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The Top 7 Lessons in Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter to Shareholders

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual letter, showing that earnings and book value rose in 2014 over 2013. While there are many points to evaluate on earnings, ...
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5 Small Cap Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside Potential

With stocks hitting all-time highs, investors are looking for growth and value wherever they can find it. If it is on a stock that has sold off, they like it ...
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Biotech, Digital Ad IPOs on Calendar for First Week of March

Last week was a downer for initial public offerings. Only one -- a “best efforts” deal -- was on the calendar, and that one failed to launch. Perhaps the action ...
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Massive Insider Selling as Market Hits Record Highs

Well, we knew it was coming, and after weeks of pretty tepid insider selling, the executives, directors and 10% institutional owners were selling stock this week in full force. It ...
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Huge Blue-Chip Purchases Highlight Recent Insider Buying

With the stock market continuing to move higher, the conventional wisdom would be that insider buying will slow down. Not only is that not the case, this week the insider ...
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Star Trek Movie Franchise Reaches $1.2 Billion Ticket Sales

Leonard Nimoy and his "Star Trek" co-stars built a remarkable movie franchise that brought in over $1.2 billion, or $103 million per picture spread over 12 films. He died Friday ...
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As Rig Count Falls, Hedge Funds Pile Into Long Crude Futures

In the week ended February 27, the total number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States came in at 986, compared with 1,019 in the prior week and ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

February 27, 2015: Here are four stocks among the 54 equities making new 52-week lows today. Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) dropped nearly 38% on Friday to establish a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Market on Friday

February 27, 2015: Markets opened lower on Friday following a lowered estimate of fourth quarter 2014 GDP growth. Equities never really recovered. Shortly before the closing bell the DJIA traded ...
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Farm Price Slide Continued in January

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its preliminary report on January farm prices Friday afternoon. The all-products price index fell 2% month-over-month to 99, with the crop production index ...
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How Low Crude Prices Affect Nations, States and Companies

It probably goes without saying, but an oil and gas production company’s value rises and falls primarily on the value of the resources it is sitting on. When oil is ...
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Sustainable Energy Taking a Larger Role in US Economy

The role that sustainable energy will play in the United States will get much larger, and developments in the sector during 2014 are setting the table for that new role. ...
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Why Analysts Think Gulfport Energy Is a Big Buy

Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: GPOR) reported its fourth-quarter earnings this week, as well as an update on its proved reserves. The company had 933.6 billion cubic feet equivalent (BCFE) of ...
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Pending Home Sales at 18-Month High

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Thursday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for January. The pending home sales index rose 1.7% from an upwardly revised ...
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How Gas Prices Affect Car Buyers

As gasoline prices were dropping from near $100 a barrel in July to under $50 a barrel in January, U.S. car sales began skewing toward less fuel-efficient categories. Sales of ...
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