Posts Tagged ‘Moody’s (MCO)’

Warren Buffett and Lou Simpson Are Bullish On These Stocks

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Lou Simpson, a former understudy of Warren Buffett, is the manager of SQ Advisors. Simpson has enjoyed great success running GEICO, returning an average......(read more)

Billionaire Julian Robertson’s New Stock Picks Include Monsanto Company (MON), McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI)

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In May, billionaire Julian Robertson- well known as the founder of Tiger Management and mentor to several “Tiger Cubs” who have since become successful......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Moody’s Corporation (MCO), and McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI): Billionaire Julian Robertson Traded iPhones for Tax Returns During Q1

TIGER MANAGEMENT
The legendary Julian Robertson- who not only became a billionaire himself through his success at Tiger Management, but also groomed several “Tiger......(read more)

Akre Capital Management’s Stock Picks for 2013 Include Mastercard

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Charles Akre’s Akre Capital Management has filed its 13F for the fourth quarter of 2012, disclosing many of its long equity positions as of the end......(read more)

A Board Member Bought About $50,000 Worth of IHS

IHS Inc (NYSE:IHS)
According to a Form 4 filed with the SEC, Jean-Paul Montupet, a Board member at IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) purchased 500 shares of the stock on January 22nd......(read more)

ValueAct’s Jeffrey Ubben’s Top Stock Picks Include Adobe Systems

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Jeffrey Ubben is an activist investor, but a patient one; rather than agitate for immediate change and use the media to increase pressure on management......(read more)

Hedge Fund Manager Charles Akre’s Top Stock Picks Include Mastercard

Biggest IPOs in US History
Chuck Akre has been managing money through one vehicle or another since 1989. For some time Akre operated the FBR Focus fund before relaunching as the......(read more)

Wal-Mart, DirecTV, and More: Warren Buffett’s Favorite Services Stocks

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway filed its 13F for the third quarter of the year in November, disclosing many of its long equity positions from the......(read more)

Nexen, Moody’s, and More: Billionaire Thomas Steyer’s New Stock Picks

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Billionaire Thomas Steyer serves as a managing member of Farallon Capital Management, one of the largest hedge funds in the world. Farallon’s fundamental......(read more)

Invest For Kids Conference: ValueAct Gives This Credit Rater High Marks

VALUEACT CAPITAL
At the 2012 Invest for Kids conference, Jeff Ubben of ValueAct Capital made two financial stock recommendations, with one being the credit rating company......(read more)

Is Morningstar a Good Addition to Your Portfolio?

Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN)
As one of the world’s most reliable providers of investment analysis covering everything from equities to mutual funds, Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ......(read more)

Warren Buffett News: Warren Buffett Reloads The Elephant Gun

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Warren Buffett reloads the elephant gun (TheAge) Warren Buffett may well be loading Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE: BRK-A, BRK-B) “elephant gun”......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Burbank, Steven Cohen, Telus Corp

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Passport To Wind Down Materials Hedge Fund After 31% Loss (Bloomberg) Passport Capital LLC, the $3.4 billion hedge fund founded by John Burbank, plans......(read more)

Top of the Morning – $JNJ Sales Up But Profits Down

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Yahoo Tops Expectations (FT) Yahoo’s profits fell 26 per cent in the third quarter of 2011 compared to a year before but still beat analysts low expectations......(read more)

Ping Capital Falls, Lone Star Fined, Soros Conviction Stands

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Fitch Cuts Spain’s Credit Rating (Bloomberg) Spain had its credit rating cut two levels by Fitch Ratings, which cited the “intensification”......(read more)

Sean Parker Has New Startup

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:RBS)
WaMu Reorganization Plan Rejected (Businessweek) Washington Mutual Inc., former owner of the biggest U.S. bank to fail, must try to settle differences......(read more)

Italy Downgraded, Bernanke Says No Quant Easing

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Moody’s Downgrades Italy Credit Rating (Reuters) Moody’s downgraded Italy’s credit rating three notches, bringing it from an A2 to an Aa2, which......(read more)

Moody’s May Downgrade French Banks

Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO)
Reuters says  major French banks might be downgraded by Moody’s, a move that would further increase the tension in the financing markets. Citing people......(read more)

This is How David Einhorn Shorts Stocks

Southpoint Capital Investor Letter
Our friends at Santangel’s Review published David Einhorn’s interview with the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.   In the interview Einhorn revealed......(read more)

Warren Buffett’s Stock Sales: Our Favorite Holding Period is Forever?

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Warren Buffett says “our favorite holding period is forever” and yet he sold eight stocks during the fourth quarter of 2010. It was surprising......(read more)

Ten Stocks Recommended by Top Hedge Fund Managers

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Most investors are interested in what hedge fund managers recommend today, Insider Monkey, your source for free insider trading data, pays more attention......(read more)

Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn on Financial Reform

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Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn is no stranger to financial companies. He revealed Lehman Brothers’ financial shenanigans long before its collapse......(read more)

David Einhorn: Big Banks Pickpocket Pension Funds

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David Einhorn was the guest on Bloomberg’s “In The Loop” program last Friday for two hours. Most of what he said about the European debt crisis......(read more)
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