Hedge Funds

Herbalife: A $4 Billion, Ego-Soaked Cockfight

Joe Blow investors that try to play alongside Ackman or Icahn as they scrap over Herbalife will probably get their eyes pecked out. More 

Leon Cooperman Tries Crocs on for Size

Here's why the billionaire hedge fund manager likely likes this company -- and so should you. More 

Hedge Funds Battling Over Herbalife? Run!

Don't get caught between these titans as they do battle. On one side is Bill 'Pyramid Scheme' Ackman. On the other, Dan 'Buy It' Loeb. Oy. More 

Ackman Blasts Herbalife as a ‘Pyramid Scheme’

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is shorting Herbalife and calling it a "pyramid scheme" in public presentations. More 

Activist Investors: Do They Really Help?

Studies seem to indicate that activists like Bill Ackman are good for stocks. Is it true? More 

Forbes: America’s 10 Richest Hedge Fund Managers

Despite hedge funds' typical struggles to beat the market, many managers still do all right. Here's a look at America's 10 richest hedge fund managers. More 

Office Depot Pressured by Activist Hedge Fund, Shares Rise

Shares of Office Depot rose on word that Starboard Value, a hedge fund, had acquired a stake in the company and was pressuring its management to make changes. More 

Hedge Funds Are Doing Terribly This Year

Hedge fund managers are not producing returns that either significantly or at times even match, those returns for investors in buy and hold. More 

Citigroup to Withdraw $410M from Paulson Hedge Funds

Sources say that Citibank will withdraw $410 million from John Paulson's hedge funds after heavy losses last year and continuing declines this year. More 

New ETF Aims to Simplify Hedges

AdvisorShares has launched the AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge ETF (QEH), which gives investors exposure to a long/short hedge strategy. More