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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 quarterly, would have returned a big-fund leading 22.37% annually since...
A JC Penny (JCP) insider disclosed on Monday afternoon a nearly $1 million purchase of JCP stock at $0.99 cents. JCP traded at $1.91 as recently as March 12, but in recent weeks speculation has intensified that a bankruptcy filing by the 117-year-old retailer was fast approaching. Javier G Teruel bought 941,095 shares of...
A Mellanox (MLNX) insider bought $2.2 million of the Israeli chip designer as fears China will block a proposed merger with Nvidia Corp (NVDA) pushed the price of MLNX well below the buyout price. Stephen Sanghi, a director of Sunnyvale-based Mellanox since February of last year, disclosed yesterday afternoon the purchase of 20,000...
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 who. In the first quarter of 2019,...
Scion's ADV Part 2 filed with the SEC provides insights into the business practices and strategies of renowned investment manager Dr. Michael Burry. One of the world's most intriguing fund managers, Burry made himself -- and investors in his Scion hedge fund -- hundreds of millions shorting sub-prime mortgages during...
American Capital Investment Corp (AGNC) insider buying by CEO and CIO Gary Kain suggests the current neutral interest rate environment is supportive of AGNC's 11.5% dividend yield. Kain bought $1.89 million of the gov't-back mortgage REIT on May 28. Kain's Form 4 disclosed a $1.65 million purchase of common AGNC...
We know that smart investors buy low and sell high. And as a group, corporate insiders are among the smartest. So why then are some insiders selling near 52-week lows? Shouldn't an insider buy his or her own shares as valuation gets more attractive. At the very least, how about some token buying to help...
We can assume that the 50 best performing hedge funds over the last few years have been doing something right. The managers of the top 50 funds exploited an edge the other 930 hedge funds in WhaleWisdom universe didn't have. No doubt there is a random element to fund performance, but the 50 best...
Two Waitr Holdings (WTRH) insiders combined for a $1.07 million buy of the food delivery company's shares on Monday. The Waitr insiders' purchases came after a March 20, 2019 report by short research firm "The Friendly Bear" ravaged WTRH stock. The report was entitled: "Beware Waitr Holdings: A Public Market Dine & Dash."...
The top Q1 2019 hedge fund was S Squared Tech, beating the other 979 hedge funds in the WhaleWisdom.com universe. S Squared's 19.8% return is based on 13F filings. For comparison, the S&P 500's total return was 3.2%. Below are the top five hedge funds for Q1 2019. Hedge fund...