Search for David Einhorn and
  1. 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 of...

  2. 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, which...

  1. 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...

  2. 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 Wednesday. The...

  3. 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 by...

  4. 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 over...

  5. 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 quarter,...

  6. 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,...

  7. 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 first...

  8. 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 other...

  9. 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 Dell’s...

  10. 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 its...

  11. 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. Taking...

  12. 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...

  13. 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 to...

  14. 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 its...

  15. 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 struggle...

  16. 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 $9bn...

  17. 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...

  18. 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 stock...

  19. 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 gross...

  20. 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 David...

  21. 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 stock,...

  22. 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 data...

  23. February 21, 2013

    Einhorn under fire from Greenlight investor

    David Einhorn has been attacked by one of his own investors for the tactics used by his $9bn hedge fund in its battle with...

  24. February 19, 2013

    Apple in court over Einhorn objections

    Apple argued in a Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday that next week’s shareholder vote on governance changes should go ahead,...

  25. February 15, 2013

    Why short-sellers get short shrift

    No economist could remain unmoved by the brouhaha that has engulfed Herbalife, the nutritional supplements company. The...

  26. February 15, 2013

    Einhorn raised Apple stake by nearly 50%

    David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital raised its holding in Apple by nearly 50 per cent in the last three months of last year,...

  27. February 13, 2013

    Activists keep tech sector on its toes

    The last time David Einhorn, the hedge fund activist behind Greenlight Capital, tried to nudge a large and venerable...

  28. February 12, 2013

    Apple downplays Einhorn suit as ‘sideshow’

    Tim Cook on Tuesday said he was “seriously” considering returning more of Apple’s $137bn cash hoard to investors as the...

  29. FT Tech Hub

    February 12, 2013

    Liveblog: Apple's Tim Cook speaks to investors

    The Apple CEO has had no shortage of advice from Wall Street lately on what to do with his company’s $137bn cash mountain....

  30. February 10, 2013

    Einhorn shows attacking instinct on Apple

    In a New Year letter to investors in his $8.8bn hedge fund, David Einhorn reflected on trading losses it suffered in the...

  31. February 8, 2013

    Apple dispute highlights investor dilemma

    What is Apple’s business worth? Is it $440bn, the company’s market capitalisation on Friday afternoon? Is it $303bn, the...

  32. February 8, 2013

    Wave of money eludes the real economy

    It is tough to get money out of a bank these days. Five years after the financial crisis, most are still trying to rebuild...

  33. FT Alphaville

    February 8, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    A 6 per cent drop in Sony shares stood out as Asian stock markets fell. The Nikkei fell more than 1 per cent. Japan posted a...

  34. February 7, 2013

    Apple: alchemy has limits

    David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital thinks he can turn lead into gold. The base metal is Apple’s valuation. Apple earned...

  35. February 7, 2013

    Bold attempt to unlock tech cash reserves

    The tech industry’s near-$500bn treasure chest has become one of the stock market’s most alluring targets – and some...

  36. February 7, 2013

    Apple under pressure on $137bn cash pile

    An activist hedge fund has thrown down the gauntlet to Apple, pushing it to consider new ways to return billions of dollars...

  37. FT Alphaville

    January 16, 2013

    A bit of post-Sohn naming and shaming

    The 17th annual Sohn conference took place last May in New York and drew a star-studded panel of fund managers to offer (a...

  38. January 10, 2013

    Herbalife hits back at Pershing ‘myths’

    Herbalife, the nutritional supplement company accused of being a pyramid scheme by short seller Bill Ackman, on Thursday...

Search for David Einhorn and