Friday, 31 October 2014
Last updated 10 hours ago
Oct 21 2011 | 9:47am ET
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson told a panel at an industry conference he “hasn’t been getting a whole lot of sleep lately,” reports the Wall Street Journal.
A participant at the Managed Funds Association conference, which was closed to media, told the paper that the Paulson & Co founder said he didn’t like losing money—something he’s been doing for much of this year. Paulson’s flagship fund is down 47% this year and in a phone call with investors earlier this month the money manager, who made his reputation betting against subprime mortgages, admitted to making “mistakes.”
The WSJ says Paulson was relatively quiet during the panel discussion with fellow fund managers Paul Singer and Eric Mindich, entitled “Challenges, Opportunities and What Keeps You Up at Night?”
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Traders form habits quickly. Understanding these and their effects can better equip us to decipher actual market moves.