Dan Loeb's Third Point tops the market in 2020 after big December

Dan Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point.
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Hedge fund manager Dan Loeb rode a strong December to beat the broader market in 2020, according to data obtained by CNBC's Leslie Picker.

The veteran investor's fund took a big hit during the first quarter as the market fell sharply, but it recovered to finish with a gain that was in-line with historical results.

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