List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2018

NewsWatch: In 2018, Warren Buffett has learned the painful lessons of 2008

NewsWatch: In 2018, Warren Buffett has learned the painful lessons of 2008

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE ‘If you did nothing in 2007, you’d be in a great situation now.’ See full story. There’s a new volatility ‘witching hour’ puzzling stock traders Recent trading… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted $29 billion boost in 2017 from tax plan

The Wall Street Journal: Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway posted $29 billion boost in 2017 from tax plan

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Saturday it posted a $29 billion gain in 2017 related to changes in U.S. tax law, a boost that inflated annual profits for the Omaha conglomerate…. Read more »

Market Extra: Warren Buffett: No luck finding companies to buy at a ‘sensible’ price

Market Extra: Warren Buffett: No luck finding companies to buy at a ‘sensible’ price

Forget bargains, when it comes to corporate acquisitions there were no companies to be had over the last year at even a “sensible purchase price,” according to billionaire investor Warren… Read more »

The Moneyist: My father stole $1,000 my grandfather left to me — I’ve been chasing it for 20 years

The Moneyist: My father stole $1,000 my grandfather left to me — I’ve been chasing it for 20 years

You can read the full version of Richard’s letter at The Moneyist Facebook Group. Dear Moneyist, When I was 6 years old my parents split and there was a nasty… Read more »

What desk you choose at the office could play a role in your next promotion

What desk you choose at the office could play a role in your next promotion

Where should you sit in an open-plan office? In recent months, Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +1.64% GOOG, +1.82%   Google has made it clear artificial intelligence is a priority by investing… Read more »

When a woman or person of color becomes CEO, white men have a strange reaction

When a woman or person of color becomes CEO, white men have a strange reaction

When Barbara Krumsiek took over as chief executive of a socially responsible investment firm 20 years ago, she came in armed with a “game plan.” She hired a personal coach… Read more »

Barron's: Here’s the big short by the world’s largest hedge fund — and how it could flop

Barron's: Here’s the big short by the world’s largest hedge fund — and how it could flop

A big investment firm has made waves with a titanic bet against European stocks. It’s worth examining the crosscurrents around the wager, why it might founder, and why it may… Read more »

When it’s a good idea to have more than one bank account

When it’s a good idea to have more than one bank account

After being shut out of their accounts for nearly a full day, some BB&T customers may be wondering whether they should get another bank account. Experts say having multiple bank… Read more »

U.S. volatility fund sponsor tweaks strategy after market plunge

U.S. volatility fund sponsor tweaks strategy after market plunge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A company behind U.S.-based funds tied to Wall Street’s “fear gauge” is making changes to its investment strategy after a sudden market plunge this month routed… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Fake views: Russians posting doctored images on Facebook exploited loophole

The Wall Street Journal: Fake views: Russians posting doctored images on Facebook exploited loophole

A photo taken at a pro-immigration rally by Randi Romo, left, and the altered image as it appeared on the Russia-linked Facebook page Secured Borders. A decade ago, at a… Read more »

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