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The real money is being made by a host of less well-known funds that have managed to find gems even in battered sectors.
With the most recent 13F filings, who are the best single-stock pickers? CNBC's Kate Kelly provides insight to a study by research firm Symmetric which sampled 1,000 of the biggest hedge funds.
Bill Ackman isn't the only hedge fund manager who likely made big money on the Allergan deal.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the top hedge fund managers in Q4.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the top five picks of the Street's big players.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche provides a look at hedge funds reporting 13F filings, including Third Point's Dan Loeb, Appaloosa's David Tepper, and Omega's Leon Cooperman.
Max Gottschalk, CEO, Asia at Gottex, discusses the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong "through train" program.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Chase Coleman's Tiger Global is focused on exposure to China's auto market.
The big money can't make up its mind about stalled haircut giant Regis.
Scared of the stock market? These are a few investments that won't make you even more of a coward than you are. USA Today reports.
Activist fund Jana Partners has taken a stake in quick service chain McDonald's.
Herbalife was unaware until just days ago that one of its directors was charged in 2008 fraud case in Brazil.
Hedge fund Third Point is considering launching a proxy contest at Dow Chemical after negotiations over board seats broke down on Thursday.
When the landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai equity link debuts on Monday, hedge funds are expected to plunge into mainland shares.
Lonestar Capital Management, a $1 billion hedge fund based in San Francisco, is shutting down, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Former SAC portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been denied bail, and will serve 9 years in prison, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Bill Ackman partnered with another hedge fund to buy a 10 percent stake in animal health company Zoetis, Dow Jones reported.
Activist hedge fund Marcato is pushing for a merger at InterContinental Hotels, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Last month's sharp rise in volatility did not work in hedge funds' favor, as the industry posted its sixth month of negative returns.
Marcato Capital Management has released a letter and presentation urging Intercontinental Hotels to merge with a competitor.
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