Heavy Hitters Unload Banks

Wall Street Journal, Wednesday August 15, 2012


Heavy Hitters Unload Banks, by Liz Moyer and Erik Holm

Quarterly Filing Shows Soros Eliminated Positions in J.P. Morgan, Goldman

“Some well-known money managers reported significantly reduced stakes in big banks, including J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as well as food companies such as Kraft Foods Inc. in the second quarter.”

 According to this article, a number of managers in large funds have reduced stakes in banks and food companies besides Soros.  They include those in Berkshire Hathaway, Pershing Square Capital Management, Paulson & Co.  and Trian Fund Management.  

It’s baseball season with many heavy hitters in games.  There are also heavy hitters in the games of finance.



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