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John Paulson Declares The U.S. Recovery Over

Not only is the noted patriot no longer making any money on the Great American Turnaround, he’s losing money! Lots of it last month, on all of the same things his other funds lost lots of money on. So it’s time for a change. In this case, a change to be more like all of… Continue reading » Follow Dealbreaker on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Show More Summary

Three Of John Paulson's Funds Made A List No Hedge Fund Wants Make

Three of John Paulson's funds within his hedge fund, Paulson & Co. made HSBC's list of worst performing funds of 2014. Now that we're in November, you're going to start seeing a lot of these. All three fund's — Paulson Recover, Paulson Adavantage, and Paulson Adavantage plus were within the top 10 worst performers. Show More Summary

Paulson, Soros Wouldn’t Mind Taking That Home Builder Off Spain’s Hands

At a sizeable discount, por favor. Spain’s Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios SA, partly owned by hedge fund managers John Paulson and George Soros, is weighing a €150.6 million ($188 million) takeover offer for debt-laden real-estate firm Realia Business SA. Show More Summary

John Paulson Really Needs Someone To Buy Shire ASAP

AbbVie’s decision that Shire without the tax inversion break really isn’t worth the $54 billion hasn’t just gotten Paul Singer’s lawyers busy: It also put the probably final nail in what had been a very promising year for old John Paulson. Show More Summary

John Paulson's Event Fund Got Killed In October

Billionaire John Paulson's event-driven fund is in trouble after posting a 14 percent loss in October, according to a Bloomberg report. The event fund makes up about 16 percent of Paulson & Co, which is down 25 percent this year, the report said. October was a particularly rough month for the man who called the subprime mortgage bubble in 2007. Show More Summary

One Of John Paulson's Favorite Stocks Is Crashing

This could be bad news for John Paulson. Shares of insurance company Genworth tanked crashed after the company reported an $844 million loss. The stock was last trading at $8.98, down $5.09 or 36.1%. John Paulson's Paulson & Co. wasShow More Summary

Attention Paulson Investors John Paulson

Your personal gold investment, also known as the PFR Gold Fund, is up double-digits through September. Not the kind of double-digits it was down last year, but, hey, ya gotta start somewhere. And also hope you hedged the hell out of it last month. Show More Summary

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE): Why John Paulson Keeps Trimming His Large Stake?

John Paulson‘s hedge fund Paulson & Co. has reported further selling some shares of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE). A new filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Paulson sold 103,500 shares of the company, at an average price of $10.79 apiece. Following two open-market transactions, Paulson owns some 41.75 million shares of […]

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager John Paulson’s Inversion Bet Falls Sharply

Billionaire, who initially made his fortune betting against subprime mortgage bonds, has been one of the most aggressive hedge fund managers to bet on stocks that would benefit from the tax-driven inversion deal wave that has swept corporate America this year. Now, one of Paulson’s big inversion bets appears to be in trouble as [...]

Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, John Paulson & Steven Cohen

Carl Icahn Reveals Performance of Son Brett’s Portfolio (WSJ) Stock-picking may run in the family. Within a long letter to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) +0.67% Chief Executive Tim Cook released Thursday, Carl Icahn revealed the returns of a portfolio co-managed by his son, Brett Icahn, and another partner, David Schechter. They managed to beat the market and […]

Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson’s Comeback Crashes In September

Hedge fund billionaire staged an impressive comeback in 2013 following three very tough years for his Paulson & Co. hedge funds, but his rebound crashed badly in September, leaving some of his most important funds down deeply in 2014. Paulson’s Advantage Plus Fund fell by about 11% in September and is now down 14% this [...]

John Paulson Got Totally Wrecked In September

September was rough for hedge fund billionaire John Paulson. His Advantage Plus fund was fell 10.6%, while his advantage fund fell 8%. That means Advantage Plus fell 14% this year through September, while Advantage fell 13% over the same period. Join the conversation about this story »

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By Linus Wilson: Taxpayers 1, billionaires 0. One of the myriad of lawsuits led by a "who's who" of hedge fund tycoons got tossed out in Federal district court. Wall Street titans such as Bruce Berkowitz, Carl Icahn, John Paulson, David...Show More Summary

Mike Corbat’s Sales Pitch To Would-Be Junior Bankers For Joining Citi: You Can’t All Work At Hedge Funds

On Monday night, Citi CEO Mike Corbat appeared on a panel at NYU’s Stern School of Business alongside hedge fund manager John Paulson and private equity chief Joseph Landy. The conversation was free flowing and touched on a number of...Show More Summary

John Paulson Doesn’t Want To Run A Mutual Fund, But…

John Paulson’s strategies are pretty complex, if he may say so himself, as he does. So if he had his druthers, he’d stick with making money (and occasionally losing money) for investors as savvy and sophisticated as he is. The only problem...Show More Summary

Cobalt International Energy Inc. (CIE), Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW): Paulson & Co Trims Stake in the First, While Steel Excel Inc (SXCL) Boost Exposure to the Second

Steel Excel Inc (OTCMKTS:SXCL) continues to boost its exposure to Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW), while John Paulson’s Paulson & Co trims its stake in Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE). Following these two transactions,Show More Summary

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Explains To Some MBA Students How He Makes A Ridiculous Amount Of Money

Closely-followed hedge fund manager John Paulson spoke to a room of MBA grads and students on Tuesday evening about hedge fund compensation among other topics. Paulson, who shot to fame after making billions betting against subprimeShow More Summary

Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, John Paulson & Carl Icahn

Daniel Loeb’s Third Point Raised $2.5 Billion in Two Weeks (WSJ) New York hedge-fund manager Daniel Loeb has raised a $2.5 billion war chest to spend on several new activist situations, potentially by the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Loeb’s Third Point LLC raised the money over about […]

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (OSGIQ): Paulson & Co. and Cyrus Capital Partners Disclose Large Stakes

In two new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co. and Stephen C. Freidheim‘s Cyrus Capital Partners reported stakes in Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (OTCMKTS:OSGIQ). Paulson revealed a 19.35% stake in the company which amasses 61.38 million shares, while Cyrus Capital’s stake contains 57.77 million class A shares, equal to 18% […]

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