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What Sam Zell Can Learn From Waleed
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What Sam Zell Can Learn From Waleed

Jeffrey Towson is the former Head of Direct Investments for Middle East North Africa and Asia Pacific for Prince Waleed, nicknamed by Time Magazine as the “Arabian Warren Buffett”. He is the author of the global investing book “What Would […]

Bill Ackman and Michael Porter on CNBC
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Bill Ackman and Michael Porter on CNBC

There were some interesting interviews on CNBC yesterday: The three are: Michael Porter who authored Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors,  “the” textbook on what gives companies competitive advantages. Bill Ackman, of Pershing Square Capital Managament, famed value investor […]

BREAKING: Berkshire buys Out Rest of Wesco
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BREAKING: Berkshire buys Out Rest of Wesco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2011 Omaha, NE/Pasadena, CA— Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B) and Wesco Financial Corporation (NYSE Amex: WSC) announced today that they entered into a definitive merger agreement, whereby Berkshire Hathaway will acquire the remaining 19.9% […]

The Folly of Forecasting
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The Folly of Forecasting

Just a brief intro this is a great article and chart I found on my colleague’s website http://www.frankvoisin.com. While there are many good sell-side analysts ( I know many personally), as a whole their predictions are wrong as demonstrated below. […]

Sentiment Update: Investor Sentiment Bounces Back
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Sentiment Update: Investor Sentiment Bounces Back

By SeekingDelta.com After a pullback last week in individual investor sentiment this week’s jump puts the sentiment reading back in the elevated range. The NAAIM (active money managers) survey for this week showed an increase of 6.0% in bullish sentiment while the AAII […]

Hang on to Your Fork
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Hang on to Your Fork

By Christine Song of http://csongbird.com/ It’s earnings season once again which means public companies are reporting their financials for the quarter ending Dec. 31st. And in my small cap corner of the investing world, one thing I’m seeing a lot of is […]