Jim Simons On Early Financial Experiences and How He Started Renaissance Technologies [Pt.1]

James Harris Simons also known as Jim Simons is the founder of one of the world's most secretive hedge fund firms, Renaissance Technologies. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Jim_Simons_ValueWalk Since it's founding in the late 1980s, Renaissance has achieved an almost legendary reputation. The super-secretive quantitative hedge fund stopped managing [...]


Long/ Short Equity Hedge Funds Are Back To Winning

Investors may finally be coming around when it comes to hedge funds, and it's easy to see why. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index climbed 0.89% in February. Although preliminary figures for the month suggest that investor outflows exceeded performance-driven gains in the month, final numbers for January indicate things [...]


Updating Benjamin Graham's Mr. Market

Aside from the notion of intrinsic value, Ben Graham’s parable of Mr. Market is probably the Dean of Wall Street’s most famous idea.Get The Full Seth Klarman Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Seth Klarman in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, [...]


Berkshire Shareholder Meeting 2009 [Pt. 2]

This is the second part of a short series of Berkshire Hathaway's 2009 annual meeting of shareholders. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcIn the first part of this series, I covered Warren Buffett's comments on derivatives, valuation and why GEICO saw a boom in business during the financial crisis. If [...]


Interview With Value Firm Symons Capital Management [Pt. 3]

This is the final part of a multi-part interview with Michael Czajka and Colin E. Symons the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Symons Capital Management. The interview is part of ValueWalk’s Value Fund Interview Series. Throughout this series, we are publishing weekly interviews value-oriented hedge funds, and asset [...]


Interview With Richard Fogler Of Kingwest & Company [Pt. 3]

This is the final part of a three-part interview with Richard Fogler, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and PM of Kingwest & Company. The interview is part of ValueWalk’s Value Fund Interview Series. Throughout this series, we are publishing weekly interviews value-oriented hedge fund, and asset managers. All the past interviews [...]


Lesson From The Munger Partnership

Before he became Warren Buffett’s right-hand man at Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger ran his own investment partnership where he established an impressive track record for himself. In fact, the Munger partnership performance earned him a place in Warren Buffett’s now famous essay, The Superinvestors of Graham and Doddsville:Get The Full [...]


The Biggest Mistake Investors Made In The Financial Crisis

The financial crisis will forever be remembered greatest market crisis’ and economic disruptions of all time. All investors, no matter what their experience, industry or firepower were tested during 2008 and 2009. Even today, nearly ten years on those managers who managed to escape the year unscathed, or emerged with [...]


Sequoia Fund: Investing In The Tech Bubble [Pt. 5]

Since its founding in 1970, the Sequoia has earned its reputation as one of the best investment funds ever to have existed. But, as I have covered throughout this series, the fund and its founders, Bill Ruane, Richard Cunniff, and Robert Goldfarb, faced an uphill struggle in its early years. If [...]


Bridgewater On Investors’ Number One Mistake

Over the years, Bridgewater's “Daily Observations” research notes have built a reputation for their unparalleled and informative views on the macro economy. But Bridgewater’s research notes aren’t just focused on economic trends. Occasionally, the firm publishes a document that covers investment strategy.Get The Full Ray Dalio Series in PDF Get the [...]


Global Return Asset Management February 2019 Update

Global Return Asset Management performance update for the month ended February 28, 2019. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcFor the month of February, we generated a net return of 6.7%. We ended the month with 20% of assets in cash and had a net market exposure of -26%. Year-to-date we've [...]


Warren Buffett on Intrinsic Value and Buybacks 

Over the past few decades, Warren Buffett has made his views on share buybacks quite clear. The Oracle of Omaha only believes buybacks make sense if the shares of the company buying back stock are trading at a significant discount to intrinsic value or as Buffett puts it, "Anytime [...]


Carl Icahn Part Eight: Keeping Busy

Throughout this ten-part series, I’m looking at the life and times of Carl Icahn, how he started on Wall Street, his most famous and infamous trades, his transition from stockbroker to corporate raider to activist investor and his activities today. Of all the world’s great investors, Carl Icahn is perhaps [...]


Baupost, Greenlight, Carlson, BlueMountain, Sohn, Paul Tudor And Much More – Last UPDATED 3/14 11:50 EST (Or MORE RECENTLY) Q4/2018 Hedge Fund Letters, Conferences And More

This post has aLREADY been updated 159 times since January 1st 2019 - please stay tuned for more updates listed in the title As always we REALLY really appreciate legal letters and tips on hedge funds from our readers regardless of fund size. How is this different than SecurityAnalysis? We have [...]


McIntyre Partnerships February 2019 Tear Sheet – Up22% YTD

McIntyre Partnerships tear sheet for the month ended February 28, 2019. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcFund Description McIntyre Partnerships is a concentrated, 130/30 fund with a goal of significant outperformance over the market cycle. The fund focuses on event driven, non-cyclical GARP, and distressed investments, with an emphasis on [...]


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