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Stock Market Superstars

Jeff McCord and John Thiessen were featured in Bob Thompson’s book “Stock Market Superstars: Secrets of Canada’s Top Stock Pickers”. Click here to read the details of the book.

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Globe & Mail

Passion was the key in our search for money managers TOM BRADLEY Globe & Mail: May 12, 2007 Other than the pittance that The Globe and Mail pays me for my columns, I haven’t received a paycheque in two years. Despite not getting paid by anyone, I never really retired in the work sense – …

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Morning Coffee

Morning Coffee – Canadian and U.S. Comments for Wednesday January 17, 2007 Vertex (n.) – 1. the highest point of anything; apex. 2. the point of intersection of the two sides of an angle. 3. a young, budding Berkshire Hathaway or Quantum Fund? Bloomberg rated every hedge fund under the sun relative to its style …

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Bloomberg – #1 Top Non-US Event Driven Fund 2006

When Mirant Corp. made a $7.86 billion hostile bid for NRG Energy Inc. in May, Barry Rosenstein, founder of Jana Partners LLC, went to work. Jana and serveral other hedge funds that bought shares in Atlanta-based power producer Mirant denounced that acquisition as overpriced. The hedge funds won. Mirant eventually dropped its bid and, to …

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Bloomberg – #2 Top Non-Us Event Driven Fund 2005

During the 1980s and ’90s, Carl Icahn was vilified as a corporate raider. Now, the billionaire financier has leapt back into the spotlight – as a hedge fund manager. Icahn, 69, has opened two funds to invest in companies he thinks need shaking up. Such event-driven hedge funds, which try to profit from corporate events …

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