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What You Really Need To Know About Investing: Presenting The "Ackman Appendix"

Submitted by Daniel Drew of Dark Bid Bill Ackman Goes Full Suze Orman, Makes Financial Instructional Video Want to learn about the stock market? Now you can learn to invest like a pro from Bill Ackman himself. The hedge fund manager discusses fundamentals like reasonable valuations, limited debt, and high barriers to entry. Show More Summary

'Short-selling is an incredibly lonely proposition,' says billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman

Short-sellers are having a tough time. The investors, who bet against a company's performance and profit when its stock falls, had a heyday in the heat of the financial crisis when stocks were plummeting. But now, amid record-breaking...Show More Summary

Opening Bell: 6.23.15

Ben Bernanke says keep Jackson on 10 dollar bill; Ackman launches $1B bond; Short sellers are lonely; P. Diddy beats son's coach with a kettlebell; and more.

Hedge fund billionaires Dan Loeb, Bill Ackman, and Carl Icahn used to fight, but last night they gathered for a historic panel

Hedge fund titans Bill Ackman, Daniel Loeb and Carl Icahn are all playing nice these days. The three legendary activist investors spoke on a panel hosted by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) at the New York Athletic Club in Midtown...Show More Summary

Johnson Controls Becomes Its Own Activist As It Contemplates Automotive Split

instead of taking cues from the likes of Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz or Daniel Loeb, Johnson Controls has hired Goldman Sachs and law firm Wachtell Lipton, oftentimes weighty foes of activist funds, to study a separation of some of its disparate business lines.

SEC Reads Zero Hedge, Launches Crack Down On Activist Hedge Fund "Idea Dinners"

In the summer of 2014, the biggest activist hedge fund story on anyone's lips was whether Bill Ackman had broken securities laws when he had accumulated a massive $3 bilion stake, or roughly 9.7% of the outstanding stock of Allergan (using leverage via call options), in advance of Valeant's announcement it would launch a hostile offer for Allergan. Show More Summary

Forbes Hosts The Fourth Annual Forbes 400 Summit On Philanthropy

200 of the world’s leading philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and business leaders, includingWarren Buffett, Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, Dr. Paul Farmer, Bill Ackman, Jim Breyer, Michael J. Fox, Danny Meyer, Michael Milken,Peter G. Peterson,Stephen Schwarzman, Jeff Skoll,Spanx Founder Sara Blakely, Steve and Jean Case and Paul Singer, gathered for a [...]

Now we know what one of Ackman's two new investments is

It looks like we now know what the smaller of Bill Ackman's two new investments is. Forbes reports that Ackman's $20 billion fund Pershing Square Capital disclosed a stake in Nomad Holdings, a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC)...Show More Summary

Bill Ackman's Next Dealmaking Bet: Pershing Square Invests $350 Million In Nomad Holdings

Pershing Square disclosed a 21.7% stake in Nomad Holdings a special purpose acquisition vehicle that closed a EUR 2.6 billion acquisition of frozen food company Iglo Foods Holdings on Monday.

Bill Ackman has two undisclosed positions, and one of them is massive

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the CEO of $20 billion Pershing Square Capital, says that his fund has two new investments that they have yet to disclose. During a conference call with Pershing Square Holdings investors on Monday morning, the hedge fund billionaire said he will have a "little more update" on the investments at the end of May. Show More Summary

Big name investors take sides on Ackman bet on Valeant: filings

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's savviest investors are picking sides on Bill Ackman's new bet on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, with BlueMountain Capital and T. Rowe Price adding money, while Viking Global Investors and Jana Partners cut stakes. Show More Summary

Bill Ackman is buying a badass office building far away from the rest of hedge fund land

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman is buying a historic 464,000-square-foot car dealership building located on Manhattan's far West Side for Pershing Square Capital's new headquarters, the New York Post reports. That's far away from whereShow More Summary

The Bright Side of Short Sellers

I once wrote a defense of Bill Ackman‘s short selling of Herbalife. I argued that for all short sellers get criticized they may in fact be performing a service. I believe I now have a less ambiguous case to support this thesis. Whitney Tilson is a hedge fund manager who took a significant short position…

Watch the CEO of Howard Hughes Corp sing a duet with Vanessa Williams

A swanky party hosted by Boys & Girls Harbor in New York City brought together some big names from the arts, entertainment and  finance  industries Wednesday night. The 2015 Salute to Achievement event featured Bill Ackman, famed architect...Show More Summary

Forbes think Bill Ackman might be the next Warren Buffett

Legendary activist investor Bill Ackman is trying to change his image from the "corporate raider everyone loves to hate" to something much friendlier, according to this month's Forbes cover story. And that something might look like Warren...Show More Summary

Bill Ackman presented on his two favorite stocks on Monday — here's the full slide deck

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the CEO of $20 billion Pershing Square Capital, was the closer at the 20th annual Sohn Conference. Ackman shared two investment picks, consumer products company Jarden Corp. and Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant. Show More Summary

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