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Last Friday’s CNBC appearance by hedge fund manager David Tepper garnered much interest among the capital market pros, particularly since it seemed to generate a wave of buying interest that pushed stocks up sharply in the day’s trading. (See my piece, “Who Let the Bulls Back In?” )
Jessica Pressler's amazing New York magazine feature on Appaloosa Management founder David Tepper reveals, between the lines, the secret formula of the hedge fund trader's success: buying assets without leverage.
Why hedge funds are dead.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman may find himself on the losing side of a multimillion dollar bet on a big and storied piece of New York City real estate.
There have been plenty of mulligans in the rarefied realm of hedge funds these days, the NYT reports.
How does an order flow? How does it actually execute? Who facilitates the trade?
A lot of hedge fund managers—including, most recently, Third Point’s Dan Loeb taken to criticizing the Obama administration in recent investor letters. Today Michael Lewis does a splendid job mocking these outbursts with satire.
More than half of all stock trades are the result high-frequency trading. Does that put the system at risk?
There are nearly 50 trading venues. Customers can interact in all of them--making today's trading so complicated.
There's a whole new universe of new places to trade and new players doing the trading. How has it changed, and why? What does it mean for you?
An editor's journey into the world of high-frequency trading and proprietary algorithms that make or break markets.
Worries about the role ETFs play in changing the nature of how people invest and the market’s high correlation to itself.
The Flash Crash of May 2010 illustrated how much the stock market has changed in recent years, exposing a new generation of players and trading systems. Here's a glossary of keywords and definitions.
James Simons, founder of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, said his firm canceled some orders and stepped away from trading.
In an exclusive, CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down one-on-one with Jim Simons, the hedge fund legend behind Renaissance Technologies.
The recent rally in equities cannot be sustained as the markets are "really schizophrenic" right now, said Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group on CNBC Monday.
Paulson & Co, the world’s third-largest hedge fund manager, has seen another painful month thanks to growing fears over the health of the US economy. The FT reports.
Why are Chuck Schumer of New York and Max Baucus of Montana pressuring the Commerce Department to take action against China for currency manipulation? Officially, the Senators are concerned with the plight of U.S. manufacturers.
Not surprisingly, former Scion Capital head Michael Bury is not exactly bullish on the US equity markets.
It's not just the Volcker Rule.
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Major market averages may not have much further to fall before indicating that something considerably worse is in store.
A senior investment banker at Barclays is set to leave following a combined 17 years at the bank.
Happy Tuesday. We interrupt our regularly scheduled springtime to bring you ... snow?