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Wall Street Gears Up For 13F Filings

Traders on Wall Street will be whale watching on Thursday, as 13F filings from the likes of high-profile players such as Warren Buffett, Bill Ackman and David Tepper will be hitting the newswires.

A 13F is an SEC-required document that all institutional investment managers with over $100 million in qualifying assets must file. The filings can be viewed on the SEC's EDGAR website. All 13F documents must be filed 45 days before the end of the quarter and contain information regarding the investment manager and their recent investment holdings.

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By viewing and analyzing these quarterly 13F documents, traders can see what these firms' investment holdings are and proceed to analyze potential investments based on these figures.

In addition to the already-mentioned fund managers, the Street will see filings from the likes of hedge fund managers Deepak Narula of Metacapital Management, whose Mortgage Opportunities fund posted the best YTD total return in 2013 of 37.8 percent, and Steve Kuhn of Pine River Capital Management, whose Pine River Fixed Income Fund posted the second best YTD total return of 32.9 percent in 2013 according to Bloomberg.

Steven Cohen of Point72 Asset Management, specializing in long/short equity investing, John Paulson of Paulson & Co., where they specialize in global merger event arbitrage and credit strategies, and Dan Loeb's Third Point will also show their quarterly holdings.

Investors should also be on the watch for David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital, Barry Rosenstein's JANA, Carl Icahn, George Soros' Soros Fund Management, Ken Griffin's Citadel and Nelson Peltz's Trian Funds.

Stay tuned to Benzinga for full coverage of these high-profile 13Fs as they are filed over the course of the mid-day session and the post-market session.

In the meantime, click here to see coverage on 13Fs from previous quarters.

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