Scion Management's Q2 holdings are out, revealing extensive turnover orchestrated by manager Michael Burry. The renowned value investor added four new stocks to his portfolio, but closed-out eight positions, cutting the total number of long holdings in his hedge fund to just 10. Maybe...
Starboard Value cut its Cars.com stake aggressively after the online auto retailer's strategic search failed and the company announced disappointing Q2 results. In a 13D/A filing submitted Wednesday afternoon, the hedge fund disclosed selling 4.47 million shares of the online automobile retailer on August 5-6 at...
Lottery ticket stocks are equities perceived by investors to provide a small chance of a huge payoff. Like playing the lottery, many investors find these stocks -- usually low-priced, thinly traded with little or no earnings -- very alluring. However, studies show that -- like the...
Light Street Capital filed a 13G on Monday July 22, disclosing a 5.2% stake in cybersecurity firm Carbon Black, Inc. (CBLK). The Palo Alto-based hedge fund acquired the $69 million CBLK position as cyber attacks become an increasing problem for U.S. corporations, and...
Abdiel Capital Advisors has never held more than 9 long positions since the 4th quarter of 2015. Over that period, the $1.4 billion hedge fund has averaged a 55.1% annual return (based on 13F filings). Abdiel's portfolio concentration is anathema to Modern Portfolio Theory, which preaches diversification...
The Tiger Cub Hedge Funds market-beating performance continues. Though Julian Robertson's Tiger Management folded up its tent nearly two decades ago, his protégés are doing him proud. A portfolio of top holdings of hedge funds linked to Tiger Management was up 14.94% year-to-date through Q2's end. That's...
In 1991 the first (and only) edition of Seth Klarman's book Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor was published. Just 5000 copies were printed, and initial sales were slow. You could have bought it for $25. Today, it might be worth $3000.
U.S. Hedge Funds are buying cannabis stocks. Despite regulatory issues and limited investment choices, the "smart money" is increasingly eager to gain exposure to the booming marijuana sector. But you won't see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger jumping on the pot stock...
If you had to choose one fund to follow, Tiger Global might be it. Chase Coleman's Tiger Global has been the best large hedge fund over the last 3 years. At least based on long-only positions disclosed via 13F filings. Copying or "cloning" Tiger Global's long positions...
Obscure stocks -- publicly traded, unknown, hidden companies with little or even no analyst coverage -- may not seem like good investments. Seriously, who wants to invest in a stock no one has ever heard of? Some of the top hedge fund managers in the world, that's...