Will Heard, Arthur Kaz – Best Ideas; Leah Zell Short: Woolworths

Will Heard Heard Capital At Invest For Kids Conference. We have a lot more coverage so stay tuned  Also we have a lot more conference coverage under our hedge fund Q3 post FICO Credit scores and lending.  They are applications, scores and tools.  Valuation appears "Rich" on P/B or P/E.  [...]

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Ed Garden Bullish On Bank of New York Mellon

We are out at the Invest for Kids conference today in Chicago – below are our informal notes from the presentation by Ed Garden Of Trian Partners. We have a lot more coverage so stay tuned  Also we have a lot more conference coverage under our hedge fund Q3 [...]

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Frank Brosens Of Taconic Capital On Kaupthing, Icelandic Bank

We are covering the Invest for Kids conference today in Chicago – below are our informal notes from the Taconic Capital's Frank Brosens presentation. We have a lot more coverage so stay tuned  Also we have a lot more conference coverage under our hedge fund Q3 post Frank Brosens   Via [...]

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John Lykouretzos Hoplite Capital – Long Sealed Air (SEE)

We are covering the Invest for Kids conference today in Chicago - below are our informal notes from the John Lykouretzos presentation. We have a lot more coverage so stay tuned  Also we have a lot more conference coverage under our hedge fund Q3 post John Lykouretzos Hoplite Capital Management 2.6b [...]

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Nintendo Switch To Move The Needle: Analysts Weigh In

We have been covering all the geeky features about Nintendo Switch but the question on the minds of most reading this is what will the impact be on the top and bottom line for Nintendo. The game system could be the second "hot trend" after the company's (complicated structure) [...]

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Pound Crashes – Analysts React

The UK Pound Crashed very quickly last night  and although it quickly recovered everyone wants to know why it happened - fat finger? fundamentals? market issues? the French? etc - we are not FX experts but and have no clue what happened although probably like a 10 sigma event [...]

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Deutsche Bank Fears Spread

I did not realize the CEO of Deutsche Bank said the same but I opined yesterday to a friend everything in banking is a confidence game. Even the strongest bank cannot survive very long if confidence starts to erode and counter-parties shun the institution, deposits are withdrawals etc. I [...]

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Perry Capital Is Shutting Down

Perry Capital closes after 28 years in the business reports Bloomberg News this evening. UPDATE: ValueWalk has obtained the full letter which can be found at the bottom of this post Also see Q3 hedge fund letters The iconic hedge fund founded by Richard Perry which recently experienced a big withdrawal of [...]

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SEC Charges Hedge Fund Manager Leon Cooperman With Insider Trading In APL

BREAKING STORY stay tuned for analysis also see below SEC Charges Hedge Fund Manager Leon Cooperman With Insider Trading Also see Lee Cooperman Updates Investors On SEC Subpoena And more background here on the supeona Washington D.C., Sept. 21, 2016 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged hedge fund manager Leon [...]

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The Debt Trap: How Leverage Impacts Private-Equity Performance

The Debt Trap: How Leverage Impacts Private-Equity Performance By Sebastien Canderle Endorsed by yours truly is out today - let us know what you think. The Debt Trap - Description This is the inside story of private equity dealmaking. Over the last 40 years, LBO fund managers have demonstrated that they are [...]

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Fannie Mae – A Look At Some Top Officials And Their Holdings Raises Questions

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac - Senator Mark Warner's Financial Disclosure by Travis Rothell and Jacob Wolinsky On June 25, 2013 Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced The Corker-Warner Housing Finance Reform and Taxpayer Protection Act (S.1217) to wind down government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [...]

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As Deutsche Bank Teeters, DOJ Demands $14 Billion

Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) has been under a lot of pressure over the past few months as regular readers of this site already know. However, last night the DOJ delivered what literally could be a fatal blow asking $14 billion (just for starters). Before we continue let me say [...]

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Bridgewater Associates Is Cutting Staff After Massive Inflows

Bridgewater Associates Is Cutting Staff After Massive Inflows - yes you read that right - not necessarily a contradiction but its odd - then again Bridgewater admits they are odd so not out of the ordinary. Prosek the external PR firm for the world's largest hedge fund did not [...]

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Q3 2016 Hedge Fund Letters

Q3 2016 Hedge Fund Letters Hedge Fund Letters To Investors....  where can you find them? The short answer is that its complicated. Get The Full Ray Dalio Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Ray Dalio in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email [...]

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Delivering Alpha Conference

Delivering Alpha Conference - we are providing coverage for the big investment event today as we announced earlier. Here are some of the highlights so far and make sure to come back as we add more coverage here. Also see our tweets as we always tweet out good stuff and check [...]

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