In volatile times such as these, it is often best to see what the top hedge funds' latest moves are.

Since hedge funds are only paid if their limited partners make money, funds are constantly scanning the market for what they perceive to be unvalued assets, often in the small- and mid-cap arena. Hedge fund managers who want to get the most out of a stock investment often turn to shareholder activism as a way to increase shareholder value and ultimately boost their returns.

It is certainly worth noting where some of the smartest money is being put to work. Here at Stockpickr.com, we track all some of the latest activist situations for those interested in possibly piggybacking these activist funds.

To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.
Stockpickr is a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com.