Archive for August, 2016

Symmetric Top Stock Pickers

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The Symmetric Top Managers: here’s what the best of the best are doing in the market Symmetric.io surveys the hedge fund universe for a manager’s ability to deliver alpha through picking stocks – StockAlpha. The Third Quarter Rankings are out. Log into Symmetric.io…

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Above the Crowd – Positioning for Today’s Hedge Fund Holdings Release

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It’s time to take a peek under the hood of hedge fund managers’ portfolios. Once a quarter, hedge funds disclose their quarter-end long positions through 13-F filings, and today is the deadline. These filings offer a timely, telling perspective on…

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A Mattress for All Seasons – Steinhoff buys Mattress Form, Vindicates Contrarian Stock Pick

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They say the best investors find opportunities in the worst circumstances. While others are afraid of catching a falling knife, they’ll step in and see that it’s only just about to stop in a butcher-block. Or, In this case, the mattress. The…

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Succession by Acquisition – Biogen, Merck & Allergan

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Nothing says succession plan like an acquisition. Last month, Biogen Inc Chief Executive George Scangos announced he would step down in the coming months. Today, acquisition chatter has grown so loud, the Wall Street Journal is reporting on it. Hedge funds…

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