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Loeb says Third Point raised short bets to avoid losses

By Svea Herbst-BaylissBOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb has told clients his firm has taken more defensive bets in the face of tumbling markets by dramatically increasing its short positions, which helped Third Point avoid...

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Dudley: 'Extraordinarily Premature' to be Discussing Negative U.S. Rates

While recently tighter U.S. financial conditions will factor into the Federal Reserve's upcoming policy decisions, New York Fed president William Dudley believes any discussion about using negative interest rates to stimulate the economy is...

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Cramer Remix: One of my favorite stocks

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer revealed his top stock pick as earnings season...

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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. The stock market continues to be crazy, Jim Cramer admitted to his Mad Money viewers Friday, but...

2.8 hours on thestreet.com

Cramer: When to enter, exit on stocks

Jim Cramer teaches investors how to use charts to determine the best bottom and ceiling points for a...

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Bill Ackman Reports Owning Stake in Euro Food Company Nomad

Nomad shares have fallen considerably year to dateCheck out Bill Ackman Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bill Ackman (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: NOMD, VRX,...

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Bill Ackman Reports Taking 19% Stake in Euro Food Company Nomad in December

Nomad shares have fallen considerably since the buyCheck out Bill Ackman Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bill Ackman (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: NOMD, VRX,...

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Ray Dalio Invests in Nearly 4 Dozen New Stakes

Guru acquires shares of Berkshire HathawayCheck out Ray Dalio Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ray Dalio (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: HFC, AKAM, INTU, BRK.B, ADBE, CL, CVS, CHRW, SBUX,...

3 hours on gurufocus.com

Cramer's game plan: Bye bye, Treasuries

Jim Cramer prepares investors for next week by sharing the stocks and events he will be...

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If You're an Entrepreneur, Be Like Amy Schumer

If you haven't heard of her by now, you're officially a late adopter. Early adopters knew her when she appeared on Last Comic Standing. She's Amy Schumer, the actress every comedian wants to be and the girl every man wants to date (and...

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An Example Of A Compounder In Asia – Koon Boon Kee

An Example Of A Compounder In Asia – Koon Boon Kee Of The Moat Report Asia The post An Example Of A Compounder In Asia – Koon Boon Kee appeared first on ValueWalk. ...

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Daniel Loeb Buys Axalta, Morgan Stanley, Chubb

Third Point investor shows new positions started in recent quarterCheck out Daniel Loeb Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Daniel Loeb (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: CB, MS,...

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Rolls-Royce's Warren East reassures investors the turbulence isn't getting any worse 

At the end of a wild week for markets, the ceo of Rolls succeeded in reassuring investors that the turbulence that has hit one of Britain's most important companies is not getting any...

4.4 hours on dailymail.co.uk

Dimon underpinnings

Jamie Dimon bought more than $25 million of his bank’s stock on Thursday as an important counterweight to the panic gripping investors in...

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Warren Buffett: 'I Am Not Worried' About Market

Buffett is reassuring about the markets declines at recent dinnerCheck out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: PSX, BRK.A, BRK.B, AXP, IBM, KHC, WFC,...

6.8 hours on gurufocus.com

Investing in a Down Market: Learnings From Warren Buffet and Other High Profile Investors

2016 is looking pretty bleak so far for investors, with signs pointing to continued volatility down the road. After only two months into the New Year, the S&P 500 is down about 11% since its record high performance in May of last year, marking its...

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John Paulson has a big new bet

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson is raising money for a new private equity fund, Bloomberg's Simone Foxman reports. Paulson's is looking to raise $1.5 billion for the fund, called Paulson Strategic Partners Fund,...

6.9 hours on businessinsider.com

¡Viva Juan Paulson!

The hedge fund manager is still considering a move to the place where you can "minimize your taxes" and get a...

7.8 hours on dealbreaker.com

A Dimon in the rough

Turbulent stock markets, Jamie Dimon, and the...

9.7 hours on cms.marketplace.org

Paul Krugman: On Economic Stupidity

Going "off the deep end on macroeconomic policy": On Economic Stupidity, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ... If you’ve been following the financial news, you know that there’s a lot of market turmoil out there....

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Ken Fisher for Forbes: Why My Losers May Be Your Winners

Fisher recommends his stock picks that flunkedCheck out Ken Fisher Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ken Fisher (Updated on 02/11/2016)Related Stocks: STX,...

10.1 hours on gurufocus.com

Negative rate talk 'premature': Dudley

The US economy is healthy and better equipped for shocks than before the financial crisis, the Fed's Bill Dudley...

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Dudley eyes risks but says Fed policy easy enough

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal Reserve policy is "appropriately quite accommodative" given the low level of inflation, which poses little threat to a U.S. economic expansion that will only grow older unless there is an outside shock, an...

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Yellen was half right about unemployment disparities

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen got it half right yesterday when she answered a question about how the Fed can help reduce disparities in unemployment in the states. During Dr. Yellen's testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services, she...

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Bill Gross now thinks recessions happen when nominal GDP falls below 3% — meaning we're already there (JNS)

Janus Capital's Bill Gross thinks our "new age financial economy" has changed the rules for recession.  In a tweet Friday morning, Gross said that when nominal GDP — that is, GDP not adjusted for inflation impacts — falls...

10.3 hours on businessinsider.com

Jane Mayer on the Koch Brothers and the Radical Right

Listen to Jane Mayer discuss her new book Dark Money and take questions from the audience. Recorded Feb. 4,...

10.5 hours on slate.com

Dudley: Remarks at the New York Fed’s Economic Press Briefing on the Household Debt and Credit Report

Remarks at the New York Fed’s Economic Press Briefing, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York...

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Bond guru Gary Shilling thinks the 10-year Treasury yield is heading to 1% (TLT, TLO, USD, DXY)

Gary Shilling is talking about bonds again. This time in an interview with Bloomberg's Andrea Wong, Shilling — who was Merrill Lynch's first economist in the 1980s — is repeating his forecast that the benchmark 10-year yield...

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Jamie Dimon buys $26.6 million in JPMorgan stock

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has put down $26.6 million of his own money to buy his bank’s recently battered shares. The purchase, disclosed in a recent company filing, shows that Dimon added 500,000 shares of JPMorgan Chase to his own...

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Jamie Dimon buys $26.6 million in JPMorgan Chase stock

Jamie Dimon buys up $26.6 million in JPMorgan Chase stock with his own money, snapping up shares that have fallen 20% so far this...

13.6 hours on money.cnn.com

John Paulson: Why I put billions in Puerto Rico

Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson has been making a big personal investment in Puerto Rican properties because he believes it's like Miami in the...

14.2 hours on money.cnn.com

Paul Krugman, Bernie Sanders, and the Fed

Paul Krugman used most his column this morning to take some well-aimed shots at the Republican presidential contenders and congressional leadership. He points to their hostility to the Federal Reserve Board’s efforts to boost the economy because of...

17.5 hours on cepr.net

Yellen's dilemma: a downturn with no easy response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and begin a return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the U.S. central bank if an economic downturn forces a...

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Can Amy Schumer Get Serious for ‘Thank You for Your Service’?

Jemal Countess/Getty Images Amy Schumer is getting serious for her next project. The comedian and actress, who has quickly become one of the most in-demand names in Hollywood, has just signed on to star in the PTSD film drama Thank You for Your Service,...

20.9 hours on cheatsheet.com

Paulson: We're not facing another financial crisis

The U.S. isn't facing another financial crisis and the market's overreaction is a value opportunity, hedge fund manager John Paulson...

21.8 hours on cnbc.com

Paulson: U.S. on 'Solid Ground', Stock Market 'Overreacting'

The U.S. economy is on pretty solid ground and plummeting global stock markets are overreacting, according to billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson read more ...

22.5 hours on finalternatives.com

Jamie Dimon Is Said to Buy 500,000 JPMorgan Chase Shares

Bank executives often step in and buy shares in their own companies as a show of...

25 hours on nytimes.com

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Don't Panic, Start Buying

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. Panic is not a strategy, Jim Cramer reminded his Mad Money viewers Thursday. As some investors fret over...

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Federal Reserve Won’t Backpedal on Interest Rates, Janet Yellen Says

Ms. Yellen, the Fed chairwoman, told senators that the Fed planned to raise rates gradually, as concerns persist about the...

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Yellen and the Markets

She looks at the jobless rate, investors watch everything...

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Cramer: The Fed must change course

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is calling out Janet Yellen and suggesting evasive...

26.2 hours on cnbc.com

Cramer: Wait for banks to get uglier

Jim Cramer shares his strategy to win against the impact of big European banks right...

27.1 hours on cnbc.com

John Rogers' Ariel Investments Monthly Commentary - January

Rogers discusses volatility and electionsCheck out John Rogers Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Rogers (Updated on 02/10/2016)Related Stocks: SPY, DJI,...

27.2 hours on gurufocus.com

Wilbur Ross on the Global Market

Ross speaks with Fox Business about Janet Yellen's recent...

27.2 hours on gurufocus.com

Dimon buys more than $25M in JPM stock

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co, recently bought 500,000 shares of the company's stock, a source...

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JPMorgan's Dimon buys more than $25 million company stock: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co , recently bought 500,000 shares of the company's stock worth more than $25 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. ...

27.8 hours on reuters.com

Gabelli, Fisher Increase Positions in Salesforce.com

Stock is in decline, but some catalysts indicate future growthCheck out Mario Gabelli Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Mario Gabelli (Updated on 02/10/2016), Check out Ken Fisher Stock Picks » Download...

28 hours on gurufocus.com

REPORT: Jamie Dimon dropped $26.5 million on JPMorgan shares

JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon has bought 500,000 share in the bank, according to Dow Jones and CNBC.  The purchase cost around $26.5 million, according to CNBC.  (Update) JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon purchases 500,000 $JPM...

28.2 hours on businessinsider.com

Dan Loeb's Third Point Re a Good Bet in Declining Markets

An easy way to buy into a proven guru's strategy with an increasing amount of short betsCheck out Daniel Loeb Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Daniel Loeb (Updated on 02/10/2016)Related Stocks: TPRE,...

28.4 hours on gurufocus.com

Why Are Investors Freaking Out About Recession? 10 Reasons From David Rosenberg

With all the talk of a recession, Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist and Strategist David Rosenberg doesn’t think we’re anywhere close to one, although he notes that investors are widely hedging against a possible recession. From looking...

28.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Carl Icahn and John Paulson just scored a big win

Carl Icahn and John Paulson scored a big win on Thursday.  The pair of billionaire investors each got a seat on the board of insurance giant AIG. Icahn himself won't be on the board. Instead, he'll have one of his firm's analysts...

28.7 hours on businessinsider.com

John Mayer embraces inner teen by joining Snapchat

Oh so that's what you've been up to, John Mayer — keeping up with the teens The musician, age 38, proudly announced Wednesday that he had finally joined Snapchat, under the username "JohnTheKangaroo." See also: How to...

28.9 hours on mashable.com

Global Markets Slide As Fed Chair Janet Yellen Briefs Congress

Stock markets around the world were down again Thursday. In the U.S., the Dow and the S&P were down about 2 percent at mid-day. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is on Capitol Hill briefing lawmakers, and the price of oil slipped below $27 a...

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Janet Yellen's concern about "financial conditions"

The head of the Federal Reserve is wary of several trends in the economy...

29 hours on cms.marketplace.org

Ackman urges Bloomberg presidential run

The billionaire CEO of Pershing Square Capital penned a strong endorsement for Bloomberg in a Financial Times...

29.3 hours on cnbc.com

America Is On Fire And Only Mike Bloomberg Has The Hose To Put It Out: Bill Ackman

The hedge fund manager has penned a desperate plea for Mike B. to be our next...

29.7 hours on dealbreaker.com

Mike and Frank Take the Stage

Listen to Episode 433 of Slate’s The...

30.7 hours on slate.com

Yellen Says Fed Will Not Reverse Course on Rates

The Federal Reserve chairwoman, Janet L. Yellen, told senators that the Fed planned to raise interest ates gradually, as concerns persist about the...

30.8 hours on nytimes.com

Thank You Janet Yellen: High End Dress Shirts Now Cost $465 Each

Emma Willis shirts now cost $465.00 each, reports Bloomberg. This does not happen without serious Federal Reserve/Janet Yellen money printing. Below a seamstress shows Emma a shirt she is working on: Here's another seamstress making a...

31.1 hours on economicpolicyjournal.com

Who Does Bill Ackman Have To Screw To Make Some Money Around Here?

God damn you, 2016! You were supposed to be the...

32.1 hours on dealbreaker.com

Janet Yellen Sounds a More Cautious Note on the U.S. Economy

The Fed chairwoman, testifying before Congress, reiterated the central bank’s gradual approach to interest-rate...

32.6 hours on nytimes.com

Analyst Quiz Part II: Mr. Ackman Enters Your Office

Part I: http://csinvesting.org/2016/02/05/analyst-quiz-is-gold-overvalued-based-on-cpi-go-short/ I will discuss in another post and send a gift to all who provided comments. Mr. Ackman calls you into his office and tells you that he...

32.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Janet Yellen: Negative rates possible in U.S.

Five central banks now have NEGATIVE interest rates. CNNMoney explains what that means and how that...

32.8 hours on money.cnn.com

Yellen: Negative interest rates not "off the table"

In second day of testimony, Fed chief raises concerns on markets, global...

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'An Interview with Larry Summers'

Part of an interview of Larry Summers at Equitable Growth: ... When I went to graduate school in the 1970s, the prevailing view among economists, captured by Art Okun’s book “Equality Versus Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff,” was that...

33.9 hours on economistsview.typepad.com

Yellen: Dollar, oil moves a surprise

As recession fears mount in the U.S., Fed Chair Janet Yellen conceded there's a "chance" of a downturn...

33.9 hours on cnbc.com

Graham, Buffett, and The “Superinvestors”

Collectively, mutual fund managers have a very poor track record. But while the pros struggle mightily to beat their benchmarks, that doesn’t mean that beating the market is impossible, Validea CEO John P. Reese writes in his latest Seeking...

34.3 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Listed Hedge Funds: Worth A Look? Jefferies Says To Go Long Dan Loeb

According to Jefferies, the recent market volatility, together with what feels like a general sense of apathy towards hedge funds, mean that now is excellenttime to revisit the larger listed hedge funds and see if there are any bargains out there. The...

35 hours on valuewalk.com

LIVE: Janet Yellen is back in Congress (USD, TLT, TLO)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is back in Congress as part of her semi-annual testimony. On Thursday morning, Yellen is speaking before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on monetary policy. The highlight of...

35.2 hours on businessinsider.com

As market rout continues, Yellen sticks to her guns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday amid an ongoing meltdown in global equity markets and growing skepticism that the U.S. central bank can carry out its long-planned pivot to "normal"...

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Wilbur Ross: Armageddon Is Not Coming

WL Ross & Co. Chairman Wilbur Ross on the Fed, investing and the markets. Wilbur Ross: Armageddon Is Not Coming Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Sign Up For Our Free Newsletter The post Wilbur Ross: Armageddon Is Not Coming...

35.4 hours on valuewalk.com

GMO’s James Montier on Fed-Induced Bubbles, Alpha, and More

  James Montier of Grantham Mayo van Otterloo’s (GMO’s) Asset Allocation team spoke with Advisor Perspectives recently about interest rates, behavioral biases, and other key factors affecting markets. He said that unlike the...

35.4 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Stock Market Sells Yellen's 'Deer in Headlights' Congressional Testimony

Saxo Bank CIO and chief economist Steen Jakobsen phrased Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress this way: "The politicians were rude and pretty much clueless ... and Yellen often looked like a deer in headlights. Her...

37.4 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Online Public Schools Are a Disaster, Admits Billionaire, Charter School-Promoter Walton Family Foundation

Online public schools now assume a surprisingly large role and do a terrible job, providing yet more proof that charter schools are about looting, not...

38.8 hours on nakedcapitalism.com

Thank You Janet Yellen: A $15 Cup of Coffee in San Francisco

Yes, Janet you really have the money flowing into the Silicon Corridor. In San Francisco in a semi-seedy stretch of Market Street, near the headquarters of Twitter, the cafe Equator is selling  Finca Sophia coffee for $15 a cup. Reports...

40.6 hours on economicpolicyjournal.com

Futures drop as oil falls, investors digest Yellen remarks

U.S. stock futures were lower Thursday, as oil prices fell again and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen downgraded her view of the economic...

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Live: Safe havens win, USD falls after Yellen

Squawk Box Live in Europe is tracking market reactions to Janet Yellen's comments, which suggested the Fed wasn't ready to reverse rate...

42.6 hours on cnbc.com

11Feb/Janet L Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Testimony by Ms Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, 10 February...

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FirstFT – Yellen warns on global turbulence, Christie ends White House bid and how your ‘smart’ devices could spy on you

The Federal Reserve chair says that financial conditions had become ‘less supportive’ of US growth Continue reading: FirstFT – Yellen warns on global turbulence, Christie ends White House bid and how your ‘smart’ devices...

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The Impact of Milton Friedman

Not so impressive, when measured by book sales.. WSJ reports: In 1963, Princeton University Press published Mr. Friedman’s and Anna Schwartz’s “A Monetary History of the United States.” It became one of the most influential...

45.4 hours on economicpolicyjournal.com

Ackman 's Pershing Square Holdings Down 8.2% in February

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings has lost a further 8.2% through February 9, according to a performance update, bringing his YTD loss to a staggering -18.6%. read more ...

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Fed Unlikely to Change Course Despite Heightened Risks, Yellen Tells Lawmakers

FOMC chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Reserve is unlikely to reverse its plan to raise interest rates further this year, but also acknowledged tighter credit markets, volatile financial markets, and uncertainty over...

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The Financial Industry Gives Timothy Geithner Some Credit

Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner secured a line of credit from JPMorgan Chase, one of the too-big-to-fail recipients of bailout cash. Geithner is looking to buy in to a new $12 billion fund at Warburg...

2 days on valuewalk.com

Market Sells Yellen's 'Deer in Headlights' Congressional Testimony

Saxo Bank CIO and chief economist Steen Jakobsen phrased Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress this way: "The politicians were rude and pretty much clueless ... and Yellen often looked like a deer in headlights. ...

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Yellen Punts On State Of Economy

Bulls hoped Yellen would deliver some dovish rhetoric but she didn’t say much overall. Pundits struggled to offer something concrete regarding what Yellen had to say this day but could only offer the most diplomatic comments. Finally, as stocks...

2 days on ewallstreeter.com

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here's Why I Stick With Disney

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. You can judge a company by what it is today, or by what it could become tomorrow, Jim Cramer told...

2 days on thestreet.com

Cramer: Why IPOs are scary right now

“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer explains what’s stopping companies from going public this...

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Thursday is round 2: Yellen vs bonds

Janet Yellen returns to Capitol Hill for a second day of testimony, and the bond market is likely to fight her every...

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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Fed Chair Janet Yellen

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Inch Further Into 1-Year Lows Mortgage rates barely budged today, but did manage to gain just a bit of ground. That means another 1-year low, technically, although many lenders are quoting the...

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Dollar defensive as Yellen sticks to script, yen center stage

The dollar was broadly lower early on Thursday after comments from Janet Yellen gave investors no reason to change their...

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Ms. Yellen Goes to Congress

I almost felt sorry for Fed Chair Janet Yellen today as she delivered her semi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins testimony to the House Financial Services committee. I say "almost." That’s because whatever flak Yellen took from committee...

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Stocks End Mostly Lower; Yellen Speech Eyed

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Cramer: Where Disney went wrong

Jim Cramer analyzes the long term prospects for...

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Gross bad loans of 6 listed PSU banks more than double their market value

Most banks are expected to report an increase in bad loans after the Reserve Bank of India directed them to proactively identify stressed loans as...

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Bill Ackman is getting annihilated (VRX, HHC, HLF, QSR, PAH, MDLZ, ZTS, APD, CP)

Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings, the fund's publicly traded vehicle, has fallen 18.6% in 2016, according to a performance update. That performance is through February 9.  Pershing Square had...

2 days on businessinsider.com

Global turmoil will hurt the US economic recovery, says Fed chairman Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen, arguably the most powerful woman in the world, told Congress that the ‘economic outlook is uncertain’ amid a slowdown in China and volatility on financial...

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‘Yellen Effect’ Flops as Risky Bets Unwound

Today, it was supposed to be Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen’s time to shine. Instead, she flopped — at least as far as the markets are concerned. After rallying by more than The post ‘Yellen Effect’ Flops as...

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Warns Of Growing Risks To U.S. Economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear in congressional testimony Wednesday she sees an economy that faces increased risk. Her assessment was sufficiently downbeat to practically remove the possibility of another interest rate hike at the...

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YELLEN SPEAKS, DOW FALLS 100: Here's what you need to know (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, DIS)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's appearance on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was the main event on Wednesday as stocks had a volatile day but ultimately closed little changed though the Dow fell about 100 points.  First, the...

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4 takeaways from Janet Yellen's testimony

The Fed Chair was criticized on a range of issues, from China and monetary policy to black unemployment and the strong dollar....

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“Moneyball” Investing: Factors Without Fama Or French

“Moneyball” Investing: Factors Without Fama Or French February 8, 2016 by Marc Gerstein PDF | Page 2 Eugene Fama and Kenneth French deserve enormous respect for the work they did in legitimizing an equity investors’...

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Is Yellen Prepping for Rate Cut or Saying ‘Nothing Alarmist’?

Gary Shilling says Fed Chair Janet Yellen might be "preparing the markets for a rate cut," while Jefferies’ Thomas Simons called her remarks "nothing...

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Yellen’s House Testimony: ‘Nothing Alarmist’ or Prepping for a Fed Rate Cut?

Gary Shilling says Fed Chair Janet Yellen might be "preparing the markets for a rate cut," while Jefferies’ Thomas Simons called her remarks "nothing...

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Hilsenrath on Yellen

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An excerpt from an article by Jon Hilsenrath at the WSJ: Fed Sees Risks to U.S. Economy Rising The Fed’s assessment of the balance of risks is meaningful because officials won’t be inclined to raise short-term interest rates again if it sees...

Yellen Flags Risks to Outlook That Could Delay Interest Rate Increases

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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen flagged risks to the economic outlook that could delay the central bank’s plans for raising short-term interest rates, in prepared remarks for her semiannual testimony to...

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Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment Boosts AutoNation Inc. (AN) Stake, Buffett Keeps Buying Phillips 66 (PSX), Plus Baker Bros.’ Latest Move

According to statistics from Hedge Fund Research, the average hedge fund lost 2.76% in January, compared to a decline of approximately 5% for the S&P 500 benchmark, so hedge funds did outperform the broader market during the challenging...

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YELLEN: FUTURE RATE HIKES COULD BE SLOWED...

YELLEN: FUTURE RATE HIKES COULD BE SLOWED...(Second column, 1st story, link)Related stories:BLAMES WORLD... ...

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Yellen Signals Rate Path Hinges on Whether Turmoil Persists

The Fed still expects to raise interest rates gradually but is prepared to postpone its plans if market turbulence proves more than a passing...

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Stocks Rise; Yellen Testimony Eyed

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Outlook 'Uncertain' For Global Economy, Yellen Tells Congress

Testifying for the first time since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, Janet Yellen says volatility in the global markets means that "As is always the case, the economic outlook is...

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' gets Broadway adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to Broadway for the first time — and will be adapted for the stage by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, published in 1960, is slated for a Broadway run during the...

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Global stock rally eases as Yellen casts wary eye on markets

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen damped a rebound in global equities after signaling that financial-market turmoil may pose a threat to worldwide economic...

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Janet Yellen Tones Down Rate Hike Expectations, With Outs

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is set to offer testimony in front of the Committee on Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives on...

2 days on 247wallst.com

LIVE: Janet Yellen testifies to the House Financial Services Committee

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is testifying on the economy before the House Financial Services Committee this morning. Her prepared remarks released earlier showed that the Fed is watching developments in markets and the economy very...

2 days on businessinsider.com

Wall St. Moves Higher on Yellen Comments

Traders were encouraged by word from the Federal Reserve chairwoman that the central bank would be cautious about raising interest...

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Macro Live, Yellen testimony

Live markets commentary from FT.com Continue reading: Macro Live, Yellen...

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Billionaire Steve Cohen bankrolled ads slamming John Kasich for being a Wall Street banker

Here is a bit of a look into where all this Wall Street political money is going. Up to last night's primary, political ads slamming presidential candidate John Kasich for his time working at Lehman Brothers were showing in New...

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Macro Live, Yellen testimony special edition starting at 10am

Cardiff and Matt will be live-blogging Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress. You can find us at the usual place, and we’ll kick things off at 9:58am, just a couple of minutes before the hearing begins. Her opening remarks are...

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Yellen’s Testimony

Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and other members of the Committee, I am pleased to present the Federal Reserve’s semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress. In my remarks today, I will discuss the current economic situation...

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Janet Yellen: Market turmoil and dollar could hurt economy

Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony highlighted concerns about the most recent volatility in global markets as well as the economy's...

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Futures pare gains slightly after Yellen comments

(Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday, but U.S. stock futures eased some of their gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue "gradual" adjustments to...

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George Soros: EU Is Set To Disintegrate, And The Only Way Russia Can Survive Is Ensuring That Happens Quickly

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Well one thing you can give George Soros credit for – when it comes to politics you want to be on his side and not against him. Soros has a knack for really angering countries which goes back many decades. He recently angered China, which was...

Putin is No Ally Against ISIS

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The leaders of the US and the EU are making a grievous error in thinking that President Vladimir Putin’s Russia is a potential ally in the fight against the Islamic State. Putin’s aim is to foster the hollowing out – and eventual...

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Yellen: "Financial conditions in the United States have recently become less supportive of growth"

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From Fed Chair Janet Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress. Excerpt:Financial conditions in the United States have recently become less supportive of growth, with declines in broad measures of equity prices, higher borrowing rates...

Yellen, Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

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Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, District of...

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Yellen – Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Chair Janet L. Yellen delivered her highly anticipated testimony to Congress this morning. Overall, Yellen noted the positive (job growth in the U.S.) and the negative such as low inflation, slowing demand, China, and rate increases which Yellen seems to...

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Yellen: Financial conditions are "less supportive of growth"

But Fed Chair Janet Yellen Is expected to tell Congress the labor market remains...

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Yellen Sounds a More Cautious Note on U.S. Economy

The Fed chairwoman, in a biannual report to Congress, planned to reiterate the central bank’s gradual approach to interest-rate...

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Fed's Yellen cites global risks but says U.S. should motor through

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

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Yellen: Conditions less supportive of growth

Tightening financial conditions could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course, the Fed chair said on...

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Wonkblog: Yellen: Global slowdown, market turmoil could weigh on U.S. economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday cautioned that continued turmoil in financial markets could dampen U.S. growth and acknowledged the risks from a sustained slowdown in emerging economies.Read full article...

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Yellen: Global slowdown, market turmoil could weigh on U.S. economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington on Dec. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday cautioned that continued turmoil in financial markets could dampen U.S. growth and...

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Here comes Janet Yellen's testimony ... (USD, TLT, TLO)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen starts her semi-annual testimony in Congress on Wednesday. At 8:30 a.m. ET, the Fed will release the prepared remarks she will deliver before the House Committee on Financial Services today.  Yellen...

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Fed Chief Janet Yellen’s Report to Congress—Live Analysis

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen before a congressional committee in December. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen visits lawmakers Wednesday and Thursday for two days of congressional testimony,...

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Thank You Janet Yellen: Average Condo Price in Manhattan Has Hit $1,948,221

The average condo price in Manhattan has hit an astronomical $1,948,221 in the fourth quarter of 2015, reports Anna Scherbina. According to  Scherbina, starting in 1993 land values really take off and reach a peak in 2007. Manhattan land...

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Futures rise as oil recovers; Yellen testimony awaited

By Aastha Agnihotri(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday, with oil prices staging a modest recovery, ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before Congress.* Yellen, whose testimony on monetary policy...

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Fed's Janet Yellen must walk 'invisible tightrope' to convince markets that everything is okay

All eyes turn to US Federal Reserve chairman to soothe market...

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U.S. stocks point up in pre-market ahead of Yellen testimony

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony on monetary policy and the economy will be must-see TV today for Wall...

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Yellen’s task: Soothe market’s frayed nerves

Amid massive market turbulence and economic worries to start the year, Janet Yellen testifies before Congress...

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FTSE LIVE: Rally by financial, energy stocks helps Footsie bounce higher but caution remains ahead of Yellen testimony

By mid morning, the FTSE 100 index was 75.1 points, or 1.3 per cent higher at 5,707.3, bouncing after yesterday’s 57.17 point decline to over a three-year low, having plunged 3 per cent lower...

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Global Economy: Jim Rogers Has Dire Warning for Investors

Jim Rogers: Everyone Will Suffer Jim Rogers, the legendary billionaire investor and chairman of Rogers Holdings, says the global economy is about to get pounded into a recession and, as usual, the average person will be the one who...

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Dollar languishes near three-and-a-half-month lows ahead of Yellen testimony

By Hideyuki Sano and Masayuki KitanoTOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar nursed losses around three-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday, pressured by fears of a global economic slowdown following recent falls in oil prices and growing concerns about the...

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Futures higher ahead of Yellen testimony

U.S. stock futures were higher Wednesday, ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before a House...

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Rupiah leads Asia FX gains ahead of Yellen testimony; baht shines

The rupiah is seen facing chart resistance between 13,400-13,425. A close firmer than that range is expected to lead the currency to 13,220, its high in October 2015, analysts...

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The Guy Who Blew the Whistle on Bernie Madoff's Ponzi Scheme Says There's One 'Bigger than Madoff' Out There

At least three major Ponzi schemes are currently scamming American investors, according to Harry Markopolos, the man whose warnings about the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme were ignored by the Securities Exchange Commission. "I'm working on three...

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