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SEC charges LightSquared's Falcone with securities fraud

A Few Months Ago, Whitney Tilson Gave A Presentation That Predicted The Huge Netflix Turnaround We're seeing Today

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Shares of Netflix are ripping today after the video rental and streaming company posted a surprise profit in the fourth-quarter. The stock is trading up more than 37%. Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, who runs T2 Partners, is long Netflix. Back in October at the high-profile Value Investing Congress, he...
A Few Months Ago, Whitney Tilson Gave A Presentation That Predicted The Huge Netflix Turnaround We're seeing Today

How Did Yahoo CEO Go a Decade With "Inadvertent Error" on His Resume?

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The gut instinct for many people looking at news that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson listed a degree he does not hold on his resume is that it's the allegation of a disgruntled investor who is splitting hairs. But consider what Thompson embellished (or, according to Yahoo, inadvertently put on his resume):...
How Did Yahoo CEO Go a Decade With "Inadvertent Error" on His Resume?

Why Did Tim Cook Talk At The Goldman Sachs Conference Anyway?

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Editor’s note: Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits, a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. You can read his full bio here and find him on Twitter @howardlindzon. Earlier today Josh Constine wrote that Apple Doesn’t Care, That’s Why They are Winning. Hold the iPhone. Stop the...
Why Did Tim Cook Talk At The Goldman Sachs Conference Anyway?

Sonics update: Former Facebook exec joins Sacramento investor group

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Former Facebook exec Chris Kelly. Another California tech titan is joining the group trying to keep an NBA team in Sacramento and away from Seattle. Chris Kelly, who was Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer from 2005-2010, is joining the partnership hoping to buy the Sacramento Kings and block Seattle’s bid to...
Sonics update: Former Facebook exec joins Sacramento investor group

Hedge fund suit against Apple hangs on 'irreparable harm'

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Judge agrees that Apple's proxy probably broke SEC rules, but hesitates to intercede FORTUNE -- It looks like billionaire hedge-fund manager David Einhorn won half his battle with Apple (AAPL) in a New York federal court Tuesday. Lawyers for Greenlight Capital, Einhorn's firm, had argued that putting into one proposition...
Hedge fund suit against Apple hangs on 'irreparable harm'

Yahoo Faces No-Holds-Barred Proxy Fight

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Activist investor and hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb has thrown the first punch to the head in what is shaping up to be a gloves-off proxy fight with struggling Internet company Yahoo. In disclosing misinformation on the resume of Chief Executive Scott Thompson on Thursday, Loeb made clear his...
Yahoo Faces No-Holds-Barred Proxy Fight
Basically, David Einhorn Set Up A Huge Showdown With Apple's Management (AAPL)

DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock

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David Einhorn, the billionaire hedge fund manager, sued Apple to block a plan to eliminate preferred shares, showing deep dissatisfaction with the company's once-explosive stock....
DealBook: Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock

Dan Loeb Reveals A Major New Position In Chesapeake Energy In Q2, While Upping His Stake In Apple (CHK, AAPL)

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Billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb just filed his 13F for Third Point LLC.   For the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, Third Point revealed that it has taken a huge new position in Chesapeake Energy.   The hedge fund disclosed a 5,000,000 shares stake in Chesapeake, according to...
Dan Loeb Reveals A Major New Position In Chesapeake Energy In Q2, While Upping His Stake In Apple (CHK, AAPL)

RWW Recommends: The Best Social Investing Tool

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While social media can't predict which stocks will go up and which will go down (yet), there is a growing case for including a social component in your investment strategy. Traditional brokerages are adding social features, and social-media startups are looking to tap into the investors as a new...
RWW Recommends: The Best Social Investing Tool

US charges Goldman Sachs with fraud

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged investment banking titan Goldman Sachs with civil fraud over a pre-packaged mortgage instrument they say was designed to fail.Goldman Sachs created the derivative -- called Abacus 2007-AC1 -- in response to a request from a hedge fund manager who predicted that the housing...
US charges Goldman Sachs with fraud

Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

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Tech company's stock price hit all-time high in September with $705.07 per share, but stocks now at 52-week lowApple's value fell below $400bn for the first time in a year on Monday, as the prominent investor Warren Buffett said the company should ignore its critics and stick to running its...
Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex

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If you thought filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy was the final chapter in LightSquared's wireless network saga, you'd be wrong. Hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone is back at the FCC's doorstep with yet another proposal, which he hopes might snatch the maligned network from the jaws of GPS interference-related troubles....
LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex

Sprint May Have to Return $65 Million to LightSquared

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Sprint said it would have to return $65 million to Philip Falcone's LightSquared if the hedge-fund manager's wireless venture fails to get final FCC approval by a mid-March deadline....
Sprint May Have to Return $65 Million to LightSquared
Judge stops Apple shareholder vote on preferred stock proposal

Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

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Loeb. Daniel S. Loeb, the Third Point LLC hedge fund manager whose fight for control of Yahoo paved the way for Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO, is on the verge of gaining control of another seat on the company’s board. According to the New York Times, Yahoo plans to announce...
Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

LightSquared grasps at straws, slams FCC in a statement

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To say it's been a bumpy road for LightSquared over recent months would be an understatement. However, developments this week could see the beleaguered company reach a critical fork in the road. On Tuesday, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration confirmed that LightSquared's planned network would indeed interfere with...
LightSquared grasps at straws, slams FCC in a statement

Here's Who Owns Apple's Stock (AAPL)

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Interesting tid bits on who owns Apple's stock from hedge fund manager Eric Jackson on Twitter: Hedge Fund Manager ownership of tech equities as of yesterday (per BBG): $MSFT 4.28%, $AAPL 6.53%, $GOOG 7.18%, $RIMM 10.09%, $YHOO 18.95% — Eric Jackson (@ericjackson) April 17, 2012 Retail ownership of those techs:...
Here's Who Owns Apple's Stock (AAPL)
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Announce Larger Dividend or Stock Buyback

Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?

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Multiple sources are reporting that an investor group led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen and including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is close to buying the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and moving the team to Seattle, which has been bereft of pro hoops since the Sonics left in 2008. If the...
Microsoft Millionaire Matchups in the Offing for NBA?

Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

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US author delights Twitter followers with multi-tweet ideas session, finishing with tentative plans to start writingBret Easton Ellis appears to be pondering a sequel to his most famous novel, American Psycho, in which his antihero Patrick Bateman might stalk Gavin Rossdale, murder David Beckham and slit Chris Martin's throat.The novelist...
Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

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A Northern California hedge-fund manager who testified in his own defense became the latest person convicted of criminal charges in a broad crackdown on insider trading in corporate America. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had accused Doug Whitman, of Whitman Capital of Menlo Park, Calif., of making almost $1 million based...
Hedge-Fund Manager Found Guilty in Insider Case

Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia.Todd Newman was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

Judge grants Greenlight's motion to red light Apple shareholder vote

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Judge blocks Apple from allowing shareholder vote at annual meeting concerning bundled preferred stock proposal. #BREAKING $AAPL— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) February 22, 2013 According to a report from Reuters, following a request from Greenlight Capital, a judge has blocked Apple from going through with a shareholder proposal that would...
Judge grants Greenlight's motion to red light Apple shareholder vote

Having Successfully Conquered Yahoo, Loeb Gets His Loot (YHOO)

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Yahoo just announced that it would give shareholders $3.65 billion, a huge majority of the $4.3 billion it netted from a sale of Alibaba stock. There are lots of reasons Yahoo did this, but there is one over-riding factor. Third Point hedge fund manager and massive shareholder Dan Loeb...
Having Successfully Conquered Yahoo, Loeb Gets His Loot (YHOO)

REPORT: Apple's Plan For Cash To Shareholders Coming In The Spring (AAPL)

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Apple is going to do something with its cash this spring, says Gina Chon at Quartz. "Apple is leaning toward additional dividends or a share buyback program as part of its effort to return more cash to investors, according to sources," reports Chon. This means, of course, that it is...
REPORT: Apple's Plan For Cash To Shareholders Coming In The Spring (AAPL)

Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

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Apple has withdrawn from its proxy statement a controversial proposal it had intended to place before shareholders that had drawn the ire, and a lawsuit, from hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital. Apple just moments ago issued a statement essentially saying it will comply with the ruling of...
Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling
Apple's plan for its cash: stock buyback or more dividends likely coming this spring

Here's What Apple Shareholders Thought Of Tim Cook's Performance Yesterday

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(Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday acknowledged widespread disappointment in the company's sagging share price but shared few details about its secretive product pipeline and touched only briefly on a raging debate about how best to reward shareholders. The world's most valuable technology company headed into its...
Here's What Apple Shareholders Thought Of Tim Cook's Performance Yesterday
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