Notes From Ira Sohn Conference 2013: Einhorn, Druckenmiller, Eisman & More ~ market folly

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Notes From Ira Sohn Conference 2013: Einhorn, Druckenmiller, Eisman & More

Today we present notes from the 2013 Ira Sohn Conference in New York.  The 18th annual event featured top hedge fund managers presenting investment ideas and the proceeds from the event benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment via the Sohn Conference Foundation.  Summaries of each speaker's talk are linked below.

Notes From Ira Sohn Conference 2013

Stanley Druckenmiller (Druckenmiller Family Office) on commodities, short Australian Dollar

David Einhorn (Greenlight Capital) on Oil States International (OIS)

Steve Eisman (Emrys Partners) on housing plays: OCN, LEN, PHM, FBHS, FOR, CLNY, AMWD

Paul Singer (Elliott Management): a financial overview & history of markets

Jim Chanos (Kynikos Associates): short disk drive makers Seagate & Western Digital

Kyle Bass (Hayman Capital) on Dex Media (DXM) and Japan

Bill Ackman (Pershing Square): long Procter & Gamble (PG)

Jeffrey Gundlach (DoubleLine) on quantitative easing, short French bonds, short Chipotle

Jonathon Jacobson (Highfields Capital): Short Digital Realty Trust (DLR)

Mitchell Julis (Canyon Partners) on Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) & Apple (AAPL)

Keith Meister (Corvex Management): long Time Warner Telecom (TWTC) & Level 3 (LVLT)

David Stemerman (Conatus Capital): short African Bank (ABL:SJ)

Li Lu (Himalaya Capital) on Korean preferreds (Samsung, Hyundai)

Clifton Robbins (Blue Harbour Group) on CACI & Akamai

Tor Olav Troim (Seadrill) on opportunities in cyclical industries

Simeon McMillan (Columbia MBA, investment contest winner) on Tribune Company

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