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Steve Tananbaum Discusses Economy, Gives Vote Of Confidence To Traditional Media

Steve Tananbaum, the founder and manager of Goldentree Asset Management, recently sat down with Gary Kaminsky and Skybridge Capital founder and co-manager......(read more)

Ray Dalio On Why Investors Shouldn’t Fear Potential Rate Hike, And Why Quantitative Easing Is Bound For A Comeback

Hedge fund legend Ray Dalio plays down the importance of a potential interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve in a recent interview with Bloomberg’......(read more)
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Bill Ackman Begs To Differ With David Tepper On Economy

This weekend, we reported the thoughts of investment titan David Tepper of Appaloosa Management regarding where the market is heading given the revision......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Buffett Warns Of Consequences As Interest Rate Hike Looms

Warren Buffett is the most revered and followed investor in the world, which is why his words, not only on particular companies, but also on the overall......(read more)

Leon Cooperman Blames ‘Risk Parity’ Investors Like Bridgewater Associates For Exacerbating Market Tumult

Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors, points to strategies such as “risk parity” for having worsened the troubles experienced by equity markets over......(read more)
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With Carl Icahn Bullish on Apple Inc. (AAPL) Should You Follow Suit?

In the last three months, notorious activist investor Carl Icahn made several interesting points about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), supporting a bullish......(read more)
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Mosaic Co (MOS), Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI), Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT): Why Is Koch Industries Bullish on Fertilizer Stocks?

The growing world population and the increasing need for food supply is expected to benefit strongly industries related to agriculture. One particular......(read more)
Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (MS)’s Jonathan Garner Predicts the Next Booming Stock Market

In order to provide their clients with the best possible return on their investment, financial services companies like Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are always......(read more)
George Soros

George Soros Thinks Europe Needs Fiscal Stimulus While Other Investors Bet on Weaker Euro

George Soros is a famous investor who once in 1992 managed to score $1 billion in profits by betting short $10 billions worth of british pounds, an event......(read more)

2 Reasons Why Ken Griffin’s Bullish Market Outlook Was Spot On

If you have been wondering about the connection between oil prices and stock prices, Ken  Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel LLC, has the answer for......(read more), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Inc. (AMZN) Business Model Destructive, Exploitative: Salon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s self-described “consumer-friendly” business model is threatening to destroy the local communities of many of those......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Chairman Buffett Sees Small Business Saving Detroit

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) Chairman Warren Buffett believes Detroit is on the road to recovery, and that small businesses will be the driving......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

GAMCO Investors Inc (GBL) CEO Gabelli Predicts Long Overdue Rate Hike in March

GAMCO Investors Inc (NYSE:GBL) CEO Mario Gabelli is predicting the Ides of March; that fateful day of March 15, when Julius Caesar was assassinated in......(read more)
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Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) and Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Are Smart Bets In the Current Market

Although the current market might be overvalued, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) and Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) still have a considerable......(read more)
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McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Same-Store Sales Swoon Signals Gloom and Doom for Global Economy: Faber

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) should have a lot of people hoping their recently trademarked McBrunch can turn around the fast food giant’s......(read more)
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Marriott International Inc (MAR) Experiencing Fantastic Growth in China, Despite Government Austerity Measures

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s growth in China has experienced little ill effect from the austerity and anti-graft measures put in place......(read more)
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AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Thriving on Soaring Truck and Luxury Vehicle Sales

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) is coming off another impressive month, selling just shy of 33,000 vehicles for the month of August according to statistics......(read more)
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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY): Is Soros Aiming For a Big Correction?

Billionaire investor George Soros boosted his position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY)’s Puts by around a sixfold during the......(read more)
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Icahn Enterprises LP (IEP): Carl Icahn Talks about Investor Activism and Economy

Billionaire Carl Icahn has made his money mainly through going activist on many companies, so when he talks about the subject, one can’t find a......(read more)

Stanley Druckenmiller on Fed’s Interest Rate Policy

The billionaire investor and George Soros‘ Protégé, Stanley Druckenmiller gave a presentation discussing the Federal Reserve’s interest rate......(read more)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) & JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): Cole Smead Sees Stress Tests Attractive

The Federal Reserve wants to make sure that the banks like Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co......(read more)
Housing Market

Existing-Home Sales Up 4.9% to 4.89 Million – NAR

In its latest report, the National Association of Realtors has revealed the housing numbers for the previous month. According to a statement, the existing......(read more)
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U.S. Leading Economic Index Increases 0.5% In May

The Conference Board recently released a report stating that the Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the United States increased for the......(read more)
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U.S. Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall to 312,000

The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics recently released its unemployment insurance weekly claims report stating that weekly jobless claims in the United......(read more)
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Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers up 0.4% Over Month, 2.1% Up Y/Y

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released the data for the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U). The CPI-U, went up by......(read more)
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The Fed’s Economic Projections: Lower GDP Growth, Lower Unemployment, Higher PCE Inflation

Along with its latest press release (more info on the $10 billion reduction in tapering), the Federal Reserve System released today its “Economic Projections......(read more)
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FOMC Further Reduces Tapering by $10 Billion; Federal Funds Rate Unchanged

In its latest press release, the Federal Reserve System has revealed the latest monetary policy decisions taken by the Federal Open Market Committee.......(read more)

Gold is Flat, Gold Miners ETF is on the Move

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is going to release its latest policy decision in less than an hour and the market is –......(read more)
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Markets Almost Flat Before Fed Policy Announcement

The markets started slow on Wednesday, awaiting the upcoming press conference of the Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen and the announcement about the......(read more)
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Christopher Grisanti on The Oil Spike: More of an Opportunity than a Problem

On June 17, Christopher Grisanti, co-founder at Grisanti Capital Management, was interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”......(read more)
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U.S. Consumer Prices Up 0.4%, Housing Starts Drop 6.5% in May

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.4% in May, while housing starts dropped 6.5% last month, this was discussed by CNBC’s Rick Santelli on......(read more)
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The US Has to Find New Ways to Grow the Economy: Stephen Roach

With the U.S. GDP declining by an annual 1% in the first quarter of 2014, and the IMF recently cutting its growth forecast for the country’s GDP......(read more)

NAHB Index: Home Builder Confidence Rises Four Points

In a CNBC program on Monday’s morning, Diana Olick discussed an increase in builder confidence on the monthly National Association of Home Builders (......(read more)

Bond Market Growing Amid Slow Economic Growth: James Reynolds

James Reynolds, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Loop Capital, in his recent intervention on Bloomberg has discussed the bonds market and......(read more)

May Producer Price Index Drops 0.2%; Up 2% Year-Over-Year

The Producer Price Index (PPI) has dropped 0.2% for the month of May, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The index dropped by 0.1%......(read more)

Rick Santelli and Rep. Scott Garrett on Federal Loans

Early Thursday, CNBC’s Rick Santelli and Representative Scott Garrett (Republican-New Jersey), discussed fair-value accounting in Government loan......(read more)

Initial Claims Number Down to 312,000 from 313,000; Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.0%

The U.S. Department of Labor has posted today the unemployment insurance weekly claims data. According to a statement, for the last week, ending June......(read more)

Non-Farm Payrolls Up by 217,000, Uneployment Rate Unchanged at 6.3%

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today the unemployment data for the last month. According to the report, the nonfarm payroll employment......(read more)

Initial Jobless Claims Data Goes Up to 312,000 from 304,000

Today, on June 5, the U.S. Department of Labor has released its weekly unemployment insurance claims data. In this way, for the last week, the figure......(read more)

Leon Cooperman Talks Emerging Markets, 2014 Market Prediction

Leon Cooperman is one of the legendary hedge-fund voices that investors listen to for guidance about the markets and stocks. As the head of Omega Advisors......(read more)

Nobel Winner: Market is Looking a Lot Like the 1930s

For those in the markets, the name Robert Shiller may not ring much of a bell. But for those who are into the macroeconomic picture and oook to some of......(read more)
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The World’s 15 Fastest Growing Economies

Curious to know what the world’s fastest growing economies are? Based on the data provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), we have compiled......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

When Will The Fed Taper?

Now a buzzword, “taper” has come to symbolize the potential slowing of bond purchases that the Federal Reserve will presumably begin in the near future......(read more)
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U.S. Economic Radar – August 23, 2013

Recap of the past week’s U.S. economic releases: 1). New home sales sunk 13.4% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of only 394k. That rate......(read more)
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Gold on the Verge of a Major Breakout

Gold has been at the center of investor attention since soaring to historical highs in the latter half of 2011. Since then, however, the metal has taken......(read more)
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The Great Recession Is Over (On Average)

The Great Recession began in December 2007. That’s when the official scorekeepers at the National Bureau of Economic Research said it began, anyway......(read more)
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JPMorgan Research Top 10 Macro Questions for 2013

At the start of every new year I like to read sell-side research from big banks, such as JPM or Credit Suisse. I have taken lots of ideas and insights......(read more)
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Inside Citi’s 2013 Agriculture Outlook

As 2012 comes to a close, Wall Street begins to look ahead to the coming year and what trends will have the biggest impact on the commodity world. Financial......(read more)
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Rising Won has South Korea Worried

South Korea’s currency, the won, has been rising against the currencies of its major trading partners, China, the United States, the European Union......(read more)

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