Tesla Not (Yet) Admitted to S&P 500 Index

September 15, 2020 James Heinsman In the News

Investors in Tesla have once again experienced disappointment with the decision by the S&P 500’s index committee’s decision to leave Tesla once again out of the respected index. Hope is not completely extinguished for Tesla cheerleaders. It often happens that mergers of other companies already on the index will leave a space for the iconic […]


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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 […]


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Chanos Shorting Tesla as Musk Attempts to Buy SolarCity

September 14, 2016 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The hedge fund manager who became famous for predicting the fall of Enron and then cashing in on his prediction, Jim Chanos, is now forseeing that Elon Musk’s Tesla is poised for a similar fall. Chanos explained his position at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference held on Tuesday. Placing his short bet on […]


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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 […]


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