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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:MKL’

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Is Markel Corporation (MKL) A Good Stock To Buy?

Hedge fund managers like David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, or Carl Icahn became billionaires through reaping large profits for their investors, which is why......(read more)
John Overdeck of Two Sigma

Did Hedge Funds Drop The Ball On Markel Corporation (MKL) ?

Hedge funds are known to underperform the bull markets but that’s not because they are bad at investing. Truth be told, most hedge fund managers......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Do Hedge Funds Love Markel Corporation (MKL)?

The elite funds run by legendary investors such as Dan Loeb and David Tepper make hundreds of millions of dollars for themselves and their investors by......(read more)
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Do Hedge Funds Love Markel Corporation (MKL)?

Insider Monkey finished processing more than 700 13F filings made by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds’ portfolio......(read more)
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What Do Hedge Funds Think of Markel Corporation (MKL)?

A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Value Investor Gayner’s Top Stock Picks For Q4

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is a Virginia-based financial holding and insurance company. It invests its ‘float’ in the equity markets through......(read more)
Repros Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:RPRX)

11 Insider Trades To Keep An Eye On

Hedge fund and insider trading are two types of sentiment that offer market-beating potential. Insider buying activity has been shown to generate annual......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Darrell Martin’s Purchase at Markel is a Tricky One

Darrell Martin, Markel Corporation: Recently, D Darrell Martin, Director at Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), filed a Form 4 with the U.S. Securities and......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Why I’m Buying Markel

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. You could argue then, compellingly......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Markel Corporation (MKL): Three Insurance Companies Poised to Outperform

The insurance industry is quite risky and competitive. However, investing in the sector can be remarkably profitable when it comes to well-run companies......(read more)
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR)

Hedge Funds Are Buying RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR)

What’s a smart RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) investor to do? Now, according to many market players, hedge funds are seen as bloated, outdated......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Bank of America Corp (BAC): Invest with Buffett

Living in Nebraska in the 1980s and 1990s, I met several Nebraskans who had a chance to be early investors with Warren Buffett, but regretted they passed......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): No, Rising Rates Won’t Crush These Stocks

Source: 401(K) 2012. I’ve seen it hundreds of times now. When interest rates go up, bond values go down. That’s a lesson from Finance 101......(read more)
American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)

Should You Buy American Financial Group (AFG)?

In the financial world, there are a multitude of methods market participants can use to watch the equity markets. A pair of the most under-the-radar are......(read more)
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC)

This Metric Says You Are Smart to Buy HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC)

What’s a smart HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) investor to do? In today’s marketplace, there are many indicators shareholders can use......(read more)
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Markel Corporation (MKL): Four Warren Buffett Myths Debunked

As arguably the greatest investor of all time and one of the richest people on the planet, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett possesses......(read more)
W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB)

W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB): Insiders Aren’t Crazy About It But Hedge Funds Love It

What has a W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) investor to do? In the eyes of many market players, hedge funds are seen as useless, outdated financial......(read more)
Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)

Is Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Is it smart to be bullish on Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR)? In the financial world, there are tons of gauges market participants can use to monitor......(read more)

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Axis Capital Holdings Limited (AXS)

Is Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) a good investment? To the average investor, there are a multitude of indicators investors can use to track......(read more)
Partnerre Ltd (NYSE:PRE)

This Metric Says You Are Smart to Buy Partnerre Ltd (PRE)

Is Partnerre Ltd (NYSE:PRE) a good investment? Now, according to many investors, hedge funds are perceived as useless, outdated investment tools of an......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Markel Corporation (MKL)

Is Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) a buy? Now, according to many investors, hedge funds are assumed to be bloated, outdated financial vehicles of a forgotten......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Markel Corporation (MKL): A Stalwart, an Upstart, and a Turnaround: Which Stock Should You Buy?

Finding undervalued companies can be very difficult in a bull market like the one we’re currently experiencing. Even with the market cooling off......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

EOG Resources Inc (EOG), Bunge Ltd (BG), State Street Corporation (STT): Markel Corporation (MKL) Just Dumped These 4 Stocks

If you happen to be a huge market nerd who keeps close track of SEC filings, you probably know Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)  recently released its......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Arch Coal Inc (ACI), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Google Inc (GOOG): Promising Recent Buys From Markel Corporation (MKL)’s Portfolio

Since taking the helm as President of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)‘s asset management division in December 1990, noted value investor Tom Gayner......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL): Is This “Forever” Stock The Next Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)?

Hidden inflation is an insidious devourer of profit. Forget what the Consumer Price Index is telling us — higher costs don’t always get passed......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL), Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (PTP): Two Great Stocks I’m Buying

This article is part of our Real-Money Stock Picks series. As is all too often the case, Warren Buffett nailed it. In his 2011 letter to Berkshire Hathaway......(read more)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG): Stocks That Win by Playing a Different Game

When golfer Phil Mickelson won The Open Championship in Scotland, he seemed to be playing a different game compared with his competitors. His aggressive......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Looking for the Next Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has delivered truly amazing returns for investors who were smart enough to invest with Buffett and Munger for the......(read more)
Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ALTE)

Together, Do Markel Corporation (MKL) and Alterra Look Cheap?

Last December, Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shocked the market by announcing a $3.1 billion deal to acquire fellow insurer Alterra Capital. The deal......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL) Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

If you’ve read some of my musings here at the Fool, you’re probably aware I have no qualms extolling the virtues of Markel Corporation (NYSE......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Why Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Stock Is the Ideal Buy-and-Hold Investment

No investor is a bigger superstar than Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)‘s Warren Buffett. But the beauty of Berkshire Hathaway stock is that......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG): Top Stocks With 3-Digit Price Tags

When people go shopping for most things, human nature typically invokes an adverse reaction to items with higher price tags. At the very least, expensive......(read more)

HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (HCC): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Bearish, What Should You Do?

HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) was in 15 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. HCC investors should be aware of an increase in enthusiasm......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Is Markel Corporation (MKL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Is Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) a buy here? Money managers are selling. The number of long hedge fund bets shrunk by 3 recently. In today’s marketplace......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Markel Corporation (MKL), 3M Co (MMM): Redmond Asset Management’s 5 Biggest First Quarter Bets

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), Barrett Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE),......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

The World’s Mini-Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)s

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) has been one of the best investing success stories of the past half-century. Under Buffett’s......(read more)
Barrett Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI)

Markel Corporation (MKL), Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI): Redmond Asset Management’s 5 Biggest First Quarter Bets

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), Barrett Business Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE),......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), The Walt Disney Company (DIS): Better Than Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)?

Without a doubt, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) stands alone as the most successful financial holding company in history. Thanks largely to the......(read more)

Is Markel Corporation (MKL) The Next Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)?

Warren Buffett’s success with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) has inspired countless investors to emulate the insurance and private equity......(read more)
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Warren Buffett News: International Business Machines Corp (IBM) Shares Affects Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRK.A) Portfolio Value

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Markel Corporation (NYSE......(read more)

Markel Corporation (MKL): Two Reasons Warren Buffett Shouldn’t Buy

Earlier this month, I outlined a few reasons Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett might be compelled to spend some of his $15 billion......(read more)

Markel Corporation (MKL): Three Reasons Warren Buffett Should Buy It

Shortly after Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) CEO Warren Buffett spent $12 billion in cash last month to acquire 50% of H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE......(read more)

Markel Corporation (MKL), The Allstate Corporation (ALL): How One Company Is Preparing for the Fed’s About-Face

Zero-percent interest rates aren’t going to last forever. That’s pretty obvious. What’s less obvious is the best way to plan for the......(read more)
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR)

Hedge Funds Are Selling RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) – American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Is RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) the right pick for your portfolio? The best stock pickers are turning less bullish. The number of bullish hedge......(read more)
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC)

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) Anymore – Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR), White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (NYSE:WTM)

Is HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) a buy here? Investors who are in the know are turning less bullish. The number of bullish hedge fund positions......(read more)
Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)?

Is Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) ready to raly soon? Investors who are in the know are in a bullish mood. The number of long hedge fund bets advanced......(read more)

Markel Corporation (MKL), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): 5 Stock Ideas for Young Investors Today

So you’re a young investor who’s paid off your debt. You’ve set up your emergency fund, and you’re maxing out your retirement contributions......(read more)

American International Group Inc (AIG), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): How to Apply Buffett’s Investing Secrets to Your Portfolio

Warren Buffett is hands-down the most followed investor in the world. As the Oracle of Omaha, he has lead his firm, Berkshire-Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK......(read more)

Deere & Company (DE), Markel Corporation (MKL): 3 Bold Buffett Predictions for the Rest of 2013

Let’s face it: As the longtime CEO of the world’s most successful diversified financial holding company, and currently the world’s fourth......(read more)

Finding the Once and Future Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)

If there is a Holy Grail in stock investing, it’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A). If there’s a Merlin in the investing world, it’s Warren......(read more)