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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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PetSmart Merger Hopes Only Act to Convolute Earnings Expectations

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) has been all over the place, and it appears that the stock will remain all over the place going into earnings. Word has surfaced, what we ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Has Raised Its VeriSign Stake Yet Again

VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) has had two key things going for it of late. Its directory listing dominance of the .com and other domain extensions has been a dominant part ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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EMC Earnings, Buyback and VMware Note May Mute Activists

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) was already indicated higher due to reports that activist investors were going after the company to unlock value. Now the stock is up marginally after its ...
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Bill Ackman Losing Face in Herbalife War

The longstanding fight between Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) and short-selling activist investor Bill Ackman just took yet another odd turn. That turn has at least so far gone in the ...
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Herbalife and Ackman Fight Intensifying This Week

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) remains one of the most controversial stocks on Wall Street and Main Street. That controversy is set to come to yet another head on Tuesday, July ...
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Activist Investors Could Face Trouble Influencing EMC and VMware Efforts

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) could finally find itself independent of such strong control from former parent and super-majority shareholder EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), but only with odds of "maybe" for ...
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Coke and Pepsi Likely Not to Please Investors

If the past is any guide, when Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) reports earnings before markets open Tuesday morning, the company will reveal that it had $0.63 in earnings per share ...
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Valeant Offer Weaker After Allergan Earnings

Botox-maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) released second-quarter earnings Monday morning about an hour after Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) slammed Allergan for misleading statements about Valeant's Bausch & Lomb ...
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What to Expect From eBay Earnings, Icahn, Buybacks and More (Updated)

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is set to report earnings on Wednesday after the markets close. Now that it has reached a settlement with Carl Icahn, eBay shares have backed off ...
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Carl Icahn Wants Family Dollar Store Sale — Now

When activist investor Carl Icahn acquired a 9.4% stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) earlier this month, he said he wanted to "engage in conversations" with the company's ...
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What Icahn Sees: Dollar Stores vs. Discounters

Now that Carl Icahn has taken a large stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO), 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see what sort of value this might imply for ...
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