john paulson

John Paulson’s Hedge Fund Has a Miserable 2012

December 5, 2012

John Paulson has had another rough year in 2012 as bad bets in Europe have taken their toll. Here are the returns  in Paulson’s main funds through the end of October. Paulson’s Advantage Plus fund – down 17% (fund was also down 51% in 2011) Paulson Credit Opportunities – up 6% this year Paulson, speaking […]

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John Paulson “Gold Bubble is Impossible”

November 1, 2011

John Paulson gave a speech last night where he discussed his bullish stance on gold. “I view gold as currency, I was not interested in it as currency until quantitative easing,” said Paulson during his speech. Paulson’s fund is the largest holder of the gold ETF (GLD) and also owns almost 40 million shares of […]

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Hedge Fund Redemptions

September 29, 2011

It appears as though financial markets are sitting under the weight of mass redemptions at hedge funds and other money managers. One of the only publicly traded hedge funds, Man Group, reported a wave of redemptions over the summer months. The firm said clients pulled out a net $2.6 billion in the three months to […]

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Paulson Fund Redemptions Hitting Gold Stock Prices?

July 14, 2010

Over the last week, gold stock investors have panicked because John Paulson’s hedge fund reportedly suffered some fund redemptions. Paulson gained fame and fortune by shorting the mortgage sector via CDO’s. Although there were dozens of outspoken fund managers who foresaw the mortgage debacle, Paulson was able to express his views in the most profitable […]

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