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Category Archives: Daniel Loeb

Steve Cohen Hoping To Raise $20 Billion For Re-Launch Of SAC Capital

Steven Cohen is hoping to raise $20 billion for a new fund he plans to launch soon after his ban on managing outside money expires in January 2018, the Wall Street Journal reports. If Cohen is successful, it would be the largest hedge-fund launch on record. The sum would exceed the $16 billion his former […]

Frontrunning: December 14

Oil prices drop towards 11-year lows on worsening glut (Reuters) Third Avenue Seen by Top Investors as Fueling More Carnage (BBG) Lucidus Has Liquidated $900 Million Credit Funds, Plans to Shut (BBG) Investor nerves tested with yuan, oil, Fed in play (Reuters) Junk Bonds Stagger as Funds Flee (WSJ) Seattle lawmakers set to vote on […]

Argentina Throws Out The Peronists In “Historic” Presidential Election

“Today is a historic day. It’s the changing of an era.” That’s what Mauricio Macri, the son of Italian-born construction tycoon Francesco Macri, told thousands of supporters on Sunday after winning the Presidency in a landmark election in Argentina. As Reuters notes, Macri, a conservative who served two terms as mayor of Buenos Aires, will […]

Frontrunning: November 17

France, Russia strike Islamic State in Syria, EU aid invoked (Reuters) Pressure Grows for Global Response Against Islamic State After Paris Attacks (WSJ) Weakened Hollande Faces Election Backlash in Wake of Attacks (BBG) French Official Calls for Metal Detectors at Train Stations (NYT) Belgium Raises Terror Threat Level, Cancels Soccer Game vs Spain (BBG) Foreign […]

“Hedge Fund Hotels” Blow Up: September Slams Billionaire Stock Pickers

In August, hedge funds blamed risk-parity funds for their dramatic underperformance. In September, the underperformance continued however this time, with risk-parity funds supposedly buying stocks, one can’t blame them. To be sure, some such as Ackman whose 20 million shares of Valeant are hurting badly, will blame the Martin Shkrelis of the world for the […]

Frontrunning: May 8

Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage resign as Tories sweep to victory (Telegraph) Bonds and stocks rebound, sterling soars after UK election (Reuters) Cameron Set to Return With U.K. Majority as SNP Sweeps Scotland (BBG) Tory win brings marked EU exit risk (Reuters) Why did Labour lose this election? It never tried to win […]

Flash Boys’ Michael Lewis Warns “The Problem’s Not Just HFT, The Problem Is The Entire System”

As HFT shops begin to turn on each other, it seems appropriate to reflect on the impact that Michael Lewis' Flash Boys book had on exposing the ugly truth that many have been discussing for years in US (and international) equity (and non-equity) markets. As Lewis concludes, after explaining the attacks he has suffered from […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: November 14

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. “The hate us for our…” Americans’ Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program (WSJ) Ukraine and Russia take center stage as leaders gather for G20 (Reuters) Moscow and Kiev trade accusations; U.S. warns Russia against escalation (Reuters) Heartland Central Banker […]

ZeroHedge: Frontrunning: May 16

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Bank of England sees ‘no housing bubble’ (Independent) ‘If the euro falls, Europe falls’ (FT) India’s pro-business Modi storms to historic election win (Reuters) Global Growth Worries Climb (WSJ) Bitcoin Foundation hit by resignations over new director (Reuters) Blackstone Goes […]

Frontrunning: May 6

Both sides bury dead as Ukraine slides towards war (Reuters) Dollar wilts to 6 1/2-month low; shares drift (Reuters) Draghi Grapples With Money Markets Signaling Recovery Too Early (BBG) Foreign wristslaps: Credit Suisse Nears Record Tax Plea: Credit Suisse Settlement Expected to Exceed $1 Billion (WSJ) OECD joins IMF in cutting global growth forecast, demanding […]