John Paulson


  • Ten bets from top hedge fund managers Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    New home construction in Avon, CT.

    Investing pros offered up a diverse list of ideas for how to make money in the this market during the Delivering Alpha conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor.

  • Housing, the best investment?  Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    John Paulson created quite a buzz in the housing market yesterday at the Delivering Alpha conference. CNBC's Diana Olick digs into the latest housing data for your best investment.

  • What's next for gold?  Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:44 PM ET

    John Paulson's gold funds have taken a beating so far this year. Frank McGhee, Alliance Financials, reacts to Paulson's comments and has the next move for the precious metal.

  • Delivering Alpha: Paulson's next bet  Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly provides a preview of CNBC's "Delivering Alpha" conference tomorrow in New York City. Today, a look at why hedge fund billionaire John Paulson is getting bullish on housing.

  • Paulson's big leap  Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on surging shares of Leap Wireless and why billionaire John Paulson may have the most to gain.

  • Whales win with AT&T, Leap Wireless deal Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 6:17 PM ET

    Leap Wireless shares almost doubled in after-hours trading Friday following news that AT&T plans a $1.2 billion takeover, much to the delight of some of the biggest whales on Wall Street.

  • Investors in David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Management's offshore gold fund were down 11.8 percent in June, bringing their year-to-date losses in the fund to 20 percent.

  • Billionaire Paulson's Big Housing Bet Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    The billionaire bet more heavily on mortgage insurers, suggesting he expects the housing recovery to continue.

  • Behind the Scenes at SALT  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley vice chairman, shares some of the untold stories from some of the biggest names in the hedge fund industry.

  • Bumpy Ride for Gold Ahead, John Paulson Forecasts Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET
    John Paulson, president of Paulson & Co. Inc.

    Hedge fund manager John Paulson told investors to expect continued, short-term volatility in gold as well as further consolidation in the telecom business in the wake of a MetroPCS Communications merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile unit that was approved earlier in the day.

  • Paulson Investor Meeting: Big on PCS  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    The hedge fund Paulson & Co's investor call just ended and Jim Paulson noted he is the biggest investor in MetroPCS, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Paulson Meeting Preview: Bullish on M&A  Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports hedge fund manager John Paulson wants to recast the firm as a mergers and acquisitions strategist, and is still positive on gold over the medium to long term.

  • Kyrgyzstan Fights Over Gold at Top of the World Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 4:19 AM ET

    Nationalists in Kyrgyzstan are threatening to return to the streets to topple another government unless it expropriates the Kumtor goldmine, a treasure they say was sold off too cheaply to foreigners.

  • Picasso. Hamptons. Now That's a Buying Spree! Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:02 AM ET
    An oceanfront house in East Hampton owned by Steven A. Cohen, founder of SAC Capital Advisors.

    Steven A. Cohen is known for his rapid-fire trading style at his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors. He seems to be taking a similar approach with recent purchases. The NY Times reports.

  • Paulson Seeking Tax Refuge?  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    Hedge fund heavyweight and lifelong New Yorker John Paulson is reportedly ditching Park Avenue for Palm Trees, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Paulson's Bullish Bets  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports hedge fund manager John Paulson revealed some of his latest holdings last night and told investors why he's bullish on gold and housing.

  • Why Paulson Is Bullish on US Economy  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports John Paulson is calling for a bottom in housing and he's bullish on the U.S. economy and energy. Paulson's recent slump has some questioning his call.

  • *Some big-name Romney backers will be watching from Boston. Now, some heavyweights of the $2 trillion industry plan to break out the champagne and party in style Tuesday night as they cheer on their man at events in Boston, New York and even Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the Romney campaign and some of the big contributors.

  • FACTBOX-The wealthy behind U.S. presidential race Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:48 PM ET

    Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.

  • John Paulson

    Fed up with lagging returns at the hedge fund, investors large and small are opting to either reduce their capital at risk or yank it entirely by year’s end.