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Odey Reveals Tungsten Corporation Stake

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Crispin Odey's Odey Asset Management has disclosed a new position in London listed Tungsten Corporation (LON: TUNG).  Due to trading on July 21st, Odey hold 5.21% of Tungsten's voting rights.

Other large investors in Tungsten include Wellington Management with 5% and GLG Partners with...

Citadel Discloses New Stake in Blackhawk Network

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Ken Griffin's Citadel has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Blackhawk Network (HAWK).  Per the filing, Citadel now owns 5.2% of the company with 653,618 shares. 

This is a brand new position for them and the filing was made due to activity on July 22nd.  HAWK completed...

What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 7/25/14

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Glenview keeps the gains going [II Alpha]

Tales of the death of hedge funds have been greatly exaggerated [Ritholtz]

JANA takes new position in Apache [ValueWalk]

Hedge funds, Google and the "right to be forgotten" [HF Intelligence]

The big money still loves hedge funds [CNBC]

Elliott pushes...

Greenlight Capital Q2 Letter: Einhorn Reveals Lam Research Stake

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David Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight Capital was up 7.9% net in the second quarter and is up 6.4% for the year.  In their Q2 letter, Greenlight reveals a new position in Lam Research (LRCX).

They see the company as a beneficiary as the process of converting semiconductor designs into chips...

What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 7/23/14

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In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works & Shapes Our Lives [Steven Levy]

Importance of ROIC: compounding and reinvestment [Base Hit Investing]

Some thoughts on Twitter [Dan Benton]

LUMA Partners on the future of TV [BusinessInsider]

An old interview with Peter Lynch [PBS]

On the boom in...

Alpha Hedge West Conference: 10% Discount

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Information Management Network (IMN) is proud to announce that the 20th annual Alpha Hedge West Conference will take place September 21-23, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  The event covers a wide variety of investment management topics and is much broader than other events as it includes...

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Maverick Capital Starts Countrywide Plc Stake

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Lee Ainslie's hedge fund firm Maverick Capital has disclosed a new position in London listed residential estate agent, Countrywide Plc (LON:CWD).  Due to trading on July 14th, Maverick now hold the equivalent of 3.04% of Countrywide's voting rights, all via total return swap.

Countrywide Plc...

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GMO Q2 Letter: Jeremy Grantham Says Bigger M&A Frenzy Coming

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Jeremy Grantham is out with GMO's Q2 letter.  In it, Grantham talks about how he sees a frenzy in mergers and acquisitions coming (on top of the already large number we've seen).

He writes,

"If I were a potential deal maker I would be licking my lips at an economy that seems to have enough...

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Tiger Global Exits Tuniu (TOUR) Position

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Chase Coleman and Feroz Dewan's hedge fund Tiger Global has filed an amended 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Tuniu (TOUR).  Per the filing, Tiger Global no longer owns an equity stake in the company.

The filing was made due to activity on July 15th.  We previously disclosed Tiger...

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What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 7/18/14

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Profile of Lee Cooperman [CNBC]

Excerpts from Paulson & Co's latest letter [ValueWalk]

Investors increasingly looking to make hedge fund allocations [COO Connect]

Viking Global preps illiquid investments fund [CNBC]

The top hedge fund in a post financial crisis world is... [II...

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Third Point's Q2 Letter on Royal DSM & International Holdings

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Dan Loeb's hedge fund Third Point is out with its Q2 letter which focuses on some of their international positions.

They continue to feel that change is coming in Japan and are finding compelling individual investments there (especially with event-driven components).

The letter also details Third...

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What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 7/17/14

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Serengeti Asset Management's thesis on Energy XXI [Harvest]

Investing Psychology: The Effects of Behavioral Finance on Investment Choice [Tim Richards]

Analyzing the impact of Fed rate hikes on markets & economy [Advisor Perspectives]

More notes from the Delivering Alpha conference:...

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Larry Robbins' 6 Best Ideas at Delivering Alpha Conference

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At CNBC and Institutional Investor's Delivering Alpha conference today, Glenview Capital's Larry Robbins highlighted his six best ideas.

His stock picks were: Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) which has been his largest holding, Monsanto (MON) which he previously pitched here, as well as HCA (HCA),...

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Lee Cooperman's Favorite Stock Picks at Delivering Alpha Conference

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At CNBC and Institutional Investor's Delivering Alpha conference today, Omega Advisors' Lee Cooperman shared his favorite stock picks.

He likes Actavis (ACT), a tax inversion play, Citigroup (C), a good buy he says because the economy is healing with loan demand and one that could narrow the...

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Stan Druckenmiller's Thoughts at Delivering Alpha Conference

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At CNBC and Institutional Investor's Delivering Alpha conference today, legendary investor Stan Druckenmiller shared his latest thoughts.

At the event, Druckenmiller said he can't bet as big as he used to these days.  He also noted that other investors like David Tepper and George Soros have...

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