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    1. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Einhorn sees pain ahead for Caterpillar

      Hedge fund manager David Einhorn forecast on Wednesday a sharp decline in the shares of Caterpillar, projecting trouble...

    2. April 27, 2016

      Unexpected consequences of oil slump

      Crude oil prices hitting a yearly high this week may bring some relief to oil producers. But unexpected consequences of...

    1. January 21, 2016

      Stocks moving in tandem are squeezing short sellers

      When David Einhorn this week explained to hedge fund investors how he had lost them more than a fifth of their money in...

    2. January 12, 2016

      It often takes a short-seller to catch a financial thief

      The particular skill of Gotham City Research, an investment fund cum research group, is finding shares that are about...

    3. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      Pioneer Natural joins energy slide as it ups capex

      Energy stocks are once again being punished amid a sharp drop in crude prices but the sell-off in Pioneer Natural...

    4. January 6, 2016

      US Energy equity issuance: Family ties

      The “Mother Fracker”? Pioneer Natural Resources is more of a distant uncle, or perhaps a cousin. Last May, David...

    5. December 8, 2015

      JAB’s Keurig bid deals another blow to David Einhorn

      For hedge fund manager David Einhorn, his bet against the coffee group Keurig Green Mountain was — until Monday — a...

    6. December 7, 2015

      JAB/Keurig: Coffee is for closers

      A strong cup of Joe is the perfect pick-me-up on a Monday morning. But that quick boost can only mask fatigue for so...

    7. December 7, 2015

      Hedge funds lick wounds after tough year

      What was meant to be the big comeback year for the beleaguered hedge fund industry has instead been one of its toughest...

    8. October 12, 2015

      Famed stockpickers are content to wait for vindication

      “Our mandate is to find the 200 best companies in the world and invest in them, and find the 200 worst companies in the...

    9. September 20, 2015

      ‘The Most Dangerous Trade’, by Richard Teitelbaum

      Short sellers are not paranoid. People really are out to get them. You do not need to be a conspiracy theorist to see...

    10. May 8, 2015

      Fracking: costs too deep?

      Fracking is costly. Whether it is going to become less so may be just as important a question as whether oil prices...

    11. May 6, 2015

      Shale looks more like dotcom boom than Lehman debt bubble

      In November 2007, hedge fund manager David Einhorn gave a presentation at the Value Investing Congress in New York,...

    12. May 5, 2015

      Shale groups rise to oil price challenge

      EOG Resources, the largest shale oil producer in the US, on Tuesday raised the prospect of its crude production...

    13. May 4, 2015

      Einhorn targets US ‘frack addicts’

      David Einhorn, the short seller who bet against Lehman Brothers and Green Mountain Coffee, has turned his attention to...

    14. April 27, 2015

      Share buybacks: who really benefits?

      On April 20, David Einhorn, founder of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, sent out his first-quarter letter to investors....

    15. July 8, 2014

      Short selling drops to lowest level since Lehman

      Hedge funds have sharply scaled back their bearish bets that the value of stocks is about to fall, with the proportion...

    16. May 9, 2014

      Blame the Fed for scale of tech stocks retreat

      On Tuesday Alibaba filed its offer memo for listing what could be the largest technology debut in history. Alibaba,...

    17. May 6, 2014

      Einhorn turns his fire on Athenahealth

      A company run by a cousin of former President George W Bush has become the latest target of the famed shortseller David...

    18. FT Tech Hub

      April 23, 2014

      The big numbers to watch on tech’s big Wednesday

      In a handy coincidence of scheduling, Apple and Facebook will both report earnings after the market closes on...

    19. March 31, 2014

      BlackBerry slides on broker downgrades

      BlackBerry suffered a second day of declines after two brokers downgraded the company following a fourth quarter marked...

    20. March 17, 2014

      Porsche SE wins €1.4bn hedge funds’ lawsuit

      Porsche SE has won another victory against investors seeking compensation over the carmaker’s failed attempt to take...

    21. October 21, 2013

      Forget fundamentals, Fed liquidity is king

      In mid-October, David Einhorn, the thoughtful founder of Greenlight Capital, reported to investors on his third...

    22. FT Alphaville

      October 14, 2013

      That's my answer and if you don't like it... well, I have others, Herbalife edition

      Who are Herbalife’s customers? A fair question, yes. An innocent one, not at all. And answers came there… well many,...

    23. FT Alphaville

      September 17, 2013

      A herbal(-ife) high

      Herbalife was having another good day in the market at pixel time. If that picture could be conveyed aurally, that...

    24. FT Alphaville

      September 15, 2013

      Retro AV, looking back five years...

      Here are the FT Alphaville posts from September 15, 2008. Have a click through. Busy times! If you want to explore...

    25. June 19, 2013

      Cisco: someone write a letter

      There’s never an activist investor around when you need one. Carl Icahn is stomping his foot about how unfair Michael...

    26. June 2, 2013

      Hedge funds: Fighting the Fed

      Paul Singer does not like the US Federal Reserve. Nor is he shy about sharing his opinions on the Fed, its policies or...

    27. May 10, 2013

      Finance: In search of the big idea

      Lincoln Center, home of the Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic, exchanged art for avarice this week....

    28. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2013

      The Ira Sohn Investment Conference diversified strategy fund...

      … doesn’t exist, but it would have underperformed the past year: A Financial Times analysis of last year’s tips shows...

    29. March 20, 2013

      Investors have a right to ask for cash

      Depositors of banks in Cyprus now fear they have less money than they thought while US corporations have plenty of cash...

    30. March 6, 2013

      Qualcomm plans 40% dividend rise

      Qualcomm on Tuesday became the latest US technology company to pledge to use more of its swelling cash flow to reward...

    31. March 4, 2013

      Investors click out of Apple into Google

      Apple’s stock fell to a fresh 12-month low on Monday just as Google hit an all-time high, reflecting Wall Street’s...

    32. March 1, 2013

      Einhorn drops lawsuit against Apple

      David Einhorn has dropped his lawsuit against Apple, ending an obscure battle over corporate governance between his...

    33. February 27, 2013

      Apple shareholders in protest vote on pay

      At least a third of Apple’s shareholders have declined to back the company’s executive pay at its annual meeting, after...

    34. FT Tech Hub

      February 27, 2013

      Apple investors hope for dividend boost at Wednesday’s annual meeting in Cupertino

      Just for a change, Apple investors are jumpy. After ticking about 1 per cent lower throughout Tuesday morning, Apple...

    35. February 26, 2013

      Cisco looks to invest in Europe and Canada

      The chief executive of Cisco said on Tuesday he was looking to invest some of the network equipment company’s $46.4bn...

    36. February 25, 2013

      Apple: core arguments

      Apple is a shareholder friendly company – but not in the right way. On Friday, a judge sided with activist investor...

    37. February 21, 2013

      Einhorn rallies Apple investors over cash

      David Einhorn tried to rally Apple shareholders behind his plan for the group to issue a new form of high-yielding...

    38. FT Alphaville

      February 21, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP US stocks down for the second day in a row. The S&P 500 fell 0.6 per cent, closing at 1,502.42, after poor...

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