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The Way Warren Buffett Sold Gum As A 6-Year-Old Reveals A Trait That Made Him A Billionaire

Warren Buffett made the first pennies of his estimated $71 billion fortune 78 years ago. As a 6-year-old kid in Omaha, Nebraska, he bought packs of gum at his grandfather's grocery store, and spent the evenings going door to door selling them to neighbors. Show More Summary

China Just Built A Massive $350 Million Bridge That Ends In A Dirt Field In North Korea

A bridge that was supposed to be a key link for trade and travel between China and North Korea is useless, as it currently leads to a dirt field in North Korea. Produced by Devan Joseph. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

23 Perfect Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Whiskey

Nothing says "Happy Holidays" like the warm embrace of brown liquor. And we mean whiskey. Chances are you know someone who loves the stuff as much as we do, but you may not know what kind of gift to get the whiskey lover in your life. Show More Summary

Insight: Airbus Deepens Carmaker Thinking To Drive Jet Output

By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking strategies to keep pace with record demand. Technologically, modern jetliners have more in common with a custom-built Formula 1 than a family saloon. Show More Summary

Long-Term Interest Rates Have Been This Low Only Twice In The Last 214 Years (IEF, TLT, IEI, SHY, LQD, TIP, BND)

As of the close of business on Tuesday, long-term US Treasury bonds were yielding 2.83%. The long-term Treasury composite rate is a combination of bonds that aren't due or callable within 10 years. This rate is historically low. AndShow More Summary

Caledonia's Messara Flags $50 Billion Enterprise Value For Zillow

LONDON (Reuters) - Michael Messara, senior portfolio manager of hedge fund Caledonia, said U.S. property portal Zillow is the firm's biggest ever bet and he expects it to reach an enterprise value of $50 billion. That would be reached...Show More Summary

What Are Traders Chatting About Right Now? Pipeline Stocks... (TRP, ENB, SU, CNRL, IMO, CVE, CNQ)

JonesTrading's Dave Lutz summarizes what traders are chatting about right now: Good Morning! US Futures are mixed, with S&P unchanged but Russell giving back 25bp of yesterday’s “Good Harbor” driven outperformance. European markets are...Show More Summary

ICAP Says Not Under Investigation In FX Market Probe

LONDON (Reuters) - ICAP, the world's largest interdealer broker, said on Wednesday it is not being investigated as part of a global probe into allegations of manipulation in the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market. Six banks were fined a total $4.3 billion by U.S. Show More Summary

Republicans: Keystone Will Be Back

WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Volkswagen China Growth Slows To 10 Percent Due To Capacity Limits

By Samuel Shen and Matthew Miller SHANGHAI (Reuters) - (Corrects Nov. 18 story to make clear Heizmann did not say the plan is to raise stake to 50 pct) SHANGHAI (Reuters): Volkswagen AG's growth in China is expected to slow to around...Show More Summary

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are The 45 Best Stocks For The Long Run

Morgan Stanley believes that the current economic recovery could be the longest ever, probably lasting through 2020. In September, strategist Adam Parker said the S&P 500 could peak near 3,000 during this cycle. In a recent note to clients, Morgan Stanley analysts identified 45 stocks that could work with the long-term recovery in mind. Show More Summary

Japanese Stocks Rise On Recovery Hopes, BOJ Meet In Focus

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose on Wednesday as investors held out hope for more robust growth after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delayed a tax hike and called an early election to seek a fresh mandate for his aggressive policies to shore up the economy. Show More Summary

Exclusive: Takata Retains Prominent Lawyer Levander In Air Bag Scandal

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Takata Corp said on Tuesday it has hired Andrew Levander, a prominent New York defense lawyer, to oversee legal matters including a criminal probe stemming from a growing scandal about its defective air bags. Show More Summary

GRANTHAM: The World Doesn't Have Enough Stuff To Make It As Great As We Want It To Be

Our potential for economic growth is limited by the world's finite resources. Most forecasting models incorrectly assume endless growth. However, the laws of physics will not be defied by economics. These are the main takeaways from the latest investor letter by GMO's Jeremy Grantham. Show More Summary

U.S. Judge Accepts Broker's Guilty Plea In IBM Insider Trading Case

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday accepted the guilty plea of a former stockbroker to participating in an insider trading scheme, one week after expressing concern about whether the defendant's explanation of the crime was legally sufficient. Show More Summary


Stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 both making fresh all-time highs as the S&P 500 closed above the 2,050 level for the first time. Meanwhile, the price of oil fell again, with West Texas Intermediate crude falling more than 1.5% to back below $74.50. Show More Summary

Airbus To Deliver First A350 Jetliner Around December 12

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Airbus is aiming to deliver the first A350 jetliner around Dec. 12, with customer Qatar Airways being the first recipient, a representative of the airline said on Tuesday. The A350, Airbus' newest plane and made with carbon-fiber composite fuselage, is a direct competitor to Boeing's composite 787 Dreamliner. Show More Summary

These 16 Industries Are Bleeding Billions A Year Due To Unfilled Jobs

The job search site Indeed released a report on Tuesday with a startling finding: The US is losing $160 billion annually due to unfilled jobs. It's not that people aren't trying to find work. Rather, there aren't enough people with the...Show More Summary

Madoff Victims' Recovery Rises To Nearly $10.5 Billion

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Tuesday announced two agreements to recoup more than $145 million, boosting the total amount raised to nearly $10.5 billion. Irving...Show More Summary

The 3 Kinds Of Boots Men Need For Winter

Winter is coming, but is your footwear up to snuff? You shouldn't be trudging through the impending snow with your canvas sneakers or suede footwear. In fact, suede, leather soles, and desert boots should all be in storage for the long, cold, and wet months ahead. Show More Summary

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