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Barry Ritholtz’s Masters in Business: David Rosenberg

Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz interviews David Rosenberg, former chief economist at Merrill Lynch, now strategist and economist at Toronto’s Gluskin Sheff. They discuss how economic data impacts markets, and what investors should —...

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Warren Buffett On Learning From Ben Graham: New? CBS Video

Published on Sep 15, 2014 Louisa Serene Schneider ’06 interviews Warren Buffett MS ’51 on his experience learning from Ben Graham, the father of value investing. We are not 100% sure this is new but CBS just uploaded the video...

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Drone company 3D Robotics lands an investment from Richard Branson

3D Robotics, a company which develops drones for both commercial and consumer use, announced that Richard Branson has invested in the...

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Glenview's Larry Robbins Adds to Stake in Watchmaker Fossil

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out Larry Robbins Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Larry Robbins (Updated on 09/14/2014)Related Stocks: TMO, MON, FLEX,...

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Time to Make Room for Alibaba

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The markets are starting to get weird now that the Alibaba initial public offeringais getting...

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Buffett has 'easy' job compared to boxer

As Warren Buffett attended his first championship boxing match, he said Floyd Mayweather's job is tougher than managing billions of...

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Art Cashin: The First Thing I Look For Is Exit Sign

Wall Street veteran Art Cashin does not fully trust the record levels at the stock market and draws worrisome parallels between the geopolitical tensions over Ukraine and the Cuban missile crisis.Art Cashin: The First Thing I Look For Is The Exit Sign by...

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Ackman to use dual share class for IPO

In the European IPO of his firm, Bill Ackman will use a dual share-class structure that has been thought unfriendly to...

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Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s CEO, Marissa Mayer’s chance to Cash-In Her Pocket Aces

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is a company with bright prospects and its fate is in the hands of its CEO Marissa Mayer.  On CNBC, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn discussed Marissa Mayer’s abilities to steer...

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George Soros Picks KIOR, RSH, BIOL Soar on Monday

KiOR Inc (NASDAQ:KIOR), RadioShack Corporation (NYSE:RSH) and BIOLASE Inc (NASDAQ:BIOL) are today’s top-gaining billionaire stock picks. On the losing end are NII Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NIHD), dELiA*s, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLIA) and Enzon...

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Ariel Funds' John Rogers August Commentary

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out John Rogers Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Rogers (Updated on 09/14/2014)Related Stocks: SPY, DJI,...

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Hussman Citing Graham Sees Negative Returns For Eight Years

Valuations at pre-crisis highs, consideration given to stock market capitalization and ten-year GDP growth modelingJohn Hussman is not a popular person among stock marketbulls. And he won’t be getting any warm love from bulls with his latest...

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Break Yourself Off A Piece Of Bill Ackman Today

Hedge-fund manager William Ackman aims to raise $2 billion through the initial public offering of one of his funds on Euronext Amsterdam in a move that will provide it with steady capital. Pershing Square Holdings Ltd. said Monday that it plans to float...

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Einhorn Reinsurance Looks To Diversify Term Risk

Reinsurance manager looks to extend term exposure as it hires two executives from competing firmsAs the general quest for acceptable low risk yield among professional investors becomes more intense, and the search for sticky money intensifies, some money...

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A Warning From Graham And Dodd - John Hussman

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Art Cashin: Traders prep for Alibaba IPO

Art Cashin of UBS says investors are repositioning themselves ahead of Alibaba's...

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Here's Everything That's Happened Since The Last Time Fed Chair Janet Yellen Gave A Big Press Conference

It's been three months since Janet Yellen dismissed some worrisome inflation data was "noisy." And it looks like she might've been right to ignore it and keep monetary policy easy. But what's next? On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve...

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Investors: Ritholtz Wealth is Coming to DC!

On October 15th and 16th, my partner Barry Ritholtz and our director of financial planning, Kris Venne, will be in Washington D.C. meeting with clients of the firm. They’ve carved out some time to sit down with prospective clients as well,...

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Paulson & Co Reveals Overseas Shipholding Group Position

John Paulson's hedge fund firm Paulson & Co has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Overseas Shipholding Group (OGISZ).  Per the filing, Paulson now owns 19.35% of the company with over 61.38 million shares. This...

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Jeff Saut – Few Of Us Left Who Experienced Secular Bull Market

Few Of Us Left Who Experienced Secular Bull Market by Jeff Saut, Raymond James September 15, 2014 At a meeting the other day, I was introduced as “a formerly notorious short seller.” A friend asked, “Whatever happened to the old Shad?...

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Bull Market: A Warning from Graham and Dodd

Interesting piece whether you agree or not, below is a brief excerpt Bull Market: A Warning from Graham and Dodd John P. Hussman, Ph.D. “During the latter stage of the bull market culminating in 1929, the public acquired a completely different...

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Seth Klarman Cautions Against The Complacency Bubble

Seth Klarman: We are in a "Goldilocks stock market resulting from a tepid economy, dampened volatility, and relentlessly low interest rates"In his quarterly letter to investors, Seth Klarman criticized the complacency that has seeped into...

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Ridesharing Service SideCar Raises Another $15 Million, Adds Sir Richard Branson As Investor

 San Francisco-headquartered ridesharing startup SideCar, which competes with on-demand car services like Uber and Lyft, announced this morning it has raised an additional $15 million in funding. The new round comes from existing investors...

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What Is Warren Buffett Doing With Floyd Mayweather?

Warren Buffett has become one of the richest and most admired men in the world by researching fully before he invests and standing on principle with regard to important issues. This past weekend, he did neither. On Saturday night, Buffett attended the...

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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading: Bad News if WTI Crude Oil Breaks Below $90

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Investors should pay close attention to the price of WTI crude oil, TheStreet's Jim Cramer reasoned on CNBC's "Stop Trading" segment.a Read More: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks Cramer, the...

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Bond Market Dispels Inflation Alarm as Yellen Winds Down QE

As the Federal Reserve winds down its third round of unprecedented stimulus, one thing has become increasingly clear in the bond market: the U.S. economy just isn’t going to grow enough to upend demand for...

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Jim Cramer's Mad Dash: Sell Caterpillar Before Selling United Rentals

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aConstruction is very important to the economy, Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolioasaid, because the industry employs so many people.a Read More: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks But on...

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Here's Markus 'Notch' Persson's farewell letter to Minecraft fans

It's truly the end of an era. Long before it was a worldwide cultural phenomenon, Minecraft was a simple, insanely fun world-building game conceived and created by one man: Markus Persson, lovingly referred to as "Notch" by fans...

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Jim Cramer on Grocery Stocks: Whole Foods Is Easy to Swallow

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Is it Whole Foods vs. Kroger ? Or is the world big enough for both? I think the answer is the latter, and while Whole Foods has stumbled of late and Kroger has been red-hot, I am beginning to wonder whether we aren't...

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Bill Ackman Prepares For $2B IPO In Amsterdam

Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management has secured $1.5 billion for its upcoming IPO alreadyBill Ackman’s firm wants to raise $5 billion or more from institutional investors that are not in the U.S. Pershing Square is preparing...

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Cosmic Cato Koch Convergence

Bad economics and big...

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Ackman Claims 39% Support For Allergan Special Meeting

Ackman gains support and on path to gain over 50% support, observers say, unless something dramatic is doneWilliam Ackman may now have enough votes to call a special Allergan, Inc. (NYSE:AGN) shareholder meeting in December, he said in a statement...

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Visteon Corp (VC) Split Could Prove Lucrative to Shareholders: Cramer

Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) is considering splitting itself into two companies it was revealed last week, a revelation that caused Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC)’s stock to spike more than 5% in a matter of moments last Wednesday. The proposed move could be...

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Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP)’s Carl Icahn & Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman on How Activist Investors Help the Retail Investors

Whenever Icahn Enterprises LP (NASDAQ:IEP) founder, Carl Icahn, speaks about his investments and investment style, there are things one can learn, which are rarely found in investment books. At CNBC’s Delivering Alpha event this year,...

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Philip Pilkington: Krugman Still Wrong on Monetary Theory (Loanable Funds Edition)

Krugman is still pushing the discredited loanable funds model, the basis of failed Fed stimulus policies. Does Krugman really not get it or is he defending Bernanke and his loyal successor...

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Ackman plans Amsterdam fund IPO

Bill Ackman has announced plans to float a fund on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, with the hope of raising at least $5...

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Paul Krugman: How to Get It Wrong

What "accounts for the terrible performance of Western economies since 200"?: How to Get It Wrong, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Last week I participated in a conference organized by Rethinking Economics... And Mammon knows...

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Seeking Cash for Bigger Bets, Ackman Nears Public Offering of a Fund

The activist investor William A. Ackman’s new fund, Pershing Square Holdings, is expected to be listed on the Amsterdam Stock...

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How Does Janet Yellen Spend Her Time? Check Her Calendar

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen‘s calendars, obtained by The Wall Street Journal under an open records request, provide a glimpse into how the most powerful economic policy maker in the world spends her time. You can read the original...

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Janet Yellen Has A Big Press Conference This Week — Last Time She Did One, She Made The Call of The Year

There's another Fed meeting this week, and it's a big one. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the FOMC will gather to set policy and come up with its latest forecasts about the economy and the path of interest rates. And then Janet Yellen will deliver...

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SIR RONALD COHEN: Investments CAN be a real force for good

We’re calling for changes to the law so businesses can recognise a social mission as part of their governance. The case for social impact investment is...

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Risks for an Early Fall; 10-Year Yield Watch: Best of Kass

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners is known for his accurate stock market calls and keen insights into the economy, which he shares with RealMoney Pro readers in his daily trading diary. Last week, Kass wrote about a bull market in...

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Stiglitz vs. Krugman on Scotland; Polls Diverge; New Fearmongering Tactics in Waning Moments of Campaign

New Fearmongering TacticsIn the waning moments UK prime Minister David Cameron warns Scots "Leave and You Go Forever".Actually, the warning probably should be "Stay and you stay forever" because the UK will never allow such a vote...

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Charlie Munger: Secrets of Buffett’s Success? Interview

Two great pieces by Jason Zweig on Charlie Munger and the DJCO meeting, see excerpts below. Also see our notes embedded in storify. [View the story "Charlie Munger Comments From DJCO Meeting" on Storify] Charlie Munger: Secrets of...

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David Darst and Jay Kaplan Talk With Consuelo Mack

With the stock market trading near record highs should investors adjust their portfolios? David Darst and Jay Kaplan say yes! David Darst is an independent investment consultant and Senior Advisor and member of the Global Investment Committee at Morgan...

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Brazil charges Eike Batista

Brazil federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Eike Batista, accusing the fallen tycoon of market...

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When gross things happen to good passengers

You board a plane and find your seat stained with bodily fluids. Now...

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The Oracle of Love: How lunch with Warren Buffett changed Guy Spier’s life

Every year Warren Buffett auctions off a private lunch to benefit the San Francisco based GLIDE Foundation. Since 2000 the legendary Oracle of Omaha has raised more than $18 million on these lunches. This year the winning bid was $2.2 million, well shy...

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Paulson Blasts âValue-Destructiveâ AngloGold Spinoff Plan

Paulson & Co. has long pushed for mining company AngloGold Ashanti to split. But the company’s recently announced plan isn’t good enough for the hedge more... More from...

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Mayweather & Warren Buffett – Pre-Fight Interview

Floyd Mayweather jokingly refers to him as “the founder of The Money Team” Watch a pre-fight interview with Jim Gray, Mayweather, and Warren Buffett. The post Mayweather & Warren Buffett – Pre-Fight Interview...

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Carl Icahn And Bill Ackman Make-Up At Delivering Alpha [FULL VIDEO]

Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 5:00 PM ET Full video of CNBC’s Scott Wapner’s conversation with investor Carl Icahn and mystery guest Bill Ackman at Delivering Alpha 2014. Also see Carl Icahn At Delivering Alpha Talks Apple, Herbalife,...

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Brazilian Tycoon Batista Faces Criminal Charges

Brazil's federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Brazilian businessman Eike Batista, compounding the legal woes of the once high-flying...

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Sir Richard Branson's West Coast line earnings drop to £9.2m

Accounts for Virgin Rail Group show that the company, paid out £18 million to its shareholders in the year to March 31, 2014, a fall from £40million the previous...

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Investing's Dirty Word; Do Your Homework: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aJim Cramerafills his blog onaRealMoneyaevery 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: Getting through the next week,...

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Brazil Prosecutor Asks For Freeze Of Batista's Assets, Property

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro prosecutor's office has asked a federal court to freeze financial assets and up to 1.5 billion reais($641 million) worth of property from Eike Batista, accusing the fallen Brazilian tycoon of market...

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Brazil prosecutor asks for freeze of Batista's assets, property

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro prosecutor's office has asked a federal court to freeze financial assets and up to 1.5 billion reais($641 million) worth of property from Eike Batista, accusing the fallen Brazilian tycoon of market...

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Microsoft buys 'Minecraft' creator Mojang

Microsoft will continue to make "Minecraft" available across platforms, including iOS, Android, PlayStation, Xbox and...   Read More >

Pope breaks taboo by marrying couples who lived 'in sin'...

Pope breaks taboo by marrying couples who lived 'in sin'...(Second column, 13th story, link) ...   Read More >

Netflix, Inc. Challenged by French Cable Operator

Netflix, which just debuted in France, is receiving stiff opposition from the French cable companies, politicians and operators.Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), which just arrived in France, has received direct competition from French cable operator...   Read More >

Report: Apple Gets 15 Cents on Every $100 Transaction in Apple Pay

Apple Pay, Apple's new mobile payment service it unveiled in Cupertino last week, may net Apple 15 cents on every $100 transaction, according to a report The Financial Times cites "two people familiar with the terms of the agreement" about...   Read More >

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI): Carl Icahn Exercises Call Options For 12.23 Million Shares

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Icahn Capital LP of Carl Icahn disclosed that it has exercised call options for an aggregate of 12.23 million shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) at an exercise price of $20.15 per...   Read More >

Anheuser-Busch InBev Seeking Financing to Acquire SABMiller

SABMiller failed to strike a merger deal with Heineken, which made its more vulnerable to a takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, according to market observersAnheuser-Busch InBev SA (ADR) (NYSE:BUD), the second largest brewer worldwide is negotiating with...   Read More >

Guy Who Once Tried To Be The World's Richest Person Now Might End Up As The First Convicted Insider Trader in Brazil

Former billionaire tycoon Eike Batista was always confident that he would break a lot of records for Brazil. Back in 2012, he was certain he'd be the first person from Brazil to be the richest man on the planet. Now there's a possibility that...   Read More >

Americans Are Refreshingly Realistic About the ISIS Threat

Paul Waldman draws my attention to a new Pew poll with an interesting result. Hawkish Republicans have been running around for the past month insisting that ISIS terrorists are a direct threat to the United States, and therefore we have to fight them in...   Read More >

Here's How Stocks Performed During Past Dollar Bull And Bear Markets

Lately, the US dollar has been on a tear, thanks to an improving economy and a Federal Reserve expected to soon normalize loose monetary policy. A stronger dollar makes exported US goods more expensive to overseas buyers in the global market....   Read More >