Leucadia National

NYSE: LUK
$23.47
-$0.04 (-0.2%)
Closing price May 23, 2018
Monday was another positive day for the broad U.S. markets. This was yet another push towards recovery and back to even for the three major indices. Crude oil also made a handy recovery as well. The...
Chris Lange
Tuesday was another positive day for the U.S. broad markets with all three major averages hitting new all-time highs in the session. Crude oil was lower on the day and Oil & Gas stocks had a...
Chris Lange
Value investors often look for companies trading below their book value, and one sector that has continued to offer stock prices under their book value is the financial sector.
Jon C. Ogg
After a week when the indexes finally fought their way back to even for 2016, one probably would think that insiders would be selling the huge rally. Just the opposite happened.
Lee Jackson
Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include AbbVie, CDW, CSC, Eli Lilly, Ericsson, Gold Fields, JD.com, Nokia and Rackspace.
Jon C. Ogg
Leucadia National has bailed out battered foreign exchange broker FXCM. If FXCM is sold, Leucadia gets 75% of the proceeds.
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockCrimson Wine Group Ltd. (OTC: CWGL) is the newest company to hit the markets around the trade of wine, beer and spirits. This is actually a spin-off that was just completed from...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockThere is a nearly endless number of criteria that measure how well CEOs perform, whether they are paid fairly, and what metrics should be used for determining chief executive...
Douglas A. McIntyre
U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning on a day when most government offices and banks are closed in observance of Veteran’s Day. Asian markets were muddled this morning as reports came out...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockIn one of the odder acquisitions we’ve seen recently, diversified holding company Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK) today announced that it has agreed on a merger with...
Paul Ausick
Betting on carbon capture has been hard to do, and it still may be a stretch for some investors who may have preferred to see smaller companies.  Today came the announcement from the Department of...
Jon C. Ogg
On May 17th and May 25th, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange stopped trading in lumber futures because the contract price had fallen by the maximum allowable amount of $10. On the 25th, lumber was...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Mohnish Pabrai is often thought of as a Warren Buffett-like investor when it comes to some investment philosophies.  The fact that he has won the bidding for lunch with Warren Buffett has helped to...
Jon C. Ogg
Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE: LUK) is generally touted as one of the baby Berkshires…. meaning it is treated along the same lines as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B) and Warren Buffett.  The...
Jon C. Ogg
Warren Buffett is positioning Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) to profit when the housing and property market returns to more normal levels.  Now, he is teaming up with what many investors...
Douglas A. McIntyre