Tracking David Einhorn’s Q2 Portfolio Moves

David Einhorn, famed money manager and regular at the World Series of Poker, runs Greenlight Capital. Having made his name in the midst of the 2008 crisis by publicly denouncing the troubled financial firms before the full scope of the systemic crisis was known. Recently, Einhorn has been in the news, squaring off against Bruce [...]

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Berkowitz Goes All-In On Financials

Bruce Berkowitz has been a man in the news lately, but for all the wrong reasons. Named Morningstar’s U.S. Stock Manager of the Decade, Berkowitz’s Fairholme Group has delivered outsized returns for investors for some time, but in recent months Fairholme has struggled due to big bets on financial firms like American International Group (AIG), [...]

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Klarman’s Baupost Buys MSFT, BP, IDIX, CPF

Interesting to see Seth Klarman opening big positions in mega-cap stocks, Microsoft (MSFT) and BP (BP). As you can see from the spreadsheet, MSFT and BP now comprise 2 of Baupost’s top 5 holdings reported in the 13F-HR. Keep in mind, he bought these stocks before the big sell-off this month. View my quick valuations [...]

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Hedge Fund Holdings For Q2 2011

If you have a strong case for other managers I should include, send me an email or post in the comments below. Also, keep in mind that I use a perl script to parse these filings into the spreadsheet format and some information may be misrepresented. As always, YMMV. Seth Klarman Q2 2011 13F Holdings [...]

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Portfolio Update: EWS, CSCO, AUY, AEO

With all the market action, I’ve spent more time managing holdings than normal this past week. A quick update on some moves I’ve made: I sold out of my iShares Singapore ETF (EWS) early last week at $13.92. As it turned out, the timing worked out quite nicely as shares worldwide suffered major setbacks but [...]

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9 Stocks to Consider Following the Recent Sell-Off

In light of the recent sell-off and with more volatility possibly in store, investors should be armed with watch lists of stocks and be prepared to move quickly. I spent much of the trading day reviewing 9 stocks which have intrigued me for some time from my watch list. Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) Applied [...]

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