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    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...

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