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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: How to Become an Even Better Investor

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. This program last aired Dec. 30, 2014. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What makes a good...

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Cramer Remix: Make these changes now

How “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer would lay out his own...

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Seth Klarman's Trades During Q1 2015

By TheExtraIncome. Read more » »Check out Seth Klarman Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Seth Klarman (Updated on 04/19/2015)Related Stocks: ATRA, MU, THRX, SEMI, BXE,...

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Brian Rogers Adds Three New Positions to Portfolio

By Amber Harris. Read more » »Check out Brian Rogers Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Brian Rogers (Updated on 04/19/2015)Related Stocks: CNQ, LVS,...

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REPORT: One of the Koch brothers just revealed which Republican 2016 candidate they support

Two of the most prominent and influential megadonors in the Republican Party reportedly have picked their man in the 2016 presidential race: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R). According to The New York Times, David Koch told a Monday gathering of GOP...

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England is asking America why it isn't more worried about Warren Buffett's reinsurance business (BRKA, BRKB, GE, AIG, MET)

Is Berkshire Hathaway not too big to fail?  According to a report from The Financial Times, the Bank of England has asked the US Treasury why Berkshire Hathaway's reinsurance operations were left off a list of "too big to...

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Einhorn: We're adding shorts

If company earnings are cooked, so is the market, according to Greenlight...

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Greece to Seize Public-Sector Funds: Economic Genius Krugman on the Scene

How totalitarian will the new radical leftist government go to squeeze the country to payoff the banksters? Pretty far.  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has ordered local governments to move their funds to the central bank. With negotiations...

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David Einhorn really ripped into GE in his fund's quarterly letter

Closely-followed hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the CEO of Greenlight Capital, blasted General Electric Co. in his fund's first quarter letter. Earlier this month, GE announced plans to exit most of its $500 billion GE Capital...

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Fed's Bill Dudley is alert to global liquidity storm, yet signals 3.5pc rates

Head of the New York Fed acknowledges that the institution has a special duty of care for the whole...

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I started a new position in TUBE, in a feeble attempt at enjoying a most prodigious and prosperous life awash in profit–like Howard...

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In Defense of Bernanke's Big Money Payday

Dunstan Prial, Fox BusinessSo people are mad at former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke because he finally caved to the temptation of Wall Street’s immeasurable...

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This market a roller coaster: Cashin

Traders are experiencing lots of twists and turns, but ending up back where they started, Art Cashin tells...

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When Jamie Dimon highlights risks in the market, it’s time to get out.

April 20, 2015 London, England [Editor’s note: This letter was penned by Tim Price, Director of Investment at PFP Wealth Management in the UK and editor of Price Value International.] In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass, the...

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Tilson: Lumber Liquidators’ Offer To Do Indoor Air Quality Testing Appears To Be A Sham

Lumber Liquidators’ Offer To Do Indoor Air Quality Testing Appears To Be A Sham by Whitney Tilson, Seeking Alpha. Since the 60 Minutes story aired on March 1st, Lumber Liquidators hasn’t taken many basic, obvious steps that I think...

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Li Ka-shing's conglomerates move closer to complete restructuring

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hutchison Whampoa Ltd , controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing, and CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd said on Monday their shareholders have approved their reorganization proposal, bringing it a step closer to...

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JEFF GUNDLACH: When Bill Gross told me he was going to Janus Capital, 'I was kind of relieved'

Bond king Bill Gross suddenly announced last September that he was leaving PIMCO, the firm he cofounded, to join Janus Capital to run a new bond fund. But prior to that event, Gross contacted Gundlach about joining Gundlach's DoubleLine...

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Charles Grassley: I’m Not Fighting For Hedge Funds

Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, discusses hedge funds and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the 2016 Presidential elections. He speaks on “Market Makers.” (Updates headline) (Source: Bloomberg) Charles Grassley: I’m...

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20Apr/William C Dudley: The US monetary policy outlook and its global implications

Remarks by Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at the Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit, New York City, 20 April...

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Paul Krugman: Greece on the Brink

Is there any hope for Greece?: Greece on the Brink, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ... At the end of 2009 Greece faced a crisis driven by two factors: High debt, and inflated costs and prices that left the country uncompetitive. Europe responded...

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Dudley: The U.S. Monetary Policy Outlook and its Global Implications

Remarks by President Dudley at the Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit, New York...

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How Benji Rogers is revolutionizing the music industry with PledgeMusic

Watch the FULL program Prefer audio? Great! "Right click" here for the MP3 format. Send to your phone About Benji Rogers This is the latest post from Mixergy Raw transcript Mixergy’s audio transcription is done by Speechpad Come...

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FED'S DUDLEY: 6 reasons why the Fed raising rates won't trigger an emerging markets crash

Markets are focused on one big thing right now: when will the Fed raise rates.  In a speech at Bloomberg's Americas Monetary Summit on Monday, New York Fed president Bill Dudley indicated that it will likely be appropriate for the Fed to...

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Mad Money's Cramer gets hitched

Mad Money host Jim Cramer got married this weekend to a real estate broker in...

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Fed’s Dudley: Exact Timing of Rate Increases Uncertain, Expects Economy to Rebound

NEW YORK–Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said Monday he is hopeful that weakness seen over the start of the year won’t last, in remarks that indicated he still hopes to raise short-term interest rates at some point...

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Fed's Dudley hopeful on rate hike this year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Economic performance will determine when the Federal Reserve finally raises U.S. interest rates from near zero, an influential Fed official said on Monday, adding he hopes to tighten policy later this year."We have to see what...

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Julian Robertson Worried About Bubbles Bursting

Tiger Management's Julian Robertson recently was interviewed by Fox Business and touched on bubbles developing, interest rates, the US Dollar and select US equities.The thing he said he's worried about most are bubbles developing: specifically,...

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Know Where The Exit Signs Are ~Art Cashin

The post Know Where The Exit Signs Are ~Art Cashin appeared first on...

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Buffett or Beal? Place Your Bets

He said Exxon Mobil remains a                                  "You can make some...

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Deep Value Graham & Dodd Opportunities In Japan [Part Two]

Following on from Deep Value Graham & Dodd Opportunities In Japan (Part One), in this part I’m looking at Jefferies’ recently published a research note on Japan’s economic reforms and where they see value in the country’s...

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More Obama & Wilson Parallels

Watching a show on CSPAN3 (yes, it’s an exciting life I lead) involving a discussion of Woodrow Wilson and the Versailles Treaty and the League between Prof. Melvyn Leffler of the University of Virginia, and Oxford’s Prof. Margaret...

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Neutral on Stocks; Banks Undervalued Despite Earnings: Best of Kass

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners is known for his accurate stock market calls and keen insights into the economy, which he shares with RealMoney Pro readers in his daily trading diary. This past week, Kass said he has turned...

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What Bernanke's New Employer Had To Say About Him Just 2 Years Ago

By Tyler Durden Having previously explained the 175,846,629,768 reasons why former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke would join Citadel - the most-levered hedge fund in the world and alleged conduit of fed put protection; we thought it intriguing to...

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Hank Paulson, Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower – Review

Hank Paulson Hank Paulson thrives on spanning divides, perhaps because his own two overriding passions may seem, at least at first glance, to be at odds with one another. As CEO of Goldman Sachs and, later, Secretary of the Treasury, he pursued his...

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Paulson, Dealing with China

Hank Paulson thrives on spanning divides, perhaps because his own two overriding passions may seem, at least at first glance, to be at odds with one another. As CEO of Goldman Sachs and, later, Secretary of the Treasury, he pursued his passion for...

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Thank You Janet Yellen: 291 Square Feet Condo Sells in San Francisco for $415K

Thanks to Fed money printing madness (and insane building construction regulations), this is what $415,000 will get...

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Trader rages at Bernanke's new gig

Guy Adami is ripping the former Fed chief for his new part-time...

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CITY INTERVIEW: 'Britain leaving EU would be an absolute disaster', says Richard Branson 

‘I’m a believer in Europe and I think for Britain to pull out would be an absolute disaster,’ he says. ‘If there are things we don’t like about Europe then let’s sort them out', says...

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Time to Accumulate; Google and Europe: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on:...

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Elizabeth Warren: “The Unfinished Business of Financial Reform”

Moyers Company, April 18, 2015. All Rights...

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Mercatus Now More Pro-Inflation Than Ben Bernanke

Scott Sumner,the Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, chides Ben Bernanke for a recent blog post where he appears to not want the Fed to focus on price inflation of over 2%: Bernanke seems to...

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The Warren Buffett Edition

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Sunday Night Futures

From the NY Times: Greece Flashes Warning Signals About Its DebtBy the standards of his frenzied schedule here last week, the meeting on Friday between Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, and Lee C. Buchheit, the dean of international debt...   Read More >

Links for 04-20-15

Crowding In and the Paradox of Thrift - Paul Krugman Better Housekeeping (on economics blogging) - Economic Principals Public Assistance, Private Subsidies and Low Wage Jobs - Arindrajit Dube Did Taylor Rule deviations cause the global financial crisis?...   Read More >

In early observance of Earth Day, some educational wit and wisdom from George Carlin on ‘saving the planet’

Earth Day is coming up this Wednesday (April 22) and it’s the 45th anniversary this year of the “green holy day” that started in 1970. According to the Earth Day website, this year’s theme is “Global...   Read More >

Global Central Bankers Don’t See Yuan Devaluation on Horizon

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Global central bankers don’t expect Chinese officials to devalue their currency as part of a widening campaign to boost output in the world’s second-largest economy. Chinese authorities took new steps Sunday to...   Read More >

Jon Corzine Considers Launching Hedge Fund

Jon S. Corzine, the embattled former MF Global Holdings chief executive, has discussed plans to start his own hedge fund in recent months, according to people familiar with the...   Read More >

What does Robin Hanson think is the most likely “Great Filter”?

Here is a long and excellent post, whereby Robin outs himself as a strange kind of environmentalist.  Do need the whole thing, but here is one summary excerpt: So, bottom line, the future great filter scenario that most concerns me is one where our...   Read More >

Who's Subsidizing Whom? And Should We Oppose All New Anti-Poverty Programs as Crony Giveaways?

Well, the new meme on the Left in favor of higher minimum wages seems to be that since many minimum wage workers also receive government benefits, those benefits "subsidize" the employers paying minimum wage.  Example from Kevin Drum here....   Read More >

Kevin Drum Claims "We" Haven't Learned Anything from Deepwater Horizon. What you mean, "we," Kemo...

Kevin Drum claims that "we" haven't learned anything from the Deepwater Horizon disaster (the BP oil rig that exploded five years ago in the Gulf, killing a number of people and creating a large oil spill). What is his evidence?  Has...   Read More >

'Will not even be permitted to inspect most normal military site'...

'Will not even be permitted to inspect most normal military site'...(Third column, 18th story, link)Related stories:Iran marks Army Day with cries of 'Death to Israel, USA'...Guard rejects inspection of military sites under any nuke...   Read More >