Michael F. Price was born in 1953 in New York. He graduated in 1973 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Price has become one of America’s most successful value investors.
Mario Joseph Gabelli is the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors Inc.( Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors), a $30 billion dollar global investment firm headquartered in Rye, New York.
William Albert Ackman more commonly known as Bill Ackman (born 11 May 1966, New York) is the founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP. Ackman was raised in Chappaqua, NY.
Kenneth C. Griffin is one of world’s top ranked hedge fund managers. He is the founder and CEO of Citadel, a Chicago based investment firm. Citadel is ranked amongst the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world with approximately $20 billion of assets under management.
Not even the first Wall Street investment manager to make more than $1 billion in a year could hope to challenge Wal Mart and come out on top.
In discussing basketball players who step up in the playoffs and elevate their game to do what it takes to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) championship, NBA analyst Kenny Smith remarked, “The great ones have short memories.”
Richard Driehaus is famous as founder of Driehaus Capital Management which produced compounded annual return in excess of 30% net of all fees over 12 years.
Counterpunching is the key to success for legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones II, founder of the hedge funds group, Tudor Investment Corporation.
David Alan Tepper bets big and wins big on big banks and stocks. Appaloosa Management, the Chatham, N.J. fund he founded and manages, held more than $1.2 billion combined in the four biggest U.S. banks, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, after he raised his bets on them during the fourth quarter of 2010.