Hedge Funds


  • Buffett: These investments are a 'fool's game' Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Warren Buffett.

    Warren Buffett has a message for institutional investors: stop pouring money into those expensive high-end money managers.

  • Tilson: LL poisoning customers   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 12:51 PM ET
    Tilson: LL poisoning customers

    Whitney Tilson, Kase Capital managing director, responds to Jim Chanos' comments on potential conflicts of interest with short-selling.

  • Hedge funds cut Apple and these other VIP stocks Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, on Jan. 23, 2015.

    Many hedge funds sold down or exited positions in eight of the 10 most commonly held stocks, including Apple, Google and Exxon.

  • Bharara hedge fund raid based on 'lie': Lawyer Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:45 PM ET
    Preet Bharara, United States attorney for the Southern District of New York.

    The manager of a now-defunct hedge fund is suing federal prosecutors, alleging that they fabricated accusations against him.

  • Ganek vs. US, it's on   Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:23 PM ET
    Ganek vs. Bharara, it's on

    Former hedge fund manager David Ganek has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Federal law enforcement officials. Insight, with Nick Brustin, attorney for David Ganek.

  • Key Fortress fund stumbles, but cash keeps coming Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:03 PM ET
    Michael Novogratz, principal at Fortress Investment Group

    Problems with a small but high-profile macro hedge fund belie Fortress managing more money than ever.

  • Marriage, divore screws up fund managers' returns Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:39 PM ET
    Man looking out office window at night

    Investors see worse returns during the periods surrounding marriage and divorce, according to research released this month.

  • 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
    Remaking of Tampa

    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
    CEO spending money

    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
    Hedgies signal end of bull run?

    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
    Hedge funds grab Apple

    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.

  • 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
    Can't beat hedgies, clone them: Cox

    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
    Behind the hedge fund rankings

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

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