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Warren Buffett’s Biggest Investing Mistake of 2015

Warren Buffett's Biggest Investing Mistake of 2015

Warren Buffett is one of the most successful and well-known investors in the world. Thanks to his investing knowledge and company, Berkshire Hathaway, his long-term returns have trounced those of most other investors. But in spite of Buffett's notoriety … Continue reading at

Sports Betting and Stock Market Investing: Examining the Parallels

Have you ever participated in a blind taste test? You know, the ones at the mall where there’s a booth set up, and they ask you to taste two different samples, and guess which sample is associated with which brand or restaurant? One of the most popular … Continue reading at

Warren Buffetts Biggest Investing Mistake of 2015

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The Delusion Of Dividend Investing

Dividend investing occupies a distinct niche in active investing. It essentially means investing in stocks with high, stable and/or growing dividends. Dividend growth is specific focus of dividend growth investing, or DGI. A number of SA contributors (take … Continue reading at


Chinese Internet companies investing overseas

The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province early November 11, 2014. (Source: Agencies) BEIJING, Dec. 16 (Xinhuanet) — With the fast development of China’s Internet economy, several Internet companies … Continue reading at

Emerging Gender Lens Investing Approach Highlights Gender As Critical Factor In Investment Analysis

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The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing: Fifth Edition
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Tips For ETF Investing: Keep It Simple, Says Top Firm

Index investing triumphs over active management for Alesco Advisors. Low-cost, index-based ETFs and mutual funds are at the core of investment solutions that the upstate New York firm puts together for its institutional and high-net-worth clients. Continue reading at

Investing in Star Wars Stocks – The Force May Be With These Equities

Time for another Star Wars movie, it is. (Engage your own Yoda voice here.) Ten years after Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the epic space opera franchise returns with the first movie in the next trilogy. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force … Continue reading at

Warren Buffetts Biggest Investing Mistake of 2015

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Caught the Eye of This Top Investing Firm in the Third Quarter

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) has defied the black hole known as the patent cliff to become one of the top-performing large-cap biopharmaceutical stocks this year. According to S&P Capital IQ, Bristol’s shares have even outperformed the usually strong … Continue reading at

Macro Factors and Bottom-Up Value Investing

A few days ago at work I was in an investment meeting that turned to a discussion of macroeconomic factors (which to me means GDP growth, interest rates, oil prices, etc.). The usual questions were asked: Will the Fed raise rates this month? What does that … Continue reading at

AMD’s 2016 Linux Driver Plans & GPUOpen Family of Dev Tools: Investing In Open Source

Earlier this month AMD's Radeon Technologies Group held an event to brief the press of their plans for 2016. Part of a larger shift for RTG as they work to develop their own identity and avoid the mistakes of the past, RTG has set about being more … Continue reading at

* In more than 50 years of investing, Warren Buffett has bought and sold stakes in some of the biggest companies in the world through his Berkshire Hathaway vehicle. As the famous investor unveils his biggest deal yet, the .2bn takeover of Precision Castparts, here are some of his most notable transactions.
In September 2008, at the peak of the financial crisis, Buffett stunned Wall Street by investing bn (?3.2bn) in Goldman Sachs. The complex deal gave Buffett bn of preferred stock paying a 10% dividend and the option to buy a further bn of shares for less than their market value at the time. The result? Goldman got some much-needed cash along with the Buffett stamp of approval and Berkshire Hathaway eventually made a profit of more than bn.
Buffett's maxim of buying when others are fearful failed with Tesco. He started buying shares in Britain's biggest retailer in 2006 when Tesco appeared all-powerful. But Tesco's problems mounted, culminating in last year's accounting scandal, and Buffett admitted the investment was a "huge mistake".


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