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How the Bulls and Bears Alike Can View GE After Its Earnings and Guidance

When it comes to the earnings reports from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), they still can perhaps best be described as "complicated and complex." In fact, it may still be ...
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General Electric Earnings Top Lowered Estimate

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate posted diluted net earnings per share (EPS) of $0.21 on revenues of $27.85 billion. In the ...
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10 Great Stocks That Warren Buffett Should Have Never Sold

Warren Buffett is considered by many people to be the best investor of modern times. Getting to be the world's richest man on paper may have something to do with ...
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Did GE Get Enough for Its Asset Management Sale?

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is getting ever further along the path to being viewed as an industrial conglomerate rather than as a conglomerate with a huge bank, lending and financial ...
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3M Tells Investors, Analysts 5-Year Goals, Confirms Guidance

The most heavily weighted stock among the 30 equities that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average is 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM). As of Monday's close, 3M accounts for nearly 6.5% ...
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Why UBS Is Telling Clients to Buy Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Now

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may be the daily work destination of Warren Buffett, but despite his dominance on Wall Street, it turns out that Berkshire Hathaway itself has very few ...
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Share Price for Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Tops $210,000

The recent 24/7 Wall St. examination of companies with stock prices over $500 picked up six among the S&P 500. One sat well above the rest. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway ...
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Why More Big Buyouts Could Harm Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Credit Ratings

When investors and the public think of Warren Buffett, chances are high that they think of his company or Mr. Buffett very positively. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has become one ...
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Why Warren Buffett Loves Big Stock Buybacks

Investors have two traditional methods of getting capital returned to them by the companies they invest in. One is dividends, which can account for more than half of all total ...
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Warren Buffett Comes Clean on Kinder Morgan Purchase — It Was Not Me!

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has seen its shares rise handily since it was disclosed that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) bought a decent-sized stake. After all, having ...
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How Warren Buffett Grew Income, Book Value, Stocks and Revenues at Berkshire Hathaway in 2015

Warren Buffett is perhaps the most widely followed and most widely recognized leader in the financial markets today. Now his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has submitted its 2015 annual earnings ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks for 2016

Warren Buffett has now released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) as of December 31, 2016. That makes this the official Buffett stocks for 2016, but ...
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3M Joins the 3% Dividend Club in the Dow, With Dividend Hike and Huge Buyback

3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) has managed to recover handily from its lows of January. Still, its stock price is lower than it was at the end of 2015. Now 3M ...
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General Electric Earnings Do Not Electrify Investors

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The conglomerate reported quarterly diluted net earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 on revenues of ...
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Why Citigroup Wants Investors in Top Conglomerates Now

The stock market carnage in the first three weeks of 2016 has been quite challenging for most investors. After close to a seven-year bull market, many are wondering if the ...
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