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What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 10/24/14

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Paul Tudor Jones says commodities will be ugly until 2020 [Business Insider]

Investors add $18b to hedge funds in Q3 [FINalternatives]

On hedge funds' use of social media [ValueWalk]

A look at Paulson & Co's recent activity [ii alpha]

Children's Investment Fund drops Coal India campaign...

Robin Hood Investors Conference 2014: Summary of Stock Picks

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The 2014 Robin Hood Conference took place over the past two days in New York where hedge fund managers presented their latest investment ideas to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation which fights poverty.  Julia La Roche of Business Insider tweeted tidbits from the event and here's an aggregation...

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David Einhorn: Seeing Buying Opportunities Past Few Weeks

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At the Robin Hood Investors Conference this week, Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn sat down with CNBC to talk markets.  He said he's seeing a lot of opportunities now and has bought "a bunch of things" the past couple of weeks.

Einhorn says he's not concerned with the day-to-day swings of...

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What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 10/23/14

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On the mantra that interest rates have to rise [Aleph Blog]

Why market volatility matters: it makes investors do stupid things [Abnormal Returns]

A look at Hertz Global [Seventeen Mile]

On how much Bank of America is actually making [Bloomberg View]

Ocwen still under scrutiny from regulators...

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Corvex Capital's Presentation on Crown Castle (CCI)

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At the Robin Hood Investors Conference the past few days, Keith Meister of Corvex Capital sat down with CNBC to talk about his positions.

He owns almost $1 billion worth of Crown Castle International (CCI), the wireless tower operator.  He says it's the best combination of real estate and...

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Third Point's Q3 Letter: Long Amgen, eBay & Alibaba, Exited Sony

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Dan Loeb's hedge fund firm Third Point is out with its third quarter letter.  In it, the firm reveals that they've added to their stake in Amgen (AMGN), established a sizable new position in eBay (EBAY), and have a significant direct investment in the newly public Alibaba...

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Huge Discount to the 3-Day Family Office Super Summit in Miami for Our Readers

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MarketFolly has secured 7 tickets at a heavily discounted price to next month's Family Office Super Summit in Miami on November 11-13, 2014.  This 3-day conference features 40+ family office executives presenting on topics such as fund manager selection, building a direct investment program,...

JANA Partners Ramps Up Hertz Stake, Files 13D

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Barry Rosenstein's hedge fund firm JANA Partners has filed a 13D with the SEC regarding their stake in Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ).  Per the filing, JANA now owns 7% of HTZ with over 32 million shares (including options to purchase 11.37 million shares).

They've increased their position size...

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Bridger Capital Increases Position in The Medicines Company

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Roberto Mignone's hedge fund firm Bridger Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding their stake in The Medicines Company (MDCO).  Per the filing, Bridger now owns 5.1% of MDCO with over 3.3 million shares.

This means they've boosted their stake by over 1.44 million shares since the end...

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The New House of Money: Jim Chanos' Interview With Steven Drobny

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Steven Drobny has released a chapter from his new book, The New House of Money. Chapter 2, The Biggest Short, features an interview with short seller Jim Chanos of hedge fund Kynikos Associates.

Embedded below is the chapter from The New House of Money:

You can find out more about the book...

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Viking Global Updates Wayfair Stake

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Andreas Halvorsen's hedge fund firm Viking Global has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding Wayfair (W).  Per the filing, Viking now owns 12.6% of the company with 1,750,236 shares.

It should be noted that Viking also filed a Form 3 regarding Wayfair indicating that they previously owned Class B...

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JANA Partners Exits QEP Resources

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Last month, we drew attention to the fact that hedge fund JANA Partners had reduced its QEP Resources stake.  With a newly filed 13D, Barry Rosenstein's activist firm has disclosed that they no longer own a stake in the company.

The filing was made due to activity on October 13th. ...

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Larry Robbins: Doesn't Believe This is a Change in Tone in the Market

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Glenview Capital's Larry Robbins sat down for an interview with CNBC recently and here's what he had to say:

They're looking at what's happening to the economy and to liquidity.  They don't think there's a systemic issue out there.

He says, "Our own checks with companies indicate that the...

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What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 10/15/14

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Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values [Lawrence Cunningham]

On spectrum value and a case for Verizon [Bronte Capital]

Importance of ROIC: A glance at the last 42 years of Wells Fargo [Base Hit Investing]

Building the perfect investor [Millennial Invest]

A look at the potential...

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Eminence Capital Discloses FNFV Group Stake

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Per a 13G filed with the SEC, Ricky Sandler's hedge fund firm Eminence Capital has revealed a new position in FNFV Group (FNFV).  They now own 6.1% of shares via their 5.55 million share position.  The filing was made due to activity on September 30th.

FNFV was spun-off from Fidelity...