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Why Walmart Might Want to Acquire Humana

Late Thursday, reports began to trickle in that retail behemoth Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) was in preliminary negotiations to acquire health insurer Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Humana's market cap of ...
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Why the Wave of Stock Buybacks in 2018 May Be Even Better Than Expected

When it comes to pleasing investors, companies have multiple avenues outside of simply meeting earnings expectations. They can grow their businesses organically. They can grow the business via acquisitions. But ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Water Works, Berkshire Hathaway, Booking, CRISPR, Dollar Tree, US Steel, Whiting Petroleum and More

Stocks were down marginally on Wednesday, and Thursday's indications were for the markets to open slightly higher. The European Central Bank removed some of its easing bias with stronger growth ...
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Annual Buffett Shareholder Letter Highlights War Chest, Belief in US

Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) starts the way they all start, with the company's gain in net worth for the year just passed ...
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What to Read Into Warren Buffett’s Retirement From the Kraft Heinz Board of Directors

Having Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) as a large investor in a company is generally deemed to be one of the strongest endorsements a company can have. ...
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Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Reveal Top Stocks for 2018

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of December 31, 2017. As Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and as he is one of the ...
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Phillips 66 Shrinks Warren Buffett’s Dominance With Huge Stock Buyback

As the markets and investors await the release of the top holdings of America's top fund managers and investment gurus, we have already seen news that one of the large ...
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Have Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Sold More Wells Fargo Shares?

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) seems to have hardly a week or two go by before another piece of negative news comes out about the bank. On top of ...
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10 Lessons of Sanity From Warren Buffett During Insane Markets

Investors have had their first real taste of volatility and pain in 2018. The bull market is now right at nine years old, and by the end of January it ...
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Tax Reform Winner: Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Get New Street-High Analyst Target Price

It seems like the world just cannot get enough of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). With Buffett having previously been the wealthiest man in the world, and ...
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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Combine to Lower Health Care Costs

In an announcement Tuesday morning that is roiling health care provider stocks, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A), and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) said the ...
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Berkshire Hathaway CEO Succession(?), and 8 Fresh Market Insights From Warren Buffett for 2018

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) may be one step closer to formally naming a successor for Warren Buffett as chief executive of the world's top conglomerate. Buffett and the board of directors ...
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Why Barclays Sees Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway as Huge Tax Reform Winners

Warren Buffett often is considered as one of the best investors of the modern era. After all, he did become the world's wealthiest man in prior years. And his Berkshire ...
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How a Key Health Care Merger May Play a Role in Warren Buffett’s Investing

There has been a stealthy, big merger in health care that has now been announced, and despite the consolidation it seems to be too small for regulators to challenge. This ...
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Why This May Be the Perfect Time to Chase Warren Buffett’s Largest Stock Picks

Two traits are the key drivers in making a buy or sell decision in investing. One is fear and one is greed. After the continued stock market surge of 2017, ...
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