Einhorn’s Greenlight Continues Decline

August 5, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Iconic hedge fund manager David Einhorn continued to see his Greenlight Capital fund decline in value. During the second quarter of 2018 the fund lost 5.4% and an 18.3% loss this year to date. Much of the decline has been due to short bets gone wrong, including Netflix and Athena Health. For a more in-depth […]


Athenahealth, David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, Netflix, Tesla,

Einhorn’s Greenlight Hits Red Light in February

March 4, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Performing more poorly than the S&P 500 Index loss of 3.7 percent in February, David Einhorn’s main fund, Greenlight Capital, lost 6.2 percent during the same period for a total downturn of 12.3 percent for 2018. Einhorn explained that his hedge fund was going through its worst performance in its history after losing 6.6 percent in […]


Amazon, Brighthouse Financial, David Einhorn, General Motors, Greenlight Capital,

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,

This Year Hedge Funds Can’t Compare with S&P 500

August 22, 2013 PJ Moore Hedge Fund News

A well-known investment banking company took a look at 708 hedge funds to see how they compare with the performance of the S&P 500. Not so surprisingly, all those funds taken together gained on average 4 percent, while the S&P climbed up by a juicy 20 percent. The 708 funds represented about $1.5 trillion in […]


Netflix, S&P 500, Tesla,

Technology Stocks See Gains after Deutsche Bank’s Upgrade

January 10, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

A Deutsche Bank upgrade recently boosted technology stocks via semiconductor shares. Netflix Inc. shares also jumped, increasing to 13.8% and closing at $98.18, supporting hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson’s statement regarding the company as a top buyout target. Netflix’s stocks rose after the business released its streaming video service in Ireland and the UK. Ross […]


Chip Sector, Deutsche Bank, Netflix, Ross Seymore, Technology Stocks,

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