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  • Greenlight's Einhorn bets on Greek banks, still likes Sunedison

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Shares in Alpha Bank surged more than 13 percent on Monday after hedge fund manager David Einhorn recommended betting on Greek banks and against French debt. Speaking at the annual Robin Hood Investors Conference in New York, Einhorn...
  • SunEdison shares rise on report of Einhorn recommendation

    SunEdison shares rise on report of Einhorn recommendation
    SunEdison Inc's shares shot higher on Monday and its options activity spiked up following a report that Greenlight Capital Inc's David Einhorn recommended the stock at a closed-door investor conference in New York on Monday. The solar company's shares...
  • EBay agrees to spin off PayPal after pressure from activist investors

    In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor. He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
  • JAB Holdings to buy bagel seller Einstein Bros.' parent for $374 million

    Bagel purveyor Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. is being sold to JAB Holding Co., majority owner of coffee companies Peet's Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee, for $374 million. JAB is offering $20.25 per Einstein Noah share, a 47% premium over the...
  • Jana Partners, Greenlight Capital report losses for July: sources

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund managers Barry Rosenstein and David Einhorn, like many other investors, were hurt by last month's late but sharp stock market selloff and are reporting losses for July, investors who saw their performance numbers said....
  • Some fund managers take shine to pricey solar stocks

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Some notable fund managers are betting on solar energy shares, expecting a wave of industry consolidation and lower costs to pay off for the notoriously volatile industry. The optimists, a mix of specialized environmental managers...
  • Ballmer's sole role at Microsoft now is investor

    By stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors Tuesday, Steve Ballmer shed the last of his management ties to the company, ending one of the most lucrative but ultimately mixed leadership runs in corporate America. Ballmer sent a letter Tuesday...
  • Fund managers turn gumshoe as forensic short-selling pays off

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fund managers are increasingly turning to investigative tactics, detailed accounting analysis and corporate sleuthing in a bid to uncover skeletons in company closets that can offer an investment edge in a low-yield world. While...
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter. Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...
  • Greenlight's Einhorn says still cautious, macro bets weigh

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Einhorn, head of hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital, said Tuesday that he remained cautious on the stock market and that second-quarter investments suffered slightly from short bets against French bonds and the Japanese yen....
  • Einhorn sounds cautious tone about stock market

    Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is sounding a cautious tone about stocks. In a conference call with analysts, Einhorn said last year's massive run for stocks was fueled in part by misleading earnings reports. "In 2013 the market rewarded many...