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  • SINGAPORE, Feb 17- Gold extended losses to a fourth session on Wednesday as calm in the global stock markets curbed demand for the safe-haven asset that had rallied last week to its highest in a year. *Spot gold had fallen 0.3 percent to $1,196.76 an ounce by 0048 GMT, after losing nearly 4 percent in the last three sessions. It dropped to a session low of $1,190.40 on...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- John Paulson, one of the world's most influential gold investors, slashed his bullish bets on bullion at the end of last year, just before the beleaguered market took off for its biggest rally in years, a federal filing showed on Tuesday. The recent cut brought the stake to 5.78 million shares worth $585.9 million on Dec. 31, the U.S. Securities and...

  • This brought Paulson's stake to 5.78 million shares worth $585.9 million on Dec. 31, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 13 F-HR filing showed. Also in the three-month period ended Dec. 31, Caxton Corp eliminated its stake in Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF, having held 31,733 shares worth $436,000 in the third quarter, the 13 F-HR filing showed.

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    John Paulson is in the final stages of readying a new fund to tap the next big distressed debt play, sources tell CNBC.

  • NYSE New York Stock Exchange traders markets

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • John Pauslon

    The U.S. is not facing another financial crisis and the market's overreaction could be a value opportunity, hedge fund manager John Paulson says.

  • SAN JUAN, Feb 11- Billionaire hedge fund investor John Paulson, closely followed for his views on the markets, said on Thursday the sliding stock market is "overreacting" and that the United States economy remains strong. The S&P 500 is down 9.4 percent year to date on concerns about depressed oil prices, China's economy and weakness in U.S. company earnings.

  • *Nominates Samuel Merksamer, John Paulson to board. Feb 11- American International Group Inc capitulated in its boardroom fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, nominating both his representative and billionaire John Paulson to its board, as it unveiled a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss. Sandler O'Neill& Partners LP analyst Paul Newsome said the deal...

  • SAN JUAN, Feb 11- Billionaire investor John Paulson, who has invested in hotels and other properties in Puerto Rico, said on Thursday he would consider moving to the U.S. territory as he finds the lifestyle very attractive. Paulson, speaking at an investor conference in San Juan, has bet that Puerto Rico, battling a fiscal crisis, will be able to attract fresh visitors...

  • Feb 11- American International Group Inc capitulated in its boardroom fight with activist investor Carl Icahn, nominating both his representative and billionaire John Paulson to its board, as it unveiled a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss. AIG said it had agreed to nominate Paulson, a billionaire investor and president of Paulson& Co, and a managing...

  • SAN JUAN, Feb 11- Billionaire investor John Paulson, who has invested in hotels and other properties in Puerto Rico, said on Thursday he would consider moving to the U.S. territory as he finds the lifestyle very attractive. Paulson, speaking at an investor conference in San Juan, has bet that Puerto Rico, battling a fiscal crisis, will be able to attract fresh visitors...

  • Best and worst among hedge funds

    Amanda Cantrell, "Alpha Magazine," shares the results of its annual hedge fund report card where investors grade the top and worst-performing funds.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- Samantha Greenberg, a partner at $16.2 billion Paulson& Co., is leaving to launch her own hedge fund firm, according to people familiar with the situation. Greenberg and a spokesman for Paulson, led by billionaire John Paulson, declined to comment. She was named to the Hedge Fund Journal and Ernst& Young's 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds for 2013.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 24- This year, betting on corporate takeovers and restructurings should have been a sure thing for investors as the value of deals soared to record levels. "It turned out to be a very challenging year," said Tristan Thomas, who helps clients select hedge funds at Northern Trust's 50 South Capital. Since January 2010, event driven hedge funds gained an...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    This is what you need to consider if you are dedicating your billions to philanthropy, the FT reports.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Dec 11- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc investors are turning up the pressure on the drugmaker to produce a detailed plan on how it will deliver profit growth in 2016.. Investors said Wall Street wanted three things from Wednesday's meeting: a 2016 forecast for earnings around $14 per share versus the $11 projected for 2015, no more...

  • AIG headquarters in New York City.

    AIG posted earnings below analysts' most pessimistic estimates and announced restructuring, which a source said includes job cuts.

  • AIG headquarters in New York City.

    AIG is considering spinning off or selling its mortgage insurance segment amid pressure to split, according to a report.

  • Rand Paul: Need to gradually raise age for Medicare & Social Security

    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky addresses the main problem of mounting Medicare costs for the average American.

  • Agricultural giant Monsanto reportedly made a $45 billion bid for Syngenta in May but was rebuffed.