NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Nov 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the third quarter bought and sold shares of such hotly debated companies as Herbalife Ltd, J.C. Penney Co and Sotheby's. Ellington Management Group LLC, a $5.5 billion investment firm founded by Michael Vranos, took a new position in auction house Sotheby's, as did Eric Mindich's Eton Park Capital Management.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 14- Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the third quarter bought and sold shares of such hotly debated companies as Herbalife Ltd, J.C. Penney Co and Sotheby's.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Apple Inc is regaining its popularity among the biggest hedge funds, some of which have said a massive sell-off this year has gone too far.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Billionaire investor George Soros dumped 7.85 million shares of US Airways Group Inc in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on Wednesday showed. On Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of US Airways and AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors soured on Facebook Inc in the second quarter, while Patrick McCormack's Tiger Consumer Management took a shine to the social networking company. Omega, for instance, in the quarter sold 3.67 million shares of Facebook, according to the firm's regulatory filing.
One-time hedge fund darling Apple was dropped by more famous hedge fund managers in the first quarter.
The roughly $6 billion fund, run by Chase Coleman and Feroz Dewan, has been the darling of the investment community for its string of strong returns at a time when the average hedge fund is delivering only low single-digit returns. At the end of the second quarter the New York- based fund listed Apple Inc, Yandex NV and Google Inc.