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Bernanke: No risk of hard landing in China

Ben Bernanke said that China's economic slowdown should not worry markets as there was no risk of a hard...

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SEC Vindicates Deutsche Bank Derivatives Whistleblowers Eric Ben-Artzi and Matthew Simpson

Three SEC whistleblowers have been proven right in charging Deutsche Bank with misreporting its biggest derivatives risk,. the bank, predictably, looks to have gotten off...

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Bernanke sees no risk of hard landing in China, bullish on US economy

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that China's economic slowdown should not worry markets as there was no risk of a hard landing, and emphasized that a move to raise U.S. rates should be viewed as a positive sign...

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Amy Schumer acts as Bill Cosby's defender in public opinion court skit

"I believe it was my mentor, the great Bill Cosby, who said, 'drink this!'" Amy Schumer began her Cosby bit with a short standup set on her show Inside Amy Schumer on Tuesday. The 77-year-old comedian has recently been accused of...

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Bernanke sees no extreme moves in U.S. markets, asset prices

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday there were no signs of extreme movements in the U.S. real estate and financial markets, but criticized the U.S. Congress for failing to approve the IMF reform...

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Goldman Appoints Cohen to Global Head of Financial Sponsor M&A

Goldman Sachs Group announced the appointment of Stephanie Cohen to global head of financial sponsor M&A. The new role has been created to bolster the firm's private equity dealmaking efforts. read more ...

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Here's Why Jim Cramer Is Watching Costco Ahead of Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer is watching membership warehouse club Costco  ahead of third-quarter earnings, expected Wednesday.Cramer says Costco stock has been down a lot and this may be an...

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Cannell Capital Letter to Jim Cramer [throwback]

December 2, 2014 Mr. James J. Cramer Director TheStreet, Inc. 14 Wall Street New York, NY 10005 Cannell Capital LLC - that twenty-two-year-old SEC-registered investment advisor which manages sundry accounts that collectively owned 8.95% percent...

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Bill Nye teams up with Amy Schumer to explain the universe

Warning: This post contains strong language that some may find offensive. Bill Nye the Science Guy, a.k.a the explainer of things for millennials, stopped by Inside Amy Schumer to explain just what the universe is for During the skit, Nye reveals that...

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Wonkblog: Yellen to skip key central bank conference

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will not attend this summer's central bank meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., one of the highest-profile gatherings of international economists and policymakers.The intimate, invite-only gathering in the Grand Tetons...

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Yellen to skip key central bank conference

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will not attend this summer's central bank meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., one of the highest-profile gatherings of international economists and...

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: How to Profit From a Hideous Day for Stocks

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today was a hideous day for all stocks, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers...

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Legion Partners’ Abandons Proxy Fight At Perry Ellis

A little late to this, but here’s the jist, Perry Ellis’ CEO stepped down last week and brought on two new directors. That was enough to please Legion Partners.One of the directors is a former PVH Corp. executive. And yet, one big...

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Cramer Remix: It's too low to sell now

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on a stock you shouldn't abandon...

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GM Stock Suffers More Blows; Jim Cramer Calls It 'Painful'

DETROIT (TheStreet) -- General Motors shareholders just can't catch a break.   On, Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that federal prosecutors are moving toward filing criminal charges against the automaker in connection...

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Cramer: Spot gems beneath market rubble

Jim Cramer teaches investors how to find the best bargains hidden in the rubble of the...

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Fed’s Yellen Plans to Skip This Year’s Jackson Hole Conference

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen plans to skip the central bank’s high-profile conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this year. Ms. Yellen “does not plan to attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Jackson Hole Economic...

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Amy Schumer pretended to tolerate contestants on 'The Bachelorette'

In a perfect world, Amy Schumer would be on call to critique all your suitors who think they're funny. She could save all of us from politely feigning laughter when dates tell bad jokes. The Bachelorette's Kaitlyn Bristowe got some life-saving...

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Mohnish Pabrai: Did Warren Buffett Try to Buy IKEA?

Did Warren Buffett Try to Buy IKEA – Mohnish Pabrai The post Mohnish Pabrai: Did Warren Buffett Try to Buy IKEA? appeared first on ValueWalk. Like this article? Sign up for our free newsletter to get articles delivered to your inbox ...

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Lessons From Warren Buffett: Three Tips For Lazy Investors

Stock market investing “is simple, but isn’t easy” according to US investor Warren Buffett. Here are three tips that can help to make it both. Tim Bennett Explains: Three Tips For Lazy Investors The post Lessons From Warren Buffett:...

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Ken Fisher Loves These Two Dividend-Payer Banks

By ovenerio. Read more » »Check out Ken Fisher Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ken Fisher (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks: JPM, WFC,...

10.6 hours on gurufocus.com

George Soros Warns of World War Between US & China [AUDIO]

George Soros On Bretton Woods 2015 Annual Meeting Luncheon. This is the famous conference where George Soros warned of a potential world war between China and the US – that segment is mainly discussed about 18 minutes into the main segment...

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Ray Dalio increases his position in Exxon

By Lalitsharma. Read more » »Check out Ray Dalio Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ray Dalio (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks:...

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Ray Dalio initiates a position in Xerox

By Lalitsharma. Read more » »Related Stocks: XRX,...

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Outside Amy Schumer 

In the new season of her show, Amy Schumer’s feminism has gotten blunter. While Season 1 tended to come at feminist issues from askew, with weird, surprising sketches like “clown panties”—in which her boyfriend has an affair with...

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Cramer: Buy Charter Shares but Take Profits in Time Warner Cable

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Answering questions sent him via Twitter, Jim Cramer explained how to play both sides in the Charter Communications  and Time Warner Cable   deal Tuesday. He believes the deal will work and that...

Broadband at the Center of Charter-Time Warner Cable Deal

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The $56.7 billion offer is the latest in the sector as companies struggle to keep pace with the changing habits of how Americans watch and pay for...

Charter's $56 billion Time Warner Cable deal to face U.S. scrutiny

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc, seeking to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion, will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast...

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bloomberg.com: Koch Brothers Plan to Fund 'Several' GOP 2016 Presidential Hopefuls

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-05-24/koch-brothers-plan-to-fund-several-gop-2016-presidential-hopefuls ...

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John Burbank Buys United Technologies

By Lalitsharma. Read more » »Check out John Burbank Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Burbank (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks: UTX,...

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Jim Cramer -- Here's Why I'm Buy, Buy, Buying J&J and Selling Merck

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS charitable trust portfolio is once again investing in Johnson & Johnson  . The portfolio bought J&J Tuesday. Cramer likes the company in particular...

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El-Erian: Correction in Stocks Could Happen If...

Matt Belvedere, CNBCThere could be a "big air pocket" in stocks if fundamentals, at some point, don't validate valuations, Mohamed El-Erian said...

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Bear Chart of the Day -- Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Has Stalled

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- It was only three weeks ago when I had this bullish stance on Berkshire Hathaway  . I drew out the following conclusion: "I wouldn't expect a ton of upside, but I'm looking for Berkshire...

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Andy Friedman: One big date that could shake markets, tax code

Four major political 'forcing event' deadlines are likely to occur around Sept. 30, the political analyst...

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Wally Weitz Talks Investment Process, Buffett And Omaha

As the chief investment officer and founder of Weitz Investments, Wally Weitz has spent over three decades putting his instincts for opportunity to work for shareholders. Influenced by the value investing model of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett,...

13.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Shake Shack Inc Stock Tumbles After Cramer Comments

Shake Shack shares have quadrupled since the company’s initial public offering as Wall Street got excited about the fast food chain’s expansion plans and growth outlook. However, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned that Shake Shack has...

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[From The Archives] Seth Klarman On Value Investing, Leverage, Trading Strategies And The Herd Mentality Pt. 1

Seth Klarman is, undoubtedly, one best value investors working today. His hedge fund, the Baupost Group, has returned an average of 19% per annum since inception and currently looks after around $30bn for clients. When Seth Klarman speaks, it pays to...

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Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG), Rio Tinto plc (ADR) (RIO) Among Billionaire Ray Dalio’s Top Mining Stock Picks

In its latest 13F filing, Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates disclosed an equity portfolio for the first quarter of 2015. The portfolio consists of 328 positions, valued at $12.83 billion. The fund made the majority of investments in the financial...

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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading -- Buybacks Could Jump-Start AutoZone Stock

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer is a big fan of AutoZone . Tuesday, during CNBC's "Cramer's Stop Trading" segment, Cramer said to watch the auto parts...

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Dan Loeb increases his stake in Roper Industries

By Lalitsharma. Read more » »Check out Daniel Loeb Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Daniel Loeb (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks:...

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Richard Perry initiates a Position in Micron

By Lalitsharma. Read more » »Check out Richard Perry Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Richard Perry (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks:...

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Thank You Janet Yellen: Developer Building $500 Million Home

Nile Niami, a film producer and speculative residential developer, is pouring concrete in L.A.’s Bel Air neighborhood for a compound with a 74,000-square-foot (6,900-square-meter) main residence and three smaller homes, according to city records....

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Lampert, Berkowitz, and The Love Affair With Sears Holdings

By Jonathan Poland. Read more » »Check out Edward Lampert Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Edward Lampert (Updated on 05/25/2015), Check out Bruce Berkowitz Stock Picks » Download...

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Warren Buffett: Activist Investor?

The CFA institute put up an article on Warren Buffett and is activist ways when he was running his Limited Partnership.Read the full article here: http://cfainstitute.tumblr.com/post/119596271528/warren-buffett-activist-investorDonald Ingham...

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform To Be Center Of Shelby Bill Fight: Bove

Richard X. Bove, Vice President Equity Research for Rafferty Capital Markets, continues to believe that the majority of Richard Shelby’s bill will become law and the biggest part with be focused on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Below is an...

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5-year lows: Elizabeth Arden Inc, Systemax Inc, BioScrip Inc, and Thompson Creek Metals Co Inc.

By alicet236. Read more » »Check out NWQ Managers Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of NWQ Managers (Updated on 05/25/2015), Check out Mario Gabelli Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report...

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El-Erian: Correction happens if …

There could be a "big air pocket" in stocks if fundamentals don't validate valuations, Mohamed El-Erian tells...

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Janet Yellen Is Right: She Can’t Predict the Future

This week I found myself in rare agreement with Janet Yellen when she admitted that her economic predictions are likely to be wrong. Sadly, Yellen did not follow up her admission by handing in her resignation and joining efforts to end the Fed. An honest...

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Billionaires David Einhorn and Leon Cooperman Both Like These 3 Stocks

The latest round of 13F filings is complete and our research team at Insider Monkey has poured over the hundreds of filings from some of the most influential and talented investors in the world, compiling the data so we can spot interesting trends...

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How A Young Warren Buffett Started His Fortune

By Evan Bleker. Read more » »Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 05/25/2015)Related Stocks: BRK.A,...

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Activist Investors Withdraw Proxy Battle Against Perry Ellis

Several activist investors that were targeting Perry Ellis International agreed to withdraw their board nominations after the company conceded to making changes on its board and to its CEO position last week. read more ...

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El-Erian: Greece 'accident' 55%-60% probable

There's an ever-increasing probability of a financial "accident" involving debt-strapped Greece, former Pimco co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian said...

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WaPo Takes Another Shot at Senator Warren on Behalf of the TPP

The fast-track authority needed to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) through Congress must be in real trouble. Why else would the Washington Post devote so much space to pushing the deal and attacking its critics. The latest was a diatribe by...

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Bill Gross Thinks The End Is Coming

Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York...

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Markets, Not Janet Yellen, Should Set Interest Rates

Richard Ebeling emails: Dear Bob, I have a new article on the news and commentary website, “EpicTimes,” on, “Markets, Not Janet Yellen, Should Set Interest Rates.” The media and the news pundits are all focused on the issue of...

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Koch Brothers May Support Multiple Candidates

“David Koch let it slip that the roughly $900 million that he and his brother, Charles, plan to lavish on the 2016 presidential race could find its way into the hands of more than one GOP contender,” the Washington Post reports. Said...

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Voting Machine, Weighing Machine - Hussman Funds

By Canadian Value. Read more »...

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Steven Cohen's recent trades

By TheExtraIncome. Read more » »Check out Steven Cohen Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Steven Cohen (Updated on 05/24/2015), Check out George Soros Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio...

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Ray Dalio: My Most Fundamental Life Principles

By brian_flores. Read more » »Check out Ray Dalio Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ray Dalio (Updated on 05/24/2015), Check out Howard Marks Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of...

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Jim Cramer -- Workday Earnings to Offer Clues About Salesforce

NEW YORK (The Street) -- Workday , the enterprise cloud app provider, is slated to report its first-quarter results after the closing bell on Tuesday. Workday is a very expensive stock that's doing pretty well, TheStreet's Jim...

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Billionaire Seth Klarman’s Top 3 Micro-Cap Stock Picks ~ Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (BXE), Kindred Biosciences Inc (KIN) and Alliance One...

The world’s 11th largest hedge fund, Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group, recently filed its 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the end of the first quarter. Klarman founded Baupost Group in 1982 along with his Harvard Business...

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Paul Krugman on productivity stagnation

That is the topic of his column today, I had not seen this very good point before: One possibility is that the numbers are missing the reality, especially the benefits of new products and services. I get a lot of pleasure from technology that lets me...

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Paul Krugman: The Big Meh

Why hasn't the digital technological revolution had a bigger impact on productivity?: The Big Meh, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ...Everyone knows that we live in an era of incredibly rapid technological change, which is changing...

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Plan Your Prosperity by Ken Fisher

The book Plan Your Prosperity: The Only Retirement Guide You'll Ever Need, Starting Now--Whether You're 22, 52 or 82 is written by Ken Fisher, money manager, billionaire, author, and long time Forbes columnist. (I think he is...

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Warren Buffet's Big Bets For 2015?

Eric McWhinnie of The Cheat Sheet wrote a comment for USA Today, Buffett bets on these 8 stocks for 2015:Berkshire's largest investments include some of the most popular blue chips known to Wall Street. In the recent quarter, Buffett added to...

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Little Evidence Monetary Policy Affects Demand, Says Montier

Investors are eagerly awaiting the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes for the April 28-29 meeting due out later today for some indication on when we should expect the first rate hike, attempting to divine the future from the exact choice...

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Janet Yellen: Higher Rates Would Be Appropriate Later This Year If...

Janet Yellen said that higher interest rates would... Read the rest of the article on the NEW WEBSITE Schiff On The MarketsPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller...

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Jim Cramer: Why FireEye’s Losses Are Actually a Good Sign

  NEW YORK (Real Money) -- What opportunities are so great that you have to be willing to lose money to grab them all? What kind of business willingly loses money in order to capture all the business out there? I can think of only one: cyber...

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FireEye, Gilead Sciences, and Aeropostale: Doug Kass' Views

NEW YORK (Real MoneyPros) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPros. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.   Today's Movers and Something to Watch Posted at 11:45 AM EDT on Friday May 22,...

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New York & Company and Micron Technologies: Doug Kass' Views

NEW YORK (Real MoneyPros) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPros. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.   Yellen No Big Impact Posted at 2:39 PM EDT on Friday, May 22, 2015 Stop me if I...

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Bankruptcy Judge Joe Lee: Elizabeth Warren before there was an Elizabeth Warren

"It's the hammer of justice It's the bell of freedom It's a song about love between my Brothers and my sisters All over this land" -Pete Seeger Look at this biographical summary and who do you think of? Worked their way up...

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Janet Yellen is Right: She Can't Predict the Future

This week I found myself in rare agreement with Janet Yellen when she admitted that her economic predictions are likely to be wrong. Sadly, Yellen did not follow up her admission by handing in her resignation and joining efforts to end the Fed. ...

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Senator Warren calls for public hearings on bank waivers: FT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for U.S. Department of Labor hearings on whether banks accused of rigging foreign exchange markets should be allowed to manage retirement accounts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. ...

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Ron Paul: Yellen's Talk About Raising Interest Rates is Just Talk

Janet Yellen is Right: She Can’t Predict the Future By Ron Paul This week I found myself in rare agreement with Janet Yellen when she admitted that her economic predictions are likely to be wrong. Sadly, Yellen did not follow up her admission by...

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Bill Gross Talks About Getting Fired, The End of 35 Year Bond and Stock Market Runs, Retirement

Andrew Ross Sorkin talked to bond guru Bill Gross, for NYT Magazine. Here are snippets: ARS:You had a tough 2014. In September, you left Pimco, the investment firm you founded in 1971, where you became known as “the bond king.” What was...

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Eccentric financial manager Bill Gross reveals why he wears his tie untied

In a new interview with the New York Times Magazine, eccentric financial manager Bill Gross revealed why he famously wears his tie untied and draped over his neck. Here's what he told The New York Times' Andrew Ross Sorkin, who asked, "I...

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Buffett bets on these 8 stocks for 2015

Courtesy of a new filing, we now have a peek at how the legendary investor deployed capital in the first three months of...

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Thomas Friedman Warns of Dire Disruptions to the Economy, Again

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Thomas Friedman, the man who told us the world is flat and told us about "hyperconnectivity," is again raising the alarm about economic disruptions ahead. He tells readers about a new study which finds that 47 percent of the jobs in the United...

Max Fisher Applies the "It's Hard to Get Good Help" Story for China

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It is remarkable how many people seem unfamiliar with the idea of productivity growth. It's a fairly simple concept. It means that workers can produce more output in each hour of work. The world economy has been seeing consistent productivity growth...

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Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Technology, inflation and the Fed. - The big Meh. - Grexit: the real risk to the euro is not that Greece will fail but that it will succeed. - Yanis, redux: Austerity is the only deal-breaker. - Who owns Witanhurst,...   Read More >


Cramer: Buy Charter Shares but Take Profits in Time Warner Cable

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Answering questions sent him via Twitter, Jim Cramer explained how to play both sides in the Charter Communications  and Time Warner Cable   deal Tuesday. He believes the deal will work and that...   Read More >


FED VICE CHAIR FISCHER: If the economy stumbles, we'll slowdown the pace of rate hikes

The Federal Reserve can always slow the pace at which it normalizes interest rates. That was the basic message of Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer, who spoke at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Tuesday. "The tightening of U.S. policy will begin only...   Read More >


'The Geek Heretic'

Chris Blattman: The geek heretic: My first job abroad was helping to roll out rural Internet in India, by radio. It was 2001, the peak of the dot com boom, but before the ubiquity of mobile phones. Connecting remote villages in India to the Internet via...   Read More >


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Housing still a bright spot in an otherwise dull economy

According to the BEA's first estimate, the economy grew at a miserable 0.2% annualized rate in the first quarter of this year. The current consensus of opinion holds that this will be revised down to -0.9%. However, we've seen this movie before...   Read More >