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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital is backing Twitter to have a winning year

BI PRIME: David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital is bullish on Twitter, citing new management and restructuring actions.
Canyon's website displays its senior investment staff – all but Mielle are men.

The only female investment partner at $20 billion hedge fund Canyon has left

BI PRIME: Dominique Mielle, Canyon's only female investment partner, has left the $17 billion hedge fund after twenty years.

Legendary investor T. Boone Pickens is shutting down his energy-focused hedge fund

He cited health issues and a "roller coaster ride" while running the company.
Steve Cohen.

Billionaire investor Steve Cohen is about to make his return to the hedge fund industry — and he’s already amassed a substantial war chest...

BI PRIME: Steve Cohen has amassed at least $3 billion for his return to managing outside money.

Clint Carlson’s hedge fund assets drop $1 billion in five months after brutal performance

BI PRIME: Carlson Capital's Black Diamond Thematic LP fund fell 22.1% last year after fees, according to a client update seen by Business Insider.
Bill Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital, speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital Conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., October 17, 2017.

Bill Ackman just took a $200 million hit to his reputation

OPINION: A $200 million fine is bad enough. Paying it for insider trading is even worse.
Crispin Odey.

British hedge fund titan Crispin Odey’s 2017 was even worse than we thought

Bearish bets from Odey against bonds and assets inflated by recent loose monetary policy have so far failed to pay off.

The Republicans’ massive tax bill keeps a loophole that benefits fund managers — even though Trump slammed it during the campaign

"Hedge fund guys," as Trump called them, and other fund managers will still have access to a lucrative loophole with the new tax bill.
An electric board showing exchange rate between South Korean Won and Bitcoin at a cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea December 13, 2017.

MORGAN STANLEY: Investors pumped $2 billion in crypto funds this year — and 2018 will be bigger

There are now over 120 cryptocurrency-focused hedge funds in operation.