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Cramer Remix: Buy this stock for your kids

It’s his annual appeal. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer wants you to place a couple shares of this stock in the...

11.5 hours on cnbc.com

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) -- In this market, no news is fabulous news, Jim Cramer told his Mad...

11.6 hours on thestreet.com

Cramer: You're a beggar, not a chooser

Missed the market rally this week? Jim Cramer's got your back! He gives two key tips for...

12 hours on cnbc.com

Whitney's hedge fund faces turmoil?

Meredith Whitney's hedge fund Kenbelle Capital may be in trouble only a year after it...

13.4 hours on cnbc.com

John Paulson Picks ANV, THM Tumble

Fate Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:FATE), Seventy Seven Energy Inc. (NYSE:SSE) and Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) are nearing market close in the green this Friday. In the red are Allied Nevada Gold Corporation (NYSEMKT:ANV), International Tower...

14.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Things Are Not Looking Good At Meredith Whitney's Hedge Fund

It's not looking good at star analyst Meredith Whitney's hedge fund, Kenbelle Capital, according to Bloomberg's Max Abelson. Since her fund started trading in November 2013, it has lost two top executives, and a major investor is asking...

14.4 hours on businessinsider.com

Buffett In New Memo Tells Managers: Reputation Is Everything

Buffett Reminds His Top Managers: Reputation Is Everything Warren Buffett, who’s run Berkshire for the past five decades, sends a memo every other year to the managers of each of Berkshire’s 80-plus subsidiaries that emphasizes those two...

14.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Why Jim Cramer Says It Could Be Too Late to Enter The Stock Market Rally Now

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The stock market has rallied strongly after last week's disaster, and TheStreet's Jim Cramer says it's now about waiting. Cramer says when you have a rally like this, you're really chasing if you come in now....

15 hours on thestreet.com

Why Jim Cramer Thinks KapStone Paper & Packaging (KS) Could Be a Great Play for 2015

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer says linerboard and paper company KapStone Paper & Packaging  could be a smart play for 2015. Cramer explains that linerboard, which he calls "one of the truest...

15.3 hours on thestreet.com

JP Morgan Chase, Bernie Madoff's $64.8 Billion Ponzi Scheme and Crime on Wall Street

As the headlines have made clear for years, JP Morgan Chase has a long rap sheet of illegal conduct and, although overlooked, it includes enabling Bernie Madoff's $64.8 billion Ponzi scheme, the largest in history, which caused net losses of more...

16.5 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Hellmann's Mayo Drops Lawsuit Against Eggless 'Just Mayo'

The mayo war is over. The maker of Hellman's mayonnaise, Unilever, on Thursday dropped its controversial suit against Hampton Creek, which makes Just Mayo, an eggless version of the sandwich spread. Hellman's filed suit a month ago, accusing...

17.4 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Ackman, Valeant Target Of Lawsuit; Will Allergan’s Pyott Join Plaintiffs?

A new class action lawsuit is doing what some had anticipated government regulators would do: charging that Bill Ackman, his hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc, engaged in insider trading. The suit,...

17.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Gross 'Is Our Peyton Manning:' Janus Exec

The fund firm has its eyes on making a touchdown with its first...

17.6 hours on thinkadvisor.com

Jim Cramer Identifies Buying Opportunity in Walgreen (WAG) Stock After Earnings Next Week

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Walgreen  reports its quarterly earnings next week, and TheStreet's Jim Cramer says this will be a key item to watch. Cramer notes CVS  and Rite Aid  both reported...

17.6 hours on thestreet.com

Janus sees Gross as a 'game changer'

After years of redemptions and on its third CEO, Denver investment company is giving the ball to the Bond...

18 hours on investmentnews.com

Jim Cramer: Finish Line Is 'Suspect' After Not Resolving Inventory Issues as Promised

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Nike  shares are down nearly 4% Friday, despite what many investors considered a strong earnings report. But TheStreet's Jim Cramer said Nike's revenue and earnings beat didn't translate into...

18.4 hours on thestreet.com

Jim Cramer on Why You Should Tune Out the Fed Naysayers

NEW YORK ( Real Money) -- There's too much moralizing going on for my taste. There's too much hand-wringing about what Janet Yellen, the Fed chief, wants to do. She wants to take rates higher -- not with giant bond sales from her huge...

20.2 hours on thestreet.com

Janus Capital's CEO Thinks Bill Gross Is Peyton Manning (JNS)

Bill Gross' new employer thinks he's Peyton Manning. A profile of Bill Gross' new employer — Janus Capital — from Bloomberg's Mary Childs finds the Colorado-based investment manager comparing Gross that...

21 hours on businessinsider.com

Hellmann’s Maker Gives Up The Legal Fight Against Eggless “Just Mayo”

Eggless, and now lawsuitless (at least where Unilever is concerned)Not only is Hellmann’s maker Unilever dropping its lawsuit against the San Francisco company it claimed was misrepresenting mayonnaise by not including eggs in its Just Mayo...

21.5 hours on consumerist.com

Paulson Acquires Stake In Salix Amid Inventory Pileup Concerns

Famous investment firm Paulson & Co has acquired an undisclosed stake in Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) as the drug maker recovers from inventory pileup issues and the exit of its chief financial officer. Paulson &...

21.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Hellmann's parent drops suit over 'Just Mayo'

Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false...

21.6 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Yellen Finishes 2014 with a Win

They said the Fed couldn’t taper without massive market dislocations. They said the Fed was “trapped” and “backed into the corner” and “behind the curve” or that there no longer was a...

22.5 hours on thereformedbroker.com

Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: BA MMM ISIS Q

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Thursday's Mad...

24.5 hours on thestreet.com

Survey: Wall Street Remains Bullish, Yellen Named 'Person Of The Year'

With less than one year in office, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has been named Wall Street’s Person of the Year for 2014, according to a poll taken by Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services...

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Paul Krugman: Putin’s Bubble Bursts

The Russian economy is in trouble: Putin’s Bubble Bursts, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: If you’re the type who finds macho posturing impressive, Vladimir Putin is your kind of guy. Sure enough, many American conservatives seem to...

29 hours on economistsview.typepad.com

Unilever Drops Mayonnaise Suit Against Just Mayo Maker

By Kanika Sikka(Reuters) - Unilever Plc's U.S. division said it has withdrawn its lawsuit against food startup Hampton Creek over false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product.Unilever, famous for its mayonnaise brand...

32.9 hours on businessinsider.com

Unilever drops mayonnaise suit against Just Mayo maker

(Reuters) - Unilever Plc's U.S. division said it has withdrawn its lawsuit against food startup Hampton Creek over false advertising and unfair competition related to its Just Mayo product. ...

32.9 hours on reuters.com

Buffett and Munger on Being a Hack

“I believe in the discipline of mastering the best that other people have figured out. I don’t believe in just sitting down and trying to dream it all up yourself. Nobody’s that smart.” – Charlie Munger ...

33.5 hours on pragcap.com

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: 10 Reasons We'll Have a Santa Claus Rally

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Wednesday's strong session featured some good moves and technical set-ups in stocks we follow, particularly in biotech and technology. Achillion Pharmaceuticals  was up nearly 10% on Wednesday. I love...

35.3 hours on thestreet.com

Unilever drops suit over 'Just Mayo'

Hellman's mayonnaise maker Unilever says that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just...

35.5 hours on cnbc.com

Cramer’s tellin’ Yellen, don’t raise rates

Jim Cramer does not want interest rates to rise right now, and lays out the significant repercussions on the globe if they do go...

36.1 hours on cnbc.com

Cramer’s recipe for a Santa Claus rally

Jim Cramer is seeing some good signs in the economy right now. Could they be the perfect ingredients for a Santa Claus...

36.3 hours on cnbc.com

Will Yellen Learn from Greenspan?

Will Yellen Learn from Greenspan? By EconMattersEconMatters has been critical of Fed’s new found dovishness.    Judging from the FOMC statement released on Wednesday Dec. 17, Fed made a concerted effort (to keep Wall Street happy)...

37 hours on valuewalk.com

Bernanke backs Pimco, not Gross, with Fed rate hike forecast

Janus fund manager says impact of falling oil prices could hinder Fed, but former central bank chief says focus will be on...

37 hours on investmentnews.com

Wilbur Ross: Looking For Opportunities In Energy Debt

By cody56. Read more » »Check out Wilbur Ross Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Wilbur Ross (Updated on...

37.1 hours on gurufocus.com

MARKET REPORT: Janet Yellen rings in Christmas spirit as Fed boss kickstarts belated Santa Rally in world stock markets

Buyers chased oversold quality blue chip stocks sharply higher as they responded to the clearest sign yet from the Federal Reserve boss that US interest rates will rise by...

37.2 hours on dailymail.co.uk

Elizabeth Warren: Obama Trade Deal Could Undermine Wall Street Reform

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday warned that a major trade deal being negotiated by the Obama administration could hamstring Wall Street reform efforts. Warren raised the issue in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman,...

37.4 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Warren Buffett’s 'Huge Mistake' May Be the Stock to Own in 2015

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - With the European economy going through a rough patch, TheStreet TV's Jack Mohr is looking for some favorable investment opportunities.  In his search for the top five best European stocks to buy for 2015, he's...

37.5 hours on thestreet.com

Yellen`s Views On Falling Gas Prices

If Janet Yellen sees lower... Read the rest of the article on the NEW WEBSITE Schiff On The MarketsPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to...

37.8 hours on peterschiffblog.blogspot.com

Janet Yellen Politely Asks Elizabeth Warren To Shove It

The next president of the United States—and many of her colleagues up on Capitol Hill—don’t think much of New York Fed President Bill Dudley. When they look at his goofy smile, all they see is a lack of “rigorous accountability...

38 hours on dealbreaker.com

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Ackman Pulls Stunt to Help Out His Put Options

Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management “pulls some stunt to help out his put options” every quarter, according to Herbalife Ltd, in response to the bombshell statement of the activist investor against the company. Ackman pulls...

38.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Janet Yellen gives FTSE investors an early Christmas present

Savers need some good news: their portfolios have been hammered as a result of the turmoil in...

38.4 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Sony Should Avoid Loeb, Email Says, While Flash Boys Needs a Plot

It’s best to keep a low profile when activist hedge fund investors are concerned, is advice from one Sony Corp executive to another. Also, that Flash Boys movie people on Wall Street are waiting for? Aaron Sorkin told Sony executives he needs a...

38.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Why Jim Cramer Says Demand for Oil Must Come From Europe

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer talks oil and says we still don't have any cessation of supply, nor do we have a pickup in demand. Cramer says people are betting that Vladimir Putin will come to the peace table, which would mean...

38.8 hours on thestreet.com

Elizabeth Warren allies march outside Citi: 'Break big banks'

Protesters gathered outside Citibank's headquarters to echo Warren's call to break up big...

39.3 hours on money.cnn.com

Would Elizabeth Warren Make a Better Candidate Than Hillary Clinton?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren couldn’t be clearer about her intentions for 2016. In an interview with NPR, she said, “I told them, I’m not running for president,” followed by, “I am...

39.8 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Rick Perry Is One Lucky Dude

From James Pethokoukis: The energy sector gives, and the energy sector takes. The stunning drop in oil prices looks like bad news for the “Texas Miracle.” (Texas is responsible for 40% of all US oil production — vs. 25%...

40.5 hours on motherjones.com

Why Jim Cramer Says Rite Aid (RAD) Stock Will Keep Going Higher

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rite Aid  , the third-largest U.S. drugstore chain, posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday and increased its full-year guidance after the company had trimmed it twice this year. Greater...

40.9 hours on thestreet.com

If You Stand Perfectly Still, Dan Loeb Cannot See You: Sony Execs

We’ve laughed at the sophomoric exchanges between and among the upper echelons of one of the biggest industries in America. We’ve shaken our heads at the incredible self-regard of one A. Sorkin. We’ve been spared another James Franco...

41.4 hours on dealbreaker.com

Judge Approves Nearly $600 Million More For Madoff Victims

On Wednesday, a New York bankruptcy judge approved nearly $600 million worth of additional settlements to benefit victims of Bernard Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme. Irving Picard, the trustee in charge of recovering assets, has to date collected...

41.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Oracle Up 8% as Ellison Crows about Cloud; Targets Going Up as Estimates Trimmed

Shares of Oracle (ORCL) are up $3.21, or almost 8%, at $44.37, continuing after-hours gains, and hit a new 52-week high of $44.98 earlier, after the company yesterday afternoon beat fiscal Q2 expectations and forecast this quarter’s revenue higher...

42.1 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Jim Cramer: Does Accenture's Earnings Signal an Improving Europe?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Salesforce.com and Oracle are up Thursday after Oracle topped earnings and revenue estimates. But TheStreet's Jim Cramer is focused elsewhere in "the cloud" -- Accenture ...

42.6 hours on thestreet.com

PIMCO: Here's What Ben Bernanke Told Us About 2015

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke with PIMCO's finance pros about what 2015 might look like. "One key question on our minds for 2015 is whether the decline in oil prices today, which will lead to negative headline inflation...

42.8 hours on businessinsider.com

Jim Cramer: Rite Aid Earnings Are 'Beautiful,' Dunkin Donuts Has Issues

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Rite Aid  shares are up a healthy 12% to $6.75 Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter earnings. That makes TheStreet's Jim Cramer think shares are headed back to...

43.1 hours on thestreet.com

Ma, Buffett, Gates, Zuckerberg Grow Wealthier; Bezos Not So Much

The biggest individual financial gainers in 2014 were at one time entrepreneurial technology start-ups with one exception. Jack Ma tops the wealth gainers’ ranking The individual who grew his wealth the most in 2014 was Alibaba Group Holding...

43.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Jim Cramer: Here Are Six Rays of Light in the Stock Market

NEW YORK ( Real Money) -- Get used to the pattern of a collapse in stock prices near the bell, something that happens when you are shadow boxing with unknown enemies like a collapse in Russia or a default in Brazil. Understand that the world isn't...

44 hours on thestreet.com

The Daily Docket: Madoff Victims to Get Another $600 Million

Nearly $600 million worth of settlements to benefit victims of Bernard Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme on Wednesday won the blessing of a bankruptcy judge. The Wall Street Journal has the Daily Bankruptcy Review article here. (Daily Bankruptcy Review...

44.3 hours on blogs.wsj.com

Buffett’s China car bet loses $1B

Warren Buffett took a hit when shares in Chinese car company BYD plunged on Thursday, New York Times...

44.4 hours on cnbc.com

Aaron Sorkin, Judd Apatow Call 'The Interview' Decision An Attack On Free Speech

As the cyber attack on Sony Pictures revealed a cache of stolen emails, including bits of news and gossip, both Aaron Sorkin and Judd Apatow were among the most critical toward the way members of the press covered the story. "As a screenwriter in...

45.3 hours on huffingtonpost.com

How Buffett, Soros and Other Billionaires Play Oil, Russia

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- "Oil prices fell Thursday, hitting an eight-month low, as markets continued to react to disappointing economic news across the globe." The line could easily have come from virtually any news clipping out this...

46 hours on thestreet.com

Summers surprised by oil-stock drop link

The former Clinton Treasury Secretary said he's surprised at the degree to which declines in oil prices have been associated with stock...

46.7 hours on cnbc.com

Grand Central: Yellen Playbook Puts Slack Over Oil Price Declines

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, December 18, 2014: Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Yellen Playbook Puts Slack Over Oil Price...

47.1 hours on blogs.wsj.com

Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: CVS RRD KS

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Wednesday's Mad...

2 days on thestreet.com

European Stocks Rally on Yellen Comments

Stocks in Europe rallied as investors welcomed the message from the Fed that it will be patient in deciding when to raise interest rates. The Swiss franc tumbled after the Swiss National Bank pushed interest rates into negative...

2 days on online.wsj.com

Schumer Should Focus on Keeping Government from Redistributing Income Upward

There is a bizarre cult in Washington policy circles that likes to say that the markets are causing inequality, but the government can reverse the problem. E.J. Dionne treated up to an example of this cult, declaring that New York Senator Charles Schumer...

2 days on cepr.net

Learning from Warren Buffett’s Railroad Investments

Learning from Warren Buffett’s Railroad Investments – Christian Ryther of Curreen Capital The post Learning from Warren Buffett’s Railroad Investments appeared first on ValueWalk. ...

2 days on valuewalk.com

Comments on Fed Chair Yellen's Press Conference

A few key takeaways:• There has been no change in FOMC policy. Replacing "considerable time" with "patient" was because we are moving further in time from the end of QE3 .  The first rate hike will be a...

2 days on calculatedriskblog.com

The Schumer prescription for 2016

Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government’s role in helping struggling middle-income Americans — and his message got swallowed up by a few paragraphs on health care.Read full article...

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Ackman to BTV: Herbalife Implosion Coming in 2015

Pershing Square CEO Bill Ackman appeared on Bloomberg Television today to discuss a new Herbalife video he's obtained to back up his allegations that the company is a pyramid scheme. He told Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker ... ...

2 days on ewallstreeter.com

Harold Meyerson: Democrats need Elizabeth Warren’s brand of populism

The word on Elizabeth Warren — the Democratic Massachusetts senator who fomented the opposition last week to a rollback of financial regulations in the bill funding the government — is that she’s the left’s answer to...

2 days on washingtonpost.com?wprss=rss_todays-opeds

Cramer Remix: Here's what the Fed did today

The market may have rallied, but "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer thinks that’s just the beginning of Yellen’s...

2 days on cnbc.com

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Why This Market Is All About Velocity

Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- It's not the direction of oil prices and interest rates that matters,...

2 days on thestreet.com

Elizabeth Warren on Citigroup and Its Bailout Provision

Warren is pretty good on the crony power that Citigroup yields. Unfortunately, she is not against government power in genera. She just wants the power in the hands of her crony team, the...

3 days on economicpolicyjournal.com

Cramer: Time to tame the oil beast

It's not the fact that oil prices are declining that alarms Jim Cramer, it's the velocity of the oil...

3 days on cnbc.com

Stock Indexes Soared Wednesday With Help From Fed Chair Janet Yellen

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With the help of the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the stock market resumed its upward trajectory on Wednesday. The stock indexes were counting on the Fed to provide the necessary boost for the...

3 days on thestreet.com

Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Texas Oil Company

By Holly LaFon. Read more » »Check out Steven Cohen Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Steven Cohen (Updated on 12/16/2014)Related Stocks: JONE,...

3 days on gurufocus.com

Fed’s Janet Yellen Not Worried About Falling Oil Prices, Russian Turmoil

Lower gas prices are “certainly good for families, for households,” Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said. Bloomberg News Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen isn’t too worried about plunging oil prices or the turmoil in...

3 days on blogs.wsj.com

Yellen Says She Has Great Confidence in New York Fed’s Dudley

WASHINGTON–Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she has “great confidence” in Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley, responding to questions about scrutiny the regional Fed bank is facing for its ties to...

3 days on blogs.wsj.com

Bill Ackman Discusses His Latest Attempt At Sinking Herbalife

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

3 days on gurufocus.com

Learning from Buffett's Railroad Investments - Christian Ryther of Curreen Capital

Christian Ryther is an instructor at Best Ideas 2015, the fully online conference for investors looking to uncover compelling equity ideas. Join us live on January 13-14, 2015. ...

3 days on ewallstreeter.com

Bill Ackman Just Can’t Help Himself

Bill Ackman sat in the hair and makeup chair at Bloomberg, waiting for his lieutenants to file in for a quick briefing before he went on the air. He knew what they were going to say and what they needed to hear him say before they’d be...

3 days on dealbreaker.com

Warren Resources (WRES) Stock Soaring Today as Oil Prices Climb

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Warren Resources Inc. are higher by 13.11% to $2.07 on heavy volume in late afternoon trading on Wednesday, as energy stocks get a boost from today's rise in oil prices. Brent crude for January delivery is...

3 days on thestreet.com

More From Wilbur Ross On The Opportunity In Debt Of Oil Producers

By Canadian Value. Read more » »Check out Wilbur Ross Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Wilbur Ross (Updated on...

3 days on gurufocus.com

Fed’s Yellen Says No Rate Hike Likely For a Couple of Fed Meetings

United States Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Reuters WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Wednesday the U.S. central bank is unlikely to raise short-term interest rates until at least the spring. “The...

3 days on blogs.wsj.com

Ready to Follow Ray Dalio on this Stock

By ovenerio. Read more » »Check out Ray Dalio Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Ray Dalio (Updated on 12/16/2014)Related Stocks: FISV, MA, V, ADP,...

3 days on gurufocus.com

Elizabeth Warren And The Independent Community Bankers of America Are Right: Antonio Weiss Should Not Become Undersecretary for Domestic Finance

By Simon Johnson Antonio Weiss has been nominated to become Undersecretary for Domestic Finance at the Treasury Department. A growing number of people and organizations have expressed reservations about this potential appointment, which requires Senate...

3 days on baselinescenario.com

Sallie Krawcheck's Advice For Wall Street Analysts

A 2002 Fortune magazine story, featuring Sallie Krawcheck on the cover, began like this: "How do you know when management is lying?" asks Sallie Krawcheck, the chairman and CEO of research boutique Sanford C. Bernstein. Sitting in her...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Here Comes Janet Yellen ...

And now we are waiting for Janet Yellen. At 2:30 pm ET, Fed Chair Janet Yellen will hold her final press conference of the year.  On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve made its last monetary policy announcement of the year, removing the...

3 days on businessinsider.com

23 Success Tips From Richard Branson

Melissa Stanger, Business InsiderRichard Branson is the only entrepreneur to have built eight separate billion-dollar companiesin eight different industries — and he did it all without a degree in...

3 days on realclearmarkets.com

How Katniss Everdeen is helping Elizabeth Warren win the Internet

The life-sized cardboard cut-out was, indeed, that of the body of Katniss Everdeen, central figure in the "Hunger Games" books, wearing the fierce, full-warrior garb from the "Mockingjay" installment of the series. That's the one...

3 days on washingtonpost.com

Live Blog: Fed Decision and Janet Yellen’s Press Conference

Janet Yellen, chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks in September. Bloomberg News The Federal Reserve wraps up its final policy meeting of the year Wednesday with a big decision: how to update its guidance about when interest rates...

3 days on blogs.wsj.com

Ackman Drops Bombshell on Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Delivers Smoking Gun

When activist hedge fund manager Bill Ackman spoke negatively about Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) in the past, it generated yawns associated with snickers such as “where is the beef?” Adding injury to insult, what really mattered is the stock...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Here's A Leaked Herbalife Video That Bill Ackman Says Captures Deceptive Practices

Bill Ackman, who runs Pershing Square Capital, has released an internal Herbalife video from 2005 that he says shows a top distributor talking about deceptive recruiting practices. According to Pershing Square, the video is from a 2005 meeting...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Wilbur Ross Looking For E&P, Oil Services Credit

Wilbur Ross, WL Ross and Company chairman, finds market opportunities between now and year’s end. Wilbur Ross Looking For E&P, Oil Services Credit The post Wilbur Ross Looking For E&P, Oil Services Credit appeared first...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: Insurance Notes

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: Insurance Notes by Steven Towns Larry Cunningham is one of the most respected authors who has written about Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway. His Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values is...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Gross Backs Krugman View Of Fed In World Of Low Inflation

When it comes to low inflation, 2014 will have proved to be a banner year. For the first time in at least 55 years, not one advanced economy will see consumer prices growing more than 4 percent this year. Even as recently as 2011, a quarter of rich...

3 days on fa-mag.com

Bernie Madoff’s Inner Circle Exactly 18\% As Culpable As He Is

To mark the sixth anniversary of Bernie Madoff’s perp walk, five of his closest aides got the worst Christmas presents of their lives: between two-and-a-half and 10 years in prison for dummying up statements, looking the other way, and playing...

3 days on ewallstreeter.com

Bernie Madoff’s Inner Circle Exactly 18% As Culpable As He Is

To mark the sixth anniversary of Bernie Madoff’s perp walk, five of his closest aides got the worst Christmas presents of their lives: between two-and-a-half and 10 years in prison for dummying up statements, looking the other way, and playing...

3 days on dealbreaker.com

Bill Ackman Sounds More Confident About Herbalife Than He Has In A Long Time

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman of Pershing Square was just on Bloomberg TV's "Market Makers" talking about his infamous Herbalife short. "We've actually come up with some new stuff," Ackman said before showing a clip of an...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Women in Business Q&A: Harriet Greenberg, Partner at Friedman LLP

Harriet Greenberg, a partner at Friedman LLP since 1985, has over 30 years of experience working primarily with distribution and manufacturing companies. She provides accounting, tax, and business consulting services to help public and privately held...

3 days on huffingtonpost.com

Herbalife's stock down 2.7% as noted critic Ackman speaks on BloombergTV

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news. ...

3 days on marketwatch.com

Ackman Full Whitepaper And Videos On Herbalife

Stay tuned for more news and analysis Ackman says he has another 3 hour video about $HLF — ValueWalk (@valuewalk) December 17, 2014   Herbalife-Anaheim-2005-White-Paper-12.17.14 (1) Ex-1 Ex-2 Ex-3 The post Ackman Full Whitepaper And...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Stocks Zoom Higher as Investors Await Word From Fed's Yellen

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks quickly snapped out of an early-morning stupor, rocketing higher amid hopes the Federal Reserve will leave its rate hike timeline unchanged. The S&P 500 added 0.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial...

3 days on thestreet.com

Subs: Perry Appeal Update

The post Subs: Perry Appeal Update appeared first on...

3 days on valueplays.net

Our Chief Correspondent Is About To Publish A Huge Expose Of Marissa Mayer And Yahoo — Get It Here!

Business Insider's Chief Correspondent, Nicholas Carlson, is about to publish his first book. It is called, "Marissa Mayer And The Fight To Save Yahoo!" The book includes all sorts of never-before-revealed details and stories about one of...

3 days on businessinsider.com

Hoisted from Other People's Archives: Perry Anderson's (1976) Hanging Judgment on "Western Marxism"

From Perry Anderson (1976): Considerations on Western Marxism: "The consequence of this impasse... ...was to be the studied silence of Western Marxism in those areas most central to the classical traditions of historical materialism.... Gramsci...

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Cuba releases American Alan Gross after five years in prison

A senior Obama administration official says Cuba has released American Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned for five years. See also: Cuba Cracks Down on What Travelers Can Bring Into the Country The official says Gross has departed Cuba on a U.S....

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