Greenlight Surged in August

David Einhorn appears to have benefited, in part from the recent sharp boost of his short portfolio.


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Greenlight Capital is back on a roll.

The value-driven hedge fund firm headed by David Einhorn posted a strong 7.3 percent gain in August. This compares with a loss of 1.77 percent for the S&P 500 and a loss of 2.17 percent for the Nasdaq composite.


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