By EconMatters Gold’s been on a wild ride. After reaching a peak of $1,920 an ounce in September 2011, gold has tumbled 28% to the current ~$1,380 level forcing John Paulson to take a 47% loss in his gold fund during the first four months of this year, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary
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ByValue Digger: Introduction John Paulson, the popular manager who is the founder of Paulson & Co., one of the world's largest hedge funds shorted the Greek debt in 2012. I disagree with him and his biggest bets, including his gold stocks. Show More Summary
By Jake Zamansky: Not long ago it seemed that the "smart money" was invested in hedge funds which generated outsized returns for investors. When broad markets fell by 40% in the crash of 2008 and 2009, hedgies like John Paulson, who bet against mortgage-backed securities, made fortunes. Show More Summary
Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they've bought and sold, via "13F" filings. Their latest moves can shine a bright light on smart stock picks. Today, let's look at investing giant John Paulson. Founded in 1994 and owned by its employees, Paulson & Co. Show More Summary
You can get some interesting ideas by watching what the big guys are doing.
Paulson & Co., the hedge fund which notoriously nailed the popping of the housing bubble during the financial crisis (making its founder, John Paulson, a billionaire due to high returns on its short positions) and which has notoriously underperformed the past couple years, has filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2013 with the [...]
Closely followed hedge fund manager John Paulson just filed his 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the first quarter ended March 31st, Paulson & Co. maintained his huge stake in SPDR Gold Trust. As of March 31st,...Show More Summary
John Paulson, whose hedge fund is the single biggest owner of the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), held steady with a 21.8-million share position in the gold ETF in this evening’s quarterly portfolio disclosure – the same amount as the previous quarter. But the story with Barrick Gold (ABX) was different. The company reported a position of 36,000 [...]
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After years of crippling losses, the one-time hedge fund superstar - now just a mere mortal fund manager John Paulson, is offering his (very patient) investors some decent returns. In 2013 there are many high performing hedge funds (nudge...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor John Paulson has put a real estate unit of his hedge fund into bankruptcy to thwart a lawsuit by a lender that claims it is owed tens of millions of dollars related to the recent sale of several luxury resorts.
Closely-followed billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has put his gorgeous Aspen ranch on the market for $29.9 million, Aspen Business Journal reported citing a listing. [via Curbed] Paulson, who famously bet against the subprime...Show More Summary
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Aspen, Colo. Price: $29,900,000 The...
I have a quote or two in this MarketWatch piece about "celebrity hedge fund managers" - I think the criticism of John Paulson has been way too harsh and totally relentless. People forget that a) there's a human being beneath the "hedge fund titan" veneer and b) the guy is a real investor and real investors stumble, all of them. Show More Summary
If you’re an investing wonk that loves lessons in investing process or behavioral finance, billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson is utterly captivating. Of course, if you’re a fan of schadenfreude or are on a warpath against the “one percent” he’s also interesting — but those are stories for another place. A quote in a recent [...]
Since scoring big on the housing crash, fund manager John Paulson has had some high-profile struggles.
The StressTest column appears every Thursday on Fool.com. Check back weekly, and follow @TMFStressTest on Twitter. If you're an investing wonk that loves lessons in investing process or behavioral finance, billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson is utterly captivating. Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term and reminded a conference audience that he had made billions in the past.