 'imminent retirement' of Ariad CEO Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    A chemist works in the lab of Ariad Pharmaceuticals.

    Sarissa Capital will nominate two directors to Ariad Pharmaceuticals' board and seek the "imminent retirement" of Chief Executive Harvey Berger.

  • Hedge funds dig deep in energy company bets Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:24 PM ET

    Activist hedge funds are buying stakes in North American oil and gas producers whose stocks have fallen because of the collapse of energy prices.

  • Make your next billion ... in Greece? Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    People walk past an Alpha Bank branch in Athens, Greece.

    Greece is once again a bet reserved for the bravest of investors, including hedge funds Third Point, York, Greylock and Alden.

  • Can't beat hedgies, clone them: Cox  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses how to invest like a whale by investing in funds that "clone" the big investors.

  • Behind the hedge fund rankings  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    II Alpha editor talks about his magazine's new Hedge Fund Report Card on Power Lunch.

  • Hedge report card: Best and worst of 2014  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    Institutional investor Michael Peltz shares the list of the top performing hedge funds of 2014, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • These hedge funds are in the doghouse Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Kenneth Griffin

    Find out who gets an "A" or an "F" from investors in the hedge fund world.

  • Following the big money  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly outlines some of the most profitable bets made by Wall Street's whales in the fourth quarter.

  • Best hedge funds in Q4  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    The best performing hedge funds in the fourth quarter loaded up on names including Netflix and CVS, and Anadarko Petroleum was among the energy names with the most selling pressure. CNBC's Kate Kelly has all the details.

  • Soros makes big bets on Devon Energy, Transocean  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    George Soros' hedge fund took new positions in Devon Energy and Transocean according to regulatory filings on Tuesday.

  • Here's what top hedge funds are buying and selling Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 5:11 PM ET

    Quarterly disclosures offer a glimpse into what hedge fund managers saw as opportunities to make money on the long side.

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