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Einhorn Transforms BioFuel Energy Into A Real Estate Business

BioFuel changed its name to Green Brick Partners Inc. and now trades under the ticker symbol GRBK on the NasdaqBioFuel Energy Corp., the former ethanol producer, has transformed into Green Brick Partners Inc (NASDAQ:GRBK) , a successful homebuilder, with...

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YELLEN: Would More Diversity Among Economists Have Helped Prevent The Financial Crisis?

Janet Yellen, the first female chair of the Federal Reserve, is giving welcoming remarks this morning at the Fed's National Summit on Diversity in the Economics Profession in Washington. In her speech, Yellen noted that both economics and finance...

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Fed’s Yellen Says Economics Can Benefit From More Diversity

Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history, said Thursday the economics profession, which is dominated by white males, could benefit from a more diverse range of views. “Did the economics profession recruit...

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Yellen, Welcoming Remarks

Speech at the National Summit on Diversity in the Economics Profession, Washington,...

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Frank: Cook right to come out of closet

Barney Frank says Tim Cook's announcement that he's gay is "extraordinarily...

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Grand Central: Yellen Surprises With Willingness to Displease Doves

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, October 30, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter. Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Yellen Surprises With Willingness to Displease Doves Fed Ends Bond Buys, Sticks to...

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In Private Papers, A More Candid Tim Geithner Speaks Out

by Jeff Gerth Pop quiz: Which high-profile official faulted the Obama administration for the following botched responses to the financial crisis? 1) Policing bad banks:...

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Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: CLX HPQ FB PII ETN

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Wednesday's Mad Money on CNBC: ...

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Richard Branson wants Virgin pilots with no flying experience

Virgin Atlantic is hoping to attract and train would-be pilots without flying qualifications to move straight on to glamorous long-haul...

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Summers: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis'

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In case you just can't get enough of Larry Summers talking about secular stagnation: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis', by Larry Summers, Vox EU: The notion that Europe and other advanced economies are...

Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis'

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The notion that Europe and other advanced economies are suffering secular stagnation is gaining traction. This column by Larry Summers – first published in the Vox eBook “Secular Stagnation: Facts, Causes and Cures” – explains the...

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David Einhorn Becomes Half Owner, Chairman of Homebuilder

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out David Einhorn Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of David Einhorn (Updated on 10/28/2014)Related Stocks: GRBK, DHI, NVR,...

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Lawrence Cunningham, Berkshire Beyond Buffett

Here is an excerpt from Reading the Markets on Lawrence Cunningham’s Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values followed by a little something on the book. Warren Buffett is now 84 years old. Although he is still tap dancing to work...

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Buffett ‘Backed’ BYD Company Sees FY14 Profit Drop 22 Percent

BYD Limited Company's net profit dropped 26% to 28.2 million yuan for the third quarter BYD Company Limited (HKG:1211), the Chinese  automaker “backed” by Warren Buffett expected its fiscal 2014 net profit to decline as much...

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Cramer Remix: Protecting stocks from Fed

Plenty of Wall Street watchers were worried about the Fed. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer sets the record...

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Where to Find Bargains Created by the Fed

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This market isn't as dangerous as it seems, Jim Cramer said onaMad MoneyaWednesday. With the...

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Hedge Fund News: Stephen Mandel, Louis Bacon & Starboard Value LP

Tiger Grandcub White Elm Posts Double-Digit Losses (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) An up-and-coming hedge fund manager who at one time worked for Stephen Mandel Jr.‘s Lone Pine Capital has been taking a beating on a couple of stocks that have...

14.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Warren Pieces: Buffett On Professional Investors, And The Path To Hell

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history In Berkshire Hathaway’s 1985 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why professional investors create instability in financial...

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Cramer: Facebook, IBM, Google, Twitter face-off

Jim Cramer analyzes CEOs of Facebook, IBM, Google and Twitter. Will they make you money in the future? It all comes down to...

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SIR RICHARD BRANSON INTERVIEW: 'I'd be very worried about us becoming Little England again'

The UK’s most famous entrepreneur says too much of the debate about leaving Europe is ‘petty’ and says politicians and people are missing the ‘bigger...

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Janet Yellen Brings A Different Leadership Style To The Fed

Melissa Block talks to Neil Irwin, senior economic correspondent for The New York Times, about the leadership style of Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve.» E-Mail...

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RadioShack Hires Former Treasury Adviser Harry J. Wilson

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - RadioShack has hired former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson to help with its turnaround efforts. The struggling consumer electronics retailer said Wednesday that Wilson will serve as chief revitalization officer,...

16.6 hours on thestreet.com

Pro: Leave Janet Yellen alone!

Changes in the Fed statement Wednesday sent Wall Street into a tizzy with Fed skeptics slamming Janet...

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Jim Cramer Says Investors Have Golden Opportunity to Buy Panera (PNRA) Stock

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer said he thought that this would be the quarter in whichaPanera Breada shareholders would cut numbers without understanding that "Panera 2.0" is going to roll out nationally in 2015. Cramer...

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This Little Piggy Bent The Market - John Mauldin

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Fairholme Fund's Three Recent Portfolio Changes

By Sheila Dang. Read more » »Check out Bruce Berkowit Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bruce Berkowit (Updated on 10/28/2014), Check out Fairholme Fund Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio...

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Jim Cramer Recommends Facebook (FB) Once It Settles Down

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer saysaFacebooka stock is dropping Wednesday in part because investors don't like the social media giant's five-year plan, which includes tremendous growth. Cramer says the company is spending...

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These 8 Stocks Beat Warren Buffett's Portfolio Return Easily

By Dividend. Read more » »Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 10/28/2014)Related Stocks: ADP, RTN, VFC, HRL, GWW, NVO, CVS, TJX, NKE, ROST, ROP,...

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'Sexy Janet Yellen' & 4 Other Halloween Costumes for the 1%

CNBCHalloween is one of the most polarizing holidays — you either love it or you hate. Kids love Halloween because of the candy. Women love Halloween because they get to dress up in sexy outfits without being judged and men love Halloween...

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Guy Whose Quitting Pimco Totally Had Nothing To Do With Bill Gross Treating Him Like Crap Now Back At Pimco

May 2014: “…during a meeting of about 20 Pimco executives at the firm’s investment committee, Mr. Gross halted Jeremie Banet, a French-born executive vice president and portfolio manager, while he was sharing his views....

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Cramer: Don't Sell U.S. Steel or Gilead Sciences on Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aU.S. Steel "is a really good comeback story," TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on Wednesday.a Shares of the steel producer are up some 8.2% after reporting...

22.7 hours on thestreet.com

Art Cashin Recounts What Happened 85 Years Ago Today When The Stock Market Crashed

The stock market crash of October 29, 1929 is probably the scariest Halloween story you can tell a trader. On Wednesday, UBS's veteran trader Art Cashin recounted the tale of the infamous crash in his "Cashin's Comments"...

23.9 hours on businessinsider.com

Jim Cramer on Apple Pay and Drugstores: Apple Is a Win for Walgreen

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Walgreen hasn't had much of a break lately. It didn't do an inversion when it clearly could have, given that it is actually merging with a real live foreign company, Alliance Boots. It had a ton of hedge fund owners...

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Congressional Democrats Assist Ackman In Wall Street Feud

Congressional Democrats assist billionaire hedge-fund manager in Wall Street feud by Josh Kaib and Will Swaim of Watchdog.org / Franklin Center Two years ago, billionaire hedge-fund manager William Ackman announced boldly — from...

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Larry Cunningham: “Berkshire Beyond Buffett” | Talks at Google

Published on Oct 28, 2014 Larry Cunningham’s latest book, based in part on interviews of numerous Berkshire insiders, is Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values . This book asks the billion dollar question: what happens to...

25.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: BWLD YHOO SAVE

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Tuesday's Mad Money on CNBC: ...

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Book Review: Berkshire Beyond Buffett

It’s time to change what Warren Buffett supposedly said about his mentors:“I’m 85% Ben Graham, and 15% Phil Fisher.”For those who don’t know, Ben Graham is regarded to be the father of value investing,...

28.7 hours on alephblog.com

Big Twitter Investor Defends The Company After Jim Cramer Slams Twitter CEO As 'Incoherent' (TWTR)

CNBC star Jim Cramer had a harsh assessment of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's performance during its third quarter earnings.  "This was incoherent. I thought that Costolo was incoherent both within his interview and on the conference call....

36.1 hours on businessinsider.com

Cramer Remix: Facebook and dead wood

After an incoherent conference call and a market rally, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer has had...

37.9 hours on cnbc.com

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Winners in the Expectations Game

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This market marches to the tune of expectations, Jim Cramer said onaMad MoneyaTuesday. It's...

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Cramer: Zzzzzz…Boring days ahead for averages?

Sleepy days ahead? The "Mad Money" host turns to expert chartist Dan Fitzpatrick to see where the S&P, Dow Jones and NASDAQ are...

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Ariel Fund Profits In Q3 From Bill Gross’ Pimco Departure

Ariel Fund Q3 third quarter of 2014 experienced a sharp divergence between the major stock market indexes. While domestic large caps inched ahead, foreign stocks fell, and U.S. small caps dropped rather sharply. Specifically, the S&P 500 Index...

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Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members

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Though veteran activist Nelson Peltz is joining MSG's board, the company's choice of new board members came about after another hedge fund, JAT Capital Management, disclosed in late August that it had purchased a...

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Jim Chanos & Warren Buffett

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Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members (NYTimes) The Madison Square Garden Company surprised many on Monday when it announced — besides exploring a potential breakup of itself — that it was adding two financiers to its...

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Larry Robbins' Presentation at Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada

We're posting up notes from the Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada conference that just took place.  Next up is Larry Robbins of Glenview Capital who pitched a few stock ideas.Larry Robbins' Sohn Canada PresentationLooks for companies...

42.7 hours on marketfolly.com

Frank Brosens Long Men's Wearhouse: Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada

We're posting up notes from the Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada conference that just took place.  Next up is Frank Brosens of Taconic Capital who pitched a long of Men's Wearhouse (MW).Frank Brosens' Sohn Canada PresentationRuns a...

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Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada Notes 2014: Ainslie, Dinan, Robbins & More

The inaugural Capitalize For Kids investors conference recently took place.  In partnership with the Sohn Conference Foundation, top investment professionals shared their latest insights in support of child health research and...

42.7 hours on marketfolly.com

Lee Ainslie Long Qihoo 360 Pitch at Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada Conference

We're posting up notes from the Capitalize For Kids Sohn Canada conference that just took place.  Next up is Maverick Capital's Lee Ainslie who pitched Qihoo 360 Technology (QIHU) long.Lee Ainslie's Sohn Canada PresentationHe...

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ROSENBERG: Bear Markets Don't Just Happen — They're Caused By These Two Conditions

Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg isn't rattled by the recent volatility in the financial markets. "For stocks, it always comes down to the Fed and the economy," Rosenberg said to Business Insider. "The reality is that bear markets...

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Even if Fed’s Fisher and Plosser Dissent Again, They Won’t Catch Up To Henry Wallich

The Federal Reserve likes to operate by consensus, but there are often one or two dissenting votes when its policy committee meets. Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher and Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser both dissented at the Fed’s...

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Bill Ackman’s $90 million ‘One57′ Luxury Apartment Flip Slowing Down With Increased Empty Apartments Around It

Bill Ackman is an American Hedge fund manager, who is the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Ackman’s firm had a very successful 2014 with more than 25% returns in first half of the year. He is well known for some bold decisions...

44.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Some Thoughts on Investment Strategies and Buffett's 1966 Disney Investment

By John Huber. Read more » »Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 10/27/2014)Related Stocks:...

44.5 hours on gurufocus.com

Jim Cramer Explains Twitter's (TWTR) Latest Quarterly Earnings Report

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer says investors sometimes own a stock and are just aghast when the earnings report comes out, which is what has happened with Twittera after its latest quarter. Cramer says he listened to the...

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NY Fed Chief Dudley Spoke Frequently To Yellen On Exit Plans in 2Q

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley conferred frequently with U.S. central bank chief Janet Yellen over the spring as the policymakers mulled a new strategy to eventually wind down the Fed’s ultra-easy policy...

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Perry calls for 'clean break' from Obama...

Perry calls for 'clean break' from Obama...(Third column, 12th story, link) ...

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Jim Cramer: Apple Pay to 'Take the Country by Storm,' Boost Walgreen

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aApple'sa payment processing serviceaApple Pay will "take the country by storm," andaTheStreet'saJim Cramer, co-manager of theaAction Alerts PLUS portfolio, couldn't be happier that two of his AAP holdings...

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Bove Sees Hope In Last Week’s Fannie Mae Settlement

While the settlement was with pre-conservatorship shareholders, Bove argues that it is good news for current shareholders as wellShares of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) had a small rally Monday morning following...

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Cramer on Stocks and Investing: How to Game This Clueless Market

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Can a clueless market be gamed? Can a market that makes bizarre correlations like this one let you in to make money? I say yes to both questions. But, first, you have to accept the stupidity of the daily judgment of the markets...

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Hussman: The Fast And The Furious (Market Corrections)

John Hussman points back to previous pre-crash rebounds to warn investors not to get comfortable with recent advancesThe next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting starts tomorrow, and after the recent market turbulence investors will be waiting...

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Thoughts On Investment Strategies And Buffett’s 1966 Disney Investment

Some Thoughts on Investment Strategies and Buffett’s 1966 Disney Investment by John Huber There seems to be a strange dichotomy in the value investing universe: those who buy so-called compounders, and those who buy so-called cheap stocks. I want...

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The Pampered Chef Appoints Buffett’s Right Hand Woman, Tracy Cool as New CEO

Warren Buffett is confident that The Pampered Chef will achieve great things under its new CEO Tracy Britt Cool and Chairman Christopher DorisWarren Buffett’s financial assistant, Tracy Britt Cool has been appointed as chief executive officer of...

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Fairholme Funds Discloses 3.9M Stake In Imperial Metals

Fairholme Funds’ stake in Imperial Metals Corporation has a market value of approximately $31.95 millionFairholme Funds, the mutual fund managed by Bruce Berkowitz disclosed a stake 0f 3,860,300 shares of Imperial Metals Corporation (TSE:III) based...

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Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: CME AGN UNFI SYK

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Monday's Mad Money on CNBC: ...

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Cramer Remix: Twitter, don't criticize

Oil traded down during the day, and Twitter traded down after hours. Here’s what Mad Money host Jim Cramer thinks happens...

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: How Do You Make Money in a Clueless Market?

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Can individual investors make money in a clueless market that seems change its mind by the hour?...

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Goldman's big, bold oil flop: Cramer

Jim Cramer smells something fishy with Goldman Sachs' reduced forecast for brent crude...

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Bill Ackman Has Promising Backup Career As Condo Flipper

If this hedge fund manager thing doesn’t work out, he’s got a plan B. Also a C, which is star in the first season of HGTV’s, Flip or Flop: Billionaire Edition. It’s pretty obvious Ackman could sell the hell out of...

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Hedge Fund News: Thomas Steyer, Larry Robbins & Paul Tudor Jones

Retired Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Donates $71 Million For Green Focus At Midterms (HedgeCo) Just in time for the mid-term elections, billionaire philanthropist and retired hedge fund founder Tom Steyer has donated an extra $15 million of his own...

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Bill Ackman and His Hedge Fund Are Betting Big

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Fast, Furious and Prone to Failure - John Hussman

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Preparing for 2016 bid: Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC Monday he was thinking about and preparing for another White House run in...

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John Boehner Still Hasn't Sued Obama Over Obamacare. Why Not?

Three months ago, John Boehner threw a bone to the tea-party faction that was nipping at his heels and demanding action against the lawless tyrant Obama and his executive orders that routinely defied both the Constitution and the duly enacted laws of...

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Hussman: I Think The Market Is Crashing

Henry Blodget, BIFund manager John Hussman of the Hussman Funds has been one of the most vocal bears on Wall Street for the past few...

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Watch Cashin: Oil is moving stocks

Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says that if oil falls below $80 it could pressure...

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Hussman: I Think The Stock Market Is Crashing

Henry Blodget, BIFund manager John Hussman of the Hussman Funds has been one of the most vocal bears on Wall Street for the past few...

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Larry Robbins Pitches Thermo Fisher, Danaher

Larry Robbins is the Founder, Portfolio Manager and CEO of Glenview Capital Management, a $7.5 billion hedge fund in its 14th year of operation and headquartered in New York City. Glenview is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an...

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Jim Cramer: Yahoo! Shares Going 'Much Higher' Thanks to Alibaba

a NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yahoo! aare up Monday thanks to its 16.3% stake in Alibaba , which is also up, saidaTheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, duringaCNBC's "Cramer's Stop Trading"...

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Jim Cramer: Why Singles Day Is Both Good and Bad for Alibaba

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "I regard Alibaba as being Amazon with earnings," said TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, on Monday.a Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, is up only 4.5% from its...

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Harvard Responds to Iris Mack

It appears a few people at Harvard University have taken notice of the lack of notice, revealed by Iris Mack, of her book, Energy Trading & Risk Management: A Practical Approach to Hedging, Trading & Portfolio Diversification....

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Short-sellers Are Outsmarting Warren Buffett In 2014

Short-sellers Outsmart Warren Buffett in 2014 by Adam Kommel, President of ActivistShorts.com New York – October 27, 2014 When short-sellers take positions opposite from Warren Buffett, it appears to be wise to side with the short-sellers. In...

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Queen Elizabeth II Takes To Twitter Inc

Queen Elizabeth II today removed a glove to send what was supposedly her first ever tweet, opening the new Information Age exhibition at London's Science Museum. So I tried to get my head around this but felt the need to allow a new friend, Jack...

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Seth Klarman: Lessons For Retail And Institutional Investors

This is the first part of a multi-part series on Seth Klarman, value investor and manager of Boston-based Baupost Group. To ensure you do not miss part II sign up for our free newsletter. Seth Klarman is virtually unknown outside value circles, despite...

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Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

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Facebook Inc (FB) To Continue Aggressive Spending

Facebook is asking analysts and investors to take a long-term perspectiveFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that he will continue to spend profusely on new technologies in the future, and also explained how this quarter’s...   Read More >


The Fed Favors Guidance Over Bond Buys

The Federal Reserve’s forward guidance has been a lot more effective at keeping long-term rates down and stimulating the economy than its three bond-buying programs, says Eric Swanson, an economist at the University of California, Irvine, who until...   Read More >


Morning News: October 29, 2014

Deutsche Bank Posts Loss of $117 Million in Third Quarter World Bank Urges China to Cut Economic Growth target to 7% in 2015, Focus on Reforms Safe-Deposit Box Craze Lays Bare Ukraine Woes After Vote What Could the Fed Do to Address Inequality? QE3 And...   Read More >


Did You Hear The One About Early Release of SEC Filings?

The Wall Street Journal’s Scott Patterson and Ryan Tracy wrote an article yesterday that has sparked a whole new wave of OH MY GOD THIS IS SO UNFAIR rage and ranting in my RSS feeds and Twitter feeds.    The WSJ has a gate on...   Read More >


Over at Project Syndicate: Material Well-Being in America since 1979

Material Well-Being in America since 1979 J. Bradford DeLong Over at Project Syndicate: Over at Project Syndicate:The story goes: since 1979, the peak of the last business cycle before the inauguration of Ronald Reagan, economic growth in America...   Read More >


2 more key Twitter execs leaving

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How Effective Were Fed Bond Buys? A QE Research Bibliography

The Federal Reserve in Washington. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The Federal Reserve’s bond-buying may be coming to an end this week, but it is certain to live on for a while as a topic of economic research. Many of the studies of...   Read More >


From This Day Forward, We Will Watch How The Stock Market Performs Without The Fed’s Monetary Heroin

Mark this day on your calendars.  The Dow is at 16974, the S&P 500 is at 1982 and the NASDAQ is at 4549.  From this day forward, we will be looking to see how the stock market performs without the monetary heroin that the Federal...   Read More >


Summers: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis'

In case you just can't get enough of Larry Summers talking about secular stagnation: Reflections on the new 'Secular Stagnation hypothesis', by Larry Summers, Vox EU: The notion that Europe and other advanced economies are...   Read More >