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Credit Suisse Still Very Bullish on Rails Despite Oil Woes

Credit Suisse is maintaining a bullish case for rail transportation despite the 55% drop in crude oil prices since last July. Relative to industrials, the firm considers railroads a strong play ...
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Short Sellers Change Bets Against Top Warren Buffett Stocks

Everyone seems to still be enamored with Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Unfortunately, the Oracle of Omaha and his top trading professionals have come under at least ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Procter & Gamble in 2015

With a bull market that is almost six years old, stocks have risen exponentially from the March 2009 panic selling bottom. In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 7.5% ...
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The 5 Most Important Nasdaq Companies

As of Friday’s close, the most valuable publicly traded U.S. company measured by market cap is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). The five largest cap companies on the Nasdaq Composite index ...
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Conoco Enters Confessional: Sees 2015 Capex Down by 20%

The world’s largest independent energy exploration and production (E&P) company will be doing less exploration in 2015 and, it says, about 3% more production. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), which is the ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

December 1, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 310 equities making new 52-week lows today. Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) dropped about 8% Monday to post a new 52-week ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Is Buffett Stealing Duracell From P&G?

When Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) reported third-quarter results in late October, the firm said it was getting out of the battery business by selling its share of Chinese ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Near 52-Week High

Shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) closed at $210,000 per share on Friday, less than 2% below the stock’s 52-week high. Combined, just the top 10 stocks ...
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Nearly 77 Million Records Compromised to Date in 2014

There have been a total of 589 data breaches recorded so far in 2014 by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). About 76.7 million records have be exposed, including the ...
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Why Morgan Stanley Says Buy Burger King and Sell McDonald’s

An analyst at Morgan Stanley has kicked off the week with an upgrade to Overweight for Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and a downgrade to Equal Weight for McDonald’s ...
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Buffett Drives the Gravy Train for Public Auto Dealership Sector

With news that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have gotten into the car dealership business with an acquisition of the privately held VanTuyl car dealership, 24/7 Wall ...
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Warren Buffett Gets in the Car Dealership Business

Warren Buffett is on the move again. Thursday morning he announced that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) had entered a definitive agreement to acquire the Van Tuyl Group. The transaction ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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Do CEOs Use Social Media?

Some pretty high-profile CEOs have jumped on the social media train, but most are only occasional users of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or other tools. The pace of adoption is picking ...
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