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Paulson's 10 Best New Investment Ideas

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7. Walter Energy (WLT)

Company Profile: Walter Energy is a producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. It also produces steam coal, coal bed methane gas, metallurgical coke and other related products.

Paulson's Investment: Paulson grabbed 1 million shares of Walter Energy during the second quarter, a position that was valued at $115 million at the time.

Share Price Performance: If Paulson sold out of Walter Energy in July he might have a nice gain, but if he continues to hold shares, he's likely facing losses with this position already as well. Walter Energy's stock is down more than 25% since June 30.

6. Tenet Healthcare (THC - Get Report)

Company Profile: Tenet Healthcare is a health-care-services company whose subsidiaries and affiliates mainly operates general hospitals and related health-care facilities.

Paulson's Investment: Paulson & Co. purchased 20 million shares of the healthcare company, worth $124 million as of June 30.

Share Price Performance: Tenet Healthcare has been a dog this year, tumbling 24% in 2011. If Paulson continues to hold a position in the stock, he is down 19% in the position since June 30.

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