March 12- U.S.-based nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife Ltd on Wednesday said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission opened an inquiry into its operations. Herbalife, which has been accused by hedge fund manager William Ackman of running a pyramid scheme, said it would "cooperate fully" with the FTC.» Read More
Prominent investment managers are warning of a bubble in biotechnology stocks and recommend investors avoid emerging markets in favor of Europe.
BOSTON, March 11- Steven A. Cohen, whose hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to insider trading, is changing the name of his firm to Point72 Asset Management as it shifts focus to managing his own assets from serving as a hedge fund for wealthy investors following an agreement with the U.S. government.
Beleaguered hedge fund SAC Capital is renaming itself as Point72 Asset Management, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.
What's behind investor activist Carl Icahn's battle with Marc Andreessen, the entrepreneur turned technology investor.
March 10- William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said it would unveil on Tuesday details about Herbalife Ltd's violations in China as the activist investor sharpened his attack against the nutritional products company.
More client-hungry hedge fund managers are looking to put their investment strategies to work in ETFs, but the move may cost them.
NEW YORK, March 10- More client-hungry hedge fund managers are looking to put their investment strategies to work in exchange-traded funds, a move that could exponentially expand their pool of investors but requires them to slash investment management fees.
Bill Ackman, who is betting $1.16 billion that Herbalife is a fraud, spent $264,000 in 2013 on lobbyists to press his case against the company.
"Europe is about three years behind the United States. The recovery both in the macroeconomy and stock prices is lagging, that's why U.S. investors are coming in now, "said Joseph Oughourlian, CEO of London- based hedge fund Amber Capital.
NEW YORK, March 7- Famed oil bull Andy Hall's hedge fund rose nearly 8 percent in February in its biggest monthly gain in 2-1/ 2 years, boosted by a rally in crude oil that could help Occidental Petroleum's chances of selling its stake in the fund.
Big-name hedge funds like Third Point Capital, Paulson& Co, Pershing Square Capital Management, and Eton Park Capital Management have made it tougher for investors to see fund performance, using complex password-protected websites and putting in settings that forbid things like printing, forwarding, and copying and pasting.
A top financial regulator issued a warning about the rapidly growing segment of mutual funds that mimic more complicated hedge fund strategies.
NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. private equity group Carlyle said assets at its commodities hedge fund Vermillion fell by more than half in the nine months to December, suggesting investor redemptions at the fund after some negative returns.
The plainspoken billionaire founder of York Capital Management, a hedge fund with $21 billion of assets under management, provided his three rules for investing and three of his favorite stocks.
Investment firms have sharply increased the protection they buy to protect against macroeconomic shocks.
James Dinan, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner of York Capital Management, reveals his top holdings, and shares his thought on merger talks between Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Banks. Also a look at the future of Hertz.
James Dinan, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner of York Capital Management, shares his investment strategies for successful investing.
James Dinan, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner of York Capital Management, shares his thoughts on where he is seeing the best investment opportunities. We are increasingly moving into the European space, says Dinan.
James Dinan, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner of York Capital Management, discusses his outlook on the market and whether stocks are fairly valued. Individual stocks are doing fairly well, says Dinan.
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital has increased its bet on Greece's Alpha Bank, making it a top five holding.
There are lots of reasons to like the market and lots of reasons not to like it. By year's end they may yield nothing.
Most industries recoil at too much regulation. Bitcoin is finding out what happens when there's not enough.
Happy Thursday. To our great relief, Bill Ackman has never accused the Morning Six-Pack of being a pyramid scheme.