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Banks and insurers have surged on hopes of rate rises. What now?
Long-term holders' patience has not been rewarded with these two stocks.
"And if you go chasing rabbits And you know you're going to fall, Tell 'em a hookah-smoking caterpillar Has given you the call. Call AliceWhen she was just small. ... When logic and proportion Have fallen sloppy dead, And the White Knight is talking...
Parking money in either makes sense in today's low-rate world.
The Oracle of Omaha was right to slash his stake in the retailer.
U.S. stocks moved lower Tuesday, after the three major indices closed at record highs on Monday.
More Americans remodeled their homes in the spring months as Home Depot matched both earnings and revenue estimates.
With the Bank of England easing monetary policy today, I'd like to point out that life insurance is the most-exposed sector to lower rates. (The second-most-exposed one is banking). Frankly, the "float" ain't what it used to be for insurers, while r...
It's the subtle, yet powerful benefit of long-term investing.
I'm down to tag ends on the following shorts: The "B" shares of Berkshire Hathaway Coca-Cola Fastenal Foot Locker Lincoln National MetLife Netflix Nordstrom Starbucks Walt Disney Co.
Better snap up Alcoa now, before its splits, to take advantage of both its businesses.
It has been 25 years since the Oracle of Omaha befriended the co-founder of Microsoft.
"Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful." -- Warren Buffett The investment mosaic is complex, and the "rules" are ever-changing -- just consider what's happened to the S&P 500 in recent days. The index nearly hit a new ...
Consumer staples are being taken out to the woodshed this morning, with Pepsico (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) leading the way lower. Both are down about 1% so far this morning, perhaps in reaction to Philadelphia passing a soft-drink tax yesterday. Even ...
I'm making a short of Apple (AAPL) my Trade of the Week this week at $99 a share. I recently covered most of my Apple short at prices much lower than today's level, but re-upped my exposure in the past week or two on the stock's renewed strength. Ap...
First the Apple buy, then the role in the Yahoo acquisition.
Let's start the day today with a roundup of news and observations: The Markets I took in some of my index shorts at good prices yesterday amid four weeks of market declines. I remain in a pessimistic mode, but a practical one. Trading around positio...
The secret sauce is not that Buffett is a great capital allocator but that he gets better over time because he knows how to change.
Moses (played by Mel Brooks): "The Lord, the Lord Jehovah has given unto you these 15 ... [drops one of three tablets] ... Oy! Ten! Ten commandments for all to obey!" -- History of the World, Part I Wall Street seems like a Mel Brooks film festival ...
The legendary 'Oracle of Omaha' surpised many on Wall Street in rolling out his investment giant's latest stock holdings.
U.S. stocks ended near session highs thanks to a big boost for Apple shares on word that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway took a $900 million stake.
This may not have been his call, but when Buffett buys tech, he buys it wrong anyway.
U.S. stocks held near session highs as Apple did heavy lifting for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq.
Jim Cramer said Berkshire Hathaway's $1 billion investment in Apple could give the beaten down stock a floor.
The markets have open slightly higher, and here's a short list of what's driving investors' moods this morning: Weak Chinese Data Economic figures out over the weekend called into question the rebound in China and overall global economic growth. Chi...
It seems the "Oracle of Omaha" is changing his tune on technology. Warren Buffett has has shunned tech in the past, but we learned over the weekend that he plans to help bankroll billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid for Yahoo! (YHOO). And this morning, Buf...