Posts Tagged ‘Warren Buffett’

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Thomas Bancroft’s Makaira Partners Is Betting On These Stocks

Thomas Bancroft’s Makaira Partners has filed its latest 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission, detailing its long equity positions at the......(read more)
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT); Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), American Express Company (AXP): Grandmaster Capital’s 2014 Q4 Top Picks

Patrick Gideon Wolff’s Grandmaster Capital recently disclosed its top picks as of the end of the fourth quarter. According to the 13F Form filed with......(read more)
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Appaloosa Management-Backed Harry Wilson Seeking Seat on General Motors Company (GM) Board; Wants Company Buyback $8 Billion Shares

David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management disclosed in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the fund supports Harry J. Wilson......(read more)
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Why Is Warren Buffett Holding On To The Coca-Cola Company (KO) & Moody’s Corporation (MCO) Stock?

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK) has a portfolio value of around $107 billion and they have almost $60 billion cash in hand, which......(read more)
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What Did Warren Buffett Say About Buying Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Smartwatch?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK) is currently among the top 5 biggest market cap companies in the world. CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK),......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Barry Rosenstein, Jeffrey Smith, Bill Ackman

Jana’s Rosenstein Said to See Hertz Able to Repurchase Shares (Bloomberg) Hertz Global Holdings Inc., which is under shareholder pressure after accounting......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Mick McGuire, Paul Singer, Warren Buffett

Breakup: Activist Fund Looking to Split Lear (CNBC) Nearly three years after taking a substantial stake in the auto supplier Lear, the activist hedge......(read more)

Should You Follow Billionaire Nelson Peltz Into Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK)?

Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management continues to raise its exposure to Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK), purchasing another 273,000 shares at......(read more)
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Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TKMR): Falcon Edge Capital Discloses 10% Passive Stake

Another one of the funds we track here at Insider Monkey has made a big move into Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:TKMR), as it was revealed......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

Hedge Fund News: Michael Beerman, Warren Buffett, Man Group

Wing Lake Capital Shutting Down (The Wall Street Journal) Hedge fund veteran Michael Beerman is shutting down Wing Lake Capital LLC amid lackluster performance......(read more)
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Steven Owsley’s Madison Street Partners is Bullish and Shows a Lot of Exposure to These Stocks

Steven Owsley‘s Madison Street Partners is one of the funds that has recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the end of 2014, being one of the......(read more)
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The 10 Most Expensive eBay Items Ever Sold

Have you ever wondered which are the most expensive eBay items ever sold? Crazy things are sold on the online auction and shopping website, and crazy......(read more)
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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Propels Jack Ma To Become Asia’s Richest Persons

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s founder, 50-year-old, Jack Ma, is now Asia’s richest person  having surpassed property and port tycoon, Li......(read more)
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Citigroup Inc (C), American International Group Inc (AIG), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Most Popular Financial Stocks Among Hedge Funds

The financial sector has always been an attractive segment for investors, since it has managed to provide steady returns over the years. Even though Financial......(read more)
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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) To Make New Gains For Warren Buffett In The New Year

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) agreed to a $5 billion deal with Business magnate Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway during the financial crisis......(read more)
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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOGL), and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Among Top 10 Most Popular Stocks in Hedge Funds’ 13Fs

As the latest round of 13F filings has witnessed an increase in bullish sentiments among hedge funds. This especially affected the most popular companies......(read more)
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General Motors Company (GM) Finally Showing Some Upside Tendencies For Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), Warren Buffett’s heavyweight holding company, has been a little under the weather lately as some of its portfolio......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

Liberty Media Corp (LMCK), Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Join Warren Buffett’s Equity Portfolio; Deere & Company (DE) Is Out

Berkshire Hathaway‘s 13F filings are some of the most expected filings due to Warren Buffett‘s impressive stock picking skills. Berkshire......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A) Might Not Want To Throw In The White Towel, Despite The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Being Close To A K.O.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) in under the lens of analysts and besides the recent story about International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)’......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA): Warren Buffett Adds More Shares to Long-Term Holding with Solid Returns

One of the greatest investors of all time Warren Buffett is bullish on DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (NYSE:DVA). Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway......(read more)
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Easy Money: The 10 Most Successful Investors in the World Today

Would you like to know who the most successful investors in the world are? These individuals are not only respected for their cunning business decisions......(read more)
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Is A $5 Billion Repurchase International Business Machines Corp (IBM)’s Last Resort?

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is believed to have seen a slump in returns because of the 7.09% (according to CNBC) stake in......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Jim Chanos & Warren Buffett

Shareholder Pressure Helped Lead to New MSG Board Members (NYTimes) The Madison Square Garden Company surprised many on Monday when it announced — besides......(read more)
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10 Self-Made Billionaires Who Came From Nothing

Wondering who some of the self-made billionaires who came from nothing are? We often see billionaires around the world, with luxurious mansions, traveling......(read more)
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Carl Icahn, Warren Buffett: The Warrior Meant Peace

There’s been a bit of misunderstanding between two heavyweights in the financial sphere as news went viral with Carl Icahn’s statement claiming Warren......(read more)

American Express Company (AXP), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Pfizer Inc. (PFE): Stock Ken Fisher is Most Bullish On

Generally, big investors with multi-billion dollar portfolios wait until the last possible date to release their 13F filing, which is not the case for......(read more)
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Reassurance Of IBM (IBM)’s Soundness Needed From Warren Buffett: Jim Cramer

Warren Buffett needs to go on the record and reaffirm his confidence in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) in order for investors to believe......(read more)
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Warren Buffett Dumping Tesco PLC (TSCO) Won’t Make Things Easier for the Stock

Investors make mistakes sometimes. Even the greatest ones, such as Warren Buffett. Recently, the Oracle of Omaha has lost around $750 million from his......(read more)
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Liberty Media Corp (LMCK), Moody’s Corporation (MCO), Pain Therapeutics Inc. (PTIE), Liberty Global plc (LBTYK): Madison Street Partners’ Top Q3 Picks

Steven Owsley’s Madison Street Partners recently made public its long equity positions as of September 30 2014. The fund disclosed an equity portfolio......(read more)
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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): What Does Insider Sales Mean?

Several insiders of a company selling its shares within few days of each other can never be good news for the company, regardless of whether it’s big......(read more)
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Best Warren Buffett Quotes on Money You Need to Hear

The best Warren Buffett quotes on money should have major significance for many people, given the fact the man is a legend of the financial world and......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Jeffrey Smith, Chris Hohn & Lansdowne Partners

Starboard Succeeds in Replacing Entire Darden Board (WSJ) Starboard Value LP succeeded in replacing the entire board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
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The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK), Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Horseman Capital Management Reduces Exposure in Its Top Holdings

John Horseman’s Horseman Capital Management is following the same route as many of its peers, trimming its exposure to US equities. The top three holdings......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, David Einhorn & Elliott Management

Icahn’s Talisman activism comes up short as deals falter (BNN) If billionaire Carl Icahn has a plan to squeeze value out of Talisman Energy Inc. (USA......(read more)
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Do Like Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Or Buy Up The Balance Sheet A Little Bit So You Have Less Volatility: Kevin O’Leary

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) is renewed for its unique strategy of pursuing riskier investments, with higher yields than the......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Nouriel Roubini & Caxton Associates LP

Sears to sell down Canada stake, turns to CEO again for cash (Reuters) Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) is turning to its chief executive for......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)’s Warren Buffett Blows the Whistle On the Trappings of Hedge Funds

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)‘s CEO and largest shareholder, Warren Buffet  shared his views on the hedge fund industry, and they were anything......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

After A Long Test-Drive, Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.B) Takes Van Tuyl Group

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)’s CEO, Warren Buffett, decided to “play strings on automobiles” as he announced on CNBC that a contract of......(read more)
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The 10 Richest Billionaires in the World

Which billionaires are the richest in the world? Everyone enjoys the finer things in life, such as staying at top-notch hotels, living in a beautiful......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) One of the Largest Losers From Tesco PLC (TSCO)’s Financial Problems

Warren Buffett is famous for his impecable ability to pick profitable stocks, which brought him the title of Oracle of Omaha. However, among the vast......(read more)

Five Wicked and Very Expensive Items (and Other “Stuff”) Sold on eBay

What are the most expensive items sold on eBay? If you want to make a fortune, you usually have to be creative, and some of the best salespeople are now......(read more)
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Post Holdings Inc (POST): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Doubles Exposure as the Company Diversifies

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors recently disclosed having more than doubled its exposure to Post Holdings Inc (NYSE:POST). After adding 1.34 million......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Third Point & Soros Fund Management

Will Warren Buffett win this bet? (MorningStar) Investing icon Warren Buffett made a bet about the relative performances of hedge funds and index funds......(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)
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Facebook Inc. (FB) Users Angered With The New ‘Name Policy’ Requirement

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) is slowly enforcing it’s ‘Name Policy’ requirement  after a number of people complained they were denied access to......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) Chairman Munger thinks Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW) Tax Critics are “Stark Raving Mad”

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)’s outspoken vice-chairman, 90-year-old Charlie Munger has a very clear opinion of anyone who thinks that the move......(read more)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), Cabelas Inc (CAB), Sparton Corporation (SPA): Beddow Capital Management’s Diversified Equity Portfolio

Beddow Capital Management is a California-based hedge fund managed by Ed Beddow and William Tichy. It recently disclosed its equity portfolio for the......(read more)
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General Motors Company (GM), Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK), CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF): WCG Management Loves Dividend Stocks

WCG Management is a New York-based macro hedge fund managed by Barry Wittlin. It specializes in trading bonds, currencies and interest rate swaps. The......(read more)
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Williams Companies Inc. (WMB), Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): Morgan Stanley (MS)’s PDT Partners’ Top Picks

PDT Partners is a hedge fund manager that was spun out of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)’s proprietary trading division last year. It is managed by quant......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett the Social Media Leader on Twitter Inc (TWTR) Amongst Fortune 500 CEOs

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett is the leading Fortune 500 CEO on Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), in spite of......(read more)

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