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Google And The Idaho Tycoon: When Founders Start Wild Quests

Forbes August 12, 2015 0

Billionaires get restless. Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the latest proof point, having just announced Alphabet, an elaborate corporate shakeup that trims their involvement in their company’s core search/ads business,

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Google Shakeup’s Best Parallel: Mr. Simplot’s Hunt For Gold

Google Shakeup’s Best Parallel: Mr. Simplot’s Hunt For Gold

Forbes August 12, 2015 0

Billionaires get restless. Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the latest proof point, having just announced an elaborate corporate shakeup that trims their involvement in their company’s core search/ads business, so

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All Hail Alphabet Overlords, Praise Be To ‘G’

All Hail Alphabet Overlords, Praise Be To ‘G’

Forbes August 11, 2015 0

Apparently all those years of watching Sesame Street have finally paid off. Alphabet is the new parent company of Google Google and all Google related ventures and the tech universe couldn’t be more

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Middle Market Companies Can Learn From Warren Buffett’s Elephant Deal To …

Middle Market Companies Can Learn From Warren Buffett’s Elephant Deal To …

Forbes August 11, 2015 0

On Monday, Warren Buffett fired his so-called “elephant gun” at Precision Castparts , after his firm Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy the company valued at $37.2 billion , including the assumption of

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Gaga For The New Google: Wall Street Likes What It Sees From Alphabet

Gaga For The New Google: Wall Street Likes What It Sees From Alphabet

Forbes August 11, 2015 0

Who knew all it took was a name change to get everyone excited about Google Google again? There’s been a lot going on under the hood at the company for years, with co-founders

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3 Reasons Larry Page Is Not Warren Buffett or Jack Welch

3 Reasons Larry Page Is Not Warren Buffett or Jack Welch

Forbes August 11, 2015 0

Reports that the company formerly known as Google Google is now the next Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway or General Electric General Electric make me cringe.

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Will Warren Buffett And Google Revive The American Conglomerate?

Will Warren Buffett And Google Revive The American Conglomerate?

Forbes August 11, 2015 0

When General Electric moved to sell GE Capital and get out of the financial services business in April, it looked to some like another nail in the coffin for the American conglomerate. The

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Jay Fishman Stepping Down As CEO Of Travelers

Jay Fishman Stepping Down As CEO Of Travelers

Forbes August 4, 2015 0

Jay Fishman announced on Tuesday that he will be stepping down as chief executive officer of Travelers in December, ending a remarkable run at the only insurance company that is part of the

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Why Long-Term Investors Can Bet On Disney

Why Long-Term Investors Can Bet On Disney

Forbes August 4, 2015 0

The Walt Disney Walt Disney Company is a great example of what long-term investors should look for in a conglomerate: it has a tangible corporate strategy that gives its individual businesses a competitive

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Value Guru Joel Greenblatt’s Performance Could Be A Sign Of Overheated Stock …

Value Guru Joel Greenblatt’s Performance Could Be A Sign Of Overheated Stock …

Forbes July 31, 2015 0

Value investing guru Joel Greenblatt of Gotham Asset Management authored two of the all-time great investing guides, The Little Book That Beats The Market and You Can Be A Stock Market Genuis. But,

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