Hedgies Take Sides in the Icahn-Buffett-Occidental Battle

Point72 and Mason are buyers, while Two Sigma is a seller.

Warren Buffett (Houston Cofield/Bloomberg)

Warren Buffett

(Houston Cofield/Bloomberg)

As Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn expressed opposing views regarding Occidental Petroleum, hedge funds got busy taking sides.

During the third quarter, Icahn dumped 21 percent of his stake, which amounted to 6.9 million shares, while Buffett opened a new equity stake of 7.5

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