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What sell-off? These stocks were UP in August

What sell-off? These stocks were UP in August

CNN August 31, 2015 0

What the heck is going on with stocks? It's been a gruesome month for stocks. But some well-known companies did surprisingly well while the broader market tanked

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Trump, Taxes, Tampons, And Snoop Dogg

Trump, Taxes, Tampons, And Snoop Dogg

Forbes August 12, 2015 0

Donald Trump has endured criticism for so many things one loses count. Post-debate, it was his allegedly anti-feminine remarks, including his Megyn Kelly rant about her having “blood coming out of her wherever”

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Meet Patrick Walsh, The Do-It-Yourself Hedge Fund Activist You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes July 29, 2015 0

Unheralded hedge fund activist Patrick Walsh has found the right recipe when it comes to betting on the turnaround of struggling restaurant chains. (David Yellen For Forbes) In the increasingly crowded world of

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Some Of Warren Buffett’s Favorite Stocks Have Been Getting Slammed

Business Insider October 21, 2014 0

REUTERS/Carlos Barria Some of Warren Buffett's favorite stocks are having a rough month, notes @ReformedBroker . The "Oracle of Omaha" is one of the largest shareholders of IBM, which reported disappointing third-quarter earnings

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Warren Buffett Hijacks The Auto Business With Dealership Splash

Warren Buffett Hijacks The Auto Business With Dealership Splash

Forbes October 2, 2014 0

Warren Buffett arrives for the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 8, 2014 (Scott Olson/Getty Images) The Oracle of Omaha only recently bought a new Cadillac — now he’s in the

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How Long Does It Take Warren Buffett To Earn Your Annual Income?

How Long Does It Take Warren Buffett To Earn Your Annual Income?

Forbes June 19, 2014 0

In two minutes, legendary investor Warren Buffett can make the same amount that takes an average American household a year to earn. Tack on another 66 seconds, and Buffett will out earn an

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In Student Debt Fight, Billionaires Win

In Student Debt Fight, Billionaires Win

Forbes June 12, 2014 0

The 1% won another tense battle in Congress on Wednesday as representatives voted down a bill that would have given an estimated 25 million people the chance to cut the interest rates on

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Campbell Soup Options Contract Hits Record as Stock Rallies 5.8%

Campbell Soup Options Contract Hits Record as Stock Rallies 5.8%

Bloomberg December 6, 2013 0

Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) , the foodmaker whose shares have been the subject of takeover speculation, saw record volume in a series of bullish options that expire in two weeks. More than 20,000

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Hayman Said to Invest in GM as Bass Bets on Detroit

Bloomberg December 4, 2013 0

Hayman Capital Management LP has taken a stake in General Motors Co. (GM) , said a person familiar with the matter, indicating further investor confidence in the auto industry’s recovery as the U.S.

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What You Don’t Know About Your Defined-Benefit Plan

Bloomberg November 27, 2013 0

In the comments section on my recent post on Detroit’s pension woes, longtime reader Bronxcobra asks: Why couldn’t we just have had companies buy their pensions from insurance companies? You can, after all,

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