Radius Health Inc NASDAQ: RDUS, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA ADR NYSE: PBR and Novacopper Inc NYSEMKT: NCQ are today's top-gaining billionaire stock picks midday. The losers are dELiA*s, Inc. NASDAQ: DLIA, KiOR Inc NASDAQ: KIOR and Tasman Metals Ltd NYSEMKT: TAS. Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter Radius Health Continues 2014 Climb Radius Health Inc ( RDUS - Get Report) surged +10.98% early in the day this Tuesday. The biopharmaceutical company has had a stellar run in 2014, its price climbing +94.38% year-to-date and +91.28% in the past three months alone. Farallon Capital initiated a 1.3-million-share stake in RDUS in Q2 and has made a nice gain on the investment. Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA ADR ( PBR - Get Report) climbed +8.16% midday. Cowen and Company recently initiated coverage of the stock, giving it an outperform rating and a $23.00 price target. The Ray Dalio pick is up +29.78% YTD. Taking the third and final spot on today's list of midday gainers is Novacopper Inc NYSEMKT:NCQ, up +6.49%. Short interest in the firm is on the decline and fell 1.7% in August, and its price is down -30.26% year-to-date. Both Seth Klarman and John Paulson have had positions in the mineral exploration company since the second quarter of 2012. dELiA*s Dives Troubled teen apparel retailer dELiA*s, Inc. ( DLIA) plummeted -26.3% midday today, putting its five-day loss at -54.37%. DLIA is currently trading just a couple of cents away from its 52-week low of $0.19. Tiger Global has taken a hit with this one. KiOR Inc ( KIOR) reached the middle of the day posting a -13.64% loss, coming back down from yesterday's gain. The renewable fuels company was a new investment for George Soros in Q2. Tasman Metals Ltd NYSEMKT:TAS dipped -13.57%, bringing its 30-day loss to a total -32.08%. Soros initiated a position in the mineral exploration company in Q4 2011 and has maintained his 1.667 million TAS shares since. The billionaire is continuing to wait for this investment to pay off.
TheStreet’s Fundamentals of Investing Course will teach you the keys to making the right decisions in any market.
TheStreet’s Personal Finance Essentials Course will teach you money management basics and investing strategies to help you avoid major financial pitfalls.
TheStreet Courses offers dedicated classes designed to improve your investing skills, stock market knowledge and money management capabilities.
More from Stocks
Stocks Rise After Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, Signals Possible Cuts
Stocks end higher as Fed holds rates steady and hints at cuts to come.
Jerome Powell: Digital Currencies Are in Their Infancies
Jerome Powell talked about Facebook's Libra, cryptocurrencies and why he doesn't think that digital currencies are ready to overtake currencies.