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Hundreds of financial journalists spent their Friday evening at the "Financial Follies"—an annual black tie gathering at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.  The Follies, which is hosted by the New York Financial Writers...

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10 Stocks George Soros Is Buying in 2014

  NEW YORK (Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track the top holdings of a variety of high-profile investors, such as Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks One of our most popular professional...

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KRUGMAN: 'Angry Billionaires' Like Paul Singer Are Just Wrong About Inflation

New York Times columnist and Princeton economist Paul Krugman spoke with our Henry Blodget about a range of topics. In this clip, Krugman responds to Paul Singer's criticism that there's been a "Krugmanization" of...

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Paul Krugman: Rock Bottom Economics

The era of "rock-bottom economics" is far from over: Rock Bottom Economics, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Six years ago the Federal Reserve hit rock bottom. It had been cutting the federal funds rate ... more or less...

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Spain's FCC says no deal with Soros

Spain's FCC said talks with Soros Fund had finished without closing a deal on any...

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Bill Black: Dudley Do Wrong Rejects Being a “Cop” and Embraces “Foaming the Runways”

William Dudley, the President of the New York Fed, is not a stupid man. He is, however, wholly unfit to be a regulator. He has now admitted that publicly. It is time for him to return to Goldman Sachs so that he can be replaced by someone expressly...

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AMAs winners list: One Direction, Iggy Azalea and Katy Perry dominate

The men of One Direction snagged the biggest honor at Sunday's fan-voted American Music Awards, winning Artist of the Year over Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea and Luke Bryan Taylor Swift opened the night with a fiery performance of...

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Bernanke Recalls ‘Panic’ During Fed Tenure, Defends QE

Ben Bernanke, who during the depths of the financial crisis worked seven-day weeks, sometimes availing himself of an office couch to catch some sleep, is now in memoir mode, collecting his thoughts for an upcoming book and for an audience of thousands at...

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9 artists who might join Katy Perry at the Super Bowl halftime show

Who will Katy Perry recruit, if anyone, to roar with with her during the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show on Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona? Guest performers in recent years have included the Red Hot Chili Peppers (for Bruno Mars in 2014);...

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NFL finally announces Katy Perry as next Super Bowl halftime performer

Katy Perry, as long rumored, will headline the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show on Feb. 1, 2015, following in the recent footsteps of Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and Madonna The NFL announced the news Sunday night on NBC, confirming that all eyes will be...

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Katy Perry goes off on 'perverted old men' in Australia

Pop star Katy Perry has been having a pretty rough time since arriving in Australia. It all went downhill when she tried to visit Obelisk Beach in Mosman, Sydney on Saturday. As celebrities of this calibre aren't a regular occurrence in Australia,...

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Jon Stewart Regrets Abusing Jim Cramer

“You begin to believe your own responsibility to ‘get this guy’ – even though that’s complete bullshit….I think the Cramer thing was one of those that negatively impacted me like that because...

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Upbeat on Bon-Ton and Energy; Short Consumer Staples: Best of Kass

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- 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. This past week, Kass wrote...

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Whitney Wolfe, Other Former Tinder Employees To Launch Direct Competitor Called Bumble

 Whitney Wolfe, an early employee at Tinder who sued the company for sexual harassment and workplace discrimination, has joined up with two other early Tinder employees, Chris Gulczynski and his parter Sarah Mick, to launch a direct competitor...

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GOLDMAN: Larry Summers Gave A Depressing Economic Outlook Last Year, And So Far It Looks Wrong (GS)

About a year ago, former Treasury secretary Larry Summers gave his famous speech at the IMF about "secular stagnation." The basic idea behind secular stagnation is that the economy in its current condition is unable to create...

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DeLong on Hobson’s Choice v. Cochrane’s Bernie Madoff Economics

I want to highlight two interesting discussions relevant to the fiscal policy debate. First up is Brad DeLong: The original argument was John A. Hobson’s, in his 1902 book Imperialism. The poor have to spend their incomes in order to buy their...

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'Don't call me the British Warren Buffett': Jim Mellon gives a candid insight into his world

His wealth was made in investment in emerging markets, notably...

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PPG Is Spot-On; The Hazards of Skepticism: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- 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: ...

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Ladies And Gentlemen, We Have Finally Learned The Right Way To Say 'Krugman'!

One of the lesser economic debates that has raged in recent years has not been about inequality, GDP, wages, austerity, or inflation. Rather, it has been about how to say, "Krugman." Specifically, it has been about how to pronounce the name of...

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Elizabeth Warren Blasts New York Fed President William Dudley

This Elizabeth Warren grilling of New York Fed William Dudley over the revelations in tapes made by ex-New York Fed employee Carmen Segarra, is a bit more Socratic than her normal approach, presumably because she has more than the typical five minutes...

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Madoff scam recovery hits $10 billion, almost 60% of lost money, at a cost of $1 billion

Victims of the most infamous Ponzi scheme lost $17.5 billion but this week, recoveries reached $10 billion. The cost of liquidating the con man's defunct investment advisory firm has topped $1 billion but his former clients aren't footing the...

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John Paulson's Top 5 New Holdings For Q3

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out John Paulson Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Paulson (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: ABBV, ATHL, PETM, BABA,...

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John Paulson's Top 5 New Holdings for Q3

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out John Paulson Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of John Paulson (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: ABBV, ATHL, PETM, BABA,...

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George F. Will: Recalling Rockefeller

Seen through the prism of subsequent national experience, Nelson Rockefeller resembles a swollen postwar automobile — a land yacht with tail fins, a period piece, bemusing and embarrassing. He remains, however, instructive. Read full article...

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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. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- "Their weakness is not our weakness," Jim Cramer told his Mad...

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Cramer Remix: Warning about the rally

Before you get too excited about Friday's move, "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer puts it in...

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Cramer's gameplan comes with a warning

Jim Cramer issues a stiff warning for investors regarding Europe and Asia and reveals the stocks on his mind for next...

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The Young Billionaire – Elizabeth Holmes’ Mission – Full Interview Fortune MPW

The extraordinary entrepreneur on Fortune’s June cover explains her mission and opportunity ahead. Elizabeth Holmes Mission – Full Interview Fortune MPW The post The Young Billionaire – Elizabeth Holmes’ Mission...

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Buffett and Greenwald on Real Competitive Advantages

By Brian Flores. Read more » »Check out Charlie Munger Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Charlie Munger (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: AAPL,...

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Wilbur Ross to Serve as Vice Chairman of Bank of Cyprus

Wilbur Ross stated that the Bank of Cyprus has a good potential for turnaround Wilbur Ross has been elected as vice chairman of Bank of Cyprus. He will be serving alongside the bank’s newly-elected chairman, Dr.Josef Ackerman, according to the...

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Rogers Communications Inc

By Vera Yuan. Read more » »Check out Mario Gabelli Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Mario Gabelli (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: TSX:RCI.B,...

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New Tech This Week, From Cool to Kind of Gross

Source: IndieGoGo Do you realize how much of your waste is going to waste? It could be used for much more practical purposes. Innovations in bio-fuel is the biggest boon for U.K. travelers and tourists looking to get from Bath to the Bristol Airport. NYC...

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Wilbur Ross Addresses China's Interest Rate Cut

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Sen. Warren Puts Wal-Mart In Her Crosshairs A Week Ahead Of Planned Nationwide Black Friday Protests

Sen. Warren Puts Wal-Mart In Her Crosshairs A Week Ahead Of Planned Nationwide Black Friday Protests Like many Americans who work for hourly wages these days, Lakita Hicks has a problem: She doesn’t have enough reliable working hours. The...

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Fed’s Bullard Says Markets Misread Him In October Bond-Buying Dustup

The last month has been challenging time for St. Louis Fed President James Bullard. In the view of many market observers, the veteran central banker has sent conflicting messages about the outlook for Federal Reserve interest rate policy, injecting...

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Dicker and Cramer: 'Oil's Endless Bid' Takes a Long Holiday

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- I was talking to Jim Cramer about some of the financial inputs into the price of oil, which are often totally overlooked. But the massive changes in the financial markets surrounding oil have had at least as much effect on the...

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New York Fed Is Not “Cop On The Beat,” But “Fire Warden” Says Dudley

In Senate Banking Committee testimony New York Fed President Dudley doesn't appear to address recent issues of regulatory capture, instead discussing how the banking system is more secure than it was in 2008The New York Fed views its role as one of...

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A Limo Ride w/ Krugman Changed Course of Abenomics

BloombergWhen Japanese economist Etsuro Honda heard that Paul Krugman was planning a visit to Tokyo, he saw an opportunity to seize the advantage in Japan’s sales-tax...

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Ackman Sells Allergan Shares, To Transfer $344M To Valeant Within Days

After what might go down in history as one of the most unusual hedge fund / corporate acquisitions in history, Valeant is taking its Allergan chips off the tableActivist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has liquidated a portion of his holdings in the stock...

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How a Limo Ride With Paul Krugman Changed the Course of Abenomics

Japan lucked out if the only advice they received from Krugman was not to raise the sales tax--as sound advice as you can give. Toru Fujioka and Simon Kennedy inform: When Japanese economist Etsuro Honda heard that Paul Krugman was planning a visit to...

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Soros Invests $500 Million With Janus’ Gross

The world’s most famous bond manager has won a big vote of confidence from one of the most famous hedge-fund managers in the world. George Soros’ Quantum Partners has invested $500 million with Bill Gross, the Pacific Investment Management...

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Dudley Denies 'Serious Problems' in Fed's Regulation

The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York defended the regulator’s oversight of large financial firms Friday in the face of tough questions from Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of kowtowing to the biggest...

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N.Y. Fed President Dudley: I’m More of a Fire Warden, Not a Cop on the Beat

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley earlier this month. Bloomberg News Federal Reserve officials are infamous for their love of using metaphors to explain complex monetary policy. Think taking away punch bowls when the party...

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Cramer: Buy Nike to Take Advantage of 'Shoe Bull Market'

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, had a lot to say about  retail stocks on Friday. And there is a "shoe bull market" now, he said on Friday's segment of...

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Dow Adds Board Seats, Douses Looming Proxy War With Loeb

The latest announcement marks an end to nearly a year-long battle between Dow Chemical and Dan LoebThe Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) said Friday that four new independent directors will be added to its board, including two that Daniel Loeb had...

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Are Warren Buffett and His Favorite Private Equity Partner 3G Planning to Take A Run At Coca-Cola?

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: BRK.A, KO, HJH, BKW,...

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Hugh Hendry: ‘Desperate times breed desperate measures… QE is a grubby solution’

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In the second of three interviews, Hugh Hendry tells Merryn Somerset Webb why central banks will go even further than anyone expects to keep the global economy afloat. The post Hugh Hendry: ‘Desperate times breed desperate measures…...

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In economic environment where "tomorrows sandwich had been eaten," QE is among the only choices left At one time a critic of central bank market manipulation, Hugh Hendry now thinks it is a “grubby” solution as he discusses a major...

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'Is Economics Really a Dismal Science for Women?'

Since I posted an excerpt from Noah Smith's column, I should also post this response from Frances Woolley: Is economics really a dismal science for women?: Donna Ginther and Shulamit Kahn have just published a paper that tracks thousands of...   Read More >

'Lower Oil Prices and the U.S. Economy'

Jim Hamilton: Lower oil prices and the U.S. economy: ... The current price of gasoline is 80 cents/gallon below what it has averaged over the last 3 years. Last year Americans consumed 135 billion gallons of gasoline. That means that if prices stay...   Read More >

Report: Samsung's head of TVs may be asked to revitalize mobile business

China’s Over-Reliance on Guaranteed Loans, in 3 Charts

Associated Press The belief that the Chinese government implicitly guarantees much, if not all, of the debt in China’s formal financial system, is widely taken a fact. After all, defaults are often repeatedly bailed out at the last minute by...   Read More >

Tesla Motors Inc, BMW In Discussions About Batteries: Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that they are in talks with BMW about a collaboration on battery technology and charging stationsTesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is in discussions¬†with German car maker BMW about batteries and lightweight components,...   Read More >

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Investment Yields Over 500% For Russian Billionaire

Usmanov has also invested in the rapidly-growing Chinese smartphone maker XiaomiAlibaba Group Holding Ltd¬†(NYSE:BABA) stock is up more than 65% from its IPO price of $68. But those who invested earlier in the e-commerce giant have raked in a lot...   Read More >