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Nassim Taleb – #ZeeJLF2017: Of Black Swans and Intellectual Fallacies

Published on Jan 22, 2017 Nassim Nicholas Taleb introduced by David McWilliams H/T Value Investing World Also see The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Incerto) With fifty percent more material than the hardcover, this expanded...

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Summers on Arrow

Larry Summers reflects on Ken Arrow with a memory that captures well the academic life. I had similar experiences watching my father, a professor of mechanical engineering, interacting with his students in our home. My mother’s...

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Cramer: The stock that lives and dies with the border tax

Jim Cramer broke down moves in Constellation Brands and its link to Washington...

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Cramer exposes the ugly truth about how top callers damage your wealth

Jim Cramer says hedge fund managers that call a top to the stock market are never sorry and never own up to calling it...

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Cramer: Key signals to watch from Warren Buffett

Jim Cramer explains what to listen for from the Oracle of Omaha next week, and key earnings on his...

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Read this now: Pence's weekend meeting | NRA exec speaks | Buffett's beach house

Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this...

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Wait for It: Buffett Set to Release Investor Letter

This weekend marks the expected release of the Oracle of Omaha's yearly message to market...

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Will Billionaire Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global’s New Bets on Automotive, Tech, and Consumer Stocks Help It Recover from a Bad Year?

Tiger Global Management was founded by former Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management employee Chase Coleman in 2001. Coleman was an early investor in some of the biggest technology companies today. Tiger Global Management invests in...

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Calvin Harris blesses us with Frank Ocean and Migos together on a sunny track

Sure, the effects of global warming are becoming more apparent every day—but at least we have a fire song to breeze through the last days on this planet (until we make our way to the other seven).  Calvin Harris, with the help of Frank...

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Malls to become ghost towns, Jim Cramer says

'Wow, what would happen if the mall just has blank space, blank space, blank space?" Cramer...

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Apart From Amazon, Tesla Inc Is The Only Company With ‘Otherworldliness’ About It: Cramer

Tesla has “otherworldliness” about it, according to CNBC host Jim Cramer, who realized this after hearing Tesla’s conference call on Wednesday. Cramer feels that he has seen this property only in Amazon...

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Paul Krugman: Death and Tax Cuts

"So why do Republicans hate Obamacare so much?": Death and Tax Cuts, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Across the country, Republicans have been facing crowds demanding to know how they will protect the 20 million Americans who gained health...

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2016 Baupost Group Annual Letter

Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Editor’s note: The bottom is a guest post from a regular contributor. Per many conversations with our legal counsels, we disagree with the legal conclusions. We never offer legal...

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Ben Bernanke: markets should curb their enthusiasm

Markets have got ahead of themselves over Donald Trump's election victory, reckons formed Fed chief Ben Bernanke. The post Ben Bernanke: markets should curb their enthusiasm was first published on...

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Here's what to watch for in Warren Buffett's annual Berkshire Hathaway letter

Warren Buffett is likely to tout the merits of passive investing this weekend to readers of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway...

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Note to Deborah Mayo

I have a post coming on 2 Mar on preregistration that I think you’ll like. It unifies some ideas regarding statistical design and analysis, and in some ways it’s a follow-up to my Borscht Belt post. The post Note to Deborah Mayo...

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William C Dudley: Transcript of the Cornell College of Business Annual New York City Predictions Event

Transcript of a discussion between Mr William C Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Ms Maureen O'Hara, Robert W Purcell Professorship of Management, at the Cornell College of Business Annual...

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Dodd/Frank, NIMBY and Trump—How America forgot how to build house.

The housing market is strong: Existing home sales jumped 3.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million units last month, the highest level since February 2007, the NAR said. Economists had forecast sales rising only 1.1 percent to a...

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Warren Buffett’s Other House is Listed for a Cool $11 Million

Warren Buffett | Alex Wong/Getty Images When you think of celebrities who live in Laguna Beach who comes to mind? The list might include people like Lauren Conrad, one of the stars from Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, or other tanned and fit...

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Gross capital inflows to banks, corporates, and sovereigns

Capital flows play a key role in the transmission of real and financial shocks across countries, but empirical work on flows by sector is scarce.  This column uses a newly constructed dataset of capital inflows for 85 countries, broken down by...

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Cramer: How Garmin could outrun Fitbit

Jim Cramer goes down the list on why Garmin could walk past the...

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Cramer: Elon Musk’s Tesla sounds a lot like Amazon

Jim Cramer says the wild notions of Musk aren't unlike what technology companies have done in the...

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Artist locks himself inside a rock for a week, and tries to hatch eggs with his body warmth

With the way things have been going lately, you might just want to crawl under a rock and hang there for a bit. But what about crawling into a rock?  Well, French artist Abraham Poincheval is living out that reality — for seven full...

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Waymo sues Uber and Otto for theft of trade secrets

 Waymo, the Alphabet-owned self-driving company that began life as Google’s self-driving car project, has filed suit against self-driving trucking company Otto, and its parent Uber. Waymo says that Uber...

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Cramer uncovers what’s really destroying value for car rental stocks

Jim Cramer drills down into the action of Hertz and Avis to figure out why car rental stocks have...

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Cramer: 4 reasons stocks are rallying that have nothing to do with Trump

Jim Cramer reminds investors that the bull is not controlled by the White...

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Easy and Practical Framework to Invest Like Buffett and Beyond

Some investors continue to evolve and grow by challenging their own ideas, reasoning, strategies and methodologyRelated Stocks: SPY, DJI,...

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Now In Happy Retirement, John Boehner Admits Republicans Will Never Agree on Obamacare Repeal

In today's episode of Confess Your Unpopular Opinions, I confess that I kind of like Mitch McConnell. I'm grading on a curve, of course, the curve being "people who oppose everything that is right and good about America." Still, I...

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Don't Do It, Buffett

There's speculation that Berkshire could become the owner of an airlineCheck out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on...

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David Einhorn: Trump Bringing Inflation, ‘High Degree’ of Uncertainty

Einhorn discusses holdings and Trump outlook in Greenlight fourth-quarter conference callCheck out David Einhorn Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of David Einhorn (Updated on...

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Buffett expected to tout passive investing in Berkshire annual letter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, widely considered one of the world's best investors, is likely to tout the merits of passive investing this weekend to readers of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders. ...

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Billie Lourd's throwback photo with Carrie Fisher is so beautiful it hurts

Try to hold back your tears. It has been a very tough time for Billie Lourd after the passing of both her mother, Carrie Fisher, and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, just a day apart in December.  The Scream Queens actress has stayed pretty quiet...

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Goldman Sachs To Elizabeth Warren: Gary Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Please Stop Calling

The Death Star would like to ask Sen. Warren "How dumb do we...

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BOEHNER: A repeal and replace of Obamacare is 'not going to happen'

Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner doesn't think the GOP can fully repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the law better known as Obamacare. Boehner said at a healthcare conference in Orlando on Thursday that the...

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Boehner Says GOP Won’t Be Able to Repeal Obamacare

Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted a full repeal and replace of Obamacare is “not going to happen” and is just “happy talk,” Politico reports. “Instead, he said changes to former President...

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David Herro: What Yellen, Merkel or Trump says rarely has meaningful impact on a company’s cash flow

Below is a new interview with David Herro, published in today’s issue of the Swiss Business newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft by editor Christoph Gisiger. Excerpts from the interview re-printed with permission.   Tumisu / Pixabay In theory,...

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— Arbitrage Ideas From Warren Buffett and Seth Klarman

The Monsanto and Syngenta buyouts offer attractive returnsCheck out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on...

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Cramer: Mnuchin speaks a more sophisticated language than most on Wall Street

Mnuchin's team will bring "what is going to be the cheapest piece of paper they can for the government," Cramer...

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MORGAN STANLEY: It's possible that Warren Buffett will buy an airline

Warren Buffett has recently been loading up on airline stocks. And now a team of Morgan Stanley analysts thinks it's not entirely impossible that the billionaire investor could buy an airline. "[B]ased on historical precedent and the...

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Her guardian angel: Billie Lourd shares personal childhood photo with late mom Carrie Fisher

Her guardian angel: Billie Lourd shares personal childhood photo with late mom Carrie FisherThe force is still with her.Nearly two months after her mother's death, Billie Lourd took to Instagram Wednesday to share an adorable childhood photo with...

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Frank: Mnuchin walked back on important key of Trump tax plan

CNBC's Robert Frank says Trump's plan will likely give tax breaks to the wealthy. Larry Kudlow says...

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Trending: Airlines Gain Momentum as Buffett Unexpectedly Buys Into the Industry

ETFdb.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with our readers, we hope to provide insights into what the financial world is concerned about and how to position your portfolio. ...

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Easy and Practical Framework to Invest like Buffett and Beyond

Written by Jae Jun follow me on Facebook Twitter To get this kind of information and other exclusive articles before regular readers, get on the VIP Mailing List today.******** Sometimes I’ll go to YouTube and look up a past episode of...

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Easy and Practical Framework to Invest like Buffett and Beyond

Written by Jae Jun follow me on Facebook Twitter To get this kind of information and other exclusive articles before regular readers, get on the VIP Mailing List today.******** Sometimes I’ll go to YouTube and look up a past episode of...

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What Say Paul Krugman About Rio's Olympic-Sized Implosion?

John Tamny, RCMThe legacy of the Rio Olympics is a farce. Those are the words of USA Today's Nancy Armour in a recent edition of the newspaper. Truer words have rarely been written.As Armour went on to note, while the closing ceremony was six...

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Mukesh Ambani has to double Jio numbers for RIL investors to get a decent harvest

If Ambani can double the number of subscribers, and get at least $4 from each of them, investors who endured seven lean years will get a decent...

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Cramer: The best investment may be hidden inside your home

Jim Cramer powered through the Wall Street gibberish and discover why the best investment may be close to...

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Berkowitz Responds

  The Letter: FAIRHOLME PROVIDES UPDATE ON FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC MIAMI, FL – Last week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported annual net...

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Pray for the dancing house that fell off stage during Katy Perry's BRIT Awards performance

In the grind that is awards show season, not everyone makes it out unscathed.  Take for example this background dancer who fell off stage during Katy Perry's "Chained to the Rhythm" performance at Wednesday's BRIT...

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Katy Perry's Brit Awards performance included a sneaky jab at Trump

It was the performance everyone was looking forward to — Katy Perry, going large at the 2017 Brit Awards, with her new single "Chained to the Rhythm." Her performance was full of little paper houses bobbing back and forth (the new...

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Fairholme's Berkowitz Responds to Court Ruling Against Hedge Fund Suits of Fannie Mae

'This is far from over,' Berkowitz saidCheck out Bruce Berkowitz Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Bruce Berkowitz (Updated on...

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FAIRHOLME PROVIDES UPDATE ON FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC

Last week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported annual net income of $12.3 billion and $7.8 billion, respectively. This remarkable performance – their fifth straight year of positive earnings, with growing books of business – is further proof...

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Cohen & Steers Inc Buys Ventas, AvalonBay Communities, Vornado Realty Trust, Sells HCP, ...

Related Stocks: VTR, AVB, VNO, SLG, RRR, EXR, OFC, MGM, GEO, GXP, WRI, APLE,...

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Build Lasting Progressive Change. Elect Keith Ellison Chair Of The DNC.

In this perilous and challenging new era, Democratic Party officials are scrambling to catch up with the progressive grassroots resistance and demands for real change. Activists, organizers, and engaged citizens across the country have been channeling...

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Sen. Warren Pushes Mnuchin to Investigate Scaramucci Over Russian Talks

Warren says that Scaramucci talks dealt with potential business with head of a Russian entity subject to sanctions by...

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Is Warren Buffett Gearing Up To Buy An Airline?

It is fair to say that Warren Buffett’s decision to start buying US airline stocks has been met with lots of surprise around the world. Warren Buffett has never been a fan of airlines and barring the one unsuccessful investment in American Airlines...

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Buffett didn't fail in Unilever deal; he dodged a bullet: Op-ed

Warren Buffett didn't flop in the failed Kraft Heinz bid for Unilever; he dodged a...

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All The Money In The World Couldn’t Endear John Paulson To NYU Students

John Paulson's support for Trump incites biggest blowback yet: some angry...

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Gernstein Fisher: What’s a $—… Trillion Debt Among Friends?

'We do not make any specific predictions, but it does seem prudent for investors to be prepared for potentially higher volatility in bond markets'Related Stocks: SPY, DJI,...

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The Buffett Series – What is Value Investing?

By Investment Master Class The Buffett Series explores some of the interesting and timeless investment concepts discussed by Mr Buffett in his annual Berkshire letters.  Over the years I’ve found there isn’t a lot that Mr....

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You may not be paying too much for these stocks, Jim Cramer says

Jim Cramer says investors might be getting a bang for the buck after retail helped lead a recent...

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Billionaire George Soros’ Top Picks and Notable Moves Ahead of 2017

Last year, billionaire George Soros lost his social and political clout by betting against the winning candidate, Donald Trump, during the U.S. presidential election. Aside from the money he donated to pro-Clinton Super PACs or to liberal...

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Mossberg: TV is changing, but not fast enough

While tech companies let people view content on different devices other than TV, no one has "revolutionized" the medium, says Recode's Walt...

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Trump on DNC race: Ellison 'predicted early that I would win!'

Trump on DNC race: Ellison 'predicted early that I would win!'President Trump weighed in on the race for chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday, commenting on one candidate in particular.Rep. Keith Ellison of...

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Ellison Holds Edge In DNC Race

“As Democrats head to Atlanta this weekend to vote on their party’s next chair, the race to lead the Democratic National Committee chair is coming down to its two leading candidates,” The Hill reports. “Rep. Keith...

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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Picks Versus 2017 Dogs of the Dow

A looking at the massive changes in Warren Buffett's stocks as of mid-February shows that the yield of the top six modified stock holdings of Berkshire Hathaway do not exactly stack up against...

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Warren Buffett & Bill Gates' Talk at Columbia University 2017

Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett and Microsoft's Bill Gates recently gave a talk at Columbia University.  They chatted about a wide range of topics and did a Q&A session as well.Embedded below is the video of Warren Buffett...

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How Warren Buffett and 3G lost Unilever

The story behind the failure of Kraft Heinz to win over the Anglo-Dutch...

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GOP Wants Elizabeth Warren as Face of the Democrats

Politico: “Party strategists believe the liberal Massachusetts senator’s brand of politics is a serious turnoff to voters outside the coasts — and will be a liability for at least five Democrats up for reelection in states President...

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Woman channels Elizabeth Warren's spirit in rant against Mitch McConnell

Woman channels Elizabeth Warren's spirit in rant against Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, got a scolding over jobs and health care from a pretty angry constituent at a luncheon in Kentucky."The last I heard, these...

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SoftBank is in talks to invest up to $4 billion in WeWork

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The White Helmets aren't happy about their Oscar win for a very important reason

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Warren Buffett made an inappropriate remark to describe the logic behind a $140 billion takeover bid

Warren Buffett made an inappropriate remark about women while attempting to describe the logic behind Kraft Heinz' recent takeover bid for Unilever. Kraft Heinz, which is backed by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the private equity firm 3G...   Read More >


BUFFETT: Wells Fargo's accounts scandal was 'a huge mistake'

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Sean Spicer is checking staff phones because his office leaks like sieve

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