Hedge fund legend David Einhorn runs Greenlight Capital. Although it's mostly a long fund, he has made some controversial short sales in recent years, including Keurig Green Mountain, Herbalife, and Chipotle Mexican Grill.
By YCharts: An anonymous investment blogger outed billionaire David Einhorn as a big buyer of Micron Technology (MU) shares last November, and the brouhaha that Einhorn raised as a result may produce lasting changes to financial news reporting. Show More Summary
We analyzed the historical 13F filings of Greenlight Capital, managed by David Einhorn, and our analysis showed that his large-cap stock picks returned 0.4% per month between 2008 and 2012. This number is slightly above S&P 500 Index’s 0.29% monthly return. However, we use Carhart’s four factor model to adjust for risk and Einhorn’s stock […]
Michael Lewis is getting tons of attention for his new book "Flash Boys," which questions the murky world of high-frequency trading. Lewis concludes that the stock market is rigged, and it hurts both amateur and professional investors. Appearing...Show More Summary
In today’s morning preview we’re looking at the 3 trending stories and stocks. We watch for unique increases in message volume and sentiment, which you can find on StockTwits at any time. Here they are: Read More...
T. Boone Reborn (Forbes) Aboard his Gulfstream G550, T. Boone Pickens — legendary trader, corporate raider, energy visionary and billion-dollar philanthropist — slides off his shoes and reaches down to grab his feet. He’s got a surprise in store. Pulling his legs up onto the thick leather seat, he tucks himself into lotus position, as […]
David Einhorn is bullish on BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF) and is planning on going activist. In a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Einhorn and his fund, Greenlight Capital, have announced an increase in their stake from 1.42 million to 2.21 million shares. As a result, Einhorn and Greenlight currently hold approximately 35.5% of the […]
A quick note this morning on anonymously stock tips, one I hope will be less cranky than yesterday’s screed. Greenlight Capital hedge-fund manager David Einhorn last month filed suit against the Seeking Alpha website, demanding to learn the identity of an unidentified blogger who had revealed that Greenlight was acquiring shares of Micron Technology Inc....Read More
Trish Regan, Einhorn apologist (Reuters) Ever since the story first broke, more than five weeks ago, that David Einhorn was suing Seeking Alpha, the Israeli financial website has been very, very quiet on the topic. Sometimes they have simply failed to respond at all to requests for comment (including mine); other times, as with Andrew […]
By SA Editor Eli Hoffmann: In November, a Seeking Alpha contributor who publishes under the pseudonym Valuable Insights published a series of StockTalks on Seeking Alpha in which he implied that Greenlight Capital - a hedge fund managed by David Einhorn - was in the process of building a position in Micron (MU). Show More Summary
David Einhorn has watched enough criminal procedurals to do a little gumshoeing himself. David Einhorn, the hedge fund manager, dropped a controversial lawsuit aimed at unmasking an anonymous blogger on the Seeking Alpha financial website, who had discussed one of his hedge fund’s stock positions before it was publicly announced. Show More Summary
By Felix Salmon: Ever since the story first broke, more than five weeks ago, that David Einhorn was suing Seeking Alpha, the Israeli financial website has been very, very quiet on the topic. Sometimes they have simply failed to respond...Show More Summary
Greenlight Capital, the hedge fund run by David Einhorn, has discovered the identity of the anonymous Seeking Alpha blogger that revealed one of the fund's stock positions. "Greenlight has identified the anonymous blogger and has resolved...Show More Summary
David Einhorn, the hedge fund manager, has dropped a controversial lawsuit aimed at unmasking an anonymous blogger on the Seeking Alpha financial website, who had discussed one of his hedge fund's stock positions before it was publicly announced.
As famed short seller David Einhorn says, no matter how bad you think it is, it's worse. We've got proof of his dictum in the form of a new looting scheme, the Disaster Savings Account Act. Since the financiers haven't yet gotten their hands on Social Security, they are looking for new worlds to plunder.
A linkfest of the best reading in fund investing: David Einhorn spars with an anonymous blogger. — Andrew Ross Sorkin, NYT Dealbook A top Treasury official warns of penalties for unregistered Bitcoin exchanges. — Michael J. Casey, Wall Street Journal Witch hunt or no, there’s a good idea at the core of the New York [...]
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The case by David Einhorn's firm against Seeking Alpha could be a watershed for confidential information being posted anonymously on social media like Twitter and the comment sections of established news websites.
Folks from popular stock market blogging website Seeking Alpha will appear in court on Tuesday to explain to a judge why they shouldn't have to hand over the identity of an anonymous blogger to hedge fund manager David Einhorn. LastShow More Summary
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