Hedge Funds John Paulson


  • John Paulson Urges Hartford Financial Spin-Off Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 6:57 PM ET

    On Valentine’s Day, John Paulson looked for a breakup — of Hartford Financial.

  • Caesar’s IPO Might Not Be a Good Bet, Pros Say Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 6:53 PM ET

    Casino operator Caesar’s Entertainment, which holds its IPO on Wednesday, might not be a good bet for everyone, one analyst said.

  • Stock Gains Turn Hedge Fund Losers Into Winners Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 10:36 PM ET

    Last year's hedge fund losers may be turning into winners again. Several of the largest hedge funds that ended last year deep in the red, jumped to good starts in January, giving their wealthy investors reason to believe savvy traders are getting back their magic touch.

  • Helmers: Predictions 2012 Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 12:28 PM ET

    John B. Helmers, Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Swiftwater Capital Management offers his 2012 predictions.

  • Paulson's Fund Down 52 Percent YTD Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 5:16 PM ET
    Paulson's Fund Down 52 Percent YTD

    Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal senior writer with a look at Paulson's dismal performance in 2011, and whether the legendary hedge fund manager can turn it around next year.

  • Gold Sheds 'Can't Lose' Status: Now, No One Wants It Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 1:32 PM ET
    Gold bars

    In just three months, gold has gone from the trade that works in every kind of market to the trade that doesn’t work in any market.

  • OECD Warns of Developed World Funding Crisis Sunday, 11 Dec 2011 | 6:49 PM ET
    Private Equity Risk

    Markets and governments face an uphill struggle to fund themselves next year amid extreme uncertainty over the eurozone and the global economy, as new figures reveal that the borrowing of industrialised governments has surged beyond $10tr this year and is forecast to grow further in 2012. The Financial Times reports.

  • Paulson Apologizes to Investors Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 2:59 PM ET
    Paulson Apologizes to Investors

    Hedge fund manager John Paulson apologizes to investors for its "worst" year, reports CNBC's John Carney.

  • John Paulson Apologizes to Investors for 'Worst' Year Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 2:56 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    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.”

  • Paulson's BAC & Gold Trades Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Paulson's BAC & Gold Trades

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the top tech trades of the day, including, Apple and RIM, and discussing hedge fund manager, John Paulson's top holdings and his big bet on Bank of America, with Greg Zuckerman, WSJ senior writer.

  • Update On Paulson's Holdings Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 5:35 PM ET
    Update On Paulson's Holdings

    CNBC's Mary Thompson, has the update on hedge fund manager, John Paulson's holdings, and what it indicates about the markets and gold, with the Fast Money traders.

  • John Paulson's Call Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 1:08 PM ET
    John Paulson's Call

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports John Paulson is reducing leverage in his primary hedge fund, saying he has liquidity to meet all redemption requests.

  • Gold's Down: What's Paulson's Next Move? Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 5:17 PM ET
    Gold's Down: What's Paulson's Next Move?

    September's gold sell-off turned a bad year for billionaire investor John Paulson into an even worse one. Discussing Paulson's investment strategies and whether the threat of redemptions are causing him a problem, with Greg Zuckerman, WSJ & author.

  • Five Stocks John Paulson Is Betting On Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 4:04 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    John Paulson has been getting a lot of attention recently — and not the good kind.

  • John Paulson Still Loves Stocks Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 5:30 PM ET
    John Paulson Still Loves Stocks

    Greg Zuckerman, WSJ, discusses the behind-the-scenes story of how John Paulson defied Wall Street and made financial history.

  • 4 Spectacular Fund-Manager Blowups of 2011 Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:09 PM ET

    Many investors have been tested this year, as a confluence of events, from natural disasters to an unexpectedly weakening economy, has pummeled stocks. A report from TheStreet details four high-profile, respected fund managers who have struggled this year.

  • John Paulson Is Now Down Almost 40% Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 2:20 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc, listens during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee November 13, 2008 in Washington, DC.

    John Paulson is now down 38.7% YTD in his Advantage Plus fund, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Hedge Funds Taking a Beating in Volatile Market Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 5:16 PM ET
    Private Equity Risk

    Some of the world's top hedge funds are continuing to suffer losses during the painful month of August amid heavy market volatility.

  • Tail Risk Takes Off Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Tail Risk Takes Off

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the story on huge losses at John Paulson's hedge fund, and funds that are reaping big returns on market volatility.

  • Paulson's Hedge Fund Losses Mount Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 11:19 AM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    The largest hedge fund run by legendary manager John Paulson is down 21 percent for the year. The Advantage Fund, which has over $17 billion in assets under management, suffered losses between 10 and 11 percent since the start of August.