JP Morgan insider Stephen Burke bought 75,000 shares of the nation's largest bank at $87.99 yesterday in the open market. The disclosure came in a Form 4 filing made after the market closed. The buying increased Burke's JPM holdings by 50%. Burke's open market...
The stock market crash over the last week is drawing comparisons to the mother of all bad markets -- October of 2008. There are many similarities, including this one: Bank insiders bought heavily into weakness back then, and they're beginning to buy heavily now.
Michael Burry bought Tailored Brands at $13 in Q4 2018. But over four months later, a TLRD insider bought the tumbling stock at $7.41. Tailored Brands (TLRD), a top Q4 holding of Michael Burry's Scion Hedge Fund, spiked higher Tuesday after a corporate insider...
There is an old saying -- in reality a curse -- supposedly of Chinese origin: May you live in interesting times. Well the last three weeks have been extraordinarily interesting. Amidst the backdrop of an expanding global pandemic, and an oil price war, the S&P 500 yesterday...
The emerging Coronavirus pandemic has blindsided a bubbly stock market with sudden, unprecedented uncertainty. But uncertainty breeds opportunity. As volatility rocks the markets, watch for high conviction buying by corporate insiders to signal value in individual stocks. As I wrote Monday, aggregate insider...
In the mid-19th century, Gerson von Bleichröder gained fame as the financial advisor to Otto von Bismarck, the Chancellor of the German Empire. The investment firm S. Bleichröder merged with Arhnold Bros. in 1964, eventually becoming New-York City-based Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc. That firm was renamed First Eagle Investment...
A three day (dead cat?) bounce propelled the S&P 500 over 13% higher last week, rescuing stocks, at least temporarily, from the worst stretch of performance since the dark days of 1929. During the Coronavirus crash over the last several weeks, stocks were liquidated indiscriminately, as investors...
The stock market's rally since the March 23 low has been stunning. The S&P 500 is up nearly 30% from those levels as of yesterday's close. So it's not surprising that insider selling has accelerated into the rally. Insiders were big net buyers...
The January Effect and insider trading anomaly can combine for unusually profitable opportunities. As year-end approaches, it's a great time to scan the universe of equities for oversold, cheap stocks being accumulated by insiders. The January Effect refers to the tendency for stock prices -- especially...
Last week, Abdiel Capital added to its its Appian and Fastly stakes -- core positions for the top-performing fund. Managing partners Colin Moran and Geoffrey Gentile of New York-based Abdiel Capital Advisors aren't big on diversification. The managers prefer to focus on a...