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Bill Ackman attends the Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs Series screening of 'Betting On Zero' at Guild Hall on August 6, 2016 in East Hampton, New York.

Billionaire Bill Ackman urges Trump to issue a 30-day ‘spring break’ shutdown to quell coronavirus’s economic impact

The hedge fund founder proposed the government pay wages during the "rent, interest, and tax holiday" to avoid economic catastrophe.
Crispin Odey

These hedge fund bears have raked in millions from the coronavirus-led market meltdown

In the last week, two hedge funds with contrarian bets against stocks are surging as markets slip amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Former star Citi trader Anil Prasad to shut down his hedge fund

Former foreign-exchange heavyweight Anil Prasad will shut down Silver Ridge, his macro hedge fund, The Financial Times reported Wednesday.

Goldman Sachs: Investors expect to pull $20 billion from hedge funds in 2020

It's a foreboding sign for the industry that's seen more funds close than open in the last five years.
Ken Griffin, Founder and CEO, Citadel, speaks during the Milken Institute's 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., April 30, 2019.

Hedge fund giant Ken Griffin highlights the 4 key qualities a company needs for a successful direct listing

The IPO market will still see "a significant majority" of public debuts, but Griffin expects many popular startups to employ direct listings in 2020.

Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin calls markets ‘utterly and completely unprepared’ for jump in inflation

Griffin also called the coronavirus outbreak "the most concrete short-run risk we see in the financial markets globally."
David Tepper

Coronavirus fallout ‘certainly ruined the environment’ for market bulls, hedge fund billionaire David Tepper says

Tepper also warned against taking additional risks until the outbreak subsides, saying "if you're a long-term person, you better not be leveraged."
Glenn Dubin (left) is retiring from the hedge fund space, he said on Friday.

Billionaire Glenn Dubin just retired from his hedge fund, and he said his family’s ties with Jeffrey Epstein didn’t play a role in the dec...

His retirement comes weeks after an investigation by Business Insider into the Dubin family's complex ties to convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Legendary investor Bill Miller scored 120% returns though he did ‘nothing’ in the last months of 2019

The typical hedge fund failed to post returns in the double-digits in 2019 — but Bill Miller's fund capped off the year more than doubling.

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital rebounded 14% in 2019 after a record slump the year before

Einhorn's short positions in Tesla and Netflix may have weighed on his yearly returns in 2019. Both equities rallied more than 20% during the year.