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CHART OF THE DAY: Marissa Mayer Is Beating Google (GOOG, YHOO)

The Efficient Community Hypothesis

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The visionary Stowe Boyd recently kindly invited me to give a talk at his awesome Social Business Edge conference next week. I couldn't make it, unfortunately — so here's the talk I was going to give instead. Enjoy!! "Why Are 25 Hedge Fund Managers Worth 658,000 teachers?" A poignant question...
The Efficient Community Hypothesis

The Fabulous Life Of David Einhorn--The Billionaire Hedge Funder Going To Battle Against Apple

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David Einhorn, the founder of Greenlight Capital, is one of the most closely followed hedge fund managers. When he talks about a company, the stock is likely to move and even he knows it.  "Apparently now I'm a verb," Einhorn jokingly told the audience at the Value Investing Congress last...
The Fabulous Life Of David Einhorn--The Billionaire Hedge Funder Going To Battle Against Apple

Why Silicon Valley and Wall Street See Facebook So Differently

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There’s a strange gap between a startup world still mostly bullish on Facebook, which views its declining stock as little more than a temporary set back, and the mainstream media/Wall Street world that views the company is an over-hyped disappointment, gleefully jumping up and down on its premature grave...
Why Silicon Valley and Wall Street See Facebook So Differently

Law Professor Says One Of Romney's Tax-Avoidance Schemes Is Illegal

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Legal experts continue to crawl through the massive cache of Mitt Romney's Bain fund documents that Gawker published on Thursday. And one law professor, Victor Fleischer of the University of Colorado, believes he has found a tax-avoidance trick used by the funds that is not merely outrageous but actually...
Law Professor Says One Of Romney's Tax-Avoidance Schemes Is Illegal
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Herbalife stock trading halted amid allegations of insider trading at auditing firm

Hedge Funder Dan Loeb Calls For The Breakup of Sony

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TOKYO (Reuters) - A New York-based hedge fund with a reputation as an activist investor has proposed that Sony Corp spin off its entertainment division via an IPO, saying the move could boost the Japanese electronics firm's shares by as much as 60 percent. An IPO of Sony Entertainment, which...
Hedge Funder Dan Loeb Calls For The Breakup of Sony

CHART OF THE DAY: Here's Who Owns Apple Stock

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The vast majority of Apple's stock is owned by financial advisors -- a whopping 84%. Hedge fund managers are the next biggest owner, with 7%. Only 1% is owned by individual investors, and another 1% by mutual funds. These numbers come from Eric Jackson, who dug them up from Bloomberg...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here's Who Owns Apple Stock

Here's The Romney-Bain Tax-Avoidance Scheme That A Law Professor Says Is Illegal

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Legal experts continue to crawl through the massive cache of Mitt Romney's Bain fund documents that Gawker published on Thursday. And one law professor, Victor Fleischer of the University of Colorado, believes he has found a tax-avoidance trick used by the funds that is illegal. For starters, the Gawker...
Here's The Romney-Bain Tax-Avoidance Scheme That A Law Professor Says Is Illegal

Third Point Is Latest Fund to Shed Its Apple Shares

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Add billionaire investor Dan Loeb to the list of hedge fund managers who have bailed on Apple recently. Loeb’s Third Point Capital, which held 710,000 shares of Apple in the third quarter, unloaded them all in the fourth, according to a new SEC filing. The company is the latest in...
Third Point Is Latest Fund to Shed Its Apple Shares

Meet the men who carved $96B out of Apple’s market value

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A gathering of hedge fund managers in Manhattan sends the share price on a wild ride Jeffrey Gundlach. Reuters FORTUNE — See on the chart at right where Apple’s (AAPL) share price dropped to just over $540 shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday? That corresponds roughly to when the fund manager...
Meet the men who carved $96B out of Apple’s market value

Does former MySpace CEO think Facebook’s stock value will last?

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No one knows how hard the mighty can fall quite like Mike Jones. Jones was MySpace’s most recent CEO; his job was to assess a faltering social app and see if it was saveable. Since Jones saw a once-powerful network through a period of layoffs, restructuring, and an eventual sale...
Does former MySpace CEO think Facebook’s stock value will last?

Harvard's Top 5 Endowment Managers Make Almost As Much As All 450 Professors Combined

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Ron Unz of the American Conservative posits that 375-year old Harvard University has grown so rich that it is now essentially a giant hedge fund with a little school attached. The evidence: Harvard's endowment is now back over $30 billion. To manage this endowment, Harvard employs a platoon of in-house...
Harvard's Top 5 Endowment Managers Make Almost As Much As All 450 Professors Combined
In Defense Of The High-Frequency Hackers

Why The Proxy Battle To Dismantle Yahoo's Board Probably Won't Work

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Two massive pension funds are getting together to wage a proxy battle that would completely wipe out and rebuild Yahoo's Board of Directors at the company's meeting tomorrow, but it's time to get real -- they probably won't get what they want. At least not exactly. Proxy battles became...
Why The Proxy Battle To Dismantle Yahoo's Board Probably Won't Work
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