Maneet Ahuja is CNBC’s Hedge Fund Specialist and a producer on “Squawk Box.” In 2011, she co-created and developed the network's "Delivering Alpha" hedge-fund summit in conjunction with Institutional Investor and was awarded CNBC’s prestigious Enterprise Award in 2009 for her groundbreaking coverage of the industry. Noteworthy work includes hedge-fund titan David Tepper's first-ever TV appearance, sparking a 2-week "Tepper Rally" in the markets, David Einhorn's warning call on Lehman Brothers as well as his bid to purchase the Mets, and John Paulson's letter to investors in response to the SEC investigation into the Goldman Abacus deal. Prior to joining CNBC in 2008, she was a part of the Wall Street Journal’s Money and Investing team. She began her career on Wall Street in 2002 at age 17 in Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Banking division as a credit risk analyst.
She is one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 (January 2012), has been featured in Elle magazine's annual Genius issue (April 2011) and in 2010, was nominated for Crain’s NY Business Forty Under 40 Rising Stars. She is also author of the book, "The Alpha Masters" (Wiley 2012).
You might call it Davos on the Hudson. The second-annual CNBC-Institutional Investor investment conference features three U.S. Treasury secretaries, several billionaires and a veritable who's who of the investing world, from private equity firms to hedge funds to real estate.
Hedge fund legend John Paulson apologized to investors for what he is calling a year that has been “the worst in the firm’s 17 year history.”
Activist investor Bill Ackman, head of $10 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, is making a bet that the housing market will recover sooner than many think, and positioning his portfolio for when it does.
Roubini Global Economics, the firm run by economist Nouriel Roubini, said in a letter to clients obtained by CNBC that the firm is not in need of capital or being sold.
Ackman, CEO of the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital, is basing the bet on a belief that Hong Kong will allow its currency to appreciate by 30 percent against the U.S. dollar.