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  • Ackman: Why I think Herbalife is going to collapse Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:03 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Bill Ackman, head of Pershing Square Capital Management, said his firm's presentation of a Herbalife investigation will "expose incredible fraud."

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The head of a powerful U.S. Senate panel has accused Deutsche Bank AG and Barclays Plc of helping hedge funds avoid taxes, calling for tougher action from the authorities.

  • Ackman says he can prove Herbalife is a 'fraud' Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman said he will hold a presentation Tuesday that will prove nutrition company Herbalife is a "fraud." The announcement sent shares of Herbalife down more than 11 percent in trading Monday.

  • July 21- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has taken a $1 billion stake in EMC Corp and plans to push it to spin off virtualization software unit VMware Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Valeant complains to regulators about Allergan Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Michael Pearson, CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

    Valeant has complained to regulators that claims made by Allergan to counter a hostile takeover are misleading, sources have told CNBC.

  • Citadel's Griffin: 'Can't see' gubernatorial run Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Ken Griffin, founder and chief executive officer, Citadel

    Hedge fund manager Ken Griffin doesn't seem interested in running for office himself despite recent political engagement.

  • Herbalife: Ackman is 'Worst of Wall Street' Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    The Herbalife Los Angeles distribution center is seen in Carson, Calif.

    Herbalife is ramping up its rhetoric against arch-nemesis Bill Ackman.

  • Loeb: Mexico 'very attractive,' Argentina emerging Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Dan Loeb.

    Daniel Loeb, head of the hedge fund Third Point, said that Japan caused a majority of the fund's losses and that Mexico seemed 'very attractive.'

  • Hedge funds piled into what seemed a one-way bet in early June, grabbing up oil contracts as the rapid advance of Islamist insurgents in northern Iraq threatened supplies from OPEC's second-largest producer at the same time that peak summer demand was approaching.

  • July 17- Standard General, a little-known hedge fund that has taken the reins of American Apparel Inc, has mapped out a recovery plan for the retailer with or without its ousted Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney. Consider its passive investment in RadioShack's stock, which has fallen about 69 percent this year.

  • Advanstar is working with investment banks Goldman Sachs Group and Moelis& Co to assist with efforts to find a buyer, the people said, asking not to be named because the matter is not public. Advanstar is controlled by hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group and private equity firms Ares Management LP and Veronis Suhler Stevenson.

  • Druckenmiller: IBM 'poster child' of bad growth Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    Stan Druckenmiller said IBM's recent stock buybacks represent what's wrong with the economic recovery.

  • Paulson: Buying a house still best investment Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.

  • July 17- Standard General, a little-known hedge fund that has taken the reins of American Apparel, has mapped out a recovery plan for the retailer with or without its ousted Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney.

  • July 17- Casablanca Capital LP said two independent proxy firms have recommended that shareholders of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc vote in favor of the hedge fund's board nominees. Cliffs is locked in a proxy battle with New York- based hedge fund Casablanca, which owns 5.2 percent of Cliffs stock and accuses the company of destroying shareholder value.

  • Guess who bro hugged? Yep. Ackman, Icahn Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    The billionaire activist investors shared the stage during a surprise joint appearance at the Delivering Alpha conference.

  • NEW YORK, July 16- Billionaire investor John Paulson on Wednesday called Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc a "very serious acquirer" and predicted that Allergan Inc cannot rebuff the drug maker on its own.

  • Peltz: There 'could be' a proxy contest at Pepsi Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    Nelson Peltz hinted at a potential for a proxy contest at Pepsi, one of his hedge fund's holdings.

  • Paulson: No end to M&A activity in sight Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    John Paulson, founder of hedge fund firm Paulson & Co., said corporate M&A activity "will continue for the foreseeable future."

  • Druckenmiller: These investors still have 'guts' Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Legendary hedge fund manager named two investors he thinks still have "guts" in making big market calls: George Soros and David Tepper.

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