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Warren Buffett's 'best single measure' of stock market value is at tech-bubble levels

Note: This update incorporates the Advance Estimate of Q2 GDP and the BEA's annual revision, which impacts the previous three years. Market Cap to GDP is a long-term valuation indicator that has become popular in recent years, thanks to Warren...

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Amy Schumer joins her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer, in gun control fight

Amy Schumer will join her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D.-NY), at a Manhattan press conference on Monday to help him announce a new plan and public push to crack down on mass shootings and gun violence in America. The two came together in the wake of last...

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Paulson: Gold Fairly Valued at Current Levels

Hedge fund magnate John Paulson believes gold is now at an appropriate price level following last week's rout that dragged prices to five-year lows.read more... More from...

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Bill Ackman: Zoetis Shenanigans

Sign up for our free daily newsletter to stay in the activist investing know. You know Zoetis as the world's largest producer of medicines for animals, but it's also a plaything for Bill Ackman's Pershing Square. The hedge fund owns about...

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[From The Archives] Warren Buffett 1977 Profile In The Wall Street Journal

Today, Warren Buffett is one of the world's most quoted investors but four decades ago Buffett was still a rising star, and his methods of wealth accumulation attracted plenty of attention. [buffett] During March 1977, The Wall Street Journal ran a...

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DAN LOEB: We're not the 'corporate raiders' of the 1980s

Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, the founder of Third Point LLC, has hit back at the those taking aim at activist investing. Loeb, one of the most prominent activist investors of his generation, defended the...

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Dan Loeb Thesis On Suzuki Motor

Activist investor Dan Loeb of Third Point announced a new stake in Suzuki Motor per his 2Q investor letter. Now, Loeb isn't the first activist involved here. Recall that back in June we covered the Japan Sohn Conference. At the time, Balydasny Asset...

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Delivering Alpha: Bill Ackman And Nelson Peltz [Full Video]

Complete video of Jim Cramer's conversation with two all-stars of the Delivering Alpha stage, Bill Ackman and Nelson Peltz, where they discuss a variety of investment topics. Delivering Alpha unfiltered: Alpha All-Stars The post Delivering Alpha:...

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Stock Market Analysis: Will Janet Yellen Kill This Rally?

To be candid, my stock market analysis continues to yield one overriding factor for this market—it’s all about the Fed. That’s it. Chinese economic news matters increasingly, and Greece’s sovereign debt problems did affect...

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Milton Friedman on Politics

From this collection of Milton Friedman quotations, here is one I had not heard before:“I do not believe that the solution to our problem is simply to elect the right people. The important thing is to establish a political climate of...

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Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia

Austerity for Puerto Rico would be a "terrible idea": America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: On Friday the government of Puerto Rico announced that it was about to miss...

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MidSouth Opportunity, Lincoln Slide, Other Bank Stocks: Doug Kass' Views

NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPro. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.  Still Banking on MidSouth BancorpOriginally published at 7:37 A.M.. EDT on July 30,...

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Chuck Schumer Seen as Leaning Against Iran Deal

Politico: “People who have spoken with the senior New York senator believe the pressure campaign is having an effect: They say there is a growing sense inside and outside the Capitol that Schumer will vote against the deal when the Senate...

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Fairholme Allocation Fund Commentary

By cody56. Read more » »Check out Bruce Berkowitz Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bruce Berkowitz (Updated on 08/01/2015)Related Stocks: BCS, SHLD, FNMA,...

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Donald Trump Attacks as Republican Rivals Court Donors at Koch Retreat

The billionaire brothers Charles G. and David H. Koch hosted a conference in California, and Mr. Trump questioned whether the five presidential candidates in attendance were...

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Thomas Piketty has a new book coming out and Paul Krugman isn't sure why

Thomas Piketty — the French economist who took the economics world by storm last year with his landmark tome "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" — has a new book out.  And Nobel Laureate Paul...

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Battleship's premier voyage: Section of Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales floated on the river Clyde

The hull section of HMS Prince of Wales was moved out of the ship building hall in Govan by a single remote control device and driven on 2,000 wheels onto a sea-going...

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[From The Archives] Julian Robertson: Riding The Tiger – 1990 Forbes Interview

Julian Robertson Jr. is a hedge fund pioneer and the founder of Tiger Management, the first of the "Tiger" hedge funds. Robertson became known as the "Wizard of Wall Street" as Tiger Management achieved outsized returns...

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An Exchange on Milton Friedman

The following email exchange took place between Manny Klausner and Walter Block. -----Original Message----- From: Manuel S Klausner  Sent: Sat 8/1/2015 9:49 PM To: You * Subject: In Honor of His 103rd Birthday, Here Are The 20 Best Quotes From The...

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Positively Bizarre: Paul Krugman Likens Ron Paul to Bernie Madoff

Paul Krugman's obsession with Ron Paul has not stopped. In a new post at NYT, he doubles down on his charge that Ron Paul's warning about price inflation makes him Bernie Madoff-like: It seems increasingly clear to me that what we’re...

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Dan Loeb Likes Suzuki Motors Snd Allergan; Dislikes Larry Fink, “Ivory Tower types”

Dan Loeb's Third Point Q2 letter can be found below. The fund has new positions in Suzuki Motors and Allergan. He always takes a swipe at Larry Fink but not by name. [buffett] Dan Loeb Second Quarter 2015 Investor Letter Review and Outlook On...

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What Does Seth Klarman See in A Company That Fell 28% Today?

By Activewits. Read more » »Check out Seth Klarman Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Seth Klarman (Updated on 07/31/2015)Related Stocks:...

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Einhorn struggles in down July

David Einhorn struggled in July, with his flagship Greenlight Capital LP fund dropping 6.1 percent, according to a...

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When China Stopped Acting Chinese - John Mauldin

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John Hussman Shakes Up Portfolio in Second Quarter

By David Goodloe. Read more » »Check out John Hussman Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Hussman (Updated on 07/31/2015)Related Stocks: ABX, NEM, CSCO, GG, MJN, INTC, GLW, PEP, INFY, BRCD, SPLS,...

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Rick Perry's Wall Street reform plan is a good step for 2016 candidates

Rick Perry has a financial reform agenda (via The Hill): "Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position to Hillary Clinton’s left on financial reform, and pushing for a policy to break up big banks staunchly advocated by Sen....

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Buffett, Musk to spark a lithium boom

Tesla’s biggest rival in the booming market will likely be a Chinese automaker backed by Warren...

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Allergan is Cramer's Favorite Stock, Teva Deal Was 'Incredible'

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer, portfolio manager at Action Alerts PLUS, and Jack Mohr, its research director, sat down to talk about Allergan -- their "favorite company in the portfolio." Allergan made headlines this week...

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"In Honor of His 103rd Birthday, Here Are The 20 Best Quotes From The Late, Great Milton Friedman"

Magnificent beyond the telling. The great danger to the consumer is the monopoly - whether private or governmental. His most effective protection is free competition at home and free trade throughout the world. The consumer is protected from being...

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Warren Buffett's investing acumen is demonstrated brilliantly in this Nevada power deal

Warren Buffett is generally regarded as something of a demi-god in investing circles. Most of the praise comes for his stock picking abilities though, rather than for his ability to select good managers at good companies and give them the freedom to run...

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Buffett's Not Sweating Over China; An Oil Bottom; Anything But Cellphones: 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: Why he can't take the long...

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here's Next Week's Game Plan

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. A version of this program last aired on June 12, 2015. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- We're still in the...

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Cramer: If China falls, buy this stock

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer wants you to look for a major discount on this stock if China...

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Cramer's 6 vital rules to short selling

Jim Cramer prepares investors for the Fed to raise interest rates and shares his top rules for short selling in a low-growth...

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Thank You Janet Yellen: Uber Valued at Over $50 Billion

Uber has closed a new round of funding valuing the five-year-old company at close to $51 billion, WSJ reports. Uber raised close to $1 billion in the round. According to WSJ, investors in the latest round include Microsoft Corp. and the investment arm...

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Cramer: Best Fed-proof stocks to buy

When the Fed tightens, these stocks should benefit the most in a higher rate...

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Cramer: Don't even try to fight the Fed

Fighting the Fed is a losing battle. Jim Cramer explains...

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Cramer: Prep for big selloff next week

Jim Cramer goes over his game plan of stocks and events he will be watching next...

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Warren Buffett's Family Secretly Funded A Birth Control Revolution

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 07/30/2015)Related Stocks: BRK.A,...

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Fairholme Allocation Fund 1H15 Commentary: Returns Hurt By Sears

Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Allocation Fund commentary for the first half year ended June 30, 2015. To the Shareholders and Directors of The Fairholme Allocation Fund: The Fairholme Allocation Fund (the “Fund” or “FAAFX”)...

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Fed 'in good shape' for Sept hike: Bullard

New data has St. Louis Fed President James Bullard confident in a September hike, according to the Wall Street...

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Jeremy Grantham: The Man Who Loves Dogs – 1978 Barron’s Interview

Jeremy Grantham founded GMO LLC in 1977 and remains a member of GMO's Asset Allocation team, serving as the firm's chief investment strategist. Today, GMO manages $117 billion in client assets. During December 1978, a year after GMO LLC...

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P&G Complains Too Many Beards Are Wrecking Its Razor Business; What Jim Cramer Thinks

Updated with comments from Jim Cramer.NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Beards are back in vogue, and that trend plus declining shaving by women are putting a big dent in Procter & Gamble's  lucrative grooming business.  ...

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How Warren Buffett Built His Empire – Forbes 1990 – Part One: Changing strategy

Warren Buffett's investment strategy has changed dramatically over the years. Indeed, his strategy has gone through several changes, all of which have been inspired by different market environments. For example, when Warren Buffett started out,...

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A Few Surprising Things About Bernanke You Don’t Know

At LPL’s recent conference, the former Fed chairman revealed some things that may surprise...

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A Few Things You Probably Don’t Know About Ben Bernanke

At LPL’s recent conference, the former Fed chairman revealed some things that may surprise...

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Ron Paul Takes the Gloves Off: ‘I’m Sending a Message to Paul Krugman’

Last week Paul Krugman attempted to ridicule Ron Paul and Austrian economics with a nasty piece called, “The Old Man and the CPI.” Today on his Liberty Report, has his turn. The gloves are off! -Daniel...

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Wonkblog: Warren Buffett’s family secretly funded a birth control revolution

Bloomberg Businessweek just ran a fascinating piece about how Warren Buffett’s family quietly donated hundreds of millions of dollars to the research and expansion of long-term, reversible birth control.Read full article...

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Warren Buffett’s family secretly funded a birth control revolution

That ground-breaking program in Colorado? Warren Buffett's family paid for that. (Seth Wenig/AP) Bloomberg Businessweek just ran a fascinating piece about how Warren Buffett’s family quietly donated hundreds of millions of dollars to the...

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Rick Perry Has Finally Discovered the Wonders of Financial Regulation

Rick Perry has as much of a chance to win the Republican presidential nomination as Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, and Jim Gilmore—which is to say not much of one. Nevertheless, his speech on Wall Street reform this week at the Yale Club in...

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Paulson Donates $8.5M To Top NYC Charter School Group

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has donated $8.5 million to a leading charter school network in New York City. read more ...

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Steven Cohen’s Point72 Poaches Bridgewaters’ Ex Research Head

Steven Cohen's Point72 Asset Management hired Matthew Granade as the chief market intelligence officer. Mr. Granade was the former co-head of research at Bridgewater Associates. Mr. Granade will supervise the data sourcing and analysis...

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Gross On China, And The Global “Shell Game”

Bond guru Bill Gross says central banks across the globe are playing a “shell game” with financial markets. And once the game ends, he thinks markets are likely to tumble. “This shell game has been taking place for a long...

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