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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Stocks

Now that stocks have pulled back from their highs, some investors have moved on to more defensive stock positions. That move often lands some of the top dividend payers as ...
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Is There a Railcar Stock Loaded With Value?

There are five U.S. companies that make railroad cars. The four independently traded makers have posted significant share price gains in the past two years, but the gains have not ...
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Companies Left in a Lurch as Tiger Woods Out of Masters

It's just not CBS Sports that is a loser if Tiger Woods does not play in the Masters Golf Tournament. CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) likely will lose out because a ...
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Is IBM as a Value Stock Really Just a Value Trap?

In case you haven't been paying attention lately, value stocks are starting to get some interest again. In fact, the dog of all technology value stock dogs named International Business ...
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Companies That Love March Madness the Most

March Madness has arrived for you college basketball fans. What is different about March Madness, versus the Daytona 500, the Indy 500, the Super Bowl, and other key sporting events, ...
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NCAA $1 Billion Bracket: What to Do (and Not Do) If You Win

It seems nearly unimaginable to actually win the lottery. Odds are often one in 270 million, but for the lucky one or few of each lotto winning there are instant ...
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Even Warren Buffett Hates Bitcoin

How many warnings have you seen about Bitcoin being a charade or having serious risks? It has to be more than can easily be counted. After FINRA warned this week, ...
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Rail Traffic Jam Could Take Months to Clear, Hurt Earnings

Recent bad weather, a surge in crude shipments and a record grain crop have combined to create a jam in cargo delivered by rail. Train speeds have dropped around 9% ...
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Why CEO Jeff Immelt Spent His Bonus on GE Shares

CEO Jeff Immelt of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has demonstrated his confidence in the industrial conglomerate by investing his entire 2013 cash bonus in GE shares. Immelt picked up ...
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Strong Buffett 2013 Annual Report, Yet Book Value Not Keeping Up With Stock

Warren Buffett has released the highly anticipated Annual Report for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A), which also contains the highly visible Annual Letter to Shareholders. Buffett is often considered the ...
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The Best Conglomerate for the Rest of 2014

Thursday marked yet another day with the S&P 500 Index hitting an all-time high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is still 300 or so points shy of its all-time high, ...
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Gives $1 Billion to Charity

As Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FB) share price soared almost 100% last year, so did the net worth of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. A portion of that wealth went to ...
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Will Berkshire Hathaway Join GE and AIG on Systemic Risk List?

The U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) has begun looking at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) to determine whether the financial powerhouse is important enough to the global financial system ...
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Does Warren Buffett Understand NCAA Basketball Risks?

Is the Oracle of Omaha truly an Oracle? That is what Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has bet on. Quicken Loans announced on Tuesday morning that it has joined forces ...
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Companies Paying the Most (and Least) Taxes

The U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world. After Japan lowered its tax rate last year, the combined federal and average state tax rate of 39.2% ...
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