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Hedge Funds John Paulson

  • New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, cut its shares in the world's biggest gold exchange-traded fund to 4.4 million shares worth $478 million, from 4.8 million shares worth $600 million in the previous quarter, a 13 F filing showed.

  • President Donald Trump, will now not get a senior role at the White House, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The White House, Scaramucci and SkyBridge Capital, the hedge fund he founded, were not immediately available for comment. In January, Scaramucci said he would join Trump's White House staff as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and...

  • Hedge-fund manager John Paulson

    Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson has increased his long stock holdings after Donald Trump's election win.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is interviewed by investor John Paulson at the Economic Club of New York luncheon in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 15, 2016

    The hedge fund manager echoed many in the business community who are optimistic about the Trump administration's policies.

  • BOSTON, Jan 17- One of President-elect Donald Trump's top liaisons to Wall Street's business elite launched a mutual fund three years ago for mom-and-pop investors that lags most of its peers. Hedge fund impresario Anthony Scaramucci, 53, has secured a top White House job as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and businesses.

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • MADRID, Dec 27- According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La Casa por el Tejado is building new apartments on rooftops-- a sign that Spanish property is bouncing back eight years after a brutal crash. "In Spain, we have identified...

  • Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary nominee for president-elect Donald Trump, stands in the elevator at Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

    Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post. Mnuchin is the first person with extensive Wall Street experience to head the Treasury...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Healthcare stocks, including insurers, have jumped since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election last week and some hedge fund managers may see further gains in after making new bets in the sector in the third quarter. Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point portfolio invested in insurer Humana Inc during the third quarter,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Soros Fund Management LLC dissolved its shares in the world's biggest gold exchange-traded fund in the third quarter of 2016, ahead of the U.S. presidential election, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed on Monday. By the end of September, billionaire financier George Soros' fund eliminated its position in SPDR Gold Trust as...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Paulson& Co held its stake in SPDR Gold Trust unchanged in the third quarter of 2016 as bullion prices briefly rose to the highest in more than two years, filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Monday. New York- based Paulson& Co, led by longtime gold bull John Paulson, left its stake in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's biggest gold...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- Wall Street power brokers may have rolled their eyes in private when ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Steven Mnuchin agreed to be Donald Trump's national finance chairman, but now they are lining up to meet him. During the presidential campaign, many people on Wall Street had supported his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton viewing her as a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- Wall Street power brokers may have rolled their eyes in private when ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Steven Mnuchin agreed to be Donald Trump's national finance chairman, but now they are lining up to meet him. During the presidential campaign, many people on Wall Street had supported his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton viewing her as a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Goldman Sachs Group Inc has settled a 2011 lawsuit claiming the investment bank fraudulently induced a bond insurer to guarantee payments on the doomed Abacus collateralized debt obligation ahead of the financial crisis. ACA Financial Guaranty Corp claimed Goldman and the hedge fund headed by John Paulson tricked it into insuring the CDO,...

  • David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management

    Hedge fund billionaire David Tepper tells CNBC that a "fairly bad choice" of presidential candidates is "affecting things."

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts after speaking at a campaign event at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 19, 2016.

    Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton remains by far the favored candidate among hedge-fund managers.

  • Steinway piano, keys

    Michael Sweeney, who had been Steinway & Sons CEO since 2011, left in mid-August for unknown reasons.