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Investing Guru Philip Hempleman Goes Hell for Leather on [AMD] and [BABA] Stocks

Philip J. Hempleman colloquially known as ‘Phil’ is the founding partner of Ardsley Partners and current Managing Partner. He oversees all investment activities- so no doubt he had a direct hand in the latest moves involving red-hot chip stock Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) and Alibaba (NYSE:BABA). The hedge fund legend once managed portfolios for the Oppenheimer […]

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Will Selling Micron (MU) and Apple (AAPL) Stocks Help Revive This Flailing Billion-Dollar Fund?

Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is feeling the pressure right now. In the second quarter his Greenlight Capital fund ditched a large chunk of its Micron (NASDAQ:MU) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) holdings. The crucial question now is: Will these big bear moves bring the fund better luck going forward? Greenlight Capital is a “long-short value-oriented hedge […]

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Investing Gurus John Overdeck & David Siegel Take the Plunge on Square/Amazon Stocks

Welcome to the world of quant. David Siegel and John Overdeck are two of the founders of the unique, and highly successful, Two Sigma fund. In the second quarter, the billionaires appear to have taken a bullish turn on fintech platform Square (NYSE:SQ) and e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). “We’re not your typical investment manager. We follow principles of technology and innovation […]

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Healthcare Wiz Mitchell Blutt Bets Big on These 3 Biotech Stocks

Hedge fund manager Mitchell J. Blutt of the $1.5 billion Consonance Capital fund has made some intriguing portfolio shifts in the last quarter, including boosting his position in biopharma firm Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CPRX) and initiating stakes in drug makers Verastem (NASDAQ:VSTM) and Sesen Bio (NYSE:SESN). Dr. Blutt is one of the first physicians to play a major role […]

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DPW Holdings (DPW) Uses Bitcoin to Reduce Debt; Shares Soar

DPW Holdings’ (NYSE:DPW) long-suffering bulls finally have a reason to cheer: The company announced today that it has used Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency its subsidiary Super Crypto Mining (SCM) has mined through its operations, to reduce the Company’s debt, marking a milestone for the Company and possibly the use of Bitcoin on a commercial basis. DPW […]

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VanEck Partners with SolidX to Develop Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETF

VanEck today announced that it will partner with SolidX to list a physically-backed bitcoin ETF that will be insured against loss or theft of bitcoin. SolidX will act as the sponsor of the ETF and VanEck will provide marketing services. The two firms will work jointly with regulators. VanEck was the first to file for a […]

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