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Barry Ritholtz

Hedge-Fund Guys and Their Stock Tips

The Ira Sohn conference is an important event for money and hedge-fund managers. Just stay avoid from their stock tips.
Hedge-fund managers such as David Tepper might have some great stock tips. Then again, maybe not. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg
Hedge-fund managers such as David Tepper might have some great stock tips. Then again, maybe not. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

This week was the 19th annual Ira Sohn conference. It is an opportunity to raise money for a good cause (pediatric cancer research and treatment), and hobnob with rock star hedge-fund managers. It has become a must-attend event.

Just remember one important thing: Ignore the stock tips.