All posts tagged "Bill Ackman"

  • Bill Ackman & Carl Icahn Debate
    Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn in Major Mudslinging Contest

    CNBC’s Scott Wapner hosted an entertaining and contentious debate between hedge fund managers Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn this afternoon. Early on referring to “this Ackman guy,” Icahn proceeded to describe his nemesis as “like the cry-baby...

    • Posted January 25, 2013
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  • Mario Gabelli August 2012
    Mario Gabelli on Following Leaders Bill Ackman and John Malone

    For those who don’t have the time or inclination for engaging in the analysis of individual securities, investors have the option to follow or anticipate leading investor’s moves. Mario Gabelli, chairman and chief executive officer of Gamco...

    • Posted August 12, 2012
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  • Bill Ackman Thinks Diversification is for the Lazy

    Bill Ackman made a speech at the Active/Passive Investor conference in which he referred to those investors who overdiversify as lazy. “They haven’t done enough research into any of their companies. If they’ve got 200 positions, do...

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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  • Jeffrey Goldberg, "I took a random walk down Wall Street and got hit by a bus."

    Writing for the Atlantic, reporter Jeffrey Goldberg describes his very entertaining and non-lucrative foray into the world of investing. Goldberg encounters hedge fund managers Bill Ackman and Seth Klarman; nobel prize winner Daniel Kahneman; Merrill Lynch chief...

    • Posted April 24, 2009
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  • Jeremy Grantham, Bill Ackman, Chris Orndorff and Bob Doll Think it’s Time to Buy

    In a recent article published at Reuters, Jeremy Grantham, Bill Ackman, Chris Orndorff and Bob Doll expressed their belief that stocks have fallen below intrinsic value and although they may fall more, several years from now October...

    • Posted October 17, 2008
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  • Dancing with the Investing Stars

    Following is a listing of some very well-known money managers and their recent performance. These are the results of their stock picks from Gurufocus.com. The numbers make me feel better about my own performance. All data is...

    • Posted July 11, 2008
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  • Predictions through 5/9/08

    On May 7, 2008, Hilary Kramer, on The Nightly Business Report, recommended several scrap metal recyclers including: Metalico (MEA, 13.70) who she said should reach 20 as they continue to buy smaller recyclers. Kramer also said Metalico...

    • Posted May 10, 2008
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