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  • Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. So does America Rising, which used that episode in Iowa last year to show prospective clients and donors what it can do.

  • NEW YORK, June 1- Florida Senator Marco Rubio has one; Texas Senator Ted Cruz has one; even former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, considered a longshot for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, has a billionaire in his corner. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has two. Some voters in Philadelphia, for example, were turned off by the billionaires...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- Some of the biggest names in the investment world have been whipsawed by the recent rise in global yields and the strength in the euro against the dollar, with investors bracing for more sharp moves later this year stemming from central bank actions. Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund, which lost its crown as the biggest bond fund in the world in...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- Some of the biggest names in the investment world have been whipsawed by the recent rise in global yields and the strength in the euro against the dollar, with investors bracing for more sharp moves later this year stemming from central bank actions. Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund, which lost its crown as the biggest bond fund in the world in...

  • May 27- Bill Gross, the widely followed investor, admitted in his June Investment Outlook on Wednesday that his bet against the German Bund market was well timed but not profitable. Gross was referring to investors George Soros and Stanley Druckenmiller, who made their names betting against the pound in 1992.. German 10- year Bund yields set record lows...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Hedge fund Paulson& Co kept its stakes unchanged in most of its gold investments in the first quarter, when the precious metal's price pared its gains, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Friday. The New York- based fund, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, kept his shares in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, overseen by widely followed investor Bill Gross, attracted just $58.6 million in net new cash in April, and posted below-average returns, according to Morningstar data on Monday. "Bill Gross obviously has a brand that resonates with investors but to gather major assets, investors want more- more of a longer...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, overseen by widely followed investor Bill Gross, attracted just $58.6 million in net new cash in April and posted below-average returns, according to Morningstar data on Monday. "Bill Gross obviously has a brand that resonates with investors but to gather major assets, investors want more- more of a longer...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- Bill Gross of Janus Capital Group Inc said on Tuesday that German 10- year Bunds were "the short of a lifetime" and that the trade could earn 10-15 percent over a period of one to two years. Gross was referring to investors George Soros and Stanley Druckenmiller, who made their names betting against the pound in 1992.. German 10- year Bund yields have...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Billionaire investor George Soros and Indian entrepreneur Purnendu Chatterjee on Tuesday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit in which cargo carrier TradeWinds Airlines Inc sought to have them pay a $54.9 million judgment it could not collect. District Judge John Keenan in Manhattan said TradeWinds and its former parent Coreolis Holdings...

  • The young & the restless: Activism's rising stars Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:56 AM ET
    Scott Ferguson, Sachem Head Capital Management

    Can you guess the top six rising stars of activist hedge fund investing? Meet them here.

  • Private equity investors pile into Africa Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 2:24 PM ET
    Skyline of the business district of Lagos, Nigeria.

    Private equity firms are doing more deals in Africa to tap the continent's growing population and wealth.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Everest Capital, a hedge fund firm founded in 1990 that counted George Soros and Nelson Peltz as early backers, is closing six of its seven remaining hedge funds because of bad bets on the Swiss franc, according to CNBC, which cited a private letter sent to investors on Feb. 24. Everest, which overall managed more than $3 billion at the end of December,...

  • Hedge fund Everest falls off a Swiss cliff Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
    Marko Dimitrijevic, Everest Capital

    A single bad currency bet has caused Everest Capital, one of the largest private investors in emerging markets, to collapse.

  • This is how billionaires enjoy super-low tax rates Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 2:41 PM ET
    Marc Lasry

    A rule lets the wealthy managers of private funds pay about half the tax rate they usually would—and it's unlikely to change soon.

  • Battle over Herbalife takes to New York streets Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    An independent distributor packs bags of products at the Herbalife distribution center in Carson, California.

    A group of eight or so anti-Herbalife protesters gathered for a prayer vigil to oppose Carl Icahn's support of the stock.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 20- Barely two months into his new job as the head of the world's largest offshore driller, Steven Newman was steering Transocean through the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, quickly earning a reputation as a CEO with a steady hand. A Transocean official declined to comment. According to a Transocean presentation, its fleet is about 25 percent larger than...

  • Soros makes big bets on Devon Energy, Transocean Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Soros makes big bets on Devon Energy, Transocean

    George Soros' hedge fund took new positions in Devon Energy and Transocean according to regulatory filings on Tuesday.

  • Oil prices rising? Soros makes big bet on energy Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    The J. W. McLean offshore drill rig, operated by Transocean Ltd., stands anchored in the Cromarty Firth in Invergorgon, U.K., Aug. 6, 2014.

    Soros Fund Management took new positions in the energy sector, including stakes in Devon Energy and Transocean, a regulatory filing showed Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- Argentina's defaulted bonds rallied Friday after a UK court ruling on their jurisdiction, surprising many in the market who saw little reason for optimism about the country's debt. Its euro and dollar-denominated bonds rose in secondary trade after a London judge said the euro notes fell under UK jurisdiction. Friday's ruling resulted from a...