"One of the many questions that remain is whether this is a 'Lehman' moment or not," asks a hedge fund manager.» Read More
New data provided to CNBC from eVestment shows the most popular stocks held by institutional funds.
Ray Johnson, executive director at QxBranch, says quantum computing can improve the performance of quantitatively-oriented hedge funds and the insurance industry.
"Are they really taming volatility with their bond-buying, or just jamming it into a coiled spring?"
Some view skyrocketing biotech stocks as a bubble, but hedge funds are riding optimism in the sector to monster gains—for now.
A lot of research has gone into how the markets perform during this season, and a few insights stick out to help the best investors brace themselves.
Hedge fund managers are fuming at new political rhetoric against them and their huge paydays.
Western investors see China as a slowing giant, but local traders have used a more optimistic take to score their biggest gains in years.
Brian Blair, Rosenblatt Securities, and Mark Hake, Hake Capital Management, debate the pros and cons to investing like billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
Carl Icahn's big bet on Apple is now one of the greatest trades of all time.
Stock-picking hedge funds are finally beating low-cost equity index funds this year—here's how the best did it.
A high-flying private investment firm known for its prescient bets on tech is losing two of its top executives.
Gavin Baker said he hopes Carl Icahn's bullish call on Apple turns out to be correct, and here's why.
Ann Inc., the parent of Ann Taylor and Loft, is joining the ranks of other women's specialty stores under Ascena retail group in a deal valued at $2.2 billion.
Top U.S. hedge fund investors and activists took new positions or raised their equity stakes in fast food chain McDonald's in first quarter.
As many first-quarter filings from hedge funds surfaced, traders discussed how to play stocks top funds were buying and selling.
Seven years removed from a near-death experience during the financial crisis, Ken Griffin's Citadel is more powerful than ever.
The Citadel founder is on a roll: performance is excellent, assets are soaring, the firm just hired Ben Bernanke, and Griffin made $1.3B last year. So who is he...and how did he rise to power?
HSBC, one of the largest hedge fund investors in the world, has changed the leadership of a key private banking unit.
The largest hedge fund manager in the world is convinced the market is not a bubble about to burst.
The auction for RadioShack's brand and customer data has closed with the Standard General hedge fund winning at $26.2 million.
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Bill Gross thinks conditions are ripe for a crisis, and he points a finger at Pimco to be at the center of the storm.
Puerto Rico isn't turning out to be the golden opportunity hedge funds and other big money investors once thought it was.
Billionaire investor John Paulson is looking to make more money on health care.