Hedge funds are releasing their third quarter long holdings, and at least two big names were holding a bunch of Valeant Pharmaceutical stock — Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors and John Paulson of Paulson & Co. As of the end of the third quarter, Omega was holding 484,915 Valeant shares worth over $86 million. Paulson & Co. Show More Summary
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How does John Paulson feel about Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) agreeing to be bought by Marriott International (MAR)? Based on data reported by MarketWattch’s Tomi Kilgore, the New York hedge fund Paulson & Co. founded by the billionaire investor is Starwood’s largest holder, and may not be thrilled with the price. A SEC […]
It has not been a good year for former Bear trader "right person at the right time" with his subprime short, John Paulson who after getting slammed on Valeant, if not quite as badly as Ackman, moments ago saw a quarter of his investment...Show More Summary
It’s been twenty years since the infamous OJ Simpson murder trial and now FX has served up a handful of preview clips from their forthcoming series “The People v OJ Simpson.” Starring John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Selma...Show More Summary
Usually, when you dunk a tiny flying robot in the water you end up with a tiny sinking robot. Engineers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) want to change that with the RoboBee, which has claimed...Show More Summary
Investors like Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio), Ruane Cunniff (Trades, Portfolio) and John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio) took hits to their portfolio today after a company published a damning reporting on one of their key holdings, Valeant Pharmaceutical (VRX). Show More Summary
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) has been a popular hangout for hedge fund titans. That could spell pain for those including Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square, Jeffrey Ubben’s ValueAct and John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. Reuters William Ackman, founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks in New York on July 22, 2014. Valeant’s stock […]
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Some of John Paulson’s funds have been wiped out in the past two months. Bloomberg News' Katherine Burton and Simone Foxman report that the Paulson's flagship merger-arbitrage fund, Paulson Partners, fell 6% in September and is now up 0.6% for the year. Show More Summary
Ryan Murphy's foray into true crime is not going to be an epic audio book, but if you want to pretend it is, here's 15 seconds of what that would be like — thanks to the powerful voices of John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, and Cuba Gooding Jr.... More »
Methylmercury, a potent neurotoxin, is especially high in Arctic marine life but until recently, scientists haven't been able to explain why. Now, research from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) and Harvard T.H. Show More Summary
Earlier today, one of the most hyped M&A deals currently on the block was unexpectedly yanked, when seed giant Monsanto announced that it would drop its $46 billion takeover bid for Swiss pesticides firm Syngenta. While the deal wasShow More Summary
John Paulson's hedge funds last quarter acquired a 7% stake in Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., becoming the biggest shareholder in the company as it explores strategic... To view the full story, click the title link.
Paulson & Co., a major long-time holding of the market’s biggest gold exchange-traded fund, pared his position in the second quarter, regulatory filings show. John Paulson’s hedge fund firm trimmed its position in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) by 1 million shares to 9.2 million. The reduced holdings was valued at $1 billion as of [...]
Hedge-fund manager John Paulson, who made billions wagering against subprime mortgages, has started to profit from a U.S. housing bet that took longer to ripen: owning land. After acquiring about... To view the full story, click the title link.
Billionaire John Paulson of hedge fund Paulson & Co. is having a very strong year, bolstered by a record setting pace of corporate merger and acquisition activity around the world.
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