Hedge funds

  • AAPL hits record high on tablet rumors

    Two years after Apple first broke $200, the stock sets a new all-time record high

    "If you can keep a good stock down," wrote Jason Schwarz last week, explaining why hedge funds love Apple (AAPL), "then you are able to load up for the ride back up. It's like a slingshot — the harder you pull, the more propulsion you generate."

    As if to illustrate his point, Apple shot to a new MORE

    - Dec 24, 2009 12:13 PM ET
  • Why did AAPL tank on Tuesday?

    Apple fell 2.6% on Dec. 1 in an ugly close that left investors deeply suspicious

    Apple had already dropped sharply twice on Tuesday -- once at 10 a.m. and again at 3:25 p.m. -- when, 12 minutes before the close, the volume of trading suddenly spiked and the stock went into freefall.

    More than 3.5 million shares changed hands in a fury of last-minute trading, and when the dust cleared, Apple had MORE

    - Dec 2, 2009 1:14 PM ET
  • How hedge funds could hurt Apple

    There's an interesting and timely paragraph about Apple buried in the middle of Scott ("The Finance Professor") Rothbort's latest primer on hedge funds (Hedge Fund Liquidations: Five Things You Need to Know).

    He's explaining how hedge fund investors -- technically, limited partners -- are only allowed to withdraw money on an quarterly or annual basis, which can result, when a fund is performing poorly, in a rush of redemptions that resembles MORE

    - Nov 3, 2008 8:17 AM ET
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