Carl Icahn

Third Quarter Favorites for Hedge Funds: PayPal and Netflix

November 17, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

The third quarter 13F filings revealed that several high-profile hedge fund managers have increased their stakes in the media company Netflix and the financial services company PayPal. Viking Global investors bought 4.5 million additional shares of Netflix and Tiger Global Management purchased 15.43 million shares for a grand total of 18 million. Soros has bets […]


13F SEC filings, Carl Icahn, George Soros, Netflix, PayPal,

An App that Apes the Best Hedge Fund Managers

October 26, 2015 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

There is nothing new about following your favorite traders to plug into their winning investment strategies. Research services make a business out of following the trades of the celebrities of finance like Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn. There is also the SEC’s gift to the copycat investing world, the Form 13F. This form is required […]


Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, iBillionaire, iPhone app, SEC 13F,

The Three Managers that Top the Charts: Soros, Icahn and Dalio

October 12, 2015 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Most of the wealthy people at the head of the Forbes 400 list of America’s richest are in technology, retail and candy sales, hedge fund managers are also ranking well. Among the list’s 50 richest people there are seven alternative fund managers. But among those seven there are three that truly shine. In first place […]


Carl Icahn, Forbes 400, George Soros, Ray Dalio,

Cooperman and Icahn Agree that eBay Should Spinoff PayPal

March 11, 2014 James Heinsman In the News

In a rare moment of agreement, Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors hedge fund; and iconic investor Carl Icahn, agreed that the best thing for eBay to do at the moment would be to spin off its PayPal online payment business. “I give Carl a lot of credit for taking the time and showing the […]


Carl Icahn, eBay, John Donahoe, Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors,

Top Stocks for Hedge Funds: Navistar

August 1, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Hedge Fund News

Seeking Alpha, an online collection of finance-related articles, recently listed a number of stocks that appear to be gaining popularity amongst hedge funds this month. The first is Navistar. It’s value became apparent when Wall Street tycoon and major investor Carl Icahn bought it five times over the past few weeks, purchasing around 21 million […]


Carl Icahn, Hedge Funds, Investment, Navistar, Seeking Alpha,

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