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5 ETFs hedge funds are crazy about

Sep 11, 2013 at 17:52 | Source: Market Watch

Exchange-traded funds provide liquid ways for investors, including billionaire hedge fund managers, to take large positions that they can use in a variety of investment themes. Along with general equities, hedge funds and other major investors are r...

6 stocks Buffett and other billionaires love

Sep 07, 2013 at 13:52 | Source: Market Watch

Here is our quick take on the six stocks in Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK.A)  portfolio at the end of June (and it likely still holds most of these given Warren Buffett's attitude as a long-term investor) which the largest number of billionaire ...

Europe stocks slump amid Syria woes

Aug 27, 2013 at 19:47 | Source: Market Watch

LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stock markets moved sharply lower on Tuesday, amid concerns the U.S. could begin military action against Syria and on news the U.S. is set to hit its debt limit in October. The Stoxx Europe 600 index (STX:XX:SXXP) ...

4 stocks Warren Buffett, insiders are betting on

Aug 27, 2013 at 01:42 | Source: Market Watch

Quarterly filings from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) are highly anticipated in the financial community — many investors and market watchers are at least somewhat curious what Buffett has been doing, and may find some of his pick...

Warren Buffett s Berkshire Group pulls out of General Insurance Corporation deal

Aug 19, 2013 at 05:17 | Source: Economic Times

MUMBAI: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Group has pulled out of the reinsurance business with national reinsurer General Insurance Corporation after the latter terminated a three-year contract without paying the full premium. GIC and Berkshire had agreed ...

Berkshire regulatory filing reveals stake in Suncor

Aug 17, 2013 at 17:27 | Source: DomainB

Legendary investor Warren Buffett has taken a stake in Suncor Energy Inc, in a move that can be said to betoken the potential of Canada's resource sector. The head of Berkshire Hathaway Inc revealed in a US regulatory filing that he has accumulated ...

Buffett&#39;s Berkshire dumps newspaper giant Gannett, bets on US direct-broadcast <b>...</b>

Aug 16, 2013 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

In a surprise turn of events, Warren Buffett&#39;s investment firm Berkshire Hathaway diluted its entire shareholding in Gannett Company Inc., the largest newspaper publisher in the US as measured by total daily circulation, according to a US Sec...

Capital control: As RBI shuts door, more investors may flee India

Aug 16, 2013 at 11:07 | Source: FirstPost

New York: Foreign investors seem to be increasingly wary about investing in India as the Reserve Bank of India battles to stem the rupee's plunge and stop capital outflows that are pushing India toward its biggest crisis in more than two decades.On W...

Foreign investors wary of India as it fights worst crisis since 1991

Aug 16, 2013 at 07:36 | Source: FirstPost

New York: Foreign investors seem to be increasingly wary about investing in India as the Reserve Bank of India battles to stem the rupees plunge and stop capital outflows that are pushing India toward its biggest crisis in more than two decades.On We...

Berkshire Hathaway adds to GM, Wells Fargo stakes

Aug 15, 2013 at 22:02 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc.  bought additional shares of General Motors Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. during the second quarter and cut most of its stakes in Kraft Foods Group Inc. and Mondelez International Inc. Berkshire (NYSE:...

The $1,000 stock club: Exclusive but growing

Aug 15, 2013 at 18:02 | Source: Market Watch

With stock splits becoming less commonplace and share prices reaching record levels, several stocks are getting closer to that rarified level of $1,000 a share. The trend reflects a big shift in how companies view exposure to retail investors. There...

US ketchup maker Heinz to axe 600 jobs in North America

Aug 14, 2013 at 16:22 | Source: DomainB

The world's largest ketchup maker HJ Heinz Co said yesterday that it will eliminate 600 positions in the US and Canada as part of the company's drive to reduce costs under its new ownership. More than half the reduction, or about 350 positions, will...

Bond Links: Fallen angel takes flight

Aug 08, 2013 at 20:31 | Source: Market Watch

ETF Trends: This fallen angel has wings. The ANGL ETF, which holds junk bonds that were rated investment grade when issued, was up nearly 49% last Friday. Barron s: Goldman Sachs economist says the Fed will begin to taper in September. Learn Bonds: ...

3 dividend stocks to dump now

Aug 08, 2013 at 19:17 | Source: Market Watch

As Wall Street continues to eye tighter central bank policy in the medium term, it’s important for investors to be proactive about their portfolios and avoid stocks that could be shaken up by Federal Reserve actions in the next few months. And one...

Amazon's Jeffrey Bezos places a bet on traditional media

Aug 06, 2013 at 23:27 | Source: BBC

In a top-secret move, a new-media mogul takes over an old-media institution. Is it vanity, philanthropy - or good business sense? Jeffrey Bezos, the founder of Amazon, knows how to keep a secret. Monday's announcement about his purchase of the W...

Washington Post sale ends Buffett&#39;s stake in paper

Aug 06, 2013 at 22:00 | Source: Business Week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett&#39;s company&#39;s longtime stake in the Washington Post newspaper will end when the publication is sold to founder Jeff Bezos. Buffett&#39;s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate holds 1,727,765 ...

Bezos buying Washington Post for $250 million

Aug 06, 2013 at 03:26 | Source: Market Watch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is buying the Washington Post for $250 million, continuing a wave of transactions involving famous media brands that have struggled to compete in the digital age. Bloomberg Jeff Bezos. Bezos, ac...

Monday’s movers: Tyson Foods, Fossil

Aug 05, 2013 at 22:07 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. jumped, while Fossil Group Inc. stock dipped on Monday. After the Moto X smartphone was revealed last week, Qualcomm stock created buzz on Wall Street. Gainers Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE:TSN)  share...

Stock futures flat with ISM, Fed speakers in focus

Aug 05, 2013 at 18:07 | Source: Market Watch

LONDON (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock-index futures signaled a flat open for Wall Street on Monday, after closing at record levels last week, as investors awaited the ISM nonmanufacturing report. A string of Federal Reserve policy makers are due to sp...

Berkshire, Tyson are Monday’s stocks to watch

Aug 04, 2013 at 15:41 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and food producer Tyson Foods Inc. are among the stocks that will attract investors’ attention on Monday. After the market closed on Friday, Be...


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