A hedge fund run by a famed investor said Tuesday it has taken a large stake in Amgen and now wants the biotech drugmaker to consider splitting up into two. In response, Amgen said that its board and management are continually assessing the company's business. Third Point said Amgen Inc., which makes a range of drugs for arthritis, anemia and other diseases, is not...» Read More
As Goldman Sachs faced investigation and Democrats and Republicans battle over financial regulation in the house it appears hedge funds are thriving despite the threat of more stringent rules.
The bailout of Greece has stirred ferocious debate and fallout in Germany, which has an election shortly.
As I’ve told readers of my Wall Street newsletter, Wall Street and Washington are as connected as strongly as I’ve ever seen them in my 20 years covering financial news, due in large measure to the cries for financial reform in the wake of the recent crisis.
Investors, take note: Bears have motives just as bulls do.
Goldman Sachs this last Friday was shocked to find themselves at the end of litigation from the SEC that they had misled investors about complex securities sold to investors.
A seasoned hedge fund manager told CNBC Thursday that he expects to see more actions like those of the securities-fraud charges against Goldman Sachs.
Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has received quite a bit of press lately arising from his involvement in Goldman’s 2007 Abacus deal which netted him a king's ransom of $1 billion.
ACA, the main investor in a failed mortgage-securities deal that prompted fraud charges against Goldman Sachs, appears to have caused some of the $1 billion loss itself, CNBC has learned.
President Barack Obama told CNBC Wednesday that there was no connection between the White House’s push for financial reform on Wall Street and the civil fraud charges filed against Goldman Sachs spacer on Friday.
I’d like to weigh in on this whole SEC securities-fraud action against Goldman Sachs. The feds have, of course, alleged that Goldman made materially misleading statements and omissions in connection with a synthetic collateralized debt obligation (CDO) that was structured by Goldman and marketed to investors.
No matter what happens with the securities-fraud case against Goldman Sachs , the firm needs to concentrate on shoring up its tarnished image, two experts told CNBC.
The mortgage-securities deal that led to fraud charges against Goldman Sachs was a one-time transaction, and John Paulson's hedge fund actually had a limited role in selecting the securities for the failed $1 billion deal, according to a former Paulson lieutenant.
The sell-off in oil has intensified as much of Europe is still paralyzed by air travel disruptions caused the the volcanic ash cloud hovering above parts of the continent.
Three authors who have written major books about the financial crisis gave their opinion on the Goldman Sachs civil case, filed by the SEC on Friday.
According to his sources, the bank was long on ABACUS, not short.
More than perhaps any other investor, John Paulson has been lauded for his foresight in predicting a quick and painful end to this decade’s mortgage boom. And the hedge fund manager has been rewarded handsomely for his big bets.
As the financial crisis causes more banks to fail, the cash-strapped FDIC may be forced to back away from its longstanding policy of preventing hedge funds from buying banks.
The former CEO of Procter & Gamble Co. has landed a new job with a private equity firm.
Something incredibly simple can give you the edge on Wall Street vets.
The Lazarus-like recovery of the nation’s big banks did not benefit just the bankers — it also created huge paydays for hedge fund managers, including a record $4 billion gain in 2009 for one bold investor who bet big on the financial sector.
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Hedge fund titan David Tepper is dipping his toes into the currency waters.
Corporate debt is piling up, but investors don't seem worried—at least for now—even though such complacency fueled the recession.
Hedge fund manager Dan Loeb recommended Amgen's stock Tuesday, causing shares to rise on the news.