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Berkshire Hathaway Buys Verizon, Boosts Stake In Liberty Global, Wal-Mart

Source: Business Balla | May 16 2014, 7:45am CDT | by Forbes

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is now joined by his two investing side-kicks, Ted Weschler and Todd Combs, who make...
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STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Growth Comes With A Major Problem

Sep 1 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: Business Insider

The world economy is growing, but not by much. "Collectively, the annual growth rate in the major developed economies averaged a little less than 0.7% in the first half of 2014," write economist Stephen Roach in a new piece for Project Syndicate. "America’s paltry 1% growth led the way, while Japan and Europe, whose combined GDP is roughly equal to that of the US in purchasing-power-parity terms, recorded no better than a 0. ...
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Paul McCulley Identifies The Key Difference Between Biotech Bubbles And Bubbles That Actually Matter

Aug 31 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Business Insider

It's easy to look at charts like the one to the right and conclude that the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s was a lot like the credit bubble a decade later. Sure, the stock market made similar moves. But, no two bubbles are alike. And the last two bubbles were very different. Time.com's Pat Regnier recently interviewed PIMCO Chief Economist Paul McCulley. Regnier asked if we should be worried about bubbles in the stock market like the one we may be witnes ...
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As stocks pass a milestone, investors wonder if it’s time to sell. The bull and bear cases

Aug 29 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2000 and 2008, you might be a lot richer. Plenty of experts think stocks are about to drop. But many others offer compelling arguments for the rally to continue for years. The bulls point to a strengthening U.S ...
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The 6 power players who made the Burger King–Tim Hortons deal happen

Aug 27 2014 11:48am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

When Burger King announced it would buy Tim Hortons earlier this week there was plenty of speculation about the motives behind the plan and whether it could really work. The business leaders involved, however, have a history of big, bold moves, and in many cases they’ve worked together before. Below are the six rainmakers who are driving this deal and how they’re connected. .cb-in-article-promo-slot {font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;padding:1em;background:#eee;margi ...
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A Top VC Who's Put Money Into Uber, Snapchat And Twitter Uses This Motto To Make Investments

Aug 27 2014 9:17am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Bill Gurley is arguably the best venture capitalist in the world. He and his team at Benchmark Capital have made winning, early bets on on Snapchat, Uber, Twitter, GrubHub, OpenTable, Yelp and Zillow. How does he know which startups will go all the way, and which startups are just hype? Gurley says he follows a piece of advice from Warren Buffett. He tells Forbes in a Q&A: “Be greedy when others are fearful, a ...
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S&P 500 CLOSES ABOVE 2,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

Aug 26 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

We're still hitting new records in the stock market. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,115.6, +38.7, (+0.2%) S&P 500: 2,000.7, +2.8, (+0.1%) Nasdaq: 4,571.8, +14.4, (+0.3%) And now, the top stories on Monday: 1. Durable goods orders surged 22.6% in July due to an expected spike in aircraft orders. In July, Boeing reported orders for 324 planes, up from 109 in June. Nondefense capital goods order excluding aircraft — a proxy for business spending — fell by 0.5% in July; However, growth in ...
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Here Are The Watches Wall Street's Biggest Players Wear

Aug 26 2014 10:56am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Masters of the Universe aren't known for having anything resembling a jewelry collection except for one item — a watch. They're collectible, gorgeous and at times incredibly expensive pieces that can be handed down from generation to generation Exactly the type of thing a titan of any industry would want. We've put together a list and commentary about the wristwatches worn by some of Wall Street's most public executives.  ...
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The Take: Burger King moving north and Boeing leads durable goods growth

Aug 26 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: San Antonio Business Journal

The Take is a recurring blog featuring a daily rundown of news and views of interest to San Antonio. Bye, bye U.S.A. Burger King Worldwide Inc. has agreed to acquire Canadian donut retailer Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11.4 billion and move its corporate headquarters north of the border. The deal would create the world’s third largest fast-food company while allowing Burger King to avoid paying the higher U.S. corporate taxes. The deal is being backed in part by Warren Buffett ...
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