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NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, in the third quarter, bolstering the confidence of bullion investors at a time when an improving U.S. economic outlook pummeled gold prices. Legendary investor George Soros, however, has sharply cut his stake in Barrick Gold Corp...
Some of America's biggest and most influential hedge funds are investing heavily in Chinese tech giant Alibaba.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, for a fourth consecutive quarter in the third quarter, when bullion prices fell on an improving U.S. economic outlook. New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, owned around 10.2 million shares of the ETF...
NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge funds scooped up shares of China's Alibaba Group Holding in the third quarter, making the e-commerce giant one of the most commonly bought stocks among some of the biggest U.S. investors, according to regulatory filings on Friday. Among the institutional investors that took new stakes in Alibaba were Soros Fund Management, the hedge fund...
PAULSON HOLDS ONTO GOLD ETF IN Q3 DESPITE PRICE DROPS-. NEW YORK, Nov 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co maintained its stake in the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, SPDR Gold Trust, for a fourth consecutive quarter in Q3, when bullion prices fell on an improving U.S. economic outlook. New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, owned...
But a series of failed deals, including the collapse of a $55 billion tie-up between UK drugmaker Shire and U.S. peer AbbVie, has led to losses for some of the world's biggest proponents of the strategy, with investors pulling out $3.3 billion in the last two months alone. "The AbbVie/ Shire break, in particular, has led to a far reaching de-risking exercise for many...
After salivating at the Alibaba IPO, hedge fund managers lucky enough to buy in early are indeed getting a nice kick to their returns.
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson netted $1.3 billion on an M&A deal, and Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are "trading places" on Herbalife, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.
John Paulson correctly anticipated merger activity in the energy sector, making him one of the big winners of Whiting's purchase of Kodiak.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look inside John Paulson's playbook and his stakes in Whiting Petroleum and Kodiak Oil & Gas.
The $6 billion buyout of Kodiak Oil & Gas is renewing attention on energy firms in North Dakota's Bakken formation.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports which hedge fund titans and institutional investors are expected at this year's Delivering Alpha conference. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will deliver the opening keynote.
Some of 2014's biggest winners are slated to share their next big ideas at this year's Delivering Alpha Conference.
While you might not know their names now, you will. They are five hedge fund stars of the future as identified by Institutional Investor.
There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.
Hedge funds have gotten a lot of bad publicity over the past few years, but most institutional investors couldn't care less.
According to Institutional Investors' annual "rich list," the 25 highest paid hedge fund managers took home $21 billion in 2013. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.
While these may not be the best of times for hedge funds, they're still pretty good for the best of the best.
SkyBridge's SALT Las Vegas has a lagging younger sibling, SALT Singapore.